The Maintenance Team Lead position is an hourly position, and reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. The purpose of the Maintenance Team Lead ensures optimal, safe and environmentally compliant performance of production equipment through execution of OC’s Reliability Work Process (RWP) which consists of PM’s, planned & scheduled work, effective backlog management, execution of capital projects and use of the MOC process. Performs highly diversified duties to include maintenance, trouble shoot, installation, welding, construction, remodeling, and repair work on plant equipment and facilities according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes, requiring the use of hand and trade tools along with trade skills, such as maintenance mechanic, structural steel fabrication, sheet metal work, and welder. This position is responsible for the growth and development of the maintenance team and ensures that they are trained in maintenance procedures and best practices.
The Maintenance Team Lead is a key contributor to the continuous improvements of critical plant performance metrics in the areas of safety, productivity, cost, quality and sustainability. The Maintenance Lead is an hourly. The worker must also have the ability to work from blueprints, sketches, and be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in the safety, quality and good housekeeping programs as established within the plant
Comply with all plant rules, safety regulations and job hazard analysis (JHA) requirements
Review work assignments and diagnose problems, determines tools, equipment, and materials needed to perform assigned work.
Ensure that spare parts information and inventories are maintained at appropriate levels.
Implement effective preventative and predictive maintenance programs to ensure maximum equipment availability for operation. Report need for preventative maintenance and/or equipment repair to the Maintenance Supervisor.
Make timely and appropriate decisions when an emergency or breakdown occurs so that production interruption is minimized. Diagnose trouble, disassemble, repair, and reassemble all types of production and service equipment
Ensure uninterrupted utility supply (electricity, water, gas, oxygen, compressed air, liquid fuels)
Perform a variety of complicated work in various trade fields, including working from complex blueprints, fabricating and assembly equipment for production.
Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve mechanical and electrical issues throughout plant
Prepare the work site prior to performance of work and clean the area after work is completed.
Provide effective communication within the Maintenance department as well as two-way communications with all other plant departments, providing leadership and directives to mechanic team across 4 shifts and ensure shift-to-shift communication.
Perform mechanic skills including but not limited to, mechanical, welding, electrical, pneumatic mechanical welding and sheet metal work of a primary or secondary skill level using tools of the respective trades
Hold employees accountable for quality and amount of work completed, including proper documentation (ensure crafts enter, confirm, and verify work done as reported in SAP)
Approve and coordinate contract mechanical installations or repairs for the site
Interact with vendors and suppliers to source materials and supervise repairs.
Perform incidental electrical work associated with the removal, repair, and installation of mechanical systems/equipment.
Fabricate replacement parts using shop tools such as drill press, saws, cutting torch, welders, etc.
Observe machines operation and adjust synchronize speeds, feeds, etc., on interrelated equipment.
Maintain good housekeeping conditions in working area and observes safety regulations and practices.
Complete records and reports as required by the nature of the job
Monitor and/or coordinate special programs as directed
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the primary responsibilities of the Mechanical Maintenance function. The essential job function statements shall not be construed as the Mechanical Maintenance function.