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Maintenance Manager $ Sign-on Bonus Eligible $

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Who we areFor more than 40 years, Covanta has been at the forefront of sustainable materials management, providing companies and communities world-class waste and resource solutions.Through our diverse and scalable full-service capabilities, we're leading the charge to a carbon-negative future-reducing, reusing, recycling and reimagining waste for the benefit of both people and planet.Our differentiator comes from our vast ecosystem of technology, facilities, and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to solve their most pressing environmental challenges, and achieve their most ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.All that we're missing is you. Join us today!!Our valuesDiversity, inclusivity, engagement-these are the values that help us foster a strong sense of community within Covanta. By embracing the unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our employees, we cultivate an environment that embraces teamwork, encourages open dialogue, and provides opportunities for growth.About the roleThe Maintenance Manager provides functional leadership and direction to the maintenance team. This position will report directly to the Facility Manager. The individual must be a proven leader who can provide vision and leadership to achieve daily, yearly, and long-term asset reliability goals through application of Maintenance best practices site wide. The individual must have a good working knowledge of maintenance, reliability, mechanical integrity, and quality assurance best practices. This person must have the organizational capability to work across multiple functions, systems, and be able to communicate well with operators, mechanics, peers, and leadership. They must be able to lead improvement teams, network with appropriate professional organizations and maintain strong connections to regional and corporate M&R and technical groups. The position has direct reports including Mechanics, Welders, and Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians.Goals for the role:

  • Act as a Safety Leader to ensure individual and team Safety remain top priority in the planning and execution of all tasks
  • Work closely with Company Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) personnel targeting zero incidents and continuous improvement of site EHS performance
  • Continuous improvement in maintenance approach, encourage initiatives intended to reduce safety risk, increase productivity and efficiency, reduce maintenance costThe responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Lead in the promotion of a strong safety and environmental stewardship culture. Ensure good maintenance & reliability practices are followed. Contribute with managerial and leadership expertise to events that impact on the safety, health, and environmental performance of the site.
    • Plan, develop, and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.
    • Lead the selection, assignment, development, coaching and performance evaluation of the maintenance team.
    • Manage Maintenance Shops comprised of both Mechanical and E&I crafts with advanced skills.
    • Manage site maintenance attrition forecasting and plan for hiring.
    • Develop and maintain a 5-year long-term maintenance plan for the site.
    • Maintain a metric dashboard for maintenance that drives improvement and helps prioritize actions.
    • Develop self, direct reports, and other leaders and subordinates.
    • Develop yearly and monthly maintenance budgets and the activities to ensure alignment and achievement of budgets.
    • Develop a strong cost management structure for Maintenance that identifies opportunities to improve our business and provides for short and long-term actions that reduce cost.
    • Provide overall leadership and direction for the site Work Management Program (WMP) to be cost competitive by utilizing correct application of best practices.
    • Support a Computer Maintenance Management System and other associated tools.
    • Provide overall direction and vision for Outage Planning processes and teams that plan and coordinate the implementation shutdowns.
    • Achieve the Outages budgets, scopes, and schedules.
    • Drive reliability improvements and identify gaps between the reliability goals and plant performance.
    • Set expectations for the reliability efforts to develop solutions to repetitive failures through root cause analysis and through preventive and predictive maintenance practices.
    • Continue to implement current reliability improvement programs seeking to achieve a more proactive work management process and a stronger relation between the maintenance activities and the business' cost performance.
    • Inspect operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.
    • Confer with management, engineering, and quality control personnel to resolve maintenance problems, and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.Qualifications, Education, Training and Skills:
      • Waste-to-Energy maintenance experience or a solid background in power or industrial or chemical plant maintenance including a minimum of 5 years supervisor experience, strongly preferred
      • Engineering degree, preferred
      • Must possess good knowledge of electrical and instrumentation including the National Electric Code and familiarity with NFPA Arc Flash safety regulations.
      • Proficiency in work management processes including planning & scheduling and preventative maintenance.
      • Experience planning and leading major maintenance outages.
      • Thorough understanding of Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance Practices and systems
      • Work experience in the design, repairs, maintenance, reliability, failure modes, and/or inspection of chemical process equipment.
      • Familiar with reliability tools such as Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
      • Solid understanding of Lean, 5S and other reliability process improvements tools to move the organization into a more competitive position.Physical Demand of the Role:
        • Ability to walk, stand, sit, and climb
        • Ability to lift/carry 50lbs
        • Ability to work from heights and in confined spaces
        • Qualify to wear a full-face respirator
        • Consistently work in various weather conditionsTotal Rewards & Compensation:
          • Competitive Base Salary
          • Annual Performance Based Incentive Bonus
          • Day one employee benefits: competitive health insurance options, PTO, retirement savings plan and 401K matchOur DEI CommitmentCovanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law. Know Your Rights ()Please note that Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site because of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by going to and clicking on the 'Contact Us' button. Under Inquires, select 'Careers' in the Interest field, fill out all required fields including your message. In the message section, please note this is a 'Job Application Accommodation Request'.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Newark , Maintenance Manager $ Sign-on Bonus Eligible $, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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