Flint Hills Resources Renewables, LLC- Reliability Manager (Fairmont, NE)

Flint Hills Resources Renewables, LLC is looking for a Reliability Manager to work at our Fairmont, NE ethanol plant.  This position reports directly to the site Plant Manager. The Reliability Manager will be accountable for providing leadership and demonstrating a clear commitment to all aspects of EH&S, ensuring safe work practices and developing / approving procedures to maximize craft productivity associated with routine work.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Effectively communicate company goals and core values
  • Participate on Leadership Team to assist in the development of plant vision and to maximize plant performance
  • Develop/administer annual performance evaluations and resolution of craft performance issues
  • Coordinate and support plant maintenance personnel, and contractors to achieve timely completion of workload in a safe, efficient manner
  • Create and present reports detailing maintenance activities, state of plant equipment, shut down planning, and cost control.
  • Responsible for the development of the annual Repair and Maintenance budget.
  • Develop and drive the plant’s reliability vision in line with the FHR Reliability Vision
  • Work closely with operation leaders to reduce or eliminate down time.
  • Responsible for setting up preventative/proactive maintenance schedules for all equipment and maintaining up-to-date procedures for executing same
  • Set up preventative/proactive maintenance schedules for all equipment and maintain the PM and equipment database in the Maximo system
  • Ensure department activities are in compliance to all Company, government and site operational department’s regulations.
  • Provide trend and root cause failure analysis that affects the plant safety, operation and reliability
  • Contact contractors and vendors directly when needed to assist in troubleshooting and maintaining plant equipment
  • Coordinate and lead scheduled shutdown event annually
  • Coordinate after hour work and call-outs, to include emergency work
  • Approve paid time off for craft employees
Work Experience and Skills Required:
  • At least 5 years’ experience within a reliability or maintenance focused role
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience
  • General knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
Education Required:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Work Experience and Skills Preferred:
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Systems such as Maximo
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, chiller, air compressors, pumps, valves, electrical circuits and equipment
Education Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field
Physical Demands or Unusual Working Conditions
While performing the essential duties of this position, the Team Member will be exposed to moving, mechanical parts, dusty conditions, high noise levels, internal and external temperature/weather conditions, and exposed to chemicals.
Specific physical requirements include:
  • Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing of stairs and ladders up to 200 feet
  • Must be willing to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots, and hearing protection)
  • Must be able to respond to and support emergency issues on a 24/7 basis
  • Provide back-up for other department personnel as required

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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