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Maintenance/Engineering Supervisor

Aberdeen, Maryland
Manufacturing and Production

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United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 161565BR

Job Description

The Maintenance & Engineering Supply Chain Leader contributes to the success of the Aberdeen facility by providing maintenance leadership for a plant operation. Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety for an entire business unit on shift. This person will lead a team of frontline employees within the maintenance department (mechanics/technicians).

Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure equipment reliability to maximize production line productivity
  • Implement process enhancements to improve package and flavor changeover efficiency
  • Utilize visual factory concepts to maximize asset utilization and plant performance
  • Build maintenance technician capability
  • Track standard manufacturing and warehouse metrics and prioritize plant maintenance opportunities
  • Ensure proper utilization of Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Deploy strategies in reliability fundamentals that develop technician competencies
  • Develop a team to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short- and long-term performance goals
  • Deliver effective change leadership while driving business changes and minimizing people impact
  • Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues
  • Leadership role in projects ensuring all schedules and budgets are met
  • Manage the maintenance functions within the department with minimum cost and high reliability
  • Responsible for ensuring spare parts availability and the control of assets
  • Responsible for procedure implementation for ISO system
  • Responsible for management of H/S/E plans and support of safety within the plant
  • Lead training sessions for both maintenance team and production team members
  • Develop maintenance team through external training plan.
  • Maintain and improve existing preventive and predictive maintenance programs
  • Control the ongoing repair and period maintenance budgets in line with the fiscal plan. Help implement cost reductions to offset negative or unplanned variance to the fiscal plan
  • Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for front-line hourly personnel
  • Motivate team members to achieve plan goals
  • Administer policies and procedures
  • Regular and predictable attendance at the work site
  • Prioritize work requests
  • This role requires regular presence on the plant floor
  • This role requires lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally
  • This role requires occasional work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow
  • This role may operate forklift and manufacturing equipment occasionally
  • This role may require off-shift and weekend work
  • This role may require some travel (less than 5%)

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of operations maintenance experience preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Mechanical experience maintaining equipment
  • Understanding of PLC programing preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results through mentoring others
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular


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