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An excellent career opportunity exists for a Hub Maintenance Leader in the Colombian Colombia HUB, based in Cartagena, Colombia. The Hub Maintenance Leader role has primary accountability for maintenance management and execution within the hub, as well as shared responsibility with the plant and business driving overall reliability and plant performance goals (EH&S, assets, personnel, cost, production, etc.).

This role demands someone with strong leadership and team building skills, focused on building a highly reliable and collaborative organization. The Hub Maintenance Leader has primary responsibility for leadership of salary and hourly reports with responsibility for their Performance Management and Employee Development.

This position is a great opportunity to develop for future Production and Process Leader roles through valuable experiences in leading people, developing and changing culture, conflict resolution, leadership networks, integrated site operations and service organizations, interactions and contract negotiations with internal and external partners, and driving EH&S, Cost, Production and Reliability performance results.

This position is technically challenging and an excellent opportunity for someone to apply and expand their leadership skills while improving their knowledge of plant, business and site interactions. This role will also provide opportunities to obtain a deeper understanding of people leadership and other valuable experience.



  • Ensure that day to day maintenance and reliability expectations are met in the facility and that non-conformances and unplanned events are addressed in a timely manner
  • Provide first level administrative leadership for Hub maintenance personnel. This includes coaching and reviewing individual goals and employee development plans, executing the Performance Management process, managing pay positions and promotions, and using the recognition or discipline processes as required
    Manage the maintenance
  • Ensure that the plants within the Hub are operating at desired capacity, relative to maintenance and reliability support
  • Track and meet the annual prime cost budget, prepare inputs for next year’s budget and identify and implement opportunities for reduction of unit costs for maintenance and reliability services
  • Participate in Site and Functional teams and networks as required to provide input from a maintenance and reliability perspective and assure that Site and Functional needs are incorporated into Hub priorities
  • Participate in key reviews and audits (such as RCPHA, EH&S Integrated audit, Customer audits, Maintenance and Reliability Reviews, Root Cause Investigations, etc.)
  • Be in the On-Call Rotation as per Plant Turnarounds and Emergencies as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering is required (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical is preferred)
  • 10-15 years of M&E experience in a combination of maintenance, plant or engineering role is required
  • Experience managing outsourcing Maintenance Companies, capability to administrate a contract with 100+ contractors and budgets over 1-2 MMUSD
  • Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt certification is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities is required with past direct people leadership experience with performance management is a must
  • Bias for and commitment to achieving results and driving improvements
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully lead and motivate others in an empowered work setting
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others/groups in a positive way and the ability to coach others on how to influence people in a positive way
  • Ability to take feedback and make positive changes in their own performance/behavior and foster a feedback rich environment with groups they lead
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience with driving strong root-cause analyzes and corrective actions as needed
  • Capability to travel Barranquilla or Cartagena cities when required
  • English proficiency
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