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Mechanical Maintenance Supvervisor

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Summerville, SC, US

Company: James Hardie

Position Summary

 

The Maintenance Supervisor provides direction, coordination, and support for the daily execution of the maintenance crew’s operating plan.  Working with the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Planner, Maintenance Technicians, Operations, and Safety, the Maintenance Supervisor drives department productivity and quality of workmanship for the purpose of increasing overall availability and reliability of equipment.  As a leader of the Maintenance Department, the Maintenance Supervisor reports to the Maintenance Manager.

 

Position Responsibilities

 

Implements strategic vision for maintenance and reliability to correct, coordinate, and support plant maintenance functions by:  (65%)

 

  • Developing and implementing plans to reduce breakdowns, improve planned maintenance, optimize scheduled maintenance, and effectively execute down-day events;
  • Maintaining the facility in a safe manner and to a standard level of equipment availability;
  • Reviewing and observing the work of the maintenance employees and directing development/training requirements;
  • Managing all maintenance wash up days;
  • Participating in the wash up day planning, half-time, and follow-up meetings;
  • Incorporating plant delay items into weekly wash ups;
  • Maintaining close contact with Maintenance Manager to ensure maintenance activities occur with minimal disruption to production operations;
  • Driving the analysis of all electrical and mechanical down time incidents to root cause;
  • Communicating individual, department, plant, and corporate performance to the maintenance technicians;
  • Recommending and implementing improvement in maintenance and operational procedures; and
  • Touring the plant and all facilities to interact with production, quality, safety, and maintenance to help drive cultural change and to ensure appropriate work is being performed and customer’s needs are being meet.

 

Provides leadership to the Maintenance Technicians by driving the development, implementation, and sustainability of a predictive and preventative maintenance system by:  (25%)

               

  • Performing and maintaining the work flow process (work identification, planning, scheduling, execution, and auditing);
  • Leading the continual improvement and integration of the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) into the maintenance and production work system;
  • Capturing and recording necessary equipment and material history;
  • Reviewing previous days work packages to check for follow up work and to ensure work orders are correctly closed out;
  • Providing accurate man-hours for each wash up day, by craft, to facilitate decision-making; and
  • Working with storeroom personnel to ensure the Company has the right parts, at the right price, when the part is needed.

 

Manages career development and training for the maintenance department by:  (10%)

 

  • Ensuring technicians remain proficient with advancing technologies;
  • Evaluating skill sets of technicians as compared to operational and maintenance needs of the plant; and
  • Developing and completing action plans to eliminate any gaps.

 

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

 

Quantitative Dimensions

Decision Making:

The Maintenance Supervisor balances priorities, manpower, material, and equipment availability to improve department and individual efficiency and performance.

Supervisory/Lead Responsibilities:

The Maintenance Supervisor provides leadership, mentoring, and has supervisory responsibility for all Maintenance Leads and Technicians.

Scope of Position:

The Maintenance Supervisor directs, coordinates, and supports all maintenance and facilities activities.  These duties include electrical, mechanical, lubrications, safety, engineering, Research & Development (R&D), and reliability functions. The Maintenance Supervisor works with the Planner and Maintenance Engineer to provide the best possible tools and programs to all Maintenance Technicians.  Working with the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor drives the Maintenance Department to increase reliability and availability of equipment.

Position Requirements

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required:

 

  • Demonstrated advanced skills with the standard features of various personal computer word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, and other proprietary software).
  • Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail and continual diligence about follow-up.
  • Strong desire to learn.
  • Well organized with the ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to lead and be a part of cross functional teams. 
  • Knowledgeable of root cause and fault tree analysis techniques.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sound judgment, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to manage the flow of all required information and documentation.
  • Ability to deliver sustainable and superior results.
  • Strong electrical and mechanical technical knowledge.

 

 

  Education/Experience:

  Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or technical certification.
  • 3 or more years maintenance supervision experience in a continuous operating (24/7) manufacturing environment.
  • 1 or more years of experience planning/scheduling through hands-on experience.
  • Experience working with a CMMS.

 

 

 

James Hardie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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