Morris, Illinois, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Maintenance Manager

The Maintenance Manager develops and proposes plans for maintenance and engineering functions of the Morris site which are in line with the BU strategy.  The Maintenance Manager develops operational action plans and implements controls which assure targets are met and business opportunities are identified, assessed and implemented within the framework of the global strategy of the business.

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.  

In your future role as Maintenance Manager you will 

  • Provide input to maintenance management policies, strategies and annual objectives for the site. Being an active member of site management team with collective responsibility for site performance.
  • Develop and implement maintenance strategy, plans, objectives, and goals for the Morris site. 
  • Contribute to the development of the maintenance strategy on BU level.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as corporate directives, standards, procedures, and guidance notes related to maintenance and inspections etc. 
  • Develop, manage, and ensure realization of the annual maintenance plan for the site, including cost budget. Be able to manage execution and deliver results in accordance with the plan.
  • Manage maintenance work processes and systems/rules/procedures for the site.
  • Attract, lead, coach, appraise and develop department employees. Ensure staffing & stimulate talent management. 
  • Be responsible for maintenance metrics and reporting.
  • Manage maintenance department activities and employees in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and corporate rules. 
  • Keep up with internal and external developments and ensure development, transfer and retention of knowledge & info, including laws, regulations, corporate rules and best industry practices. This also includes development, implementation and continuatual improvement of maintenance training programs and plans.
  • Provide insights regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodical and ad-hoc reports and/or analyses for the site. Building and maintaining a network of internal and external stakeholders/partners and represent the site in maintenance matters.
  • Help foster & build a strong relationship with other departments within the site & organization 


We believe you bring

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar field, preferably in chemical, or mechanical engineering. 
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the maintenance field with at least five (5) years’ direct experience in maintenance or process management in a chemical processing plant operations
  • Possess strong knowledge of chemical process equipment
  • Supervisory experience required with demonstrated ability to manage, lead and motivate people; Ability to effectively delegate responsibility and manage the work activities of others 
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing: Black Belt certification a plus 
  • Experience with developing site maintenance concepts and with standard maintenance work processes


About Nouryon 

We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers today. 
If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 
Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  
#WeAreNouryon #Changemakers 
We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 

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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Maintenance & Lab Technician
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Full time/part time
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