Job title: Maintenance Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Los Angeles
Closing date: ASAP
Our client is an international chemical and energy company with operations in over 35 countries worldwide. Their business is founded on strategic innovation that gives them a technological advantage over their competitors. They focus on long-term sustainable shareholder value and capitalizing on growth opportunities wherever available.
Creating and implementing training of maintenance & technician in close coordination with their management
Works with planners in development and maintenance of KPIs with the Maintenance and Facilities departments
Directs, leads, coaches and provides mentorship to direct reports
Creates comprehensive and efficient maintenance reliability tracking systems for critical assets and components within their discipline using the SAP, Meridium, and other sources of data and analysis tools.
Maintain and identify KPMs for their areas of responsibility.
Works with area and maintenance management to assure that teams identify, evaluate, and implement reliability improvement opportunities through changes to procedures, specifications, and equipment upgrades.
Provides reliability engineering support for design reviews, construction, operability, maintainability and standards.
Provide leadership and tracking for the use of RCA and other loss elimination tools, ensuring that common cause failures are identified and eliminated systematically.
Provides technology leadership for new or improved preventive and predictive maintenance capabilities.
Analyzes / oversees analysis of equipment history and other data to identify reliability improvement.
Lead life cycle cost analysis use for equipment selection, maintenance, and investment decisions.
Provides best practices results from within and external to the site.
Increase the use of quantitative measurement techniques where possible.
Manages resources to ensure budget is followed for area of responsibility, also provides cost and availability input for the creation of budgets.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Electrical strongly preferred
10 + years of professional level experience in process or petrochemical industries at least 5 of which have been in a maintenance or reliability engineering position.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, experienced in use of CMMS systems (SAP preferred), competent in the use of specialized software applicable to their discipline.
Supervisory related experience is preferred
Who are we?
Competentia is a leading ‘boutique’ provider of temporary Project Management, Engineering and Supervisory Personnel to the Oil & Gas industry globally. The company’s head office is in Norway, supporting key operational offices in Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Trinidad, UK and USA.
With senior business management coming direct from the energy sector, the company’s ethos is to provide the highest level of service to consultants and customers alike.
Following key successes in Europe and Australasia, the company has initiated an ambitious expansion strategy, targeting the Americas, Middle East & Africa, with particular focus on both the subsurface, drilling & completions sector and the expanding LNG market.