Maintenance Supervisor
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Maintenance Supervisor
Ref No.: 15-02494
Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/30/2015
 General Purpose:
Responsible for supervising personnel and activities in the maintenance department.   This includes compliance with procedures of DFA as well as outside agencies and customers.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise daily operation of assigned maintenance technicians according to cost and quality standards in the department.
  • Develop and implement training plans for mechanics to enhance their skills.
  • Schedule and assign tasks and/or work orders
  • Monitor and adjust staffing levels to ensure efficient support of plant operations
  • Foster teamwork consistent with our company and plant Mission, Vision, and Core Values
  • Coach and develop teammates, utilizing the performance management system.
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Follow all DFA GMP's and work in a manner consistent with all corporate, 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
  • High School Diploma/GED required.  Technical Degree preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in manufacturing environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Solid working knowledge of refrigeration, electricity/pneumatics, motor controls, building maintenance, plumbing and HVAC
  • Experience with processing and packaging equipment and electronic control systems
  • Familiarity with Allen-Bradley Controls
  • Effective written/oral communication
  • Understand the proper use of work orders, priorities, scheduling, etc.
  • Ability to establish priorities and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with all employees, supervisors and managers
  • Must demonstrate enthusiastic attitude towards leading change and implementation of systematic processes required to achieve maintenance objectives, which directly support manufacturing excellence
  • Must be able to work during 2nd and 3rd shift hours, work hours will be negotiable
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
Reporting to this Position:
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Master Maintenance Technician
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No travel required
5%-15% (1-3 times per year)
15%-25% (1-2 times per quarter)
25%-50% (up to 1 week per month)
50%-75% (up to 2 weeks per month)
75%-100% (3+ weeks per month)
  • Titles of direct report(s) this position will have – Maintenance Technician, Master Maintenance Technician
  • Supervisor of entire plant maintenance group on all three (3) shifts. 
  • Provide support and back-up to the Maintenance Manager and Plant Engineering Manager as needed
  • Dept. size: 20 employees
  • Plant size: 126 employees
  • Volume: 27,691,000 dozens