Manufacturing Maintenance Supervisor
An essential function of this job is the ability to work a 6am-6pm shift. Responsible for proactively scheduling and managing the tasks, duties and responsibilities of the maintenance Department with a focus on the continuous improvement of our operations and maintenance process. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic that reflects the Mission and Core Values of SILFEX.Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the SILFEX Quality Management System, SILFEX Manufacturing System (SMS) and all relevant Quality and Operating Procedures and apply properly as appropriate.Meet with cross shift counterparts, team employees, Operations Managers/Supervisors on a daily basis at start and end of shift (effective communication skills) to communicate opportunities, issues, status of projects, and product flow, to ensure smooth transition of production activities across shifts.Keep daily metrics up-to-date and use to drive improvements. Troubleshoot and escalate issues that prevent the team from achieving goals/objectives as required to resolve issues beyond control of the team employees.Encourage good performance, and motivate employees using appropriate feedback methods, including teaching, training, coaching and counseling. Be an effective listener to fully understand the needs of the team. Participate in gemba walks and metric review meetings. Engage team employees to maximize benefit of stand up meetings.Oversees technicians that repair and maintain the production, facilities, and test equipment.Recruits, hires, trains staff, evaluates employee performance, and recommends or initiates promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action.Oversee maintenance improvement projects.Ensures that production equipment is maintained in a manner that meets company standards and ensures minimum equipment downtime. Play a key role in specifying the requirement so new equipment and/or building additions/enhancements. Perform and instruct maintenance department in equipment maintenance and strategies. Schedules and maintains preventative maintenance programs, procedures and activities utilizing L2L.Responsible for on time completion of maintenance PMs.Improve the uptime of equipment and utilize downtime effectively.Analyze equipment failures, determine cause(s) and make necessary adjustments or repairs.Develop and maintain a tool/parts management system to more efficiently assess needed parts and equipment, decreasing downtime by having essential parts readily available.Oversee skill development of maintenance technicians.Manages training programs to ensure proper operation, preventive maintenance, and repair programs and procedures, as well as training on new processes or equipment.Help to coordinate the ordering and installation of new equipment. Responsible for oversight of onsite contractors.Perform tasks/duties related to special projects or assignments and perform other duties as assigned by department management.Schedule and manage resources for maintenance techs, including vacations, holidays, etc.Ensure proper documentation of facilities and maintenance activities.Maintain building, facilities equipment, operations equipment and grounds.Log repairs and expenses, keep maintenance spending within budget.Research new technology, make recommendations, presentations and proposals, as assigned. Culture: Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic that reflects the Mission and Core Values of Silfex. Create and maintain a culture where workplace safety is part of everything we do. Provide the safest possible workplace to our employees by modeling and following all company safety policies, reporting any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to SILFEX management. Wear all PPE as required by work area or job function. Communication – Begin with the end in mind – Communicate boldly as well as effectively with empathy and respect to inspire teamwork and collaboration vertically and horizontally within Silfex. Assist in applying lean manufacturing concepts and 5S. Demonstrate ownership of continuous improvement ideas and activities. Maintain organization and cleanliness, housekeeping and 5S within work area. Maintain these areas at the highest degree possible while responsibly escalating any maintenance issues.
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. High School Diploma or GED is required. An Associate’s Degree in a related field is preferred.A minimum of 5+ years’ maintenance experience is required. Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.Prior supervisory experience is required. Supervisory experience in a production/manufacturing setting is preferred.Strong proven mechanical aptitude and related skills.Effective project management skills, organizational skills, and leadership qualities.The ability to lead technicians through mechanical and electrical troubleshooting of complex machinery is preferred.Ability to communicate effectively with all areas of company and work effectively with cross-functional teams.Ability to analyze and develop process improvements, including planning, scheduling, execution, and development of necessary documentation.Proficient in applicable computer software including CMMs, Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred.Ability to identify, research, and make recommendations for improvements – equipment and/or processes.Flexibility with work hours/capable of working any shift, as needed.Must be able to understand mechanical part detail and assembly drawings, electrical schematics and process and instrumentation diagrams.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memosAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructionsMust be able to work effectively individually and in a team environmentMust be able to pay close attention to detailsMust be able to perform successfully under minimum supervision Physical Demands:
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 stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee regularly is required to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate.
Internal ID: req1698
Location/Region: Springfield, OH