Lehigh Hanson Maintenance Manager in Glens Falls, New York

AutoReqId: 5093BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Glens Falls-NY

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

We are looking for a qualified Maintenance Manager to facilitate the overall management of the mechanical and electrical maintenance functions of the plant. The primary objective of this position is to ensure the economic viability of all plant assets and an effective progress and improvement program through the efforts of the mechanical and electrical personnel. This position reports to the Engineering Manager.

This position will reside in Glens Falls, NY.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

  • Responsible for routine and non-routine mechanical equipment inspections and repairs on all major plant systems and mobile equipment.

  • Responsible for mechanical PM/PdM program sustainability and maintenance improvement strategies to include lubrication program, vibration analysis, data collection and tracking methods.

  • Manage the allocation of mechanical maintenance resources and develop and control the plant’s maintenance budget to provide an efficient and cost-effective operation.

  • Responsible for the implementation of mechanical maintenance systems and managing modifications and improvement projects.

  • Provide oversight and leadership to the mechanical maintenance function and personnel through the following:

  • Develop a long-term vision for the Maintenance Department that is consistent with the direction and goals of the plant that works towards continuous improvement. Development of the overall maintenance plan to maximize productivity and minimize downtime by using sound and proven preventative, predictive, and corrective maintenance techniques, technologies, and programs.

  • Review and approve bid documents and technical specifications to ensure that all components for the scope work are met according to HTC and plant guidelines.

  • Coordinate plant projects and shutdowns to ensure the timely and quality completion of the project and minimize downtime.

  • Provide continuous development and improvement of plant personnel through training, mentoring and guiding problem-solving to ensure highly motivated and skilled personnel.

  • Assess and obtain technical expertise to assist the production, process, and maintenance departments in the optimization of equipment and processes to enhance operational efficiency.

  • Responsible for reliability efforts for the plant and coordinate those activities required to meet the plant and company’s reliability objectives. Serve as a liaison between the plant and HTC regarding maintenance activities.

  • Administration of Company policies and procedures.

  • Provide ongoing maintenance support to the plant for all shifts by managing the plant’s maintenance on- call program. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency.

  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, performing training, monitoring compliance etc.

  • Proactively manage health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company’s health & safety performance.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required with strong maintenance experience strongly preferred; Prior experience managing staff in a mechanical maintenance function; Minimum of 5 years of plant mechanical maintenance experience, cement plant experience preferred, or combination of the above

  • Solid understanding of preventive/predictive/corrective maintenance principles, techniques and technologies

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate others

  • Demonstrated experience in project management, problem solving and creativity, strategic thinking, and decision making

  • Ability to integrate the needs of multiple parties into an overall goal

  • Strong communication skills to ensure coordination of work and completion of tasks

  • Experience working with large rotating heavy industry machinery and equipment

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including MS Excel, Word, Access, and Project

  • Good working knowledge of SAP and CAD software

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled