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Maintenance Supervisor in Machesney Park, IL at thfoods

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

shift:Office

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for ensuring plant maintenance is completed at or above expected levels, in a safe manner, and is completed within or below budget for materials and labor.  The Supervisor is the critical factor in providing a positive work environment in which employee problems are recognized and responded to effectively, all employees understand their responsibilities and performance expectations, are enabled to perform their jobs effectively, and are encouraged to share and act upon their ideas for improvement.

 

Essential Duties and Requirements include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.   

  • Participate in daily production meetings to support operational needs;                     
    utilize maintenance resources to develop plans for corrective action, and
    develop sustainable programs to reduce repeat failures.
  • Preventative Maintenance- Support maintenance planner in development of
    maintenance plan and ensure the application of resources to accomplish repairs.
    Support  (MP2) maintenance management system and ensure  it’s full utilization.
  • Maintain plant according to food quality specifications                                         
  • Maintain safety standards for plant conditions and employees           
  • Work with internal/external customers to meet objectives     
  • Utilize initiative and influence to drive results and promote continuous improvement
  • Utilize expertise to solve problems, optimize systems, and plan for future requirements
  • Responsible for recognizing and reporting food safety and employee safety issues.

     

Supervisory Responsibilities

Daily Operations-supervision of maintenance employees, scheduling, employee development. The Maintenance Supervisor sets an example of personal performance and integrity which encourages excellence.  Selects mechanics for the projects and provides training and coaching.  Provides feedback when results are at or below expectations and identifies key issues and provides a clear course of action.  Keeps subordinates informed about department and company objectives and maintains an atmosphere where subordinates are free to voice their opinions.  Accomplishes the job in a timely manner, provides quality work and continually strives to increase technical, business, and interpersonal knowledge.  To successfully perform this job, the Supervisor will usually work forty-five to fifty hours per week, including time spent preparing for the shift, completing end-of-shift documentation, and attending training sessions and meetings.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Strong technical background with production/packaging machinery.
  • Considerable knowledge of food manufacturing processes and accompanying maintenance protocol
  • Must be a dynamic individual who is quality and customer oriented with the ability to coach employees to achieve established organizational goals.
  • Knowledge of and ability to read and interpret reports, schematics, diagrams and other maintenance troubleshooting guides.
  • Ability to supervise in a non-union environment.
  • Excellent listening, speaking, and writing skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with time, people, and equipment restraints.
  • Excellent oral and written skills required.

 

Education and/or Experience

5 - 10 years experience in a supervisory role

3 - 5 + years equivalent experience with AS degree in a technical discipline

2+ years equivalent experience with BS degree in Engineering or Technology

 

Roll Specific Competencies:

  • Decision Making/Judgement
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Job Knowledge
  • People Development
  • Problem Solving/Analysis

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.

 

  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Requires working long periods while standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling or walking.
  • Will encounter material and equipment operating at high temperatures, speeds, and frequencies

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Exposure to high intensity noise.
  • Work conditions may expose person to natural elements.
  • Work on scaffolding or other elevated platforms up to 30 feet.
  • Required working long periods while standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling or walking.
  • Use electric/pneumatic power tools with sharp rotating/reciprocating blades.
  • Exposed to heavy lifting, products that produce burns or freezing, hazardous vapors and chemical reactions, to include batteries, fuels, oils, solvents, gasses and pressurized systems.
  • Exposed to airborne particles when cutting, fabricating, repairs or installation of equipment and parts.
  • Will encounter electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, steam and chemical hazards.
  • May require entry into confined spaces and exposure to human diseases during the job.
  • Will encounter material and equipment operating at high temperatures, speeds and frequencies.