Maintenance Superintendent



Advert ID



Baton Rouge

Job Type




Salary Range

USD100000-125000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Provides direction and leadership to the Static Equipment, Rotating Equipment, I&E and Services teams in the execution of work, implementation and monitoring of best practices and company standards, maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of all maintenance resources during normal operation, planned turnarounds, unplanned outages and major maintenance projects. Effectively manages the budget and the execution schedule of the Maintenance Team. Effectively executes capital project work that is assigned to the Maintenance Department. Ensures all work is completed safely and cost effectively to achieve the required quality and schedule. Leads the team during shutdown and turnaround work within the plant area. Manages unplanned breakdowns, ensuring appropriate planning and controls are incorporated into each event. Manages mechanical maintenance contracts and contractor relationships. Manages the facilities associated with the Maintenance group. Responds to Operations priorities to minimize production loss. Ensures there is effective integration with the other Supervisors and other groups of the Maintenance Department. In conjunction with the Reliability and Maintenance Engineers, develops and optimizes the maintenance program to meet plant availability requirements. Manages the assigned budget ensuring appropriate financial controls. Ensures that technical skills within the area are at a level consistent with top quartile performance in the methanol industry. Ensures that all plant maintenance is implemented in accordance with standards and Best Practices and are in compliance with all relevant USA legislation. Identifies continuous improvement opportunities to drive down the unit cost of maintenance and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people, harm to the environment or loss prevention and communicates these to the responsible person. Ensures a three-year plan and annual Major Maintenance budget. Manages the turnaround job list and turnaround execution. Works with key stake holders to ensure that turnaround requirements, e.g., statutory and capital, are captured and included in the turnaround plan. Helping to identify critical path activity and long lead items are identified and ordered at appropriate time. Assigned proper resources to the tasks associated to the turnarounds. Ensures systems are established that enable effective and timely mobilization of resources to respond to unplanned plant outages. Works with other departments to ensure that one plan is developed for entire event (from shutdown to full rates). Aggressive position taken to eliminate risk to plant when opportunities arise. Critical path activity is identified, and other activities are agreed and executed to maximize opportunity of unplanned outage. Mean time to repair (mean down time) is minimized due to timely mobilization of resources to execute effective repairs to plant as required. Regular communication updates of progress (Cost/Budget and Progress/Schedule) and issues. Maintains good and regular communications with contractor companies to ensure timely feedback regarding progress and performance. Regularly attends the Schedule Update meetings and works with the Planning and Scheduling group to ensure effectiveness. Improved individual and organizational performance through coaching for success. Acts as Key Contact for assigned Contractor Services. Ensure employee and contractor compliance with policies, procedures and applicable standards. Ensure implementation of and compliance with all HR policies and procedures, including performance optimization. Ensures that the performance management system is competently applied to all assigned staff to maximize each individual's contribution.