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Maintenance Manager  

Solvay (company)

Posted on : 21 October 2017

Project Description

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers in diverse global end markets. Its products and solutions are used in planes, cars, smart and medical devices, batteries, in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications promoting sustainability.


Its light weighting materials enhance cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources, and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality. The Group achieved net sales of €10.9bn in 2016 and has 139 industrial sites and 27,000 employees in 58 countries. Solvay is headquartered in Brussels and listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris.

The GBU Specialty Polymers offers an unmatched portfolio of specialty polymers with over 35 product lines available in more than 1500 formulations designed for use in demanding markets around the world. Our products cater to industries such as Aerospace, Automotive, Batteries, Consumer & Construction, Electrical & Electronics, Healthcare & Industrial and Environment.


Worldwide this GBU has over 3700 employees with 18 production sites and 10 R&I centers across the globe. The total net sale for 2016 for this GBU was 1.9 billion Euros.


Our high performance plastics, polymers, fluids and elastomers are designed to meet the critical requirements that engineers face every day in key industries including, Automotive, Aeronautics, Smart Devices, Healthcare and Energy Production and Storage.


In Asia, Specialty Polymers is big with a notable contribution of 39% of Global Net Sales with 2 production Sites and 4 R&I Centers.


Solvay Specialty Polymers in India is the largest manufacturer for PEEK & PAEK polymers which are innovative ultra-performance polymers that tower at the top of the plastics performance pyramid. The Specialty Polymers Plant at Panoli plant produces ultra-high performance KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK), AvaSpire® polyaryletherketones (PAEK), Poly Ether Sulfones (PESU), monomers which along with their ease of processing provide substantial value for design engineers.

PositionMaintenance Manager

Inviting experienced professionals in the field of maintenance to join our team for an upcoming plant at Panoli.

This position will be based out of Panoli and will report to the Technical Services Manager. 


Key Responsibilities

To participate in Detail engineering activities of the plan and then fully lead to sustain the plant condition at optimum level for better productivity.

Responsible for overall maintenance in mechanical and reliability of plant etc.

To lead in coordinating with other discipline like electrical and instruments. 

To ensure compliance with HSE regulation, process safety,  quality standards and company policies,

To ensure maintenance excellence, continuous improvement and innovation in department.


A successful candidate;

Must have:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering

10-15 years of relevant with an organization of repute and successful track-record

Knowledge of equipment and industrial processes in a Chemical batch process plant

Hand on experience of various Rotating mechanics like Reactor, Centrifuge, Pumps, compressor  and other  equipment like vessels, piping, heat exchangers

Knowledge of Utility like Boiler, Hot oil unit, Air compressor and chiller is necessary

May have:

Knowledge on reliability, corrosion, materials & inspection would be preferred

Knowledge of TPM tools Pareto, failure analysis, FMECA, electricity & automation would be added advantage