Maintenance Supervisor

Romeoville, IL 60446

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Production Management Job Number: Js361262124 Compensation: $90000-105000 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Chicago Heights, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the smooth operation of our facility by overseeing maintenance activities and supporting the Maintenance Manager. Your responsibilities will encompass a broad range of tasks, including preventative maintenance, staff supervision, and equipment management. We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in maintenance, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to lead a team effectively.

Job Duties:
  • Collaborate with the Maintenance Manager to uphold a safe and fully operational facility to meet daily production demands.
  • Manage the established preventative maintenance program, encompassing lubrication, inspections, and engineering sanitation schedules to minimize production downtime.
  • Participate in the recruitment, training, and development of the engineering department personnel.
  • Assist in scheduling engineering staff to support production and non-production hours, ensuring optimal coverage.
  • Maintain the engineering department's workshop and equipment in good working order.
  • Aid in procurement and inventory management of equipment spare parts.
  • Consult with the Maintenance Manager on long-term and short-term improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in overseeing the engineering department while adhering to policy and budgetary guidelines.
  • Foster open communication among team members and department heads to promptly address equipment issues.
  • Contribute to comprehensive engineering records, including preventative maintenance manuals and capital expenditure requests.
  • Uphold and update facility engineering practices to ensure consistent product quality.
  • Cultivate effective working relationships and two-way communication with colleagues and personnel across the organization.
  • Support quality control programs to ensure production procedures align with food safety and quality standards.

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Formal training or relevant experience in general maintenance, including the ability to identify electrical, plumbing, and mechanical malfunctions or equipment failures.
  • Previous experience in the food industry.
  • Possess relevant technical knowledge.
  • Strong commitment to safety awareness.
  • Proficiency in clerical tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills for effective interaction with diverse groups.
  • Experience in supervision, staffing, customer service, strategic planning, troubleshooting, technical understanding, leadership, and equipment maintenance.

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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