Maintenance & Reliability Manager - Port Neches, Texas United States - 46523


Job #: 46523
Title: Maintenance & Reliability Manager
Job Location: Port Neches, Texas - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
Employment Type:
Salary: $140,000.00 - $160,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Full Benefits + Bonus 5-15%
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


The Attraction:

Well-established, profitable, flagship chemicals plant facility.   Large site (over 600 employees plus additional contractors) with an excellent leadership team, strong technical and hourly workforce that knows the plant well; established goals with a vision for continued success.

Lead a team on a journey to achieve World Class Maintenance & Reliability Performance based systems on benchmarked industry standards at this facility.



  • Manages asset reliability risks, contributes technical equipment assistance, supports improvement programs, and provides Maintenance for all assets.  
  • Ensures production equipment reliability to enable manufacturing processes to meet requirements with regards to Safety, production volume, cost, and quality.  
  • Supports production OEE expectations by completing PM schedules and maintaining key spare parts on site to avoid excessive downtime due to unexpected equipment failures.
  • Strong working knowledge of maintenance, reliability, PSM and MIQA best practices.  
  • This person must have the organizational capability to work across multiple businesses, supply chains and systems and be able to communicate well with operators, mechanics, peers, and leadership.  
  • They must be able to lead multiple improvement teams and network with appropriate professional organizations and technical organizations.
  • Requires presence in the workplace on a regular basis and an ability to work extra hours if needed.  Must be available by phone 24/7.

Work Management Process:

  • Institutionalize best practices in the Work Management Processes (WMP) supported by a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and other associated tools.
  • Drive improvement programs that achieve a more proactive work management process and a stronger relationship between maintenance activities and business cost performance.

Safety Health & Environment / Process Safety Management (PSM) / Mechanical Integrity Quality Assurance (MIQA):

  • Participate in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company. 
  • Contribute with managerial and leadership expertise to events that impact the safety, health, and environmental performance of the site.  Lead in the promotion of a strong safety and environmental stewardship culture.
  • Participate in and complete company-required training programs.
  • Ensure good engineering practices that meet NFPA standards are followed.
  • Provide support for PSM, MIQA and SIS initiatives. 
  • Ensure area MIQA systems meet the requirements of OSHA Process Safety.


  • Oversee and participate in the development of engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant manufacturing operations. These problems include capacity, quality, cost, or regulatory compliance issues. 
  • Develop yearly and monthly maintenance budgets and the activities to ensure alignment and achievement of these budgets.

Turnaround Planning and Execution:

  • Provide support as needed for Turnaround (TAR) planning and execution.


Ideal Candidate Will Have These Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering and/or 10+ years reliability/maintenanceexperience in a petrochemical or refining facility
  • 5+ years of reliability, maintenance and/or supervisory experience in a petrochemical or refining facility
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain current TWIC certification
  • Must have a level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs
  • Able to monitor the manufacturing areas 24/7 including areas that require climbing ladders and accessing scaffolding.
  • Requires a broad knowledge of engineering principles governing petrochemical operations. Must have experience (10+years) in the chemical industry with extensive background in plant operations and equipment. Possess the ability to coordinate the activities of operations personnel in all matters necessary to run in a safe environmentally compliant reliable and efficient manner.
  • Must have high technical and analytical abilities to handle operational problems and plant compliance concerns with quick diagnosis and prompt decisions. Must have the ability to motivate and influence people. Good communication and diplomacy skills as this position will work with employees at all levels of the organization.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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