Maintenance Supervisor – 3rd shift

Job description:

Maintenance Supervisor, 3rd Shift

Reports to: Plant Maintenance Manager/Engineering

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of maintenance work orders and effective utilization of the team to address plant process, equipment, and facility upkeep. With a One Team, One Mission approach, this position collaborates across shifts and with multiple departments (Production, Utilities, Planning, Safety) to support consistent yields, minimize down time and enforce HACCP, USDA, and food safety protocol.

Essential Functions: Supervises the activities of 5 Maintenance Techs and apprentices to track completion of work orders, planned repairs/projects and preventative maintenance. Includes administration of scheduling, time and attendance, performance feedback and follow-up to ensure optimal job performance.
Coordinates on and troubleshoots major maintenance projects with Maintenance team, plant engineers and Continuous Improvement.
Ensures quick and effective response to line breakdowns. Investigates and completes failure analysis on work order challenges and works through appropriate actions with teams to prevent future breakdowns.
Communicates with Supervisors across shifts and departments regularly to coordinate maintenance activities with Production schedules; provide breakdown and equipment repair status reports.

Supervisory Responsibility:This position will supervise 5-6 maintenance team members at the food manufacturing facility


Required Qualifications:A bachelors degree in Engineering is desired, but offsetting education and industry experience will be strongly considered with an Industrial Mechanics degree/equivalent technical diploma with 3 years of strong leadership within a Food manufacturing facility
Strong interpersonal skills, to include professional oral and written communication, a team-focused approach, and the ability to model composure/make decisions in stressful situations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in food manufacturing facilities
Regulatory compliance knowledge, including USDA regulations, HACCP, GMP and Food Safety (SQF)
Strong computerized maintenance management system knowledge
Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Our client has been designated as An Employer of Choice, due to the positive work environment and promotional opportunities they provide.