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Maintenance Manager

Company: WestRock Company
Location: Garland
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

The Opportunity:
The Maintenance Manager is responsible for providing expertise and leadership to the service and maintenance staff while ensuring the safe maintenance, repair or replacement of WestRock's assets. The Maintenance Manager is also responsible for driving continuous improvement of plant operations to enable efficient, high-quality production of customer products. Responsibility includes Safety, Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance, Reliability, Engineering and Planning.
Recommend corrective measures to improve production methods and equipment performance
Develop and track maintenance budgets, develop and prioritize plant reliability opportunity lists, lead process improvement projects
Optimize Preventative and Predictive Maintenance program and managing capital improvement projects
Develop scope on capital improvement projects; participate in equipment materials selection and layout to optimize maintainability; promote consistency by standardizing equipment; provide technical expertise for installation, maintenance procedures and start-up of all new critical equipment; assure that necessary spare parts are identified, and inventory maintained
Suggest changes in work processes to increase efficiency
Participate in the awarding of contracts for outside services and acquisitions
Actively assist in continuous improvement activities and offer positive suggestions for improvements and innovations
Instill a proactive approach towards safety with employee involvement; ensure safety compliance
Train and mentor staff; plan, assign and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems
How you will impact Westrock:
- You will direct, maintain, and participate in and enforces the safety program for the maintenance department; reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance employees. Ensures compliance with all applicable OSHA standards.
- You will implement and manage the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
- You will minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate and solve problems in a timely manner, and identify opportunities for improvement by reviewing the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly
- Communicate directly with the operations department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas
- Utilize and maintain JDE system for tracking work orders, PM's, monitor spare parts, and provide maintenance history of plant equipment. Track, analyze and improve key maintenance performance indicators such as asset utilization, maintenance costs, PM/WO completions, etc.
- Ensure that maintenance employees are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
- Leads Equipment Reliability team and initiatives
- Work within the Plant Preventative and Predictive Maintenance program
- Actively assist in continuous improvement activities and offers positive suggestions for improvements and innovations
- Assist in the budgeting, capital planning and financial review of plant performance
- Develop scope on capital improvement projects; participate in equipment materials selection and layout to optimize maintainability; promote consistency by standardizing equipment; provide technical expertise for installation, maintenance procedures and start-up of all new critical equipment; assure that necessary spare parts are identified, and inventory maintained
- Maintains compliance with applicable codes, regulations and company policies, procedures and work instructions.

What you need to succeed:
- Dedication to create and maintain a safety-first culture
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- BS degree in Engineering or related technical degree highly desired
- Minimum of 5 years of industrial maintenance experience
- 3 years of experience as maintenance manager in heavy industry / manufacturing / packaging
- Electro-mechanical knowledge and experience required
- Strong organizational and leadership skills
- Ability to communicate effectively across departments
- Excellent problem-solving ability
- Effective computer skills including Microsoft Office; JDE and CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) are desired
- Willing to work flexible hours as necessary

What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies, and potential
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

Keywords: WestRock Company, Garland , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Garland, Texas

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