* ESTIRENO DEL ZULIA, C.A.: Direct, manage and organize maintenance daily activities of production lines: HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) and GPPS (General Purpose Polystyrene), involved in budgetary functions, develope CAPEX / OPEX investments, coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies, and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Plant Manager. Responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery. Use computerized systems to oversee routine maintenance and organize repairs. Involved in control and monitoring devices and occasionally in the manufacture of items that will help in maintenance. Supervise plant maintenance personnel and conduct performance evaluations on personnel as required. Provide training and other resources to the maintenance staff as required ensuring proper and safe maintenance of the plant. Vital role in the efficiency, development and progress of manufacturing and processing. Work with other professionals in order to improve production facilities, reduce the incidence of costly breakdowns and develop strategies to improve overall reliability and safety of the plant, personnel and production processes. Plan and install new machinery to OSHA guidelines.
Manage maintenance organization to complete maintenance tasks within environmental and regulatory compliance requirements, with a focus on safety, quality, and achievement of the facilities goals. Provide oversight to external contractors performing maintenance work at site. Communicate with plant staff, contractors, and OEM suppliers as needed to maintain equipment in peak operational condition. Insure equipment records are maintained through the CMMS, keep critical spare parts inventory, work with outside machine vendors as necessary to acquire fabricated parts. Develop and update maintenance quality management system to ISO 9001 requirements, attend ISO 9001:2008 certification audits.