Maintenance Supervisor
Dean Foods

El Dorado Springs, Missouri
$7.25 per hour

Job Title

Maintenance SupervisorLocation

El Dorado Springs, MissouriDescription

General Purpose:

Provide work direction and supervision to maintenance employees to ensure the effective delivery of maintenance services in accordance with the company’s policies, OSHA regulations, and applicable laws. Function as a resource and point of escalation to direct reports. Coach, mentor, and provide performance development opportunities to team members on an ongoing basis.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize and assign daily jobs and work orders and provide clear direction to maintenance employees. Oversee pass down issues. Monitor activities to ensure an efficient and safe maintenance operation
  • Ensure maintenance staff has a good understanding of work practices and procedures
  • Assist the maintenance manager to ensure that all preventative maintenance work orders are completed within the given time. Assist with everyday maintenance issues and repairs
  • Actively support and implement preventative maintenance programs; schedule and provide constant monitoring of the preventative maintenance program and make adjustments as needed
  • Serve as first point of contact for emergency maintenance requests
  • Oversee the repairs and maintenance of all plant equipment
  • Assist in developing procedures and policies for maintenance department
  • Evaluate reliability strategies on a regular basis to determine effectiveness and adjust strategies to meet productivity goals
  • Complete and maintain record keeping using databases and computerized maintenance management systems
  • Support work for proper root cause analysis on breakdowns or failures to ensure equipment breakdown issues are addressed and resolved
  • Assist the maintenance manager on capital and special projects
  • Work with inventory or supply employees to ensure an adequate inventory of spare parts and equipment
  • Demonstrate ability to work unsupervised and make competent decisions when the maintenance manager is not available
  • Remain current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to mechanical and electrical systems design and operation
  • Provide staff with the necessary training on existing and new equipment
  • Complete supervisory activities such as administering employee promotions and transfers; reviewing and editing employee timekeeping; completing performance evaluations; mentoring, training, and coaching employees
  • Position requires availability during off duty hours to answer technical questions, troubleshoot equipment issues, employee relations, and other items as needed
  • Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all company regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience
  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent combination of experience and education)
  • 2 to 5 years of maintenance or related experience coupled with demonstrated leadership aptitude, team lead experience, or supervisory experience
  • Experience leading and following safety policies and procedures
  • Certification and/or License – may be required during course of employment; electrical, welding, boiler, refrigeration, compressed air, wastewater, or plumbing licenses or certificates preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong knowledge of facility equipment
  • Knowledge of and skill with Microsoft Office Suite and company computer systems
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management
  • Able to lead and instruct others on the proper and safe procedures
  • Able to perform all required preventative, productive, predictive, and scheduled maintenance procedures
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work in collaboration effectively and foster good teamwork
  • Able to think and use independent judgment in planning and organizing multiple tasks and information
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and follow through on day-to-day responsibilities
  • Able to adapt to changing operational needs and lead others through change
  • Able to select, coach, develop, engage, and retain a team of employees
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

5%-15% (1-3 times per year)

An Equal Opportunity Employer
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