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Dow Chemical Work Activity Coordinator Lead in Midland, Michigan

Work Activity Coordinator Lead

Job Detail

Date Posted:Thu, 08 Apr 2021

Position:Work Activity Coordinator Lead

Schedule:Full time

Job Number:R2013970

Primary location:

Country:United States of America


City:Midland (MI, USA)


Dowhas an exciting opportunity for aWork Activity Coordinator Lead, located inMidland, MI. The purpose of this job is to ensure that maintenance is carried out safely in an effective and efficient manner. This job primarily supports the daily field maintenance in Michigan Operations, but will also include limited turnaround support during peak demand times.

The Work Coordinator has the primary responsibility for ensuring that maintenance work is carried out in a manner that is safe, efficient, and effective, and done in accordance with procedures and best practices. The Work Coordinator has a critical role ensuring that every aspect of maintenance work is performed in the most efficient manner. The Work Coordinator ensures that all work is executed through the Global Maintenance Work Process. The Work Coordinator must respond quickly to legitimate E-jobs, re-deploying resources as appropriate, yet minimizing the adverse impact to the schedule.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Prioritize and assign job resources

  • Drive schedule compliance across the Hub

  • Lead meetings to review upcoming schedules with plant Activity Coordinators (AC)

  • Report the progress of the daily work to enable adjustments to the daily work schedule when needed

  • Deliver 100% completion of compliance PPMs

  • Meet department goals for completion of non-compliance PPMs

  • Drive productivity improvements using time-on-tools studies

  • Manage the active backlog to deliver timely service to plant partners for planned work

  • Provide weekly contractor resourcing level input to ensure efficient use of company resources

  • Be familiar with the status of the craft skill certifications. Assign work such the craft(s) on the job has sufficient knowledge and skill to perform a safe and reliable repair. Assign work for development of craft skill when possible.

  • Identify and assign work to non-standard shifts (weekend or afternoon) such that they have a full shift of value adding work but also so that emergency work can be immediately responded to.

  • Identify and record unplanned events. Ensure they are resolved and improvements are made.

  • Record craft vacation requests and escalate concerns if minimum staffing levels are reached.

  • Reviews job packages. Provide procedures and paperwork when needed.

  • Verify proper work processes are followed. Challenge job priority or routing when needed.

  • Write work permits

  • Report work status to plant partners whenever progress deviates from schedule or previously agreed upon timeline.

  • Monitor and ensure required compliance tasks are completed

  • Participate in staff on-call

  • Validate contractor time charges and complete contractor time entry for billing

  • Individual will interact with all levels of employees, disciplines, and functions in daily activities

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills are required.

  • Must have strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.

  • Demonstrates being a strong influential leader towards work group improvements.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma/GED is required.

  • A minimum of 4 years maintenance experience in the chemical, manufacturing, industrial or similar experience industry.

  • Must be physically able to work in the field including but not limited to climbing ladders, scaffold, stairs and lifting (Not to exceed 50 lbs.) with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Is experienced or willing/able to learn computer programs, such as, Microsoft Applications and SAP.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Maintenance and/or activity planning and/or coordination experience is preferred.

  • Experience creating and/or managing a critical path for large maintenance jobs or construction projects

Note: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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 visitwww.dow.comor follow@DowNewsroom (https://twitter.com/DowNewsroom) on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity 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 http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-800-523-3945.