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Maintenance Supervisor
Ref No.: 18-34363
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering

Maintenance Supervisor  (Afternoon Shift 3:30 Start)
Maintenance Supervisor will analyze, recommend improvements, efficiently organize and manage the direction of maintenance area work teams and processes for the achievement of both short-term and long-term objectives in safety and compliance, equipment reliability, product quality and cost reduction.

Maintenance Supervisor will:
  • Manage assigned department to cost effectively supply services to sustain the quality and throughput requirements of the plant.
  • Provide effective leadership for maintenance employees under direct supervision in meeting departmental goals.
  • Operate safely and within all applicable laws, regulations and company policy.
  • Assist with implementation and monitoring of safety programs and performance.
  • Implement and monitor proactive maintenance work methods.
  • Control and reduce operating costs for assigned cost centers.
  • Develop a skilled team through training, performance measurement and feedback.
  • Study and standardize procedures to continuously improve the efficient use of financial and human resources in the performance of duties.
  • Develop and initiate yearly departmental operation plans.
  • Maintain a climate of consistency, trust and employee involvement.
  • Provide effective communication link with all individuals and work groups across the department.
  • Maintain the shops and associated equipment, to ensure continued operation of the plant.
  • Plan and task work for the continuous operation of the department.
Qualified candidates:
  • (5) years of industrial maintenance experience preferred.
  • JIT / sequencing experience preferred.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, planning and organizing, time management and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in a union environment preferred.
  • Ability to engage, develop, and lead work groups to reach their maximum potential in achieving both short-term and long-term desired outcomes of the department.
  • Ability to create a cooperative, safe, and productive work environment that seeks input from each worker.
  • Ability to interpret and diagnose problems, accumulate significant data, seek contributions, sort data, and initiate actions to prevent or overcome problems.
  • Ability to readily observe and define processes to generate ideas for improvements, to develop operating plans, and to operate to maximum efficiency and effectiveness.