Job ID : 380041
Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.
We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger.
We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.
Responsible to provide leadership, coaching, technical direction, and supervision to the mechanical supervisors to ensure efficient execution and a high level of quality assurance on all mechanical jobs.
By working closely with Electrical Manager and Reliability Manager, ensure all maintenance work is executed in line with the plant priorities this will be carried out with close coordination with production, process, and quality departments.
Responsible for the development and coordination of and maintenance activities related to the Dust Collectors, shop, mobile equipment, and other duties as assigned, this position will be reporting to the Maintenance Manager.
The Mechanical Manager is responsible for :
Lead by example in regards to our safety values and rules.
Ensuring maintenance tasks are completed within departmental budget constrains
Provide the ultimate technical advice to supervisors in all relevant equipment of the cement plant from the mechanical perspective.
Ensuring completion of maintenance tasks with the highest level of safety, quality, and effectiveness
Applying preventative and predictive maintenance practices and contributing to plant reliability improvements
Ensuring sustainable performance which is aligned to plant objectives, values, and behaviors
Ensure daily and weekly activities are followed up on and well-executed within the mechanical department.
Direct the medium-term strategy for plant maintenance
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
Communicate clearly on information relating to safety and obtain confirmation that they are clearly understood.
Complete IRIC & Safety Flash documentation for all relevant incidents within the area of responsibility
Ensure that key equipment is correctly maintained and fit for purpose
Ensure that all maintenance contractors are suitably site inducted and are aware of the local safety rules
Ensure excellent housekeeping standards are maintained within the mechanical workshop
All work and tasks must be covered by suitable JSR and STOP assessments
Responsible for the execution and the quality of maintenance work carried out on mechanical equipment according to plant work orders
Reviewing of maintenance spend and providing information leading to good budget control
Responsibility for the day to day scheduling and assignment of work is and necessary resources
Responsibility for ensuring equipment is returned to production in a safe condition and all operational checks have been completed
Responsibility for maintenance contractors whilst on site ensuring work is safely completed to the required quality
Responsibility for providing information on task costs leading to good decision making
Responsibility for ensuring major plant shutdowns have a detailed schedule of tasks, associated costs and a comprehensive resource plan
Contribute to the development of working methods and definition of procedures as well as ensuring their implementation
Leading people : defining the missions and clear SMART objectives of your workforce inclusive of performance reviews aligned with business priorities
Coaching and developing your team member skills such as new processes and tools
Proactive collaboration with production, process, and quality departments
Help to build the annual maintenance plan and Budget, including spare parts and inventory management
Administer the Collective Bargaining Agreement as it pertains to subordinates;
Organize payroll information for all mechanical maintenance personnel, organize and maintain vacation times, banked times, and training schedules
Prepare and submit regular maintenance and regulatory reports as required.
Education / Experience
Bachelor's / University Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred
Cement or any other Heady Industry mechanical experience is required
10 years of increasing responsibility experience in the maintenance unionized heavy manufacturing industry; cement industry preferred
Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
Knowledge / Skill Requirements
Knowledge of :
Principles of effective safety management, regulations, codes, guidelines, programs, systems and safe work procedures and practices.
Principles of leadership, coaching and development of people.
Methods, practices, techniques, equipment, and regulations used in the cement / heavy industry
Maintenance and repair of a facility in a unionized heavy manufacturing environment.
Administrative principles and methods of project management, goal setting, program development and implementation.
Principles of budget preparation and administration.
Ability to :
Plan, assign, direct and coordinate a variety of mechanical maintenance functions within overlapping work areas.
Analyze complex operational issues, evaluate alternatives and recommend or implement effective course of action.
Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and management controls.
Exercise independent judgment and initiative within general policy guidelines.
Develop, motivate and evaluate staff performance.
Be a change agent, able to motivate others towards a vision of the future.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, employees and management peers.
Prepare, administer and monitor a budget.
Prepare clear and concise records, reports, correspondence, and presentations.
Attracts & Develops Talent
Builds Effective Teams
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Able to lift small objects frequently, weighing no more than 20 lbs.
This position is sedentary in nature but may require periods of standing and walking
This position is office-based and is therefore indoors and climate-controlled
The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.
Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What CRH Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family.
CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.
If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application.
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Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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