Effectively lead the maintenance team - setting priorities on the floor, internal trainings, managing spare parts and maintenance activities, and establishing accountability on the floor.
In alignment with HSE requirements, monitor and review the reliability of plant equipment and systems, minimizing unplanned downtime, improving overall efficiency and trouble-shooting plans, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
Set maintenance programs, with emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance in line with the agreed strategy.
Manage equipment related projects, and coordinate contractor activities.
Communicate expectations and hold accountable for quality, safety and efficiency.
Troubleshoot process, machine, material, and mold per needs.
Create and update maintenance procedures, database, and systems to ensure process optimization.
Create, develop, and update technical specifications for the equipment, together with engineering team.
Provide detailed technical reports about equipment status.
Proven track record of 7 years or more in engineering/technical roles.
Hands on injection molding experience required; extrusion a plus.
Leadership, and experience of direct people management (managing a team of ~10 over multi-shift operations) and working with both management and technical/maintenance personnel. Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
Ability to work standard day shift schedule with regular touch points for other shifts and on-call availability.
Experience with Lean Manufacturing, TPM and Continuous Improvement culture.
Knowledge of electric, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanic and automation.
Leadership, and experience of direct people management and working with both management and technical/maintenance personnel. Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
Statistical process control knowledge.
Training / Career development
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