Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Camden, South Carolina

Job Description:

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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

INVISTA brings to market the proprietary ingredients for nylon 6,6 and recognized brands including STAINMASTER®, CORDURA® and ANTRON®. INVISTA is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $110 billion, according to Forbes. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 130,000 people worldwide, with about 67,000 of those in the United States.


Position provides leadership in the Maintenance organization to meet and exceed plant objectives associated with Maintenance, Reliability and EHS. Individual will have high standards around creating a culture based on the MBM® Guiding Principles with emphasis on Operations Excellence and continuous improvement around our site vision


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Build a vision of Maintenance Excellence with the team to meet and exceed customer demands.

  • Develop, implement and lead execution of short and long-term strategies that drive continuous improvement in all elements of equipment reliability and repair.

  • Increase economic and critical thinking within the teams to push decision rights closer to the field where value is created.

  • Develop and use measures to diagnose opportunities and communicate performance to the organization to allow them to determine and implement changes needed.

  • Provide support for troubleshooting and resolving daily problems.

  • Create and execute plans to meet changing needs of the operation.

  • Develop the technical competency of the maintenance organization.

  • Seek and apply knowledge of new technology available, industry trends and development to improve the operation

  • Lead / manage performance of the maintenance leadership team e.g. complete annual contribution summaries, individualized RRE’s, coach/mentor ongoing development needs performance management for direct reports.

  • Manage teams for continuous improvement of precision Maintenance with focus on procedure adherence and EHS compliance

  • Oversee site inventory of critical spare parts and materials

  • Oversee sites routine maintenance planning and scheduling team to align on industry best practices

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Good interpersonal skills; able to build relationships across various levels

  • Team-oriented – able to influence & engage team in shared vision

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and organize multiple 


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years supervisory experience in an industrial environment e.g. refinery, chemical facility or Military environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other technical field

  • 3+ year maintenance / reliability experience in an industrial environment

  • Experience implementing maintenance best practices & operations excellence


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years supervisory experience in an industrial environment such as refinery, chemical facility or Military environment

  • Experience in developing crafts people and systems that aid in the continuing improvement of plant maintenance and reliability systems

  • Experience in managing and/or implementing lean maintenance practices

Physical Requirements & Conditions: 

  • Work on /around industrial equipment, including climbing of stairs, ladders

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas - (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, safety shoes and hearing protection)

  • Work extended hours during plant maintenance outages


Want to learn more about INVISTA?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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