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Maintenance Manager

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Paramount
Posted on: January 19, 2023

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Wyman Gordon


Press Forge



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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Job Description

Business ProfileWyman-Gordon is a worldwide supplier to the aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. We hold quality accreditations for all of the major airframe and engine manufacturers for both civil and military applications. Wyman-Gordon creates rotating closed-die forgings which are critical for aerospace and land-based gas turbines. Wyman-Gordon also manufactures structural forgings for airframe, nuclear, petrochemical, power generation, and space applications.Location ProfileLocated in Paramount, California, Press Forge is a premium supplier of forging services and products to commercial and military aerospace, nuclear, oil and gas exploration, and industrial markets. We are the largest forger in the United States dedicated to the conversion of customer owned material. Our commitment is to process your material to your exact requirements with the flexibility and short lead times only a company our size can provide. We are the experts in material conversion and forging of titanium, steel, and high temperature alloys.Position SummaryThe Maintenance Manager is responsible for establishing a comprehensive maintenance system to maximize production availability, while controlling overall costs. A focus on total preventative maintenance and continuous improvement upgrades is essential, improving our competitiveness through reduction of downtime and efficiency of maintenance costs. This includes the development and implementation of technical improvements to the plant processes and maintenance function, including failure analysis, materials of construction, repair method and application of diagnostic/predictive maintenance and information management.Key Performance Indicators

  • Safety Incident Elimination
  • Equipment Downtime
  • Equipment Output Increase
  • Energy Cost Reduction
  • Maintenance Cost EfficiencyEssential Job ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or competency needed for successful performance in the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Complies with PCC Code of Conduct Requirements.
    • Ensures a safe, productive and pleasant working environment for employees.
    • Effectively lead the maintenance staff by coaching, developing, communicating, delegating, and holding staff accountable. Create a team-oriented environment which motivates staff and keeps employees engaged in their jobs and the Company.
    • Work with managers to ensure the policies and goals of the organization are met or exceeded.
    • Manages the reliability engineering process to provide failure-based equipment maintenance plans (EMP's), to analyze predictive and preventive maintenance inspection data and recommend corrective actions, and to analyze equipment reliability data to improve EMP's.
    • Implement predictive maintenance plans (PdM) to evaluate the condition of equipment by performing periodic or continuous (online) equipmentcondition monitoring. The ultimate goal of predictive maintenance is to perform maintenance at a scheduled point in time when the maintenance activity is most cost-effective and before the equipment loses performance within a threshold.
    • Manages the maintenance engineering process to provide specifications and tolerances for EMP's, standard work instructions, spare parts, and PM/PdM inspections, to optimize PM inspections to improve effectiveness, and to provide technical support to the maintenance execution groups. This function also leads repair technique improvements, standardizes spare parts, and provided technical support for equipment modifications to improve reliability.
    • Manage the planning, scheduling, and planned maintenance activities of the workflow process utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Responsibilities include maintaining the asset hierarchy, managing equipment spare parts lists (BOM's), managing and scheduling planned work activities, and the life of a work order.
    • Manage daily activities of the maintenance group to ensure compliance to the plan while working in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Plan for and coordinate the installation of new equipment and the removal or movement of current equipment; finds contractors as needed, reviews the contracts and monitors and approves contractors' work.
    • Develop and monitor the maintenance repair and capital improvement budgets; initiates programs and procedures to reduce spending and enhance performance.
    • Collaborate with the Production team and key employees to effectively plan for scheduled and unscheduled events to maximize time for rebuilds, repairs and preventative maintenance.
    • Consistently participate and follow the Company's manufacturing operating system. Attend and contribute to daily and weekly meetings on a regular basis. Contribute to and support continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Prepares reports, analyzes data and makes recommendations for improving operations and solving maintenance related problems.Maintains all documentation as required.
    • Comply with all Federal, State and Local regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned.Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university preferred; 5 years maintenance supervisory experience with heavy industrial equipment required.
      • Minimum of five years of experience as a heavy manufacturing maintenance manager.
      • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and written format.
      • Proficient use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
      • Excellent organization, time management and project planning skills
      • Ability to effectively analyze problems and identify solutions.
      • Ability to read schematics and blueprints
      • Ability to prioritize a heavy work schedule
      • Effective supervisory skills
        Preferred Qualifications
        • Master's Degree in Business Administration from an accredited institution
        • Minimum of five years of experience with the repair and maintenance of forging equipment.
        • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming experience
        • Mechanical hydraulics knowledge
        • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)
        • Experience with a CMMS System.
        • Experience with implementation of LEAN Manufacturing tools and techniques.
          Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
          • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
            • Forging and manufacturing environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a personassigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.The job may require additional hours beyond a 40-hour workweek.Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer commit ted to recruit, hire, train and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.Note:This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

              For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is $112000 to $168000 US Dollar (USD) Salaried based on a variety of factors. For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company's Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at the quarterly bonus factor of 3X the Company's bonus multiple, based on the Company's performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 120 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company's medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company's 401(k) plan.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Paramount , Maintenance Manager, Executive , Paramount, California

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