Roseburg Forest Products
  • 10-Jan-2018 to 11-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • Chester Engineered Wood
  • Chester, SC, USA
  • Full Time


  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP's, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility
  • Supervise and develop mechanical maintenance department personnel, including training, performance management and scheduling activities.  Assist with hiring process
  • Schedule and assign preventative/predictive maintenance: including working with hydraulics, electrical, pneumatic, power-transmissions, welding, fabrication, vibration analysis, balancing, alignment, oil analysis and non-destructive testing (NDT)
  • Capable of developing a predictive/preventative maintenance system and evaluate program effectiveness
  • Oversee department inventory and inventory control including tools and shop equipment
  • Prepare departmental reports for internal distribution
  • Supervise construction and installation of new equipment
  • Recommend and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Maintain Plant Fire Systems
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet plant objectives, diagnose complex equipment problems, meet plant goals and manage department budget
  • Maintain and manage equipment file system including: mechanical drawings, vendor manuals and information and change documents
  • Maintain knowledge of industry-wide technological developments
  • Proficient in the use of CMMS to generate work orders, track costs and track equipment health
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Perform other duties as necessary
  • Assist and lead in the process of recruiting / hiring a mechanical department for a new greenfield plant
  • Establish high expectations for the mechanical department and hold them accountable for expectations
  • Establish strong working relationships with piers within a new greenfield plant environment
  • Actively participate on the management team on setting up plant culture and plant wide team expectations


  • 3+ years' predictive/preventative maintenance systems experience
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience and 5 or more years of manufacturing; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and motivational skills
  • Knowledge of plant equipment, operations and predictive/preventative maintenance systems
  • Knowledge of safety, quality and environmental requirements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer and supporting software for communication and analytical functions
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Basic budgeting and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managerial and supervisory skills
  • Budget and financial analysis aptitude
  • Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong analytical and mathematical ability
  • Effectively implement change
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict


  • Associate's degree or vocational certificate in manufacturing operations or a related field preferred
  • Bachelor's degree


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