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Maintenance Lead M/F

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GEODIS is a leading global logistics provider acknowledged for its expertise across all aspects of the supply chain. As a growth partner to its clients, GEODIS specializes in five lines of business: Supply Chain Optimization, Global Freight Forwarding, Global Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and European Road Network. With a global network spanning nearly 170 countries and more than 49,400 employees, GEODIS is ranked no. 6 in its sector across the world. In 2022, GEODIS generated €13.7 billion in revenue. GEODIS is a company owned by SNCF Group. 
This position is also open to anyone recognized as a disabled worker.  



Position description

Type of assignment

Full-time Regular


Operational activities - 4PL Operations

Job title

Maintenance Lead M/F

Job description

• Creates a working environment that continuously improves the Health and Safety of workers, including identification and management of occupational risk.
• Manage team and himself to perform preventative maintenance per defined interval/schedule in a timely manner and documents maintenance of work orders in SAP, providing status reports of work done.
• Recognizes and corrects potential equipment failure or unsafe conditions and communicates this to the Facility lead.
• Performs and supervises machine shop work operating various machines such as saws, drill presses, grinders, and electric/manual hand tools for the building of crates and pallets.
• Ensures that all work performed meets required codes (OSHA, City, and Federal) and is in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
• Utilizes appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, safety glasses, face shields, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, and aprons.
• Responsible for proper care/cleaning of tools, parts, materials, and work area.
• Responsible for providing coverage in the absence of other Maintenance Technicians.
• Schedule and work with 3rd party vendors to perform maintenance and assure they are following BP policy and procedures, including permit Job Safety analysis of each job.
• Perform and execute Nitrogen blanket tests based on engineering requirements for specific items, including daily checklist (nitrogen levels).
• Assure site has the supplies to do Preservation and Maintenance work.
• Create Assessment based and work orders for the 56 locations at the BP PMF (facility checklist)
• Support the Facility lead in the Management of the employee life cycle of the Maintenance department including selection, monitoring daily employee performance, coaching, objectives, and development, including performance deficiencies and motivation.
• Project management of improvement projects/process harmonization.
• Perform other duties as assigned by management.
• Attending training on subjects of ISO, safety, business controls, etc. and cascade to your team.
• Communicate with employees and other department supervisors and managers on a regular basis.
• Contribute to other company internal projects.

Applicant's profile

• High School Diploma or GED (REQUIRED)
• 1 - 3 years of experience in an Industrial Maintenance environment. Associate degree in a technical discipline could be substituted for work experience.
• Technical/vocational training and understanding of chemical batch control operations preferred.
• Strong mechanical repair/troubleshooting and metal working skills.
• Must be able to satisfactorily demonstrate proficiency in Machine Repair, Machine Tool Operations, Pipefitting and Welding.
• Functional knowledge of mechanical components (valves, pipe fittings, bearings, motors, gearboxes, etc.).
• Ability to read and/or interpret mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic blueprints or schematics.
• Be able to perform basic reading and arithmetic problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Be willing and able to learn shop math, including simple geometry.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, job related internet research and ability to learn eMaintenance software for daily usage.
• Strong organizational, prioritization, and problem-solving skills with focus on attention to detail
• Be able to work both independently and in a team, environment completing objectives efficiently with a sense of responsibility.
• Be able to safely complete the physical tasks associated with the essential job functions. These tasks include extensive climbing, walking, lifting, bending, standing, carrying, and squatting.
• Be able and willing to work in non-ideal environments such as: confined spaces, working at heights, dusty/dirty and around chemicals. • Understand, practice, and enforce safe work practices related to the following: respiratory protection, elevated work platforms, fall protection, control of hazardous energy (Lockout/Tagout procedure), fire protection systems, electrical safety, forklift/hoist operation, welding, cutting, brazing, confined space entry, PPE and employee Right to Know
• Strong Organizational Skills
• Detail Oriented

• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of the organization both written and verbal; includes building relationships with team lead and department Manager.
• Self-starter and excellent organization skills to be able to handle multiple activities and prioritize work.
• Basic electrical concepts understanding
• Cross functional team working
• Displaying willingness to improve and learn.
• Assume ownership of assignments, completing commitments on time
• Experience in Process Improvement implementation
• Experience with SAP IT system

Working time (%)


Position location

Position place

America, United States of America, Louisiana


Houma, LA

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required


Years of experience in similar position

Junior (1 to 5 years of experience)