The objective of the Maintenance Superintendent is to lead a broad range of services that support the plant wide maintenance and production organizations. The Maintenance Superintendent will develop and lead the Central Shops including the Machine Shop, Truck Repair Shop, and Roll Shops along with the plant's and Central Maintenance/Engineering department's cost control.
- Machine Shop: The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to provide the plant a machine repair and fabrication shop that supports unplanned and planned maintenance and engineering activities. The superintendent will establish annual metrics that drive continuous improvement within the shop to provide this service safely and cost effectively. The Superintendent will also drive team maturity through direct reports.
- Truck Repair Shop: The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to manage the maintenance of the plant's mobile equipment fleet. This will include continuous improvement in repair turnaround times, increase time in between failures, holding vendors accountable for equipment performance within warranty expectations, and driving cost reductions for the plant's annual leasing and maintenance spend. The Superintendent will also drive team maturity through direct reports.
- Roll Shops: The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to manage the maintenance of the plant's active and spare rolls. This includes continuous improvement in turnaround time for a roll assembly by driving reduction in grind and chocking/dechocking standards, improved inspections through technology and roll grinder training, and improved quality control through training program. The Superintendent will also drive team maturity through direct reports.
- Cost Control: The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to lead and manage the plant's MRO-SER and Energy cost savings initiative. This will also include the Central Maintenance and Engineering department cost savings initiative. Both the plant and department initiatives include achieving annual DI targets driven to deliver year over year spend reduction as a contributing factor in meeting the plant's annual financial objectives.
- EHS: The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to manage the Central Maintenance and Engineering department environment and health and safety performance. This will include leading the department's strategy for long term improvements as well as tactical day to day management with the other department Superintendents. The Maintenance Superintendent will rely heavily on the EHS Coordinator to develop and deploy the strategy that will achieve the annual EHS objectives.
The Maintenance Superintendent is accountable for results within the Central Shops in the areas of Environment, Health and Safety, Productivity, Asset Management, People Development, Cost Control, Quality, and Team Maturity using ABS and REX systems such as TPM, Kaizen, daily Management, 5S etc.
The Maintenance Superintendent will engage the resources at his/her disposal to meet the department objectives set by the Maintenance and Engineering Manager in support of the business objectives. These objectives will be achieved without sacrificing a spirit of cooperation with other areas.
The Maintenance Superintendent will supervise an area of approximately 10 salaried resources including technicians, planners, and Coaches/Group Leaders. The Maintenance Superintendent will supervise an area with ~100 hourly resources including mechanics, machinists, roll grinders, and truck repair mechanics.
The Maintenance Superintendent will report to the Maintenance and Engineering Manager of DPW & Satellites. Qualifications
High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Minimum of 1 year of experience with machine repair.
Minimum of 3 years of labor relations experience
Minimum of 3 years of department management, including direct supervision for salaried supervisors and responsibility for hourly craft employees
Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing industry experience
Minimum of 8 years of maintenance experience
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :
- High level of technical/process expertise in a broad range of disciplines including:
- Lean Manufacturing and Reliability Maintenance
- Semi-Autonomous Team Development
- Craft Training Programs
- Machine Maintenance and Repair
- Ability to work in a matrix organization.
- Ability to lead a team.
- Good communication skills (both written and verbal).
- Excellent root cause problem solving skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Strong logistics and planning skills.
- Ability to lead organizational change.
- Excellent project management skills.
- Ability to identify and implement cost reduction initiatives.