Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent

Magnolia, Arkansas, United States of America
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Job Description


We are hiring Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent

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Job Summary

Albemarle Corporation is seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent to take charge of mechanical maintenance activities at our Bromine facilities in Magnolia, AR. In this role the Superintendent will be in charge of all plant maintenance crafts excluding E&I, Refrigeration and Process Controls.

Job/Position Responsibilities:

  • Group safety awareness and performance.

  • Champion plant-wide improvement efforts to reduce maintenance cost and increase mechanical reliability.

  • MTBF improvements for mechanical seals, mag-drive pumps, centrifuges, and other rotating/fixed equipment.

  • Employee development, performance and satisfaction.

  • Implement best practices for items like equipment inspections, planning & scheduling, proper BFJ torquing procedures and lubrication.

  • Technical resource for root cause failure analysis, incident investigations, preventive and predictive maintenance, general maintenance, and mechanical design issues.

  • Manage organization comprised of all plant maintenance crafts excluding E&I, Refrigeration and Process Controls.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Understanding of safe work practices; excellent safety history.

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline.

  • 5 or more years experience in maintenance and/or engineering.

  • Supervisory skills including safety awareness of staff, budget control, scheduling, and staff development.

  • Leadership skills including setting goals, priorities, and performance evaluations.

  • General understanding of Engineering Standards and Specifications.

  • Experience and knowledge of the design, selection, and application of process equipment such as exchangers, vessels, centrifugal pumps, agitators, and compressors.

  • Knowledge of maintenance work practices like planning and scheduling, rigging, pipe fitting, welding, alignments, lubrication, and work order handling.

  • Capital project experience including:  generation of scope and estimate; design of items like plant layout and piping; equipment design and procurement; and construction.

  • Strong technical and problem solving skill for mechanical design, failure analysis, and maintenance best practices.

  • Good communication skills at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with varied priorities and drive them to closure.

  • Functional use of the corporate computer systems including use of SAP modules for maintenance, projects, and purchasing.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Good motivational skills; ability to influence and manage change; ability to work well with Operations in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of pump hydraulics, seals, and troubleshooting.

  • Knowledge of material selection and corrosion.

  • Knowledge of preventive and predictive technologies like vibration analysis, oil analysis, and thermography.

  • Knowledge of best practices for fixed equipment inspections.

  • Six sigma experience.

  • Knowledge of RCFA methodology (Apollo or Taproot) and ability to facilitate these efforts.

We are partners to one another in pioneering new ways to be better for ourselves, our teams, and our communities. When you join Albemarle, you become our most essential element and you can anticipate competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and resources that foster your well-being and fuel your personal growth. Help us shape the future, build with purpose and grow together.

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