Maintenance Supervisor

West Columbia, SC 29172

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Production Management Job Number: Js926235130 Compensation: $75000-100000 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Location: West Columbia, SC

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • The Maintenance Supervisor assumes the primary responsibility for ensuring the integrity of food production through the execution of maintenance procedures and documentation that align with regulatory, customer, and industry requirements. This role involves supervising maintenance technicians, performing maintenance activities, scheduling personnel, and coordinating operations to maintain bakery functionality in a 24/7 environment. The Maintenance Supervisor is actively involved in the repair, troubleshooting, and alignment of building and bakery equipment, as well as initiating preventative maintenance actions.

Job Duties:
  • Supervise and provide technical expertise in the repair of breakdowns and troubleshooting.
  • Ensure responsive and proactive maintenance support to all plant customers, addressing service calls and machinery repairs promptly.
  • Prepare technician schedules for 24/7 day operation line coverage and preventative maintenance.
  • Collaborate with the Maintenance Manager to document bakery needs for the fiscal year, including the cost value of equipment repair or replacement.
  • Implement proven professional maintenance and reliability improvement processes to enhance uptime and production throughput.
  • Maintain preventive/predictive maintenance programs, including failure and root cause analysis.
  • Service and repair equipment on a continual basis, adhering to established maintenance schedules.
  • Select, supervise, and provide professional development to maintenance personnel.
  • Drive the reduction of losses through breakdown analysis and other continuous improvement tools.
  • Manage all parts acquisition activities, maintaining a compliant stockroom operation for critical process equipment repair parts and necessary consumables.
  • Possess a working knowledge of national, state, and local regulatory requirements in the areas of food safety, safety, environment, and emergency management.

  • A high school diploma or GED is required. Community College technical degree plus five years of shop floor experience in a manufacturing environment OR a Bachelor’s Degree in
  • Mechanical/Electrical or Chemical Engineering is preferred.
  • Previous experience in Lean, Six Sigma, 5S is preferred.
  • Preferred experience in the food and/or beverage industry.
  • SAP or equivalent systems experience.
  • Maintenance/engineering expertise in hydraulics, mechanics, process, and electrical functions of equipment.
  • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) electrical troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with Ammonia refrigeration systems.

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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