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3rd Shift Maintenance Supervisor

Reedsburg, WI 53959, USA Req #195
Monday, August 31, 2020


Supervise maintenance operations on assigned shift by setting goals, organizing and assigning work, training employees, and maintaining a productive work environment in order to meet established maintenance schedules.

Supervise, plan, and coordinate maintenance operations on assigned shift to minimize production downtime and maintain an effective machinery maintenance program.
Ensure quality of work, proper use and care of equipment and machines, and proper application of maintenance repair methods.
Select and train employees in maintenance operations.
Evaluate work performance and counsel and coach employees to maintain safe and efficient work performance.
Organize and assign completion of maintenance work orders, utilizing employees' knowledge, skills, and abilities to the best advantage to expedite repairs.
Maintain close observation over repairs, providing guidance to employees concerning proper maintenance techniques.
Troubleshoot equipment or machine problems and take appropriate corrective action to ensure equipment is repaired and returned to proper working order in a timely manner.
Assign completion of scheduled inspections and work orders according to the preventive maintenance schedule and maintain appropriate documentation.
Follow up on any items noted as needing corrective action.
Prepare maintenance operating budget for assigned shift and administer and control budget during the business year.
Maintain open communications with employees and work with them to mutually resolve problems to enhance morale and promote a union-free environment.
Maintain conformance with Company policies, work rules, and regulations by coaching employees and/or initiating disciplinary actions as required.
Enforce the proper use of safety equipment and maintain departmental housekeeping to produce a safe work environment.
Coach employees to reinforce safe work practices.
Maintain communication with other maintenance shifts and with other departments to promote efficient operations.


This position will oversee the Blast machine equipment group to ensure it is maintained and fully operational.  This position will also be tasked with improving equipment reliability and assisting with the troubleshooting and repair of plan equipment during delay events on 3rd shift.
Preferred candidate will have high school diploma plus apprenticeship or related associated degree, or equivalent along with 5-7 years experience.  Must understand hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems and able to read schematics for these areas.  Must have mechanical knowledge of industrial equipment with a good mechanical and electrical aptitude.  Must be able to make decisions within applied technology and communicate within a diversified operations.  Will have direct supervisory responsibilities for 10-30 shop or office personnel and must be able to evaluate multiple maintenance situations and direct maintenance employees for effective and standardized repairs.  Must have ability to apply several available methods through analysis and adaptation. Must have excellent communication and follow-up skills and be able to effectively multi-task.  Will have regular exposure to general manufacturing shop floor.  Needs to be proficient in Microsoft Office products.  Knowledge of BLIS system utilizing AS400 a plus.  

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing Maintenance Group
  • Job Function Not Defined
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 25
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education Associate Degree
  • Reedsburg, WI 53959, USA