Maintenance Supervisor - 2nd shift

Posted Date 4 months ago(4/18/2022 4:33 PM)
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About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.


At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.


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. Develop, design, implement, and facilitate safety processes and procedures. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK SECOND SHIFT - Mon thru Fri 5p to 2a


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.


  • Supervises a team of 6-10 Maintenance Technicians.
  • Teaches, Trains, and Develops Maintenance Technicians.
  • Identifies and coordinates training for Technicians on preventive and repair maintenance.
  • Maintains staffing levels and participates in hiring processes.
  • Directs and assists other maintenance personnel with emergency repairs.
  • Completes and delivers maintenance Technicians’ reviews.

Inventory Control

  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies by monitoring and replenishing appropriate inventory.
  • Verifies receipt of all orders.

General Duties

  • Oversees regular inspection of general facility and property.
  • Involved in all maintenance issues.
  • Responds to emergency alarms.
  • Provides maintenance information to appropriate technition.

Personal Development

  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Facilitates regular debriefs with the plant manager.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • BA/BS in Business Management or Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • 1-3 Years prior experience in a management position preferably in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising others is preferred.
  • Equipment Knowledge - Wiring, electrical, electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery and equipment knowledge required. Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Maintenance Management experience including planning, scheduling, budgeting, negotiating, parts management, vendor management, maintenance management systems required.
  • General Boiler knowledge preferred.
  • Basic welding equipment knowledge preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software required.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics required.
  • Ability to read maintenance literature printed in English required.


  • 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.

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At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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