Maintenance Supervisor

Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
Posted Date 10 months ago(6/10/2019 12:07 PM)
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Ensure all maintenance activities and operations are smoothly conducted and all systems of a facility are appropriately functioning. Identify areas to improve processes, procedures, maintenance practices, quality initiatives, and on-going training for all maintenance staff. Improve functionality and reliability of all production and facility equipment, including but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems equipment and components.


Equipment Maintenance

  • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems and determines corrective action by checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs.
  • Inspects, operates, and tests machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Performs basic welding activities including MIG, TIG, ARC, and brazing.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining condition and integrity of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Cleans and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of location equipment

Preventive Maintenance

  • Performs and assigns all preventive maintenance on electrical and mechanical systems, and production machines; following blueprints and schematics, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications using a documented schedule.
  • Performs boiler chemical testing; record results in the log books; and make necessary chemistry adjustments.
  • Inspect motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and performs other maintenance actions while following maintenance records.

Work Management

  • Manages and assigns all plant and equipment maintenance.
  • Assumes responsibility for all shifts in the maintenance department.
  • Coordinates and schedules all equipment maintenance, including repairs which cannot be completed during normal hours.
  • Oversees and maintains all regulatory and environmental compliance.
  • Anticipates any problems and use corrective measures to reduce or eliminate downtime.
  • Communicate with Management if there are any issues that may result in downtime for the operation.
  • Monitors downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance plans.


  • Assumes responsibility for all aspects of safety within the maintenance department.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.


  • Develops, manages and maintains budget for building, equipment, capital expenditures and, parts and labor in partnership with manager.
  • Prepares maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Manages Maintenance Records – Ensures a current equipment file include but not limited to the following:
  • Equipment failure, problems, parts used and steps taken to make repairs.
  • A daily use of the shift change log between all Maintenance partners.
  • Maintenance records/files for each piece of equipment.
  • Utilities Usage - Fuel, electric, water, and sewage.
  • Analyzes and records meter readings of gas, electric, water in logs and takes corrective actions.
  • Generates and updates a repair parts, and equipment contact vendor list.
  • Prepares a work order list, prioritizes list, and assigns work to Maintenance Technicians.
  • Develops a parts replacement file containing all systems components that are presently in use with all necessary data.


  • Identifies and evaluates outside service companies that may be more cost effective to work on certain projects.
  • Secures bids from outside service companies for projects requiring outside labor.
  • Negotiates with inside and outside sources including vendors.
  • Corporate Initiatives
  • Develops location specific items to support the implementation of corporate initiatives.
  • Works closely with the Corporate Field Engineering team to complete projects, equipment replacement and installation, and improve asset reliability.


  • 1-3 Years Industrial Maintenance Supervisory experience preferrably in food manufacturing.
  • High School Diploma, College Degree and or Technical area related Certifications preferred.


  • Prioritization - Prioritizes multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizes time constraints and adjusting work schedule and priorities to address them; manages time wisely to ensure maximal efficiency and productivity.
  • Critical Thinking - Uses inductive and deductive reasoning to formulate general rules or principles and apply them to work; identifies flaws in logical reasoning; understanding complex conceptual relationships; accurately detects underlying themes or patterns in data.
  • Negotiation - Persuasively articulates own position, carefully listens to others’ positions, and tailors negotiation tactics to bring all parties together and reach desired outcomes; strikes a balance between being firm and being willing to compromise resulting in outcomes that enhance group or organizational effectiveness; demonstrates fairness and searching for win-win solutions throughout the negotiation process.
  • Coaching and Development - Accurately assessing others’ strengths and developmental needs; giving informative and constructive feedback in a manner that enhances others’ motivation; providing challenging assignments and opportunities for development; guiding others to overcome setbacks and learn from experience.

Working Conditions/Environment

Works in an office and manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, hear, read, sit, stand, walk, and bend while moving about the facility. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, chemicals, and moving equipment. The noise level in the office and plant is moderate. Hairnets and earplugs are required in the plant in accordance with GMP and safety standards.


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