New job SH Mechanical Maintenance in Tamil Nadu

SH Mechanical Maintenance
SH Mechanical Maintenance

SH Mechanical Maintenance

Company : Aditya Birla Group
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Tamil Nadu

Full Description

Updated: September 09, 2021
Location: Tamil Nadu, India
Organization: Chemicals

Job Description:

1) Job Purpose

  • Plan, execute & control all maintenance activities in assigned plant area.
  • Responsible for carrying out predictive / preventive / break down / shut-down maintenance
  • Proper Planning in maintaining required spares by considering its budget/cost
  • Improve plant efficiency with available resources.
  • Knowledge in industrial safety procedures and standards
  • Manpower planning and its deployment
  • Assist in plant turnaround by executing major overhauls
  • Good exposure in trouble shooting, root cause analysis
  • Maintain the plant on Mechanical Maintenance front for its smooth Operation of entire
  • Maintain highest level of quality standards
  • Inventory control of mandatory spares.


2) Principal Accountabilities


Supporting Actions

1. Plant Maintenance

Organize & co-ordinate execution of maintenance activities

  • Organize and review daily maintenance activities in the concerned areas so that the schedules are followed strictly and quality & timely completion.
  • To keep records of all critical values (alignment, clearances etc.) for future reference
  • Check preventive maintenance, shutdown and predictive maintenance systems for abnormalities and take corrective action for elimination
  • Check breakdown failures, shutdown losses, maintenance expenditure, repair time, manpower cost, overtime every month and identify activities for improvement
  • Supervise resources during breakdowns, shutdowns & planned maintenance
  • Coordinate with purchase, stores & P&A to organize necessary resources like material & manpower for uninterrupted & timely completion of maintenance jobs
  • Manage shift activities and ensure availability of maintenance resources in all shifts
  • Supervise the contractors work on equipment maintenance
  • To carry out inspection activity at vendors site as and when necessary.
  • Execution of corrective actions to avoid job repetition

2. Planning & Budgeting, Cost Control and improvements

Check for maintenance expenditure to be within budgeted norms and plan and implement execution of improvement actions for cost optimization

  • Compare maintenance expenses on monthly basis and compare actual expenses against budget and take action to reduce variants
  • Suggest and implement measures in design modification for cost reduction
  • Carry out half yearly analysis for the consumption of spares and make action plan for optimized consumption
  • Assist in data collection, information to identify opportunities and Bottlenecks
  • Manage the inventory at an optimized level to minimize the working capital while ensuring the plant requirements and risks are addressed
  • Verify contractor bills for accuracy and certification of quality
  • Interact with vendors, contractors, OEM suppliers for technical discussions to freeze technical specification & scope of supply for procurement at optimum cost
  • Provide inputs to the DH in Planning& Budgeting for the Section

3. MIS Reports and Documentation:
Ensure timely update of all documents of the section

  • Maintain all equipment histories & records.
  • Timely preparation of MIS report and all relevant documents.
  • Ensure update of documents as per ISO and related MIS.
  • Assist and get timely audits done in the section.

4. System Management (Safety, Sustainability & WCM):
Implement and adhere to statutory compliance related to Safety, Health and Environment & Sustainability and systems like IMS, WCM and ISO Supervise & monitor quality systems (ISO, EMS, WCM, OHSAS)

  • Strictly follow the safety rules & regulations.
  • Educate and insist usage of PPE & appliances to all team members.
  • Obtain the necessary safety permits like Confined Space entry, Work at height, Cold work, Hot work permits etc before start up work.
  • Create awareness among the workforce/contractors
  • Monitor quality systems in the section for improving performance as per quality and environmental standards.
  • Implement IMS- ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & WCM practices & other systems in the Section
  • Monitor daily abnormalities & take corrective action and implement counter measures recommended during audits
  • Implement periodic sustainability audits as directed by Sustainability Cell and other audits
  • Implement corrective action as reported in audits
  • Monitor implementation of processes for accident free operations/ Maintenance and compliance of all safety requirements as stipulated by the Factories Act & environment related statutory requirements
  • Monitor adherence to safety norms & safe operational procedures
  • Facilitate statutory testing of vessels
  • Train the team to handle emergency situations like AHF leakages etc. under Disaster Management activities
  • Maintain compliance to effluent norms set by pollution board
  • Ensure safe working conditions & practices and implementation of safety procedures, audit point’s measures & ensure training on safety measures
  • Comply with factory, boiler, and environmental related statutory requirements
  • Encourage employees for participation in Kaizen, Suggestion Scheme, etc. and ensure implementation of audit findings
  • Conduct tool box talks

5. People Development:
Maintain a congenial work culture by effective management of people to improve productivity, growth & motivation levels of employees to institutionalize best organizing practices in the Unit

  • Maintain discipline and grievance handling staff and workmen and other subordinates
  • Inculcate in team the group values/policies/ vision/ mission & objectives
  • Motivate employees for stretch targets through team building and two-way communication
  • Co-ordinate with HR Team for monitoring the development of FLOs, staff and workmen
  • Recommend trainings for skill development and ensure development of team members
  • Proactively train engineers/FLOs/subordinates
  • Implement HR practices and maintain shop floor discipline
  • Provide technical support to team on various issues
  • Monitor the deployment of manpower resources, with the intention of controlling OT without affecting the smooth running of plant

5) Job Purpose of Direct Reports

FLE (Area -1)- AHF, DHF, Alf3, Spar dryer, Alumina dryer, HF Storage, ISO filling& 1toner filling station.

  • Monthly preventive maintenance schedule monitoring and execution
  • Follow all safety standards, ‘Permit To Work’ at all job execution and play role in tool box talk to improve work culture and reduce risk
  • Take a major role to support Cross Function departments for smooth operation

6) Relationships (If Applicable)




Functional Head Technical

As required

Guidance, approval, feedback, discussions.

Department Head/ Peers


Feedback, review of plant progress and details of breakdown/Equipment failures.



Status & follow up of plant maintenance jobs,




Suppliers /Contractors

Consultant/Inspection agencies

As required

Technology, Information sharing, problem solving, coordination, project engineering, progress review & follow-up.

Statutory/ Government authority

Need base


Vendors, equipment suppliers, consultants, contractors

Daily/ need base

As required

B.E/B.Tech,Master of Mechanical Engg.

Minimum Experience Level:
7-10 Years

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