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E&I Execution Manager


Elwood, IL, US, 60421

Job Description

The E&I Manger is accountable for providing leadership and direction of site level maintenance & contractor maintenance teams to deliver safe and timely maintenance and construction execution in support of company and site goals and objectives. Supports mechanical integrity, reliability and overall asset performance. Sets targets, oversees costs. In partnership with functional counterparts, governs safety, environmental, quality and cost objectives while driving continuous maintenance operations improvement.


Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:
•  Directs maintenance crews in the installation, repair, reliability and preventive maintenance of assets used across the plant, facilities, utilities and scalehouse to ensure asset integrity and maximize utilization
•  Drives compliance to daily, weekly, monthly and annual scheduling and compliance to all processes, meetings and procedures associated with the area's Management Operating System
• Ensures mechanics comply with all procedures and specifications.  Manage any personnel, union / grievance, coaching, and disciplinary action in an unbiased approach according to the disciplinary procedure
• Partners with Operations to identify, prioritize, and execute work to ensure stable operations, improve reliability, and reduce downtime across assets
• Ensures installation and maintenance of assets is executed in a timely manner and properly coordinated with maintenance planning and production to accomplish equipment and facility repairs in an efficient and timely manner
•   Provides input into the development of maintenance plans and weekly schedules to ensure corrective and preventative work is prioritized and executed effectively
• Ensures all equipment for maintenance work (as required) is secured in compliance with lockout/tagout (LOTO) policy and procedures to safeguard people and assets from hazardous events
• Conducts audits to ensure all necessary assets are shut down, inoperable and safe to perform work.  Ensures tagging and documentation to alert others to status of engaging with asset
• Accountable for ensuring proper allocation / utilization of maintenance contractors onsite and proper management and control of value for time
• Oversees all daily activities of craftsmen to ensure maximum "wrench time"
• Conducts routine job visits throughout day to ensure productivity


• Minimum of 4 years of electrical or electronics experience with a Technical/Associates degree 
• Minimum of 8 years of electrical or electronics experience with High School diploma or equivalent
• Experience in a production facility is required
• 3 years of supervisory experience is required
• Experience planning and organizing electrical and instrumentation work                                           
• Experience using Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)             
• Strong electrical aptitude with additional mechanical skills                                           
• Experience troubleshooting equipment and reading maintenance procedures and blueprints



Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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