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Area Maintenance Planning Engineer

Company: Messer Americas
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Area in achieving key outcomes in safety, reliability, efficiency, compliance, cost and customer service by:
  • Providing technical, troubleshooting, and maintenance support for all production facilities within the area including all ASU, CO2, H2, and He.
  • Working with Area Controls engineers, Mechanical engineers, Electrical & Instrument engineers, as well as National Reliability Engineers to support any respective initiatives or projects.
  • Supporting the maintenance and continuous improvement of the preventative maintenance plans in SAP PM, including lessons learned from RCFA, RCM studies, and Work Order feedback.
  • Evaluating the area's Preventive Maintenance Programs through routine review of each sites scheduled maintenance strategies as well as the available global maintenance strategies capable of being scheduled.
  • Planning and scheduling Preventive Maintenance activities including Condition Based Monitoring programs for the area.
  • Assuring that all Condition Based Monitoring corrective maintenance recommendations are properly planned, scheduled, and executed.
  • Providing regular review of the CMMS equipment hierarchy of the sites within the area and making updates to the equipment as necessary
  • Leading the Turnaround planning process in the area through scope development, budget management, planning, scheduling, and executing of the turnaround activities in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.
  • Assuring that all materials and spare parts are available as needed for all major maintenance and Turnaround activities within the area.
  • Ensuring that applicable material and contract labor procurement and control processes are consistent with Messer standards and policy.
  • Leading post turnaround evaluation sessions to review compliance of Turnaround objectives and lessons learned.
  • Assuring that critical spare parts are identified and stocked within the area and that consumed critical spare parts are replaced or repaired and returned to the appropriate warehouse.
  • Supporting the Root Cause Analysis process and ensuring timely action item closure for any assigned actions
  • Developing an understanding of basic plant operational management in terms of process, budgeting, reliability, maintenance, and personnel management
  • Developing an understanding of the various types of equipment found in process plants such as compressors, pumps, electrical systems, process control and instrumentation, piping and vessels and heat exchangers
  • As assigned by the Area Reliability and Maintenance Manager, performs engineering and managerial functions that could include:
  • Conduct Training sessions on CMMS processes for Technicians at various plant locations
  • Participate in the development and implementation of equipment specific maintenance plans from Messer standards
  • Provide maintenance support for unplanned emergent events
  • Continuous operational performance improvement management
  • Represent the plant and/or area for turnarounds, commissioning, projects and general business meetings and events
  • Additional duties as assignedEducation/Experience Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required - Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Preferred
    • 10 years of experience with at least 5 years in maintenance planning, scheduling, and execution in a production plant environment Qualifications:Interpersonal skills:
      • Excellent technical and clear communication skills with solid interpersonal skills
      • Exhibited attention to detail and ability to challenge the norm
      • Demonstrated ability to follow through to completion on projects and solutions
      • Demonstrated exceptional operational safety leadershipOther
        • Self-started and self-directed with the ability to manage multiple activities at once and achieve results with minimal supervision
        • Knowledge and experience of predictive maintenance methodologies and technologies (Vibration Monitoring, Oil Analysis, Thermography, etc.)
        • Experience with CMMS system required, SAP PM preferred
        • Experience with a project scheduling tool such as Microsoft Project required
        • Proven experience in Root Cause Analysis, Cause and Effect or FMEA methodologies
        • Air Separation experience and knowledge a plusKey Interface Detail - Internal/External:Internal Interfaces:
          • Health Safety Environmental & Quality Team
          • Area Production Director
          • Area Reliability and Maintenance Team
          • National Reliability and Maintenance Team
          • Plant Managers and Technicians
          • Area Maintenance Planning Engineers - peers
          • Process Engineering Team
          • Remote Operations Center
          • Project Execution TeamExternal Interfaces:
            • Related Vendors, Contractors, and Service ProvidersWe offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed.

Keywords: Messer Americas, Bethlehem , Area Maintenance Planning Engineer, Professions , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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