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Maintenance Supervisor in Chicago, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description

Maintenance Supervisor

The role of the Maintenance Supervisor is to be responsible for maintaining all aspects of keeping the Maintenance Department according to plant regulations.  Assures consistent maintenance procedures, initiates, implements, and manages maintenance programs based on best practices in the meat/food industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.  Must be a self-starter with strong leadership experience, professional work ethics, and creative problem solving skills, able to handle legal compliance and coordinate activities in order to meet quality standards.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Communicates directly with the operations department to coordinate outside technician service of maintenance and repair work in process areas.
  • Communicates directly with QA department to ensure effective participation by the maintenance technicians in the implementation of QA policies and procedures.
  • Implements programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.
  • Assists with planning and implementing plant improvements and expansions.
  • Conducts employee performance reviews based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution of the maintenance technicians.
  • Maintains and updates operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
  • Ensures that all maintenance technicians are trained on the most updated version of the operating procedures.
  • plant equipment and systems.
  • Reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Schedules necessary technicians for any maintenance repair shop equipment.
  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
  • Supervises plant maintenance personnel.
  • Ensures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Communicates regularly with all maintenance technicians, both individually and as a group, to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issues.
  • Assists with hiring of maintenance personnel.
  • Initiates and carries out projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Tracks, analyzes and improves key maintenance parameters such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance, schedule compliance, etc.
  • Maintains safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Participate in objective setting, plan development and performance review of plant performance.
  • Initiates, implements, and manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the ethanol industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiates reordering when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Permanent  with Benefits


Chicago, IL 60623

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