Renewable Energy Group Maintenance Supervisor in Ralston, Iowa
This job is responsible for supervising the maintenance team and ensuring the correct maintenance of all equipment in the factory including, ordering and managing spare parts, working with contractors to maintain and upgrade the plant, and improving the reliability of the plant. It includes all aspects of chemical plant processing maintenance including the repair of pumps, valves, instrumentation and electrical work up to and including the motor control centers. It is a working supervisor position requiring direct field supervision and assistance as needed.
Provide Leadership to drive Safe Work Performance and Compliance with all REG Safety Policies and Procedures
Understand Process Safety Management Requirements and Perform work in accordance with the requirements.
Safely Execute Lock out Tag out, Confined Space Entry, Hot work, Authorized Electrical Work, Line Break, Elevated Work and other Safe Work Practices. Ensure the maintenance team and any contractors under your supervision follow the requirements.
Supervise the Maintenance Team
Supervise, Train, Schedule and Provide performance feedback to the maintenance team.
Ensure all work is performed to precision maintenance and other industry standards.
Troubleshoot and Repair Equipment including;
Valves, Flowmeters, Pressure Transmitters, PLC’s
Chillers and Cooling Towers
Use and Maintain the Computerized Maintenance Management System
Write, Approve, Plan and Schedule work orders
Order and Manage parts and materials to maintain the plant
Write and schedule preventive and predictive maintenance tasks
Analyze plant performance data including equipment failure rates and costs
Assist in budgeting and training staff
Other frequent duties:
Assist operations as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
Education Required: 2 year associates degree– Industrial technology, Instrumentation Technician, Industrial technician, Journeyman mechanic, millwright, or electrician, or equivalent**Experience may substitute for education
Experience Required: At least 5 years in an industrial maintenance role
Verbal and written communication skills
Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,)
Strong organization skills
Strong technical background
Ability to work as a member of a team
Ability to supervise and lead others
Special skills or knowledge preferred:
Computerized Maintenance Management System
Instrumentation and/or controls certification I.e. ISA certification
Centrifugal pump operation and maintenance
Millwright or mechanic training
Welding skills or Certification
CMRT (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician) or CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional)