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Sr. Maintenance Planner/Area Coordinator - 2998 in Plaquemine, LA at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Sr. Maintenance Planner/Area Coordinator

Westlake Chemical is offering an opportunity to apply your experience and skills as a Sr. Maintenance Planner/Area Coordinator based in Plaquemine, LA.  This position will be responsible for overseeing the safe, efficient and environmentally sound routine and turnaround planning/scheduling of manpower, materials, and services required in the troubleshooting, repair, preventative & predictive maintenance, and execution of established contract strategies, as well as, driving the continuous improvement of plant asset reliability.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


The essential duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Improvements within the assigned work area.
  • Ensure all maintenance activities within the assigned work area are conducted in a safe and environmentally sound manner.
  • Drive improved productivity, quality of work, and cost control in area of responsibility.
  • Coordinate work performed by outside contractors and/or other maintenance service organizations.
  • Support the overall management and execution of the maintenance effort in assigned area. 
  • Ensure adherence to the established work management process.
  • Provide oversight and coordination for all planning, scheduling and execution of routine, turnaround and outage maintenance work within the assigned work area.
  • Support Maintenance Superintendent with cost analysis & improvement plans.
  • Support Maintenance Superintendent with development and execution of the five (5) year maintenance and capital improvement plans. 
  • Responsible for assisting in the development and execution of established contracting strategies.
  • Provide an additional interface between operations, reliability engineering and maintenance contractors.
  • Support and drive the plant preventive and predictive maintenance programs for improved asset reliability.
  • Assist with technical training and mentoring of mechanics on area equipment and systems.
  • Assist with review of specifications on new equipment and systems to assure that maintenance requirements are met.
  • Support and carry out company policies and adherence to maintenance standards and procedures.
  • Responds to calls on off-duty hours as dictated by plant needs.


EDUCATION

  • High School diploma or equivalent, 4 years apprenticeship, school, trade or technical school.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will possess the following essential skills and qualifications:

  • 7 years’ work experience as a journeyman in one of the crafts and/or as a Maintenance Planner.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, good planning and organizational skills
  • Must be able to communicate to all levels of local management and to other departments to explain problems and proposed solutions; Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Must be self-directed and able to work normal responsibilities with minimal direction
  • Strong work ethic. Dedicated and willing to work the hours needed to accomplish a task.
  • Impact and influence, able to persuade others to a particular course of action