• Maintenance Supervisor

    Job Locations US-IA-North Liberty
    Req No.
    2018-1699
    Category
    Production
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    **When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


     

    SUMMARY

    Performs various maintenance functions on equipment, facility and grounds, including basic electrical, mechanical and plumbing upkeep and repair. Position exists to provide additional leadership and support to the manager assigned to the facility and temporarily covers for that manager in his or her absence.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Oversees maintenance projects from start to finish.
    • Supervises additional maintenance staff.
    • Assists in troubleshooting processing, packaging, distribution, and warehousing equipment problems and in the formulation of solutions.
    • Engages and manages outside contractors.
    • Able to work well in groups and along with contractor to complete jobs.
    • Able to use manuals and other resources to research and locate equipment and parts to support production needs.
    • Requests parts and service if needed.
    • Operates power and hand tools, woodworking and metal equipment, forklift, welder, cutting torch, and multi-meter.
    • Maintains tools and machinery in good condition and uses all tools carefully and as instructed.
    • Must be able to utilize the Maintenance Management software.
    • Leads by example in work style and performance as well as maintaining a positive and professional attitude.
    • Assists manager in resolving day-to-day issues and remains flexible.
    • Communicates respectfully and honestly with others.
    • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making across the organization.
    • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
    • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
    • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
    • Other duties may be assigned.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Takes responsibility for safety within department and actively assesses hazards in their department and finds solutions to those hazards.

    Reinforces a safety culture: leads by example, reminds employees to work safely, praises good behavior and safe practices, encourages suggestions, communicates consequences for unsafe acts, holds employees accountable, disciplines employees when warranted.

    Provides on call support to facility for maintenance related needs. (North Liberty)

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Industrial Maintenance degree; and 2-4 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior supervisory experience preferred.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

     

    QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

     

    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and practices used in building, electrical, and mechanical trades, and of related occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    • Attention to detail, good organizational and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in teams.
    • Demonstrated ability to take on additional responsibility.
    • Take record for being involved in company sponsored improvement teams such as the safety committee.
    • Computer skills such as e-mail, MS Work, and MS Excel.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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