Engineering & Maintenance Manager

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Osceola, AR, US

Company: Roehm GmbH





Engineering & Maintenance Manager



Location: United States of America : Osceola, AR

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Röhm America LLC

Business Line: Operations Management Methacrylates



Roehm is a market leader in methacrylate chemicals (found in polymer plastics), we are working on exciting topics and projects. At Roehm, our strength comes from our employees. Their ideas, creativity, and passion are crucial for the further development of our business. Are you ready to become a part of that?   


By becoming part of our team, we offer opportunities and perspectives in an international environment – both for career changers and experienced professionals. Waiting for you is an exciting and creative role within a team, on-the-job training, development opportunities as well as attractive compensation and benefits!   



Our Engineering and Maintenance Manager is to advise and direct the activities of all Process Engineering, Project Engineering, and Maintenance personnel at the site and ensure that Company’s Plant Safety, Health Practices, and Environmental Regulations are rigidly adhered to, and consistently producing high-quality product within specified cost and scheduling guidelines. 


Responsibilities at a high level will include but not limited to: 

  • Ensure compliance that the production workplace is accident-free through daily attention to safety practices, work conditions, and training while operating within plant safety rules and standards

  • Perform workplace audits as frequently as necessary to guarantee a clean orderly workplace.  

  • Conduct plant operations to safeguard the environment and ensure full compliance with all environmental regulations.  

  • Ensure that adequate systems and procedures are implemented and faithfully followed to maintain the plant's Quality Systems.  

  • Facilitate the role of TPM (Total Productive Management) Coordinator and responsible for ensuring all elements of the TPM process while utilizing OEE as a primary tool to lead this effort.  

  • Develop direct reports through the establishment of challenging goals and assignments, providing feedback on performance, and conduct periodic reviews and performance reviews of progress to enhance employee productivity and morale.  

  • Successfully use productive management techniques to involve the production workforce in the operation of the production department.  

  • Achieve cost reduction and/or product quality improvements through selection, initiation, prioritization, and implementation of capital projects to improve process performance, productivity, etc.  

  • Represent the plant as required to foster good community relations, and ensure that plant operations are conducted in such a fashion that environmental difficulties are few, such as maintenance of acceptable work practices in all areas concerning the handling of waste products whether it be hazardous liquid, acrylic dust, empty containers, etc..  

  • Act as a liaison with Roehm personnel for all matters concerning the production process to maintain consistency and to capitalize on improvements at other facilities.  

  • Maintain effective systems for scheduling of work orders and measurement of cost. 

  • Actively support quality improvement programs. 

  • Coordinate the preparation of capital job orders issued by the plant for all projects reporting the status of approved and future expenditures on monthly basis. Prepare an annual capital expenditure budget with quarterly reporting. 

  • Maintain appearance of plant building, offices, furniture, and ground aided by a rolling forward 5-year plan. 

  • Provide service to the production group to design improvements to the process and advise during production upsets. 

  • Cultivate cooperation between shift mechanics and operators to perform departmental responsibilities to encourage collaboration.  



  • Possess a Bachelor's in Engineering or possess a degree within a related field 

  • Minimum 10 years of experience, with at least 3-5 years of that experience being in a supervisory/management role, and within a manufacturing environment 

  • High level of interpersonal skills and writing skills with the ability to work in a team environment 

  • Adept at balancing multiple tasks or projects and competing priorities 

  • Self-motivated, able to initiate and coordinate projects, and capable of meeting deadlines 

  • Familiar with Process Safety, Environmental, and Quality Programs 

  • Adept at using standard Microsoft Office programs and tools, especially Excel and SAP 



To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://www.roehm.com/en/career.

Please address your application to Sissly Harris. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us.


Please note that Röhm will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Röhm works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Röhm receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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