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Dyno Nobel Maintenance Manager in Carthage, Missouri

Maintenance Manager

Location: US - MO - Carthage

Job Code: 30004924

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Plan, lead, and manage the day to day operations of the Maintenance department to support the five Product Lines at the Carthage site

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the plant manager, you will be the expert in planning, leading, and managing the day to day operations of the Maintenance department. You will be part of a dynamic team who drives the five Product Lines at the Carthage site. Other duties will include:

  • Direct activities in the area of responsibility to attain maximum plant operating efficiency.

  • Manage operation within an approved budget for controllable costs. Participate in the annual budget process and develop budget within areas of responsibility.

  • Write or participate in developing CEP’s for annual CAPEX spending.

  • Maintain good personnel relations by explaining company goals and policies.

  • Facilitate all personnel actions as required (scheduling, recognition and reward, discipline)

  • Conduct communication meetings.

  • Makes daily inspection of proper operation and condition of plant process and equipment. Ensures all units and areas are kept in a clean and orderly fashion. Takes necessary action to correct and complement findings.

  • Coordinate with maintenance to address needed repair work modifications within areas of responsibility.

  • Plans and prepares special instructions for areas of responsibility.

  • Support manufacturing with design and project support that provides infrastructure and process maintenance/repairs/upgrades as needed.

  • Provide innovative equipment improvements to meet Zero Harm and meet/exceed changing customer demands.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a Science or Engineering discipline required.

  • 3-5 years demonstrated management skills in an industrial/manufacturing environment.

  • 5 plus years (combined) in one or more of the following industries: energetic materials, chemical refining, or technical manufacturing.

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in all the various processes associated with explosives manufacturing.

  • Good working knowledge of the Quality Assurance program and manufacturing processes through previous assignments.

  • Ability to interact and discuss issues with regulatory compliance officials.

  • Ability to provide direction and coaching to others in an effective leadership manner

  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration among all shift employees

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a "Possessor of Explosives" as defined by the Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA PSM requirements required.

  • Ability to independently identify process problems/opportunities, identifies root cause, and implements solutions.

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.