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Maintenance Supervisor in Geismar, LA at REG

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Geismar, LA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


 The purpose of this job is to be responsible for and assist with supervising the maintenance team and ensuring the correct maintenance of all equipment in the factory including, ordering and managing spare parts, working with contractors to maintain and upgrade the plant, and improving the reliability of the plant. This position is also responsible for ensuring the plant is maintained in a safe and clean condition.


 Key Accountabilities:

 Supervise the Maintenance Team

  • Supervise the maintenance team
  • Train the maintenance team
  • Schedule the maintenance team
  • Provide performance feedback 

Maintain the plant

  • Approve and write work orders
  • Order parts and materials to maintain the plant
  • Manage and track spare parts
  • Write and schedule preventive maintenance tasks
  • Support predictive maintenance practices
  • Plan and schedule maintenance work for on staff technicians and contractors
  • Perform failure analysis and implement improvements
  • Update and maintain the CMMS information for the plant
  • Analyze plant performance data including equipment failure rates and costs
  • Assist in budgeting and training
  • Perform maintenance as needed

Other frequent duties:

  • Assist operations as needed

Perform other duties as assigned


Education Required: 2 year associates degree– Industrial technology, Instrumentation Technician, Industrial technician or equivalent

            **Experience may substitute for education

Experience Required:  2-5 years

**Experience in a process plant or production environment experience in biofuels, petrochemical or agricultural sectors preferred

Skills Required: 

Verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,)

Strong organization skills

Strong technical background

Ability to work as a member of a team

Ability to supervise and lead others

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Instrumentation and/or controls

Centrifugal pump operation and maintenance

Millwright or mechanic training

Welding skills or Certification

Cause analysis

CMRT (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician) or CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional)

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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