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Argos, with over 80 years in the market, has become a benchmark in the industry of cement, ready mix concrete and aggregates through our operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. Our business model focuses on the client and on sustainable development, which means it is economically viable, respects people, and is environmentally friendly and responsible.

As a leader in its industry, Argos USA changes lives through the construction of building materials that encourage the dreams of millions around the U.S.

We are a team of talented individuals connected and united by the superior purpose of transforming the future through sustainable construction. We promote our employee's growth thanks to continuous learning and the challenges we all face in a dynamic, innovative, respectful and inclusive environment where the balance between work and life is paramount. We are diverse, creative and committed; working together while being supported by Argos’ competitive benefits program.

Join our experience, explore your possibilities and transform the future with us!

General purpose of the job

The primary objective is to monitor equipment condition on a regular basis and analyze trends in order to determine the interventions necessary to maximize equipment reliability, performance, life expectancy and cost efficiency while taking into account production constraints.

Individual accountabilities

  • Comply with and stay up to date on all company and regulatory rules and policies
  • Actively participate in company programs and initiatives
  • Lead by example to promote company and regulatory rules, policies and programs with internal and external employees
  • Ensure that safety, structural integrity and environmental policies and regulations are supported appropriately in design and implementation for any elements of the plant preventive and predictive maintenance (PPM) program
  • Develop and maintain equipment inspection and condition management strategies
  • Build and manage a comprehensive PPM program in SAP.
  • Complete inspections per defined schedule
  • Evaluate and improve the content and frequency of inspection plans, data collection sheets and decision criteria using OEM recommendation and performance history.
  • Ensure systematic review, application and optimization of lubrication program in SAP.
  • Apply predictive and preventive tools (non-destructive tests, vibration data collectors, infrared, thermography, ultra-sonic gauge, dye penetrants, etc.)
  • Collect information and maintain detailed equipment condition files
  • Perform follow-up quality assurance inspections to verify tolerances for critical issues and repairs to assure compliance to acceptance standards and established guidelines.
  • Record and analyze data and initiate appropriate SAP work orders as needed.
  • Make repair or replace recommendations based on equipment condition, risk and cost
  • Review and validate all new notifications to ensure adequate information is available for the planner to develop an accurate scope of work
  • Review equipment performance history with a focus on failure elimination
  • Utilize key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor and improve PPM program compliance and effectiveness
  • Provide work prioritization input to weekly schedule based on equipment condition
  • Participate to RCFAs and Reliability Committee as equipment SMEs
  • Provide major maintenance plans and budget recommendations based on inspection results, trending and analysis.
  • Formally present inspection results to Methods Coordinator and others as needed
  • Provide feedback to requestors to improve validity and accuracy of notifications
  • Develop and complete a meaningful Individual Development Plan to continuously improve functional performance and capability for self and any direct reports
  • Complete company required training as assigned
  • Supervise contractors and other resources when required
  • Coach and train other employees as required in the proper implementation of relevant elements of the plant PPM program including SAP notification criteria and field activities
  • Inspection program compliance and effectiveness is consistently demonstrated
  • Up to date knowledge of equipment condition is maintained
  • Outcome of inspections are appropriately communicated to drive short and long term planning
  • Value added information is provided to the planner to promote efficient and effective planning



Technical knowledge and certifications

Training: Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Area of experience

Manufacturing facility maintenance



$93,000.00 Per year 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.


Nearest Major Market: Hagerstown

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