Mechanical Facilities Maintenance Manager

FERROGLOBE- SELMA AL   Selma, AL   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on January 10, 2022

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Follows safety procedures and guidelines as established by Management. 
  • Inspects and oversees the plant's smelting operations to optimize production throughout and maintain quality control. 
  • Provides guidance and direction to mechanical maintenance supervisors and hourly employees for daily goals and targets. 
  • Confirms systems and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods and testing properties. 
  • Develops mechanical and electromechanical solutions by studying requirements, researching  and testing manufacturing and mechanical assembly methods and materials. 
  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling and installing mechanical components. 
  •  Troubleshoots and supports existing plant's mechanical systems to maintain plant's performance and uptime with focus on control systems and power distribution systems. 
  • Prepares detailed and accurate reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends. 
  •  Keeps equipment and machinery operational by coordinating mechanical maintenance and repair services, following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures. 
  • Performs and supervises facility mechanical inspections to identify potential problems. 
  • Engineers, designs and implements new mechanical projects to improve plant's mechanical operational systems, identifies and replaces old equipment and improves overall reliability. 
  • Maintains systems and product data case by writing computer programs and entering relevant data. 
  • Completes plant's mechanical projects by training and guiding master mechanics, mechanics and millwrights. 
  • Plans and oversees installation of new mechanical equipment and machinery. 
  • Reviews periodically methods, procedures, reporting and processes to increase efficiency. 
  • Creates, develops and oversees the configurations of mechanical maintenance programs from inception through start up and conclusion. 
  • Provides detailed and accurate reports to upper management on current status of mechanical maintenance department activities. 
  • Ensures that health, safety policies, standards and procedures are complied with at all times. 
  • Promptly corrects any department deficiencies. 
  • Additional duties as required. 


Education: High school and/or Trade School Certificate in Chemistry from an accredited
Minimum of 5 years of experience in an industrial setting or related industries
Strong problem-solving, training , organizational, documentation, computer, and mentoring
capabilities Substantial understanding of production processes
Solid Project management and heavy industry experience is preferred
Verifiable experience in the conceptualization and development of routine preventative
maintenance is required


Preferred Skills
● Knowledge: plant facilities and equipment, plant and laboratory safety procedures and
● Skills: Outlook, Excel, MS Office Suite and SAP, attention to detail
● Abilities: Task-oriented, ability to plan, implement, and complete tasks, excellent
communication skills