Maintenance Supervisor

United States of America
18 January 2022
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Turning stone into remarkable products

Transforming natural resources into high-quality stone wool products puts you at the center of what makes ROCKWOOL successful in its industry. In our technologically-advanced production environment, you work closely with skilled colleagues who all strive to improve and optimize our manufacturing processes. You are offered the opportunity to work in an organization which cares about its employees and has a people-driven culture.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor plans, schedules, and coordinates corrective and preventative maintenance activities by reviewing and managing work requests, analyzing job requirements, and determining materials, equipment and labor requirements, in order to complete maintenance tasks economically, efficiently and in a timely manner.

The Maintenance Supervisor will lead and motivate a team of shift mechanics, PM mechanics, and facilities mechanics, which includes scheduling, payroll, training, development, and safety of all employees in the mechanical maintenance department.

What are the responsibilities of an Maintenance Supervisor?

  • Oversee and lead an effective maintenance program that allows for consistent equipment availability and minimizes impact on production.

  • Work closely with operations and within the maintenance department to determine equipment time, parts, and tools necessary for scheduled work orders and outages.

  • Execute an effective preventative maintenance program that includes a daily follow-up of PM tasks and ensuring that new tasks are entered and scheduled in the PM system.

  • Provide training and coaching to employees within area of responsibility.

  • Coordinate and execute training of new initiatives within the maintenance department.

  • Accountable for all budgetary items within the mechanical area of maintenance.

  • Daily reporting of equipment and machinery performance to the Maintenance Manager.

  • Make recommendations to improve existing equipment and processes.  

  • Monitor and improve work quality and efficiency by coordinating parts, machine time and labor requirements to eliminate potential delays.

What professional skills and qualifications do you need for the role of an Maintenance Supervisor?

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, technical or trade school certification, or equivalent required.

  • 5+ years’ practical experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment working with automated equipment.

  • Prior experience in a supervisor capacity in a manufacturing environment.

  • Welding, hydraulic, pneumatic, and conveying systems experience required.

  • Act as a ROCKWOOL ambassador demonstrating our core values of Ambition, Integrity, Responsibility and Efficiency.

  • Profound understanding of the LEAN toolbox and LEAN principles

  • Demonstrated or proven:

  • Organizational and analytical skills;

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills;

  • Acute attention to detail;

  • Written and verbal communication skills;

  • Problem-solving and trouble shooting skills;

  • Accuracy and data integrity.

What are the physical demands for an Maintenance Supervisor?

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The job is physically demanding at times and requires manual dexterity, eyesight, mobility and requires a high level of concentration.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to, stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to hear, walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 60 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 120 pounds with another person, shovel heavy waste to shoulder height.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

What is the typical work environment at a ROCKWOOL manufacturing facility?

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

At ROCKWOOL, safety is priority number one! We continuously strive to create safe and healthy work places and conditions for all employees. We provide all associates with personal protective equipment to include high visibility safety vests, safety glasses, shoes, gloves and head protection.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, background check, physical fitness test, and Hucama Big 5 assessment.

ROCKWOOL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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