Maintenance Supervisor 2nd Shift in Watertown WI

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Johnsonville, LLC
Maintenance Supervisor 2nd Shift
Job ID: 
Watertown WI
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Job Types:
Electrician/Elec. Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

At Johnsonville, our members are responsible for everything! If you&##39;re passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand, featuring bratwurst, Italian, snack and breakfast sausages in fresh and fully cooked varieties. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, the company employs 1,800 members and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company!

Maintenance Supervisor

2nd Shift

Why This Is A Great Job For A Person Who Accepts Nothing Less Than Personal Greatness

Your contribution will ensure that Johnsonville products are of the highest quality and meet our defined standards of safety. You ll learn about a variety of processes, expanding your existing knowledge for application into the business of making sausage. There is unlimited opportunity for growth as you become an active contributor to the Maintenance Team and assist your team in the quest for continual improvement.

Why choose a career with Johnsonville?

  • Great Company Culture
    • You will become a Member of a Team and not just an employee
    • We believe in the guiding principles of respect, trust, integrity, caring, ownership, appreciation, candor, humility, and innovation
    • Opportunity for growth
  • Great Compensation program
    • Great Base Pay
    • Monthly Bonus program eligibility immediately after hire with NO annual cap!
    • Outstanding insurance package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage after 60 days
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Gym Membership Incentives
    • PTO
    • 401K eligibility after 90 days
    • Discounted Johnsonville products

Position Overview

  • Lead and assist with Implementing Johnsonville s Maintenance Excellence Program, Initiate preventative maintenance strategies, Coordinate maintenance repairs and troubleshoot all plant and utility equipment
  • Assist in developing a World Class Maintenance Department
  • Ensure effective communication between all maintenance shifts relative to scheduling, work projects, and other necessary information
  • Facilitate the successful resolution of recurrent problems through team participation
  • Coordinate all 2nd Shift Maintenance activities and ensure completion of all required work
  • Along with Maintenance Coordinator, participate in resolving Member issues
  • Lead the training and development of all 2nd Shift Maintenance Members
  • Lead and maintain continuous improvement efforts as they relate to equipment and process


  • The ability to lead and coach a team of highly skilled individuals
  • Ensure planned work schedules, preventative maintenance schedules and responsibilities are completed
  • Engage in root cause analysis and implement proactive solutions
  • Develop relationships with internal customers
  • Set work priorities and provide direction, as needed, to Members
  • Identify technical skill gaps and develop Members to meet those needs
  • Create an atmosphere of innovation and problem-solving within the Team
  • Build team chemistry and participation
  • Drive the improvement of equipment and members
  • Work to create an environment that makes Johnsonville the Best Place to Work
  • Be an agent of change to increase performance and results
  • Work with members to develop and maintain PDCs
  • Track and analyze team performance metrics to drive improvement
  • Deliver accurate and on time coaching and timekeeping practices


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required


  • At least 4 years of industrial maintenance experience required

Skills and Competencies

  • Notify team leaders and/or maintenance of problems
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to coach and mentor others to higher levels of responsibility and skills, previous team leadership experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills are required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong decision making and prioritization skills
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and SAP are strongly preferred

Other Requirements

  • Ability to perform responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Comply with GMP and safety rules at all times
  • Maintain and improve equipment to produce world class Uptime
  • Execute efficient scheduled work prioritization, assignment, and completion
  • Provide high quality of customer service as a team
  • Develop and coach maintenance team members
  • Complete all other duties as assigned
  • External Candidates Only: Ability to pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen, physical and background check



Positions Available:



2nd Shift 2:30pm 11pm (Overtime as production demands)

Member Status:

Full time

Pay Range:

$30.84 - $37.76 per hour plus an additional $1 per hours shift premium

How to Apply:

External candidates: Apply on line at

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

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