Senior Maintenance Engineer, Manager
Senior Maintenance Engineer, Manager – (Geismar, Louisiana, U.S.A.)At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion. Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career while earning a competitive salary and great benefits. What you will do: Direct the coordination, planning and execution of all plant wide shut downs for maintenance and assigned projectsLead and ensure the compliance to site safety and environmental programs and departmental procedures consistent with company policy, goals and objectives, regulatory compliance and industry best practice, i.e. PSM compliance, mechanical integrity, supplier & services integrity and integrationEnsure long term plant infrastructure reliability and integrity efforts and end of life tracking and replacement of major machinery, equipment and processesLead the maintenance routine, preventive and predictive program of equipment and site assets by leading efforts to monitor and optimize the maintenance departmentLead and direct all site maintenance department activities to insure maintenance & maintenance engineering technical support is provided to the facility Nitrogen and Phosphate production areas, supplier & services integration in addition to any other plant area or company area of needOversee the scheduling and establishment of short- and long-term goals, and work activities priorities of departmental personnel to ensure optimum manpower utilization, compliance with project timetables, coordination with other site departments, and compliance with established Company and governmental safety and environmental policies and regulations Review and approves all plant modifications involving major process and equipment changes to ensure that all recommendations and modifications are technically and economically sound, complies with industry safety and environmental standards and efficienciesEstablish, manage and review with operational production management the annual maintenance budgets, the impact of the plant energy consumption, production optimization and other yields & other planning and forecasting needsProvide leadership for training and development of skill sets and competencies of all maintenance department personnel and provides adequate tools, equipment, machinery and aids such as technical software, work techniques for work accomplishment and personnel certifications and qualificationsLiaise for maintenance activities with Corporate and other site groups to provide technical support and maintenance technical informationEnsure the existence of an updated, adequate and pertinent technical information system and reference library of plant equipment, machinery, vessels and other plant itemsDirect, interface, and resolve conflicts with project contractors and vendors for effective and efficient completion of engineering & maintenance site work activitiesStay abreast of new and innovative technologies, modern fabrication and assembly techniques for potential application and incorporation into plant process systemsDirect and review equipment and machinery design and initiate studies to investigate modifications for improved yields, capacity, energy, efficiency, equipment performance life, operating, maintenance procedures and environmental standardsManage the performance and execution of site turnarounds, debottlenecking projects and assigned capital projectsOversite of the entire Maintenance and Reliability program for the plant site. Department of 41 employeesPromote, maintain, and project an atmosphere of excellent business ethics, integrityWhat you will bring:BS ChE, ME, CE degree from accredited university 10-15 years experience in the chemical, petro-chemical or related continuous process operationsKnowledge of the Nitrogen and Phosphate chemical processes is desirableTeam player and self directed attitudeExcellent interpersonal and organizational skills for effective coordination of programs across the siteExcellent communication (written and verbal) skillsStrong persuasion skills and confidence with all levels of Nutrien Employees and external contacts to be successfulExcellent multitasking skillsAbility to learn quickly and maintain the highest level of ethics and trustworthinessStrong computer skills are necessaryExperience with e-mail, web browsers and Microsoft Office software are essentialWillingness to work extended hours, particularly during turnarounds and unit down timesWillingness to participate on corporate teams and assist other locations (some travel required)Are you a good match? Apply today!Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristicsThis job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.To stay connected to us and for the latest job postings and news, follow us on: LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteranApply for this job.