Electrical Supervisor

Electrical Supervisor

PURPOSE: The Electrical/Instrumentation Supervisor is responsible for providing the leadership, direction and resources necessary to safely and effectively manage the electrical and instrumentation function. Oversees the daily operation of the electrical maintenance team. Manages all electrical power distribution equipment.


  • Assigns crews to daily jobs based on work priorities and established schedules.
  • Instructs crew regarding job requirements and methods of repairing, servicing, and rebuilding equipment.
  • Checks maintenance work in progress to assure proper workmanship and adhere to schedule.
  • Performs root cause analyses and devises corrective action plans to solve problems.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative working relationship between management and unions.
  • Provides opportunities for training hourly personnel to improve job performance.
  • Assists crew in the diagnosis of equipment difficulties and specifies the extent and nature of the corrective actions to be taken.
  • Determines schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priorities, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel Tours mill and areas of maintenance responsibility to discover potential maintenance problems. Checks and expedites work in progress, and approves completed projects.
  • Ensures that necessary parts are on-hand for assigned jobs and machine shutdowns. Completes requisitions for spare parts and special tools and submits via purchase order entry system.
  • Establishes and adheres to approved plan of building and facilities maintenance.
  • Assists in maintaining the mill preventative maintenance program
  • Provides leadership for personnel assigned to their department.
  • Monitor progress of on-going jobs and projects to ensure they are completed on-time and in line with job specifications.
  • Assist Maintenance Superintendent and other Maintenance Supervisors in investigating, diagnosing, and evaluating major equipment malfunctions and develop methods and procedures to improve operating efficiency of equipment.
  • Assists the Safety manager in the development, implementation and enforcement of all plant safety and housekeeping programs. Enforces plant safety regulations including good housekeeping practices. Encourages employees to become safety conscious. Conducts monthly safety meetings. Stops unsafe acts immediately.
  • Is responsible for safety RCR of direct reports.
  • Performs duties as deemed necessary by the Maintenance Superintendent.


  • The E/I Supervisor must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels.
  • Must have a background in Electrical Engineering. (An ASEE/BSEE is strongly preferred)
  • Minimum of 5-7 years supervisory experience in a paper manufacturing plant preferred.
  • Experience in general maintenance or other maintenance responsibilities that would include the ability to recognize electrical and instrumentation malfunctions or equipment failures.
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Pulp & Paper
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