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Manager, Maintenance & Engineering, Carson


INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA

Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees are empowered to make a difference?

Purpose of the job

The Manager, Maintenance & Engineering is responsible for the safe and efficient planning and execution of routine maintenance services, turnaround planning and execution, equipment inspection and integrity services, reliability strategy and services, materials management and the management of the onsite maintenance contractors. Additionally, this role is responsible for the on site engineering contractor that support project expense work. This role reports to the Site Manager, Carson.

Accountabilities of the job:

The position is accountable for understanding and putting into practice the INEOS 20 Principles. Additionally, the team leader has a special responsibility to cascade the understanding of these principles through their team.

Accountability 1:

Meet all SHE objectives and comply with all governmental laws and policies for a manufacturing site.

Most important activities:

  • Development/implementation and monitoring of a comprehensive inspection & integrity program that is compliant to all governmental regulations and internal company policies
  • Implementation and monitoring of a comprehensive SHE training program to meet OSHA requirements and skill training to ensure competency of  workforce
  • Adhere to the SHE management system established for the site including participation in reporting, incident investigations, sharing of lessons learned, corrective action tracking and personal training on Incident Command in support of Incident Management System

Accountability 2: Delivery of Reliability/Availability targets for the site. Most important activities:

  • Develop/implement and execute a comprehensive reliability/availability strategy for the site
  • Ensure measurement system is in place to for tracking reliability/availability and causes for deviation understood by the organization
  • Ensure resources are committed to completing and follow up on root cause failure analysis
  • Ensure an appropriate spares management system is in  place

Accountability 3:

Maintaining mechanical integrity of assets and protective systems.

Most important activities:

  • Adherence to API, ASME, ANSI, and California standards and industry  practices
  • Working knowledge of industry standards and emerging  trends
  • Audit compliance with PS/IM standard and take corrective action as  necessary

Accountability 4:

Ensure adequate cost controls are in place to allow the site to meet its financial  obligations.

Most important activities:

  • Develop an annual Maintenance budget plan and ensure it is understood by the organization
  • Monitor performance vs. plan and investigate deviations, taking corrective action when necessary
  • Ensure appropriate priorities are established for work, work is planned and estimated and actual costs vs. estimates are reviewed
  • Monitor performance of Taylor & Hill Contracting engineering  firm

Accountability 5:

Development of people in the Maintenance organization

Most important activities:

  • Ensure alignment and clarity of roles including expectations around  performance
  • Ensure a performance management process is in place and that performance is reviewed on a periodic basis and corrective action is taken when  appropriate
  • Ensure that human resource policies are followed and the organization is in compliance with legal requirements regarding Ineos employees and our relationship with contractors

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

Level of education & Experience in general

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, technical or related field.
  • At least 10 years experience in refining and/or petrochemicals manufacturing, commercial, and technology roles.

Most Important Skills & Knowledge

Technical skills

  • Demonstrated and verifiable experience managing a diverse, multi-functional team in a manufacturing, or related, environment. Prior maintenance/reliability team experience would be a plus.
  • Proven willingness and ability to effectively serve and function on a leadership team.

Behavioral skills

  • Impact and Influence
  • Initiative and Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Managing Relationships
  • Problem Solving and Judgment
  • Performance Delivery
  • Technical and Functional Skills
  • Priority Setting
  • Business Acumen

Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.

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