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Maintenance/Reliability Manager

Houston, TX
Competitive salary plus 20% profit share target
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Manage a staff of 7 direct reports (3 Engineers and 4 Specialist/Supervisors) at a diverse chemical plant site.  You will focus on managing short term maintenance and long term reliability improvements while maintaining a strong EHS focus.   Provide strong leadership to develop the capability of the department and build strategic maintenance and reliability program improvements.   This is a dynamic mid- sized international chemical company where you can  really make a difference.   They have shown rapid growth over the last five years and they are an up and coming company that is building a good reputation in Houston. 


  • Manage Predictive, Preventive, and Condition Monitoring programs to ensure equipment and assets are available and operable. Establish updated requirements as needed.
  • Oversee the Mechanical Integrity program
  • Establish maintenance targets & objectives and key maintenance performance metrics with input from project engineering and production teams
  • Set standards for qualified/craft contract maintenance employees and ensure contractors comply with maintenance SOP and provide required inspection and quality records
  • Drive the Reliability Improvement program to increase the reliability of select critical equipment.
  • Oversee root cause failure studies and investigations.
  • Manage and participate in reliability improvement projects in cooperation with production and project teams.
  • Establish the budget for the maintenance of equipment and assets on the plant site and periodic site turnarounds. Provide monthly reporting to the Plant Manager.



• B.S. ME or CHE with a strong maintenance background and 10+ years of overall chemical plant or refinery experience with two year of management experience in maintenance.


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