Maintenance Supervisor

US-TN-Jackson
ID
2017-3478
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

The Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for leading the maintenance, reliability and continuous improvement initiatives of all plant process control equipment, systems and facility. Assist Plant Maintenance and Operations departments in obtaining optimum understanding and training on such systems.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise craft personnel that investigate, diagnose, test, calibrate, install, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment and systems throughout the plant, to ensure optimal asset utilization, safety, food safety, productivity, efficiency and reliability.
  • Provide advanced or specialized knowledge, skills and tools to restore equipment operation and process integrity.
  • Provide support to the Maintenance department, Operators and Engineers to correct malfunctions, enhance performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Interface with suppliers and OEM’s to properly select equipment and quickly rectify problems.
  • Provide primary, plant-wide support for PLC systems and equipment including software & firmware, processors, I/O, communication networks, programmers, and related equipment.
  • Identify and provide training in the use of advanced electronic equipment and trouble-shooting techniques to diagnose & correct equipment or process malfunctions.
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings and documentation of all types (mechanical, electrical, electronic, schematic, hydraulic, pneumatic, etc.) in order to accurately apply their skills in any particular situation.
  • Assist project management staff in the installation, testing and commissioning of capital equipment.
  • Participate in CI efforts and safety programs throughout the plant and practice safe work practices.
  • Facilitate accurate and adequate equipment spare parts inventories.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • This position provides direct supervision to maintenance staff.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2-3 years experience as a leader in a manufacturing setting. (high-speed packaging environment a plus)
  • It is desirable to have experience in AutoCAD and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.    
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  • Title:   Maintenance Supervisor
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  • Applicant must display electrical/electronic mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills down to the component level. 
  • EDUCATION:
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  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering or related discipline, preferred but not required.  
  • EXPERIENCE:
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  • Minimum of 3 years of maintenance supervisory experience, required.
  • Minimum of 5 year of related maintenance experience, required.
  • Demonstrated “hands on” management experience.
  • Experience working with capital and controllable expense budgets, preferred.
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of people.
  • Experience facilitating continuous improvement processes in a fast paced manufacturing environment, preferred.SKILLS/PROFICIENCIES:
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  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Solid analytical skills using tools such as statistics, downtime tracking, mechanical history, project planning, etc. to identify opportunity areas.
  • Ability to use innovative approaches to resolve complex problems.
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Project Manager, Excel and Word.
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on complex production processes.
  • Ability to analyze data and information, and to make effective and timely decisions.
  • Ability to work with others to identify opportunities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Solid problem solving, project management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.

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