Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Section Manager-Plant Maintenance

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    4 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2018-147623
    Posted Date
    11/16/2018
    Location
    US-AL-Tuscumbia
    Zip Code
    35674
    Functional Area
    Manufacturing
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Company Overview

    At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

     
    This position is located in Muscle Shoals area in Alabama.

     

    Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

    Position Summary

    Provides engineering leadership whereby the facility can efficiently and safely operate all equipment to meet present and future objectives of the plant. The incumbent manages the Engineering Division, Maintenance, Powerhouse and Environmental functions. Responsibilities include equipment installation and maintenance, building expansions, environmental compliance, energy conservation, capital budgets, lockout tag out program including written procedures, training, and compliance

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the engineering function including equipment installation and modification projects, capital improvements including building expansions. Ensure that projects are accomplished in a timely manner, meet required code and specifications, and are within budget, and maintain continuity of operations. (25%)
    • Direct maintenance function striving to achieve zero downtime and minimize production losses while minimizing costs. Provide support to the Operating Departments 24 X 7 through the supervision of staff and clock card personnel in the maintenance department. Maximize equipment life and uptime through effective preventative and predictive maintenance. Plan and co-ordinate plant maintenance shutdowns. Administer the lockout-tagout program including development of energy control procedures, training, equipment modifications, and compliance. (20%)
    • Manage the plant powerhouse through staff and clock card personnel. Ensure required utility services are provided to the plant as needed. Oversee reduction of utility costs through effective energy conservation plans. (10%)
    • Develop and maintain capital and expense budgets that meet the strategic needs of the plant. Ensure budgetary goals are met through effective cost control. Manage headcount for maintenance contractors. (15%)
    • Ensure that computer hardware, software, and systems integration meet the strategic needs of the plant and are cost effective. (10%)
    • Administer the environmental compliance function through the supervision of and Environmental Engineer and Environmental technician. Ensure compliance with air, water, and waste regulations. Champion projects and initiatives to maintain a leadership position in the environmental arena. (10%)
    • Co-ordinate with the Store Room Manager to ensure adequate parts and equipment are available to maintain continuity of operations, while minimizing the required level of MRO and associated costs. (5%)
    • Participate as a member of the senior plant leadership team to develop and implement strategic planning to maintain the plant's leadership position within the company. (5%)
      Work Environment and Occupational Demands:
      - On call 24 hours per day 365 days per year. Trouble calls are routine.
      - High stress results oriented environment. Incumbent is a key plant leader and decision maker on a strategic and global level.
      - Must be well organized, professional, and capable of motivating a highly effective and empowered workforce that works independently.
      - Must possess a thorough understanding of a highly technical, highly automated and integrated production system. Must have a thorough knowledge of rubber manufacturing processes and associated equipment.

    Qualifications

    • Requires a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline to perform essential job functions.
    • Preference for candidates with expertise in mechanical engineering systems within a manufacturing/production and facilities environment.
    • Requires 5 years supervisory/management expertise in maintenance management manufacturing functions not limited to construction, installation, expansion, upgrades, overall facilities maintenance and security.
    • Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to develop and implement layout, plans, and implementation for various projects.
    •  Must have strong skills in financial management and strategic plan. Must possess a thorough understanding of applicable codes, regulations, specifications and laws relating to maintenance, engineering, safety and health, equipment design, and environment compliance.
    • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, highly organized and ability to prioritize.
    • Strong computer skills

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