Vacancy

Engineering Manager,
Full-time

United States, Ohio, Huron

Business unit: Metal Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.

Responsibility

 
Purpose
Coordinates and manages all engineering projects, concerning all the machines, utilities and buildings.  The Engineering Manager has overall responsibility for site maintenance and engineering activity, to include all safety, quality, continuous process improvement efforts, and execution of capital projects and Site Responsible Engineer.  Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager will be the Maintenance Supervisor, and indirectly will be all shifts Maintenance Mechanics and the Lead.  This facility has been categorized as a large high hazard facility.
 
Key Objectives/Principal Accountabilities
·         Responsible for overall  site engineering and maintenance activity ensuring that customer orders are shipped on time and products conform to established customer and company quality standards
·         Analyze equipment reliability and implement action plans to reduce and eliminate failures, Assure that assets are utilized and maintained properly to maximize shareholder value.
·         Evaluate and execute continuous process improvements and lean manufacturing initiatives.
·         Responsible for the selection, training, development and motivation of all maintenance and engineering personnel using such tools as the Performance & Development Dialog processes
·         Accountable for maintaining each piece of equipment in the safest and most efficient manner to meet the plants' demands
·         Assists in directing the activities of planning, implementing, and maintaining the maintenance policies and procedures for proper training, safety, health and plant protection to provide an adequate efficient work force at all times. 
·         Facilitates and supports the execution of Capital Investments Projects, coordinating the activities with the HSE&S, Quality,  and Production Departments
·         Ensures compliance with all HSE&S procedures and regulations
·         Engages the team by providing good communication and fostering excellent team spirit
 
 
 
Responsibilities
·         Responsible for overall  site engineering and maintenance activity ensuring that customer orders are shipped on time and products conform to established customer and company quality standards
·         Champion the Process Safety Management Program and ensure compliance with OSHA and AkzoNobel standards.
·         Assure that assets are utilized and maintained properly to maximize shareholder value.
·         Analyze equipment reliability and implement action plans to reduce and eliminate failures,
·         Evaluate and execute continuous process improvements and lean manufacturing initiatives.
·         Responsible for the selection, training, development and motivation of all maintenance and engineering personnel using such tools as the Performance & Development Dialog processes
·         Directs the activities of planning, implementing, and maintaining the maintenance policies and procedures for proper training, safety, health and plant protection to provide an adequate efficient work force at all times. 
·         Directs the execution of Capital Investments Projects, coordinating the activities with the HSE&S, Quality, and Production Departments. Budge Euro 2.15m
·         Responsible for negotiation with subcontractors and suppliers on contract, pricing and terms and optimizes activities performed by them.
·         Ensures compliance with all HSE&S procedures and regulations.
·         Engages the team by providing good communication and fostering excellent team spirit.
·         Interacts with the team to identify key projects to improve operations for safety, service, quality or costs.
·         Collects all the needs from the different operational managers regarding investments and engineering.
·         Assists in defining needs by bringing technical expertise and by formalizing the strategic elements of the project. Supports the site departments in their investment request applications.
·         Ensures that all the AkzoNobel directives (Process Safety Management) and local regulations are applied and met until respective projects are handed over. 
·         Manages projects to optimize, costs, planning, quality and safety, and leads vendor selection.
·         Joins regional team to lead multi-sites projects and to exchange best practices.
·         Stays informed about, amongst others, relevant technology, company news and current SHE standards, and takes action if necessary. Identifies what the pertinent information is to use.
·         Contributes to site (process) improvements and contributes to CI / ALPS projects.
·         Is familiar and complies with all the applicable corporate as well as site and laboratory policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct, HSE and Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs (PSRA) standards.

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

17000232

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Ohio

Site

Huron

Business unit

Metal Coatings

Job family

Engineering

Hierarchy level

Management

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

 
Requirements for Job
·         BS Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution and a minimum of seven years related operational experience
·         Ability to lead, motivate, select, train and instruct personnel with passion and optimism.
·         Strong interpersonal, organization and communication skills
·         Thorough understanding of engineering process and equipment capabilities
·         Must demonstrate strong decision-making skills, sound judgment and the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment
·         Ability to manage Capital Projects from design stage to full implementation
·         Working knowledge of MS Office Applications
 
Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.

AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.

AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).
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