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Maintenance Supervisor

Sterling Engineering Elgin ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Position Purpose
Will direct all aspects of plant maintenance, including cost tracking parts and labor, implementing cost reduction, minor engineering support, building and grounds and development of maintenance personnel.
  1. Provide daily supervision for the plant mechanics.
  2. Administer the rate adjustment and review program for mechanics.
  3. Provide training for mechanics to improve their skills.
  4. Coordinate line set-ups and shift coverage.
  5. Maintain plant equipment and systems.
  6. Recommend cost reduction ideas.
  7. Recruit and maintain a staff of mechanics for 3-shift coverage to meet plant needs.
  8. Establish and maintain spare parts inventories consistent with Company philosophy.
  9. Keep a clean and organized maintenance area.
  10. Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision.
  11. Must be a team player, dedicated to working with other personnel.
  12. Prioritize and schedule all maintenance work 
  13. Follow up on all work to insure that it is done properly and that all safety guards and fixtures have been reinstalled.
  14. Administer the preventative maintenance program.
  15. Any other duties assigned.
  • Two to four years supervisory experience in plant environment.  
  • Graduate of an engineering curriculum or technical school.  
  • Ability to initiate cost cutting measures without sacrificing quality or sanitation.
  • Experience in a plant safety programs.
  • Experience in managing a food plant maintenance program.
  • Experience in plant continuous improvement programs.
  • Excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in interviewing and hiring a maintenance staff.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Appropriate written and oral communication skills.
  • Willingness to support internal and external customers by responding to their needs with the appropriate sense of urgency.
  1. Spends 50% of the shift standing, walking, stooping, bending, or lifting.
  2. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.
  3. Must enforce all safety procedures and GMP’s.
  4. Works shift work and must be willing to work overtime, alternated shifts, weekends, handle training schedules to accommodate other employees and order requirements.
  5. Must wear safety equipment and hairnets as prescribed when performing functions outside the office environment.

This position is open to any qualified INDIVIDUAL regardless of sex, race, age, color, religion, national origin or disability.

Sterling Engineering


Elgin, IL