Maintenance Supervisor | 3rd Shift

Chicago, IL 60623

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Js937099922 Compensation: 75000

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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

This position coordinates the team of maintenance technicians on their designated shift. This position is responsible for ensuring completion of all maintenance tasks in their assigned area and making sure the lead and manager are aware if there are any gaps. The position ensures the correct resources are being applied to each problem and escalates to the manager and lead when additional help is needed.


Job Duties:

  • Communicate issues to other shift coordinators to ensure a consistent message and consistent application of all company policies, programs, rules and regulations.
  • Support maintenance team in troubleshooting, finding/procuring parts, or escalating issues as required.
  • Build preventative maintenance schedules and prioritize based on equipment criticality.
  • Responsible for working with on shift Production Supervisor to achieve performance and overall equipment effectiveness targets.
  • Ensure maintenance, quality and safety audits are carried out by the team to ensure compliance with internal requirements.
  • Work with the maintenance lead and reliability supervisor to determine root cause of breakdowns and develop countermeasures for repeat issues.
  • Review short and medium-term plans for equipment maintenance with the maintenance lead and operations team. Develop long term plans with input from the managers, supervisors and operations team and ensure execution of the plans.
  • Working as a team with Supervisors, Maintenance team members, and Operations to plan, procure and document activities for the enhancement of machines in the assigned area.


  • At least five (5) years of experience as a maintenance supervisor/coordinator in fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience leading a team of maintenance technicians toward a common goal.
  • Must be capable of working independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience making reliability/maintenance decisions to meet needs.
  • Proven track record of implementing improvement ideas.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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