Job Description

Job Title: 3rd Shift Maintenance Supervisor
Job Location: New York
Relocation assistance available: Yes, regional


  • Directly supervises maintenance employees on assigned shifts to ensure the effective delivery of maintenance services and support production in a 24-hour 7-day per week operation
  • Planning, assigning and directing work, addressing product and employee complaints, and resolving problems
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies, OSHA regulations, and applicable laws
  • Collaborates with the plant engineer, maintenance manager, and facility management to utilize equipment to improve employee safety, production quality, equipment reliability, and overall equipment effectiveness
  • Supervises both the maintenance and capital projects for the site
  • Utilizes mechanical and electrical expertise to maintain production systems, utilities, buildings and grounds
  • Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system to optimize asset utilization through scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Ensure that all utilities (i.e. refrigeration, electrical, steam, compressed air systems, etc.) are in proper working order to support production
  • Implements corrective actions identified by key maintenance performance indicators as a means to create overall equipment effectiveness
  • Remains current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to mechanical and electrical systems design and operation
  • Ensures corporate policies and standards are followed in both capital project implementation as well as daily maintenance
  • Complete all paperwork including maintenance records, incident reports and investigations, and others as assigned by the maintenance manager
  • Maintain current technical documentation on PLCs, instrumentation and equipment (PLC ladder logic, blueprints, manuals, SOPs, maintenance procedures, PMs, inventory/parts purchasing
  • Shares “best practices” within the Maintenance Department
  • Monitor and enforce policies, plant rules and programs with employees, contractors, vendors, consultants and suppliers
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and delegating
  • Provides management of employees directly to ensure effective selection, retention, development, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract related activities and discussions
  • Evaluate Maintenance personnel skills and abilities and assist Manager with developing training programs for employees’ growth

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of five years industrial maintenance experience within Dairy, Food, and/or Beverage industry is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience; previous supervisory experience required
  • Working knowledge of boilers, refrigeration, PLCs, electrical, cooling towers, ammonia compressors and packaging equipment
  • Skills required in electronics, instrumentation and electrical systems and troubleshooting, reading electrical schematics and understand ladder logic
  • Ability to calculate basic mathematical equations and formulas
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs
  • Ability to lead others through change
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail
  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines
  • Ability to select, lead, coach, influence, motivate, develop, engage and retain a team of employees
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to understand cost containment and budgetary principles

QBH#: 1830

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