Manufacturing Maintenance Leader 8/23/2016

Confidential Company Dallas, TX

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29248064
AJE Ref #
575962953
Location
Dallas, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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MAINTENANCE LEADER - If you consider yourself to be a progressive, high-potential, leader who has experience/passion to lead and develop high-potential teams and continue to develop and grow your own career...this would be a company of interest for you.

Industry: Industrial Manufacturing, Fortune 500 (75+ years industry leader):

The Maintenance Leader is expected to lead with a clear view of where the organization needs to be in 1-3 years and consistently deliver results to achieve that view, lead with a decision making approach that models and teaches the proper inclusion of analytics, team ideas and personal experiences, communicate in a way that positively shapes customer, team member and community action, and build the talent pipeline by growing all team members and recruiting the best of the best.

The Maintenance Leader reports to the Plant Leader.
RESPONSIBILITIES
1. LIVE THE SAFETY STAND, ADHERE TO THE SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES.
The Maintenance Leader will have responsibility for:
Ensuring a safe, clean and environmentally compliant work environment and building a culture where safety is first priority
Training and developing employees to safely perform their jobs
Leading and supporting safety initiatives and processes to drive towards zero recordable injuries
Effectively communicating stand on safety throughout the Maintenance Department to ensure front line leaders and employees believe in and behave in a manner that
supports our stand that all accidents are preventable, safety is everyone's responsibility, and that working safely is a condition of employment
2. KNOWING OUR CUSTOMERS
The Maintenance Leader will have responsibility for:
Understanding and communicating customer expectations throughout the Maintenance Department where appropriate.
Ensuring the reliability of plant machinery and equipment in order to meet production schedules and customer orders.
3. EXECUTING STRATEGY AND DIRECTING OPERATIONS
The Maintenance Leader will have responsibility for:
Determining organizational objectives and priorities in support of the Plant's strategy and vision, and for developing teams to deliver results in support of these objectives and priorities
The successful operation of activities of major significance to the organization including leadership of major capital projects
Making operational decisions or recommendations that could affect the financial, employee, or public relations posture of the organization
Improving plant efficiency measures through execution of the Reliability Work Process
Living the values and vision of the Company; establish an engaged workforce characterized by mutual trust, open communications, teamwork, and recognition
Assigning and coordinating the work in the maintenance department to include supervising first line leaders and analyzing productivity reports
Preparing budgets relative to capital expenditures, manpower, repairs, etc.
Facilitating process improvements through people deployment, productivity enhancements, high performance work teams and being a model for change
Developing and leading strategic business plans; accountable for delivering plant performance metrics
Driving alignment between plant departments
4. LEADING AND DEVELOPING TALENT
The Maintenance Leader will have responsibility for:
Creating and sustaining a culture where talent is developed through effective performance management and talent evaluation
Effectively staffing the organization, providing competent people and the appropriate mix of internal and external talent to satisfy both near-term and long-term succession needs
Investing in the growth and development of individuals identified as high potential talent
Establishing clear and measurable expectations of performance and review commitments to ensure goals are achieved; completing first line leader performance appraisals and coaching
employees to develop and execute growth and development plans
Monitoring and enforcing plant policies in a consistent manner to ensure a positive labor environment
Maintaining documentation, tracking, counseling and executing coaching and corrective action when performance issues occur
Actively leading and building effective work teams and committees to increase plant performance and drive continuous improvement initiatives
JOB REQUIREMENTS
EXPERIENCE:
1. A minimum of 7 years progressive leadership experience in a manufacturing facility or environment
2. Undergraduate degree in Engineering, preferred
3. Experience in leading, assessing, and developing talent to deliver results
4. Experience with CMMS
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
1. Demonstrated capability in change management
2. Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of management and all hourly employees
3. Six Sigma Green Belt or Lean Certification is preferred at time of hire
4. Lean manufacturing experience
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
1. Engages and cares for others, starting with safety
2. Achieves results fast, individually and through teams
3. Likes people and working in teams
4. Takes business risks, grows from failures, celebrates successes
5. Makes self and others better
6. Thrives in ambiguous environments
7. Open to new ideas
8. Demonstrates strategic planning and thinking