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Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Atkore International
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionMaintenance Supervisor
Who we are:
Atkore is forging a future where our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.
With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.
Who we are looking for:
We are currently looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to be based out of New Bedford, MA. Reporting to the Plant Manager, this person will be responsible for implementing and executing preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance programs, in alignment with Atkore's Maintenance Excellence strategy. This person will create, implement, maintain, and continuously improve these programs to ensure equipment availability and reliability to guarantee business needs and satisfy our customers.
What you'll do:
The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years' experience in maintenance within the manufacturing industry, and 3+ years supervisory experience. Experience with CMMS, and lean manufacturing or business system-based company is a requirement.
What you'll bring:
Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and improve preventive maintenance program for the plant.
  • Develop and standardize use of CMMS.
  • Train and coach maintenance technicians on the use of the CMMS.
  • Train maintenance technicians to perform job duties.
  • Prioritize and assign work orders.
  • Supervise a unionized plant maintenance workforce and manage vacation schedules and overtime.
  • Implement and improve Atkore's Maintenance Excellence strategy.
  • Ensure closure of corrective actions assigned to maintenance based on root cause analyses from equipment breakdown, safety incidents, quality non-conformances, and customer complaints.
  • Track program compliance and effectiveness.
  • Ensure critical spare parts are available in the storeroom and all parts and tools necessary to successfully perform planned maintenance activities.
  • Manage supplier/vendor relationships.
  • Evaluate functionality and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by conferring with operating departments, identifying problems and requirements.
  • Maintain function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by implementing a preventive maintenance program; operating and testing systems and equipment; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts.
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures, complying with legal codes and regulations, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Analyze historical data and make recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
  • Manage and updates operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
    Qualifications include:
    • High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
    • 3-5 years' experience in the manufacturing industry
    • 3+ years supervisory experience
    • Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills of industrial equipment is required
    • Wire and cable experience is desirable, especially in extrusion and cabling
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • Experience implementing and/or using CMMS
    • Must have knowledge of OSHA mandated regulations
    • Project management experience
    • Experience in managing hourly labor hours and repairs and maintenance spending budgets
    • Excellent ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, both written and verbal
    • Lean Manufacturing experience is required, especially using problem-solving tools
    • Strong interpersonal, change management, project management, and time management skills
    • Demonstrated experience and ability to lead teams; supervising a unionized workforce is a plus
    • Must be able to work OT on short notice
      • Demonstrate and foster an environment that upholds the Atkore Core Values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence
        Within 3 months, you'll:
        • Complete your Atkore Onboarding and Immersion Plan
        • Work in partnership with maintenance team and plant leadership to fully understand Atkore's Maintenance Excellence initiative, CMMS, and corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance systems
        • Active participation in daily gemba walks and maintenance meetings
        • Assist and coach your team members
          Within 6 months, you'll:
          • Full ownership and accountability for execution of preventive maintenance plan
          • Drive corrective maintenance and track maintenance KPIs
          • Full use of the CMMS
          • Fully understand areas of opportunity to improve our maintenance system and KPIs
          • Create cross-training and development plan for your team members
            Within 12 months, you'll:
            • Implement sustainable processes to improve our maintenance system
            • Demonstrate improved maintenance KPIs and equipment availability and reliability
            • Drive Atkore's Maintenance Excellence initiative and show improved assessment score
            • Identify, justify, and submit Capital Expenditure Requests
            • Develop your team members
              Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually endeavor to move us forward.
              With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.
              Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!
              #LI-ET1Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Atkore International, New Bedford , Maintenance Supervisor, Professions , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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