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Job ID: 44903
Facilities and Maintenance Manager
Our client is hiring a Facilities Maintenance Manager for their team in Troutdale, Oregon. Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment, and in maintenance of buildings, grounds, and utility systems by performing the following duties directly or through subordinates. This applies to machining, purification, coating, capital projects and all other site equipment and facilities some of which operate 24X7.

Based on safety and production priorities, schedules repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure minimal down time and cost.
Directs maintenance activities on utility systems to ensure continuity of operations including but not limited to HVAC, CDA, process vacuum, gas/chemical delivery, well and city water, scrubber and waste treatment systems, dust collection systems and electric power.
Ensures accurate tracking of operational and system down time and other standard maintenance metrics including MTTR and PM % on-time completion and provides regular reporting of the same.
Optimizes and creates PM programs to maximize uptime, equipment performance and
minimizes costs and unscheduled disruptions.
Ensures all maintenance and facilities operating procedures and checklists are up-to-date, accurate, comprehensive and followed.
Drives continuous improvement leveraging Lean, 5S, 5 Whys, FMEA and statistical methodologies.
Justifies and requisitions tools, equipment and supplies and establishes systematic inventory control methods to ensure adequate supply of spare parts, equipment and supplies to ensure continuity of operations while minimizing carrying costs.
Directs training and indoctrination of workers to improve work performance and acquaint workers with company policies and procedures.
Confers with management, engineering, quality control and production personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommends and implements measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.
Prepares department budget and monitors expenditure of funds in budget.
Communicates and coordinates PM programs to minimize downtime and disruption and to optimize utilization of the scheduled downtime.
Creates, maintains, updates and ensures thorough understanding and conformance by all staff to controlled procedures to ensure compliance to all internal policies and procedures and external regulatory and auditing groups including ISO, DEQ, OHSA and other governmental and industry agencies and frequently is a key liaison for the same.
Participates on the Executive safety committee to ensure that TTU is in full compliance with all regulatory agencies and instills an uncompromising safety and environmental performance culture.
Observe and evaluate the performance of all maintenance personnel against their established goals, objectives, and adherence to policies and procedure to achieve optimal performance in alignment with TTU values and quality policy.
Gets daily eyes-on all areas of the facility and evaluates operational risks, cost improvements, space utilization, etc. and follows-up accordingly.
Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.
Develops long range plans, conceptual designs, and capital outlay requirements for the facility.
Provide daily communications to appropriate department heads, operators and administration as requested and/or appropriate.
Manage the activities necessary to maintain conformance to the NPDES Water Quality and Air permits per written procedure and including the monthly OMR report.
Employee will support and participate in, as necessary, the activities involved in Capital Projects (CIP’s).
Instills, develops and encourages an exceptional customer service oriented focus for all maintenance personnel toward the operations the maintenance department supports.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Leads a team of 10 to 20 maintenance/facilities employees.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Supervises subordinate team using a servant leadership, teamwork and mentorship approach.

Education / Experience:
Technical Bachelor’s degree (B.S.), Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
10 years of supervisory experience in an industrial environment.
Demonstrated cap-ex and large project management experience.
PM and maintenance plan program planning.
Demonstrated experience driving competency with 8 or more reports.

Interpersonal Skills:
The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:
A mastery of collaborative interpersonal communication skills.
A buy-in mentality towards policies, procedures and consistent change.
A commitment to respectful and positive dialog with interdepartmental customers.
A willingness to listen to critical feedback during difficult circumstances.
An ability to rise above petty disagreements and seek solution.
Good judgment and initiative in resolving complex nonstandard problems and developing recommendations.

Communication and Computer Skills:
Must be able to effectively and efficiently:
Read, write and speak English.
Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
The employee must have average computer skills, including aptitude with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, E-mail, Inventory, Manufacturing software as well as database maintenance management software.
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Performance Competencies:
Employee performance management skills including proficiency with guiding and coaching performance improvements, team development, disciplinary action, employee appraisals.
Sets a positive example for building and maintaining effective teamwork and collaboration.
Accepts responsibility even when the path forward is unclear.
Considers broad implications when making decisions; explains reasoning to gain buy-in.
Effectively communicates challenges and accepts ownership for management decisions/policies.
Accepts ownership for issues affecting span of authority.
Proactively works to mitigate risks (e.g. safety, environmental, part damage, inventory control, resource stability and cross-coverage, costs, stock outs, etc.).
Actively listens and addresses employee, peer, management and customer concerns.
Ability to manage projects from beginning to end with focus on results.
Builds systems with emphasis on viability and longevity.
Maintains professionalism in urgent, volatile, and high-tension conditions.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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