Genesis Alkali, LLC

  • Maintenance Area Manager

    Job Locations US-WY-Green River
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Genesis Alkali is the world's largest producer of natural soda ash, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit or


    Why Join Genesis Alkali?

    • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience
    • Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, Vision, Flexible Spending (Medical and Dependent Care) and Health Savings Accounts, and Pre-paid Legal, beginning first day of employment; company funds a portion of HSA
    • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan – Company makes Safe Harbor matching contributions (fully vested) of 100% up to the first 5% of eligible pay you contribute; additionally, Company makes discretionary contributions (three year vesting) of 5% of eligible pay, for a total of 10% Company contributions
    • Tuition reimbursement program covering 100% of approved courses based on academic performance
    • Transit benefit plan through Wage Works (Philadelphia)
    • Numerous company discounts


    Posting Title: Maintenance Area Manager

    Location: Green River, WY  

    Pay Grade: 22


    Position Summary: 

    The Maintenance Area Manager is a key contributor to operations of our maintenance team, supporting the Director of Maintenance, and leading the Maintenance department. The ideal candidate will be looking for an opportunity to grow and improve the maintenance team of one or more chemical processing plants, focused on continuous improvement, while maintaining the success of the current maintenance organization.   


    Primary Responsibilities:  

    • Safe, reliable and cost-effective production to meet or exceed business needs and objectives
    • Development and execution of operating plan and manage results against the plan
    • Accountable to manage plant costs to budget including unit costs, capital projects, maintenance supplies and labor, capital projects and engineering
    • Leadership and oversight of Plant EHS programs and practices including Safety Leadership teams
    • Leadership and direction to the Plant Maintenance team including the accountability for growth and development of talent within the organization
    • Strong communication and partnership with other business areas to support safe, reliable operations for the Green River site
    • Champion the use of continuous improvement tools to implement strategic initiatives relative to safety, cost, capacity utilization, reliability, and productivity
    • Drive cultural change, implementation of Maintenance Work Process, and continuous improvement mindset
    • Asset management for plant facilities
    • Compliance with all applicable laws and corporate requirements



    • Provide leadership and direction to implement EHS and manufacturing standards and best practices and build consistency across plant operations
    • Manage plant operations to meet the S&OP targets for the business including EHS, production, cost, quality and reliability
    • Accountable to develop, manage, and reconcile financial and business budgets, forecasts and reporting at the plant level
    • Communicate with key stakeholders business performance and strategic initiatives
    • Partner with Plant Operations, Maintenance and Financial leaders to ensure the integration and balance of productions requirements across Westvaco surface operations to optimize safety, cost and reliability
    • Development and growth of manufacturing and engineering talent including coaching and mentor-ship
    • Establish and report on performance objectives and KPI's within the plant
    • Coordinate with Corporate and site resources to continuously improve safety, manufacturing costs and technology
    • Manage the plant assets including the privatization and authorization of capital and engineering projects
    • Develop appropriate responses to performance trends
    • Partner with Human Resources in labor relations and contract administration
    • Champion ISO 9000 efforts within the plant
    • Owner of Maintenance MAP process


    Required Skills and Experience:

    • B.S. in Engineering from an accredited 4-year college or university AND 5 years of maintenance experience OR HS Diploma or equivalent, such as the GED, from an accredited educational institution AND minimum of 5 years maintenance experience AND 10 years combined manufacturing and maintenance experience
    • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
    • Demonstrated leadership
    • Demonstrated ability to lead change and influence culture
    • Demonstrated ability to drive team results


    Genesis Alkali is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or citizenship.        


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