The Facility Technical Manager will provide direction and leadership to a staff of maintenance engineers, technicians, and maintenance department managers in order to meet objectives related to improving reliability, developing technical team skills while managing costs. The individual will be responsible for guaranteeing continuous improvement and long term viability of plant equipment. Manage costs and develop departmental annual budgets. Ensure that the plant equipment is in safe operating condition. Develop and implement action plans that optimize the productivity and reliability/ availability of the plant equipment. Ensure the continuity of process and product quality by maintaining the necessary contacts with suppliers, customers, and support resources. Provide guidance and coaching in troubleshooting of major issues; function as the liaison between engineering, maintenance, production and quality disciplines. Promote new ideas and take an active role in project teams directly impacting a specific area. Develop and implement the preventive maintenance program; and manage the bi-annual major shutdown work.
Education & Skills Required:
Technical BS degree (ME,CHE,IE preferred) and equivalent of 5+ years work experience in a maintenance related function. Must have at least 3 years maintenance related experience in a heavy manufacturing environment (automotive, chemical, pulp and paper, textile, etc.) or in a military maintenance environment.
Must have strong problem-solving and decision making skills; ability to successfully manage multiple projects. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are required.
Statement of Function
The candidate would be a member of the plant staff, with responsibility for a team of 5-10 technical department managers in a 24 hour, 7 day/week manufacturing facility and would have shared responsibility for meeting production, quality, and budget targets. May also include supervision of design engineering department.
Michelin is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Establish and manage facility technical support priorities
- Ensure production and quality goals are met per the business plan
- Establish and manage the facility technical budget
- Assure development and progression of technical employees
- Monitor employee performance; appraise and counsel employees to improve their interpersonal skills and performance
- Provide team communication on business plan objectives and performance
Michelin North America - 3 years ago
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