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Maintenance Leader

Company: Dow
Location: Plaquemine
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Our purpose

Join a team that's passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow, we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.

We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.

Employing 36,500 individuals
Across 109 manufacturing sites
In over 31 countries

Our portfolio of products and solutions include:

Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.

Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives, and lubricants, and more.

Coatings: Whether it's a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.

Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.

Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations, and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom). We make diversity and inclusion a priority-because sharing our perspectives and building on each other's ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?

Dow Louisiana Operations (LAO) TES is looking for their next Turnaround Services Group Leader to be in Plaquemine, LA.

About you

The Turnaround Services Group Leader drives significant value to Dow by driving turnaround excellence across the Louisiana Site. This role shares responsibility and accountability for delivering safe, efficient, and effective turnarounds (TA). They (1) supervise and drive talent growth & development of TA Planners, Coordinators, and Material Coordinator/Controllers, (2) Set priorities for the team to ensure strategy implementation and task completion, (3) drive continuous improvement in TA Planning, Coordination, and Materials Management.

As the group leader, you also act as the primary back-up to the Site Turnaround Director and share accountability for the performance and results of the team and M.I. Plan actions. As a leader, the incumbent fosters a work environment with a high level of integrity and strong customer and safety focus that embraces inclusion and diversity, innovation and sustainability, continuous improvement, and empowerment.

Also, you can complete each of the following tasks:

Partner with the Turnaround Director to drive strong EH&S and Quality performance and Culture.
Develop turnaround planners, coordinators, and material management employees and ensures career success via goal setting, performance management, promotion processes, and employee development planning.
Lead and conduct recruiting and interviews for growth and replacement roles to build a diverse and sustainable team.
Ensure applicable corporate/regional best practices, operating discipline, and tools are fully implemented and effectively utilized.
Lead and support improvement charters and initiatives to deliver continuous improvement and regional alignment.
Lead and support assigned Site TA related Strategy/Pillar action items.

Required qualifications

A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Engineering or relevant military experience at or above a U.S. E6 ranking OR Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class ranking is required.
A minimum of seven (7) years' experience in Maintenance and/or operations within the Petrochemical Industry.
Demonstrated leadership abilities.
A minimum requirement for this position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Your preferred qualifications include:

Turnaround experience preferred.
Excellent written and oral communications skills preferred.
Inspirational Leadership skills preferred.

Additional notes

Must possess a TWIC card or be eligible to obtain a TWIC card. For information on TWIC eligibility requirements, please see: (If unable to access link, copy and paste in your browser.
Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may be provided based on eligibility.

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Dow Offers:

A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

Keywords: Dow, Baton Rouge , Maintenance Leader, Professions , Plaquemine, Louisiana

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