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Maintenance Strategic Asset Owner

Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries, and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standard profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 35,000 employees in more than 140 locations. 

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter. 



Job Location: St. Augustine, FL


Summary: The Maintenance Strategic Asset Owner is responsible for maintaining the full life cycle of the assigned asset. The Asset Owner will keep accurate, cost effective parts inventory, schedule all PM and PDM to meet 100% compliance, makes sure that work is completed on the assigned asset and provides continuous improvement of strategic asset through detection of proper operation, maintenance practices and workmanship. Position requires experience in plant equipment operation and maintenance. Prime candidate will have leadership experience and work to develop and maintain strong relationships with other departments.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Promotes operation’s care for strategic asset. Increases involvement of operation to PMs and PDMs activities.   
  • Owns the plan and scheduling manning, logistics and execution of planned work
  • Monitors and maintains a cost-effective inventory of the critical spare parts for the accountable asset
  • Utilizes reliability-based maintenance techniques for continuously improved equipment performance and maximized cost savings.
  • Develops a pilot area to demonstrate continuous reliability improvement principles and plan the proliferation from pilot to full scale of strategic asset.
  • The critical asset has a flight plan to address the top five equipment issues and the top five structural downtime issues for the asset line. Applies RCA methodology with operation counter partner and reliability leader to eliminate failure root cause.



Job Requirements:

  • A must is plant equipment operations and maintenance experience.  Proven experience in creating highly collaboration working relationships with operations leaders.  Previous leadership experience preferred
  • Expertise of Mechanical and/or electrical principles
  • Computerized Management System MVP
  • Production and Maintenance operations
  • Plan for multi-craft crews and to supervise or train personnel when required
  • Organized / Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment
  • Work with limited supervision Demonstrated ability to work in and through teams, with all levels of the work force.
  • Team Player & Collaboration attitude
  • Excellent Communication (written & verbal)
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to work independently, plan and to train personnel when required
  • Systematic and uses analytical skills to investigate equipment failures
  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of objects up to 15-25 pounds

Infrequent lifting of objects up to 50 pounds


Education and Work Requirements:

  • A college degree in a business or engineering discipline is preferred



Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

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Posted on:  Feb 17, 2021

St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086

Department:  Maintenance - STA
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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