Regional Maintenance Manager - California HYCO
Santa Clara, CA  / Chandler, AZ 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what's possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world's most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.

Reimagine What's Possible

We are seeking a Regional Maintenance Manager for our California HYCO Subregion. The Regional Maintenance Manager will lead the California HYCO Maintenance organization supporting all production facilities within the region. Will work closely with Plant, Line and Technical Management, with a focus on driving consistency in maintenance activities. This includes improving execution efficiency, utilizing effective maintenance tools and methodologies, and developing talent. The expectation of the Regional Maintenance Manager is to improve plant reliability and decrease costs, in direct support of the business. This position reports to the NA Maintenance Manager.



  • Responsible for developing a safe work culture, both directly and through peer influence
  • Serve as the champion for safe completion of work at facilities, through scope planning, execution, and training of personnel
  • This is a safety sensitive position


  • Accountable for establishing the fiscal year maintenance budget and monitoring subregion spending
  • Develop the maintenance expense and capital long term strategic plan
  • Approve and appropriately allocate (expense vs. capital) all major maintenance spending
  • Responsible for accurate and timely forecasting of major and routine maintenance spending, as well as plant capital spending
  • Responsible for outage budgeting and spending results


  • Drive consistency in the execution of maintenance activities across the subregion to complement business objectives
  • Responsible for direct supervision of Area Maintenance Supervisors and Regional Technicians
  • Streamline process for collaborating with site teams on outage planning, including ownership of some parts of the process
  • Champion the consistent use of maintenance systems, including budgeting and forecasting tools, SAP, outage planning, and resource scheduling

Plant Support / Coordination

  • 24/7 availability for operational emergencies
  • Provide or resource the vital technical skills to support each activity
  • Actively drive resolution to technical problems in real time, including scheduling meetings and collaborating with engineering teams
  • Identify and resolve systemic plant maintenance problems
  • Initiate and drive improvement projects
  • Locate and develop regional contractors for plant support
  • Identification and delivery of maintenance training needs for plant and staff
  • Support plant management with the recruitment of plant-based maintenance staff
  • Ongoing optimization of preventive maintenance program
  • Coordination with Materials Management and support refurbishment activities on complex spare parts
  • Implementation of SB-740


  • 15+ years of experience in maintenance, engineering and/or operations
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience, coupled with excellent broad based technical skills and good business acumen
  • Organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills are critical to the position
  • Proven track record of success in Safety, Reliability, Quality, and an ability to promote and develop maintenance excellence
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% within the region
  • B.S. in a technical field is a plus

Air Products proudly values the skills, dedication,andleadership that veterans bring to the table. As a veteran-friendly organization, we actively encourageand welcome veterans to apply for various roles within our company.We recognize the unique strengths and experiences that veterans contribute, and we foster a workplacethat honors your service while providing a platform for professional growth.


In California, the expected pay range is $133,230-$199,848, plus Company bonus. This is the pay range that we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

We are the world's largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen and industrial gas experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visitAbout Air Products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.).You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Air Products is also committed to Employment Equity (Canada).
Individuals who may have an accommodation need related to applying for positions with Air Products in the U.S. and Canada, should contact Air Products at 1-800-966-2724, Option #1.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 15 years
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