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Maintenance Supervisor/Planner (Electrical)

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The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for:

  1. Creating and sustaining the necessary standards for “Operational Control” every day in the area under their responsibility by:
    1. Establishing a comprehensive and documented set of Walk the Floor routines aimed at controlling and improving the performance of EHS, Quality, Cost and Delivery in line with required targets and standards. This includes, but is not limited to:
      1. Development and adherence to “Operating Rules” focused on effective utilization of preventative maintenance plans, tradesperson skills and equipment availability, in order to help the production department deliver the Manufacturing Plan;
      2. Effective application of the “EHS Model” to create a safe, healthy and environmentally compliant place of work, and a culture which constantly priorities and promotes adherence to these principles.

        Act as the accountable person (SPA) for a particular EHS subject, and effectively complete the duties associated with compliance to the subject.  Duties may extend into Production areas or even extend to site-wide duties.

      3. Maintenance compliance audits to identify, contain and correct potential Quality and Product Safety issues;
      4. Identifying actual or potential problems (variations to the required target or standard) and taking the necessary actions / following the agreed processes to contain, solve or escalate these problems within an appropriate timescale by engaging others in the manufacturing and / or functional teams;
      5. Engaging with employees to develop competence and involve them in sustaining standards and improving performance every day.
    1. Using the output of the Walk the Floor routines to contribute to the Daily Operations Meeting to report on performance against the agreed metrics under EHS, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People, and to identify problems for resolution by the manufacturing and / or functional teams;
    2. Monitoring the resolution of identified problems in their area, accepting an effective solution, and ensuring that the new standards dictated by this solution are maintained, and where necessary, built into the Walk the Floor routines;
    3. Engaging with the employees in their area, the supporting functional staff and the hierarchy to achieve the above points. Amongst other ways to engage with employees, conducting Walk the Floor routines, shift hand-overs, daily start-of-shift briefings and participating in the Daily Operations Meeting are of key importance.
  1. Planning, scheduling and procuring parts for maintenance jobs in an efficient way according to maintenance best practices.  Developing an asset maintenance history through properly documenting repairs and feedback.
  2. Creating awareness in their area of the cascaded objectives of the business, and the Manufacturing Plan, together with the current performance against these objectives and plans, and taking accountability for delivering the objectives specifically assigned to their area.
  3. Participating in “Lean Events” when necessary to improve any aspect of performance associated with their area.
  4. Leading the Continuous Improvement plan for their operation: agreeing a plan with the hierarchy, and being accountable for the implementation of a “Production System” model and all of its constituent parts (based on principles of Zero Defects, Standard Work, Optimised Resource and supported by Competent and Engaged Employees) within a “Visual Factory” environment.
  5. Developing the employees in their area of responsibility to ensure they are adequately trained to carry out the job(s) assigned to them, and to positively contribute to the performance and agreed standards of the area and to expected Corporate values.
  6. Taking ownership of a Personal Development Plan to improve their own personal performance and effectiveness in the Maintenance Supervisor role.

From time to time, Maintenance Supervisors may be required to perform other duties as requested by their Line Manager, and whilst not listed above, these duties will be appropriate to the level of responsibility held and to the scope of the role as defined.

BASIC Qualifications:High school or GED.

2 years minimum experience.

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

PREFERRED Qualifications:

Associates degree or journeyperson certification in electrical or applied sciences field.

Experience in a manufacturing facility.

Experience in maintenance, maintenance systems and repair of equipment and facilities.

Experience as a supervisor or leader of a work group.

Experience in a Union facility.


  • Day Shift
  • Salaried

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