Maintenance Superintendent - TAD

PURPOSE: The Maintenance Superintendent - TAD is responsible for the leadership and management of the mechanical and electrical maintenance teams for the TAD paper mill area at this tissue operation in the Southeast US. They also have responsibility for the Reliability management program, and will work closely with operations to identify issues and opportunities and to respond quickly to problems.


  • Maintenance Superintendent will place emphasis on planning/scheduling, preventative/predictive maintenance, reliability, spare part availability and stocking level optimization to optimize equipment availability, minimize unplanned downtime and equipment failures, and maintain functional buildings and grounds
  • Manage the overall day to day activities of the Maintenance Technicians
  • Support operational goals and metrics for asset productivity, quality and safety
  • Ensure that safety rules and regulations are well known, understood and applied and equipment meets safety guidelines and regulations
  • Initiates, implements and manages the plant Maintenance Work Order System and Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to prioritize, plan, and schedule maintenance work efficiently while minimizing maintenance cost and equipment downtime, as well as identify improvement opportunities
  • Initiates, implements and manages the plant Stores System to ensure part availability for planned maintenance work and unplanned/emergency repairs
  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, make recommendations and implements maintenance activities for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problems
  • Works with Asset Leaders, Production Schedulers, Project Leaders, Maintenance Engineers to properly prioritize maintenance work and ensure proper maintenance resource allocation for allotted machine downs
  • Initiates and implements programs to track, analyze and improve key maintenance metrics including asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance, schedule compliance
  • Ensure proper workmanship to team members, performance recognition and disciplinary actions, completes performance reviews to maintain compliance with HR requirements
  • Respond to all unplanned and emergency downtime on equipment as required to efficiently and quickly resume operations
  • Development and administration of the maintenance budget
  • Manages the Facility, Building and Grounds Preventative Maintenance and Service contracts for the TAD area of responsibility


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical and/or Engineering field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment in various maintenance and maintenance supervisory roles
  • Strong knowledge of CMMS systems, work order systems and related system/software including SAP
  • Strong knowledge of work management processes, labor estimating, resource balancing
  • Good working knowledge of facilities and industrial equipment and O&M requirements
  • Understanding of OSHA safety requirements, practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of skilled trades, equipment fabrication, electricity and electronics, mechanics, PLC’s, machine drives, pneumatics, hydraulics, plumbing and pipe fitting
  • Working knowledge of preventative maintenance and reliability improvement programs.
  • Excellent communication skills including both verbal and written.
  • Ability to effectively lead work teams as well as work as a team member
  • Organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to read and understand machine drawings and/or schematic diagrams.
  • Computer literacy/competency including MS Word and MS Excel
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Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper
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