• Maintenance Supervisor

    Job Locations US-KY-Horse Cave
    Posted Date 5 days ago(2/14/2020 12:04 PM)
    Requisition ID
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  • Overview

    Directs the maintenance activities on a designated shift in a safe and efficient manner to achieve the desired quality, quantity and timely maintenance of all production machinery/equipment, physical plant, utilities and grounds in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, directs & supervises Maintenance Technicians and ensures compliance with company policies.


    • Coordinates shift maintenance activities through the supervision of employees to ensure the shift’s maintenance objectives are accomplished in a timely, cost-effective and safe manner.
    • Coordinates the preventative maintenance program on the designated shift to maintain production equipment and alarm systems in an efficient, safe operating condition.
    • Coordinates shift activities with outside vendors on projects or repairs.
    • Audits, controls and minimizes the shift’s overtime labor costs, maintenance/repair costs, and equipment downtime.
    • Oversees corrections and running adjustments of equipment to maximize production capabilities during shift.
    • Communicates effectively – verbally and in writing – with employees, other Management, customers & vendors.
    • Coordinates shift change-overs of equipment or preventative maintenance according to production schedules.
    • Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.
    • Provides training, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to employees.
    • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations.
    • Coordinates with other department managers and supervisors to ensure proper purchasing, processing, packaging, accounting and inventory control activities and procedures while keeping availability of items needed at proper level.
    • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, safety and productivity in the maintenance area.
    • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
    • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned by Management


    • 3-5 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a food-related industry.
    • 3-5 years experience as a maintenance supervisor preferred but not required.
    • Must have ability to effectively communicate – verbally & in writing – with employees, Management, customers & vendors.
    • Strong electrical and PLC skill set
    • Working knowledge of scheduling, budgets, equipment and production and computer processes.
    • High school graduate or equivalent plus multiple areas of technical training courses or technical school background.
    • Required to pass respiratory function & fit test to wear a full face respirator and SCBA.

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Working Conditions/Environment:

    Works in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, lift and bend while moving about the facility.  The employee is regularly exposed to heat, fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the plant is loud.  Earplugs, safety glasses, hairnets, beardnets (if facial hair exists), and steel-toed / slip-resistant shoes are required in the plant in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.


    Supervisory Responsibility:

    Directly supervises 2-15 employees in the maintenance area.  Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and results of the maintenance area during a designated shift. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling and appraising employees; planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints/grievances and resolving problems.


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