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Title:  Maintenance Specialist - Koppel


Tenaris is a leading supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and certain other industrial applications. Our mission is to deliver value to our customers through product development, manufacturing excellence, and supply chain management. Tenaris employees around the world are committed to continuous improvement by sharing knowledge across a single global organization. 




Manages and oversees maintenance activities in the area/specialty under charge and assists Maintenance Line Manager in the overall management of the Line/Process. Ensures contribution from a technical perspective in the analysis and solution of highly complex issues in the area of specialty.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Participates in the definition of investment and maintenance policies for installations and equipment in his/her area of responsibility, and defines new investments related to reliability, maintainability and equipment obsolescence, in line with general business policies and health, safety and environment regulations.
  • Ensures the Line/Process continuity by: fulfilling and optimizing maintenance plans and programs; participating in the planning of large stoppages (REX); ensuring availability and reliability of critical assets; coordinating Base Group activities; ensuring non-operational stoppages are duly performed; ensuring root-cause failure analysis on chronic and/or sporadic equipment breakdown or losses.
  • Ensures the development and optimization of maintenance preventive methods to reduce maintenance workload and avoid unforeseen stoppages.
  • Supports Engineering and Operations area in the research and assessment of new technologies, procedures and standards. Ensures the correct sharing and implementation of maintenance standards, procedures and best practices that apply to his/her area of responsibility. Identifies and proposes issues related to its applicability.
  • Verifies and controls the proper management, cataloguing, update and sharing of all technical maintenance documentation (technical specifications, procedures, operational processes, drawings, etc.)
  • Controls the continuous provision of supplies and services coordinating material procurement and repairs and verifying that the stock and spares holding levels are defined according to global standards. Proposes corrective actions in case any deviation to standards.
  • Assists Maintenance Line Manager in the overall management of the Line/Process (Budget control, Human Resources, Health and Safety, etc.)
  • by effectively interacting with other key areas (Production, Quality, Central Maintenance, Industrial Services, etc.)
  • Controls the execution of the Energy management plans and programs verifying the optimal management of facilities in his/her area of responsibility. Verifies compliance with energy saving/efficiency internal standards and external regulations.
  • Proposes and manages the area Master plan for the solution of critical problems Leads the systematic analysis of critical assets in order to identify and solve chronic problems, improve their availability, reliability and cost, and facilitate preventive maintenance activities.
  • Verifies the proper management, update and use of Maintenance information systems, in order to support the decision making process.
  • Participates in the definition of the area budget and controls its proper execution, detecting any deviations to standards and proposing corrective actions
  • Fosters the implementation of maintenance programs to minimize/optimize the use of required energy and promotes improvement actions in general, including interventions on employees' behavior, in order to decrease all resources consumption waste.
  • Contributes from a technical perspective in the analysis and solution of highly complex issues in the area of specialty.
  • To comply with HSE procedures, report any incident or observation, perform inspections and participate in the investigation process.
  • Implement the preventive/corrective actions. Keep updated the risk analysis and the environmental aspect assessment.
  • Complies with Tenaris policies, procedures and management standards, and ensure adherence with all laws and regulations that apply to the area of responsibility.
  • Protects from damage, theft or misuse the facilities, equipment and other physical resources assigned to his/her area.

Koppel, Pennsylvania, USA

Date:  Jan 12, 2023

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