Maintenance Superintendent

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Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Elmendorf, TX, US, 78112-9712

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Maintenance Superintendent


Job Location: Elmendorf, Texas 

Job Type: Full-Time


Type of Role: On-site

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Maintenance Superintendent


Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the industrial applications and transportation industries. We are looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team. 


What You'll Do:


As a Maintenance Superintendent, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation by implementing and leading all functions of the Millwright, Pipe Fitting/Welding, Instrumentation/Electrical and Support Craft(s) disciplines. The Maintenance Superintendent focuses on the effectiveness, reliability, and efficiency of Lubrizol’s Mechanical assets at the Elmendorf facility. Maintenance Superintendent ensures that work is done in a safe and environmentally sound working environment, and that work is accomplished in an economical and timely manner. Maintenance Superintendent provides the leadership for the Maintenance department to ensure that both short term and long-term planning and goals are accomplished. This opportunity is necessary to provide the focus and priority for the Maintenance department on the issues at hand, and to serve as a responsible and accountable source for the overall performance of the Elmendorf Maintenance department


What We're Looking For:

  • Leads a team of mechanics and a Maintenance Supervisor and provides an environment that promotes safety, inclusion, and teamwork. Establishes and drives clear goals and objectives within the team. 
  • Manage the mechanical integrity (MI) program. Ensures all mechanical equipment is maintained in accordance with ASME, ANSI, and API standards as well as environmental regulatory agencies (OSHA, EPA, etc.) and in accordance with ISO and Responsible Care.
  • Lead the reliability strategy which includes PM optimization, spare parts, etc. Responsible for the performance of the predictive maintenance program. Drives a culture of reliability from engineering to execution of work.
  • Responsible for the overall health of the maintenance work management process. Drives KPI’s with team.
  • Responsible for efficient turnaround processes which includes scoping, planning, execution, and closure.
  • Manage the maintenance department expense budget. Activities include but are not limited to preparing and controlling the expense budget for the department.
  • Create, update, and maintain process flow diagrams for all manufacturing systems, PIDs for all plant systems, and process safety management documentation related to manufacturing equipment.
  • Capital project management.
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills That Make a Difference: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, chemical or electrical engineering is required.
  • 5 years working in maintenance at a chemical/refining/petrochemical plant with 2 years in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic maintenance work processes.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing or continuous improvement systems. 
  • Experience with implementing maintenance processes.
  • Experience with SAP.


Perks and Rewards That Inspire: 

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment
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If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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