Maintenance Supervisor

  • Confidencial
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 26, 2021
Full time Front Desk and Night Auditors Office and Administrative Support

Job Description

Company in the food industry is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor in Atlanta, GA

The Maintenance Supervisor will manage maintenance employees on assigned shifts to ensure the effective delivery of maintenance services and support production in a 24-hour 7-day per week operation.

This person carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws. May directly supervise employees or supervise through others.


· Collaborates with the Maintenance Manager, plant manager, quality assurance manager, production manager, and shipping/warehouse manager to utilize equipment to improve employee safety, production quality, equipment reliability, and overall equipment effectiveness utilizing Continuous Improvement techniques and a Management Operating Structure (MOS).

· Manage or assist with both the maintenance and capital projects for the site.

· Utilize mechanical and electrical expertise to maintain production systems, utilities, buildings and grounds.

· Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system to optimize asset utilization through scheduled preventative maintenance.

· Implements corrective actions identified by key maintenance performance indicators as a means to create overall equipment effectiveness.

· Remain current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to mechanical and electrical systems design and operation.

· Ensure corporate policies and standards are followed in both capital project implementation as well as daily maintenance.

· Share "best practices" within the Maintenance Department.

· Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and delegating.

· Provide management of employees directly or through supervisors to ensure effective selection, retention, development, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract related activities and discussions.

· Perform other duties as assigned.


· A minimum of 5 years' experience, with a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.

· Experience with Ammonia Refrigeration.

· Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other computer-based applications.

· Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.

· Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies.

· Excellent verbal/written communication skills.

· Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.

· Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

· Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail.

· Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.

· Ability to select, coach, develop, engage and retain a team of employees.


· Professional and articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to make strong internal and external presentations and communicate the strategic vision effectively.

· Experience in driving a positive work cultural and being a hands-on team builder, able to recognize resistance to change, leading individuals and teams to embrace personal growth and responsibility. Able to deal effectively with organizational issues; astute and capable of identifying problems and converting them into opportunities.

· Initiative, a high level of personal motivation, a strong work ethic, and impeccable integrity, relationship building and product knowledge.

· A non-authoritative leadership style that balances consensus building and buy-in with a drive for action.

· Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.

· Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.

· Ability to effectively engage all levels of the operation.

· Able to multi-task and prioritize constantly without missing deadlines or details.

· A team player, able to encourage and embrace the contributions of others and help develop them, but also able to work independently when required.

· A skilled negotiator and influencer, able to call up the right skills in the right circumstances.

· A self-starter, able to manage and prioritize multiple work assignments and challenges.

· The recognition of value in helping others and making a positive impact outside of financial rewards.


This position will only require nominal business travel as conditions permit and warrant.


An associate's degree in a related discipline or the equivalent in work experience related to the skills required. Prior supervisory experience is required.