Orange, Texas

Region: Orange, Texas

Job description:

Maintenance Manager

Location: Orange, Texas

Manage and administer the Maintenance Department and Plant Small Capital Projects to include: Safety, efficiency, reliability, profitability, training and continuous improvement.


  • Ensure all environmental and safety regulatory standards, specifications and policies are met or exceeded
  • Direct maintenance supervisors and hourly maintenance associates in their roles and responsibilities to meet plant objectives (KPI’s) in safety, quality, cost, production, reliability, and customer service.
  • Develop and execute plant-specific maintenance strategy to assure continuous improvement and alignment with the corporate reliability strategy.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and the administration of plant capital budget.
  • Administer and direct preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Plan and monitor maintenance personnel training.
  • Assist in planning long and short term capital and operating budgets.
  • Ensure that appropriate inventory levels for critical and standard replacement parts are maintained
  • Identify top chronic issues and develop an action plan to resolve these issues.
  • Drive toward Maintenance and Reliability Excellence.
  • Maintain a good labor-management relationship.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years working experience in chemical plant facility.
  • A minimum of 5 years in a maintenance related supervisory position.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good communication skills.
  • Strong computer software skills; (Microsoft Office, Project, Excel, Word)
  • In-depth knowledge of Centralized Maintenance Management System experience preferred. (SAP Maintenance Module)
  • Must have strong technical, troubleshooting, analytical skills along with lean concept knowledge to plan and execute technological improvements encompassing mechanical, instrument and electrical systems.
  • Requires 30-40% field management.
  • Direct knowledge of the following equipment (refractory lined reactors, preheaters, large scale filtration units, pulverizers, mixers/palletization, gas conveying systems, screw/elevator conveying, cogeneration and utility systems.
  • Knowledge of vibration, alignment, field balancing, infrared, ultrasonic Pdm technologies.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, and color, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Orange, Texas

Orion Engineered Carbon is a chemical manufacturer of Carbon Black. Following our claim “We know Black”, our passion is dedicated to the color black in all its shades and elegant appearance. We produce a broad range of Carbon Blacks that include high-performance Specialty Gas Blacks, Furnace Blacks, Lamp Blacks, Acetylene Blacks and Thermal Blacks. Starting in 1862 we now have gained the expertise of more than 150 years in the Carbon Black business. Nowadays, we have grown to one of the global market leaders with approximately 1450 employees worldwide. In our 14 sites around the globe we produce Carbon Black of highest quality, while our 4 technical centers continuously boost our performance to an even higher level. The results broaden our product portfolio to offer the perfect match for our customers’ requirements. This approach comes with our focus on customer needs. Following our core value of partnership for any business action we constantly stay tuned to the customers’ needs to provide them with a solution that matches exactly their requirements.

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