• Utilize maintenance resources to ensure that plant equipment is maintained to operate safely and efficiently and preventive maintenance is completed on schedule.
  • Provide direct leadership by example for the Maintenance Technicians and, by extension, all plant employees.
  • Build a strong maintenance team who cooperates and shares technical expertise for the benefit of the team and Hydrite.
  • Guide employee performance and development through the use of daily communication and annual performance evaluations.
  • Increase technical excellence in the maintenance department through external training and development.
  • Set work and on-call schedules to ensure that maintenance coverage is consistent with plant operational needs.
  • Continually improve operations by collaborating with maintenance technicians, peers and management.
  • Manage contractors, including safety training, on site job management and quality control.
  • Facilitate communication between operations and maintenance to improve work efficiency and Maximo utilization.
  • Maintain preventative maintenance schedule and ensure all documentation is kept current on the asset management system (Maximo).
  • Improve the asset management system (Maximo) to its fullest capabilities including Preventive Maintenance, Planning, Safety Plans, the spare parts inventory, and reporting capabilities for failure analysis.
  • Develop metrics for performance, PM and WO completion. Utilize metrics for performance evaluation and as a means of communication with plant management.
  • Maintain and continually improve the Mechanical Integrity Procedures to ensure the ongoing integrity of plant equipment.
  • Ensure that “critical spares” (516, ASM, etc.) and parts inventory are maintained at the required level.
  • Ensure that maintenance personnel and contractors are properly trained, and such training is documented.
  • Investigate, recommend and/or implement alternative policies and procedures to improve branch performance.



  • One of the following is required:
    • A Bachelor’s degree or higher
    • Some supervisory or lead experience in an industrial environment
    • 5-10 years maintenance or operational experience in an industrial environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership through identifying and implementing corrective actions
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Power Point, Word, and Excel required.
  • Knowledge of a computerized maintenance management system is preferred.
  • Must have communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to read, write, and speak English.





  • Ability to sit and/or stand up to 10 hours per day.
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairways up to 40 feet in height on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to travel as needed and work outside of normal business hours.
  • Frequent 12 to 16 hour workdays may be required as a result of continuous plant operations.
  • Occasional turning, twisting, stooping, bending, and reaching.
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