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Maintenance Supervisor

Primary Location Blythewood, South Carolina Job ID R103229 Apply

Job Summary

The Maintenance Supervisor provides leadership and supervision to the Maintenance team engaged in the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of facility equipment. Strives to ensure safety, quality and maximum production efficiencies to meet and support the facility overall.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.

  • Overseeing, planning and issuing work orders to appropriate team members for the implementation of equipment modifications, preventative maintenance and any corrective maintenance

  • Coordinates repairs and maintenance activities facility management and departments as necessary

  • Remaining active on the floor including providing any “hands-on” trouble shooting and maintenance of production equipment

  • Enforcing all plant rules, monitors attendance and provides corrective action (discipline) as necessary

  • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary

  • Manage relationships with contractors and service providers

  • Keep maintenance logs and report on daily activities

  • Follows preventive maintenance program for all equipment

  • Maintains electronic and paper maintenance records

  • Organizes and enforces sanitation procedures

  • Monitors grounds for proper care and appearance

  • Works closely with management on safety and sanitation issues

  • Monitors and organizes outside contractors for quality and cost effectiveness

  • Available for on call duties

  • Professionally address issues with employees utilizing the proper resources

  • Other duties assigned

People Management

  • Encourage the growth of all direct and indirect reports through skill development and goal setting

  • Hold direct reports accountable for meeting performance standards and departmental performance goals

  • Mentor employees, measure performance, and complete regular performance reviews

  • Resolve employee issues in an effective and consistent manner

Job Qualifications

  • Post high school mechanical or building trades, or equivalent combination of education and work experience accepted

  • Three (3) – Five (5) years of experience in building trades and/or machine repairs, including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.

  • Three (3) – Five (5) years of experience in preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of material handling equipment, conveyor systems, and automated equipment

  • Competent computer skills, and experience using computerized maintenance systems is preferred

  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail and follow through to resolve any outstanding issues

  • Strong time management skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to read, understand and utilize equipment manuals

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task

  • Ability to effectively communicate with and manage outside contractors

  • Possess internal customer service skills

  • Knowledge of current laws and standards applicable to equipment and building maintenance, and facility security

  • Ability to evaluate procedures and initiate improvements

  • Must have reliable transportation if assigned to multiple facilities

Working Conditions

Material and Equipment Directly Used

  • General warehouse equipment

  • General office equipment

  • MS Office, Shipping and proprietary inventory management software

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Operate material handling equipment, machinery and tools

  • Lift and carry up to 75 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Sitting or standing: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Use of hands: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Stoop, bend, or crawl: Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity

  • Climbing steps and/or ladders:  As required

  • Standing

  • Walking

  • Sitting

In general, the building’s primary work area consists of pallet storage racking, roller storage and small item storage shelving.  The facility uses powered conveyor systems for the transportation of products. Pallet jacks and forklifts are used for palletized products. Some positions require use of safety equipment, which is provided as needed.

Environment Factors

This position may require travel between multiple facilities.


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