Maintenance Supervisor

Job Location US-VA-Mt Crawford
ID
2020-5124
# of Openings
2
Category
Supply Chain
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

The Maintenance Supervisor supports a Business Unit with multiple lines, value stream teams, or technology groups. The Maintenance Supervisor is directly responsible for planned maintenance pillar activities and leadership of mechanics supporting their team on a 24/7 basis. They should display servant leadership abilities that help empower mechanics and line team associates to higher performance levels and greater morale. This role requires 60% to 80% floor leadership time. Maintenance Supervisors are responsible for daily tactical execution of Daily Direction Setting priorities, coordination of mechanics, execution and follow up of planed work. In addition, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for developing planned maintenance strategies that support safety, people engagement, quality, cost, reliability and continuous improvement initiatives. This position may be fixed on day shift or support off shifts; independent of shift schedule, this position is responsible to coach and develop leads / teams on every shift within their area/lines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of our people and our products always
  • Attend and Support all line meetings as part of the Daily Direction Setting (DDS) process
  • Work with Production Leaders and OpEx Leaders in the development and execution of Plan for the Day and loss elimination activities.
  • Communicate metrics for maintenance and reliability activities. Owns and drives improvement around planned and unplanned downtime, # breakdowns, MTBF & MTTR metrics for their lines.
  • Owns Breakdown Elimination, Defect Handling, & Planning and Scheduling. Coaches teams through effective execution of these processes and builds capability and ownership of these systems down to the team level over time.
  • Meet with each shift daily to review work completed and provide direction and follow up
  • Maintain Maintenance schedules for owned lines and ensure adequate coverage in a consistent and equitable way that is consistent with the contract and state regulations
  • Create daily assignments for mechanics on each shift the support planned maintenance and loss elimination initiatives. Focuses on engaging mechanics in proactive work that will improve line predictability/stability.
  • Provides resourcing and support to line owned autonomous maintenance activities
  • Follow up on safety, quality and major losses with root cause analysis
  • Support off shift critical work and emergency repairs where required
  • Identify gaps and roadblocks to successful execution of line maintenance plans and develop plans to close gaps
  • Monitor metrics, develop plans, and propose solutions for improvement
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process, support cost goals, and identify productivity opportunities
  • Support Planned Maintenance Pillar, System and Tools implementation
  • Support Systems and Equipment Ownership capability development
  • Lead and Support Early Equipment Management Activities, including possible startup leadership for projects within their area
  • Will be a member and valued contributor to Operational Excellence Pillars
  • Own respective QMS standard and execute all processes, including all documentation specification requirements.
  • Reviews work orders to determine work priorities. Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous production operations
  • Coordinates activities of workers fabricating or modifying machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products
  • Directs maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, steam, electric power, gas, or air required for operations
  • Monitors and helps to modify preventive maintenance program in conjunction with the plant maintenance manager and maintenance staff
  • Reviews with Maintenance Manager production, quality control, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities
  • Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational and regulatory standards
  • Work with Plant Engineer to develop and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials
  • Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operation.
  • Work with Maintenance Manager on training and indoctrination of workers to improve work performance and acquaint workers with company policies and procedures
  • Confers with management, engineering, and quality control personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from 4 - year engineering degree preferred (not requried)
5 - 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable

 

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