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Occidental Petroleum Maintenance Manager in Gregory, Texas

Title: Maintenance Manager Location: United States-Texas-Gregory Other Locations:


Contribute. Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. OxyChem's market position is among the top three producers in the United States in 2017 for the principal products it manufactures and markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Maintenance Manager with our Chemical Manufacturing Plant located in Gregory, TX.

Essential Job Duties:

-Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and/or transport our products, as our highest priority.

-Prepare and administer programs, methods, systems, and practices for reducing costs and improving employee and plant efficiency, safety, productivity, and reliability.

-Direct the Maintenance Department in practices, standards, specifications, and policies that comply with the process safety code of Responsible Care and Process Safety Management (PSM).

-Direct the Maintenance Department in a manner to reduce costs, improve productivity, increase reliability, and enhance safety and environmental performance.

-Develop and control the maintenance budget requirements including monitoring expenditures, adjusting priorities, and forecasting future maintenance expenditures

-Establish and monitor key measures to ensure that a comprehensive and effective maintenance and reliability program is in place and that the Maintenance Excellence Process is practiced.

-Direct and manage the site(s) maintenance staff to implement best maintenance practices and provide technical expertise to reduce costs, and improve process uptime and mechanical reliability.

-Coordinate all maintenance craft activities for proper, safe execution of multi-million dollar plant turnarounds. Aggressively seek to minimize cost and duration of turnaround activities.

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-Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of experience in maintenance supervision/management.

-High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

-Ability to read, write and speak in English.

-Must be able to respond to off hour emergencies.

-Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.

-Ability to work weekends, holidays and respond to callouts on a non-routine basis.

-Physical requirements: Must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, stooping is required. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Additional Desired Qualifications

-Knowledge and experience with chemical plant operations.

-Good working knowledge of SAP.

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran