Maintenance Supervisor

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to supervise a maintenance crew with an industry leader in the cement manufacturing industry. The cement plant is looking for someone who is hardworking and dedicated to becoming a part of our team. This position will be responsible for all aspects of day-to-day preventive maintenance and repair activities for the department. The following are some of the responsibilities:
  • Schedule and supervise the work as arranged through the Maintenance Planner to maintain equipment to meet production requirements.
  • Oversee the work performed by maintenance crews and outside contractors as required for each job to ensure completion in a timely and quality manner.
  • Manage any urgent or breakdown jobs as required to keep equipment running and minimize downtime.
  • Provide development of direct reports and motivate staff resulting in a reliable and competent work force. Provide technical assistance to maintenance personnel toward expedient problem resolution.
  • Execution of these specific duties will be achieved through the following:
    • Schedule, assign, plan and monitor the work of maintenance shop personnel
    • Coordinate with the Maintenance Planner by communicating anticipated jobs and providing input when stores stocks need to be increased or altered, for upcoming jobs to maintain maintenance schedules
    • With the Maintenance Planner develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules, prioritize mechanical expenditures and procedures for equipment to meet overall plant goals.
    • Prepare material and labor estimates to develop project cost estimates and plant budgets.
    • Monitor the acquisition and use of materials to meet productivity and budgetary goals.
    • Maintain time, work order, material, equipment and other mechanical shop records
    • Determine appropriate training for employees.
    • Evaluate employee skills, abilities, safety practices and behavior to maintain the necessary skills to perform their jobs.
    • Plan the schedules of the staff including assigning work and overtime as required to meet maintenance needs.
  • Participate in the implementation of plant projects. Provide input into the design and implementation of mechanical aspects of projects to ensure tasks are able to be accomplished in a quality, cost-effective, and timely manner.
  • Ensure the application of the plant’s rules of conduct, policies, and health & safety protocols during maintenance procedures to minimize injuries and lost time incidents.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plant’s on call program. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends while on call and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency. Must be willing to work weekends and after hours for supervision of emergency repairs as needed.
  • Ensure that Maintenance department tools and equipment are in good working condition and that adequate stocks of consumables are maintained to allow maintenance activities to occur as scheduled.
  • Complete assigned work and be in compliance with all Federal, State, and Local regulatory requirements.

  • 5 years of mechanical repair and maintenance experience
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred
  • Prior experience working with heavy industrial machinery and equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others with or without direct authority
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including MS Excel and Word
  • Prior experience working with or interpreting Collective Bargaining Agreements is a plus
  • Ability to anticipate and adapt to changing situations
  • Ability to perform tasks that include walking, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces and occasionally lifting to 50 lbs.
  • Willingness to provide coverage during off-shift hour and weekends as require
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Cement & Lime
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