Maintenance Supervisor in Chicago, IL IL

Delta Technical Solutions
Maintenance Supervisor
Job ID: 
Chicago, IL IL
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Job Types:
Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Utilities/Refrigeration

Position Summary

Oversees all aspects of the maintenance department, production lines and affiliated equipment, building and facility grounds. Schedule work and delegate manpower to meet and exceed production demands. Maintain the preventative maintenance system and work toward meeting or exceeding the plants safety and uptime goals. Control maintenance expenses by monitoring overtime and parts expenses weekly.

Establish and maintain mechanical integrity and equipment reliability programs to ensure employee safety provide environmental security and maximize the plant’s availability, product quality, and cost effectiveness. Other primary duties include: ownership of the plant’s PM/PdM activities; leadership of equipment performance tracking and repair/improvement prioritization; technical guidance and coaching of mechanical craftsmen; and engineering support of maintenance and capital projects.

Position Responsibilities

  • Plan and schedule work force efficiently delegating duties accordingly.
  • Monitor machine / equipment downtime occurrences maintaining consistent operations.
  • Assumes full ownership of predictive and preventive maintenance activities including oil analysis, vibration analysis, engine-compressor analysis, and infrared thermography.
  • Monitor the efficiencies of the production lines, paying special attention for maintenance and mechanical trends.
  • Continuously evaluates PM/PDM activities and frequencies to ensure optimum use of manpower and resources in maximizing equipment reliability.
  • Train, motivate and direct employees to adhere to safe work methods and standard procedures to ensure efficient utilization of employees.
  • Promote teamwork to achieve Company&##39;s goals and objectives.
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with USDA officials.
  • Control labor costs.
  • Purchase of supplies and repair parts with regard to quality.
  • Monitor the machinery and equipment to ensure safety of the employees.
  • Enforce the plant&##39;s safety program.
  • Compliance to all OSHA safety regulations and standards.
  • Maintaining equipment for efficient operation within maintenance budget; operating within the constraint of the union contract and USDA regulations.
  • Control departmental overtime.
  • Seeks continuous improvement in the Maintenance Department employees and the efficiencies of the production lines.
  • Involves all associates in a team concept, keeping personnel safety, food safety and uptime as the top priorities.

Position Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Mechanical engineering or other technical degree program preferred
  • 4 - 6years of maintenance experience preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience required
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blue prints, schematics, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Knowledge and experience with Preventative Maintenance (PM) programs. Knowledge of Mechanical, Electronic and Electrical principals.
  • Experienced with drafting: Employee appraisals/evaluations, Maintenance procedures and Job Descriptions.
  • Must be computer competent
  • CAD/Drafting experience is preferred
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