• Methods Department Manager

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/3/2018 4:54 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Role: Methods Department Manager

    Location: Miami, FL 33178


    The Company

    Personiv is recruiting on behalf of Titan America, a leading environmentally and socially progressive heavy building materials company located in the eastern United States.  Titan America has been in operation since 1902 and remains a family-led business with a values-oriented, people-focused culture.


    The Role

    Titan America has an excellent opportunity for a Methods Department Manager. This exempt position will report to the Plant Manager and will be responsible for identifying and managing asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations, focusing on loss elimination, risk management and life cycle asset management.


    • Analyze critical equipment failures, utilizing root cause failure analysis, implement preventive measures and report results to appropriate personnel.
    • Guide efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety/security systems through the implementation of preventative/predictive maintenance programs using methods such as FMEA, RCFA and RCM.
    • Work with engineering department to propose equipment and process modifications to improve equipment performance and reliability.
    • Design major equipment daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual inspections to monitor condition and identify/prevent failures.
    • Review and analyze critical spare parts inventory and adjust reordering levels accordingly.
    • Ensure all critical maintenance tools & devices are kept and maintained in orderly fashion.
    • Manage the plant’s lubrication program and supervise 2-4 hourly lubrication associates
    • Assume ownership of the plant’s oil analysis, vibration analysis, and NDT inspection programs
    • Develop budgets, estimating labor and materials required to properly maintain and improve the preventative maintenance of the plant and operate within the budget.
    • Identify opportunities to reduce all maintenance related expenses primarily from reducing unscheduled breakdowns and equipment failures.
    • Professionally and systematically define, design, develop, monitor and refine an asset maintenance plan that includes:
    • Value-added preventative maintenance tasks
    • Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destruction testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems
    • Develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues.
    • Work with production team to perform analyses of assets including: asset utilization, overall equipment effectiveness, remaining useful life and other parameters that define operating condition, reliability and costs of assets.
    • Provide technical support to production, maintenance management and technical personnel.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field required
    • Minimum three to five years of experience in cement, lime or related heavy industrial/manufacturing environment.
    • Experience in using and applying maintenance tools, including root cause failure analysis, vibration monitoring and oil analysis.
    • Prior experience in a supervisory role preferred.
    • Experience with project management a plus
    • Possess strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate positive and professional working relationships with managers, team members and external customers.
    • Ability to analyze complex issues, establish priorities, develop procedures and effectively solve problems.
    • Strong planning, analytical, time-management and decision-making skills.
    • Basic understanding of Expert/Fuzzy/ECS system fundamentals.
    • Proficiency in MS Office programs required (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

    Titan America offers its employees a full range of company benefits and exceptional educational and career opportunities.


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