Maintenance Supervisor

Job Location US-OR-Portland
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor in Portland, OR!  As a Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for working with and developing, managing and leading a world-class maintenance organization for maintaining the Company's long-term competitiveness. This position requires the ability to demonstrate excellent team building, people management, and leadership skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills, including face to face, written, and presentation skills, and excellent external and internal functional/ cross-functional communications skills.


  • Oversee and direct technician assignments across all shifts, basing decisions on manpower, technical ability, knowledge, and production priorities.
  • Communicate and coordinate with Plant Operations Leaders and Engineering leaders to determine the most efficient and timely corrective action in response to equipment breakdowns.
  • Track corrective and preventive maintenance activities ensuring activities are reducing downtime.
  • Ensure technicians are creating work orders to document activities, and entering accurate and thorough information.
  • Verify assigned work orders are completed in a timely manner and work quality is acceptable
  • Manage and approve technician work hours, vacation, sick days, etc.
  • Perform technician coaching, reviews and disciplinary actions.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities across all shifts.
  • Ensure successful leadership and integration of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) processes into the overall organization.
  • Effectively communicate RCM strategy, goals and results across the organization as it relates to Maintenance and within the Maintenance Organization.
  • Establish and influence the use of best practices and strategic benchmarks for assessing maintenance processes.
  • Define and implement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for measuring progress.
  • Develop training programs and development/progression plans for technicians.
  • Develop strategic partnerships across the company and with third party contractors to increase overall reliability.
  • Develop and manage cross-functional improvement strategies.
  • Identify opportunities in establishment of the RCM model, assess progress and develop strategic programs for addressing the opportunities.
  • Lead and direct effective interactions and positive cooperation through work relationships between all levels of the organization
  • Champion the organizations values by leading best practices in maintenance by supporting Safety and Quality initiatives.
  • Ensure the maintenance and operation of the equipment, systems, and processes for the overall facility meet compliance standards of all external regulatory agencies to include: PMO, OSHA, EPA, FDA and all other applicable regulations.








  • You will have a HS Diploma or GED, required.  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering discipline is strongly preferred.
  • You have 1-3 years experience in food / dairy / beverage manufacturing or similar processing environment.  Minimum 3-5 years' experience in developing, leading, and executing proven maintenance reliability programs, management of maintenance budgeting processes, and front-line maintenance leadership.
  • Equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable in lieu of degree.   Prior experience in Food/Beverage/Dairy manufacturing environment is strongly preferred.
  • You have computer proficiency: Excel, Word, Power Point
  • You have strong communication and collaboration skills
  • You have ability to anticipate problems and initiate corrective measures
  • You have the ability to work independently with flexibility and make informed, data-driven decisions
  • You have the ability to work under pressure
  • You are able to contribute to and fulfill responsibilities on a cross-functional team
  • You are able to contribute enthusiasm, support and cooperation in performing job duties and responsibilities on a daily basis
  • You have strong attention to detail





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