Maintenance Supervisor

Springfield, MA | Blow Molding

Post Date: 09/15/2017 Job ID: 496 Industry: Maintenance Pay Rate: $75,000 - $90,000

Positional Objectives & Company Expectations

 

Of

 

Maintenance Supervisor

 

 
Positional Objectives – 
 
  1. you to take sole, lead-roll responsibility and ownership for the care, condition, reliability and appearance of the manufacturing equipment, support systems and physical plant/building.

 
  • For you to own the purchase, acquisition, installation and commissioning of new capital equipment and systems.

 

For you to take sole, lead roll ownership for providing leadership and direction to inside and outside resources to promptly return out-of-service equipment back into operation on a 24/5 basis.

 

 
Minimum Company Expectations from you working in this Position –
 

 
            Planning
 

You will maintain a standing list of preventive maintenance and repair tasks for each piece of equipment including machines, molds, tooling, heads, screws etc.

 

Each day, you will debrief 3rd shift personnel - both lead persons and technicians - about equipment and process issues which were their barriers to success. Then, you will prepare a remediation plan and make a day’ s worth of work assignments in a written list for Tech Crew personnel prior to their arrival at 7: 30 AM 

 

Before the end of each day, you will prepare for each of the non-daytime shift mechanics a written list of specific repair or PM tasks (not “ busy work”) to be completed during their shift (redirection for emergency repairs and production support is understood).  You will have a bulletproof process to assure they receive this communication from you each day.  In addition, each day you will email a copy of the lists both to each shift leader and the Director or Operations.

 

You will complete the plans and preparation of everything at least on full day in advance of a job changeover.  You will provide a minimum of 24 hours notice to Management if there are any barriers to a speedy and successful changeover.

 

To facilitate speedy changeovers and controlled maintenance, you will make plans and updates for crewing hours for each workweek including weekend maintenance and changeovers.  You will notify personnel and discuss the crewing plan and objectives with those effected and with as much notice as possible.

 

You will plan preventive maintenance intended to make all equipment reliable.

            Tactical Execution

 

You will maintain supplies and repair parts within Management approved minimum and maximum inventory levels.  You will work cooperatively with Procurements Supervisor to this end.  You will delegate non-technical research on items to Procurement Supervisor whenever possible but supports or performs technical research as needed.

 

You will take the sole, lead roll for facilitating the prompt diagnosis, repair and re-commissioning to assure continuing 24/5, and occasional 24/7, operations of all scheduled production machinery and equipment. Whenever necessary, you will direct off-shift mechanics by phone, calls in resources or you will come in personally to assist as needed to get equipment back on line.  If repair options are exhausted, you are to notify Dir. of Operations that equipment is out of service.

 

You will take sole, lead roll for providing direction to the Tech Crew personnel. These are written and verbal work instructions. This includes that you will tell expectations of tasks completion, timing and quality.  This also includes that you will follow-up on each and every assigned task with each and every person in order to assure these were completed according to expectations, timing and quality.

 

You will own and take sole lead roll for facilitating successful plant start-ups.  A startup will be considered successful if every machine scheduled is able to be packing excellent product at 8AM.   Anything short of this will be considered unsuccessful.

 

You will own and take sole lead roll for facilitation successful job changes including the molding machines, all change parts, support machines, secondary operations equipment etc.  A job change will be considered successful if it is completed on the schedule set and the job starts up well, first pieces well and secondary operations or molding issues do no present barriers to the success of the production shifts.  Anything short of this will be considered unsuccessful.

 

Routinely if not daily, you are to provide coaching, support, training, discipline, positive and negative feedback to Tech Crew personnel.   You will pay particular attention to new recruits for the first 30 days of employment and report immediately to management if there are concerns or issues.

 

You will conduct a “ post mortem” with individuals or the whole group when important Company or department goals are not achieved at all or not in a timely way and/or and whenever there is a repeated error or whenever there is an equipment failure on something just repaired.

 

You will email “ records to file” to the President and Director of Operations to document critical or disciplinary issues with any Tech Crew Personnel.

 

You will perform employee reviews.

 

You must spend labor dollars and repair dollars within budget

 

In performing your leadership duties, you will delegate but never abdicate.

 

You will practice and preach safety.

 

You will practice and preach quality workmanship.

 

You will practice and preach “ finishing the job”, cleaning up after yourself and good housekeeping.

 
            Commitment to be part of the Management Team
 

With any subordinates, you will ALWAYS to be aligned with the prevailing Company policy, practice or directive even if you don’ t agree with it.

 

You will remain on the management side of the fence at all times, even with personal friends.

 

You will never be insubordinate with senior managers.

 

You will report ANY vulnerable situations to Senior Managers and assures they understand the potential consequences of those situations.  These situations may involve either equipment or employees or outside resources or customers.

           

You will model what the Company expects in terms of behavior, use of safety equipment, communication equipment and professional demeanor. 

 

You will protect the assets of the Company - - be they parts, supplies, machinery, resin and other direct materials components – regardless of value – large or small.  You will not capitulate but rather you will step up with colleagues, subordinates or other managers etc. whenever you observe misuse of Company assets – no mater what the value. This includes HR assets.

 

You will attend meetings or training sessions when required or requested by Senior Management.

 

You will, when asked, travel outside the Company for vendor relations, equipment acceptance, training or other official company business and this may require overnights and/or air travel.

Positional Objectives & Company Expectations

 

Of

 

Maintenance Supervisor

 

 
Positional Objectives – 
 
  1. you to take sole, lead-roll responsibility and ownership for the care, condition, reliability and appearance of the manufacturing equipment, support systems and physical plant/building.

 
  • For you to own the purchase, acquisition, installation and commissioning of new capital equipment and systems.

 

For you to take sole, lead roll ownership for providing leadership and direction to inside and outside resources to promptly return out-of-service equipment back into operation on a 24/5 basis.

 

 
Minimum Company Expectations from you working in this Position –
 

 
            Planning
 

You will maintain a standing list of preventive maintenance and repair tasks for each piece of equipment including machines, molds, tooling, heads, screws etc.

 

Each day, you will debrief 3rd shift personnel - both lead persons and technicians - about equipment and process issues which were their barriers to success. Then, you will prepare a remediation plan and make a day’ s worth of work assignments in a written list for Tech Crew personnel prior to their arrival at 7: 30 AM 

 

Before the end of each day, you will prepare for each of the non-daytime shift mechanics a written list of specific repair or PM tasks (not “ busy work”) to be completed during their shift (redirection for emergency repairs and production support is understood).  You will have a bulletproof process to assure they receive this communication from you each day.  In addition, each day you will email a copy of the lists both to each shift leader and the Director or Operations.

 

You will complete the plans and preparation of everything at least on full day in advance of a job changeover.  You will provide a minimum of 24 hours notice to Management if there are any barriers to a speedy and successful changeover.

 

To facilitate speedy changeovers and controlled maintenance, you will make plans and updates for crewing hours for each workweek including weekend maintenance and changeovers.  You will notify personnel and discuss the crewing plan and objectives with those effected and with as much notice as possible.

 

You will plan preventive maintenance intended to make all equipment reliable.

            Tactical Execution

 

You will maintain supplies and repair parts within Management approved minimum and maximum inventory levels.  You will work cooperatively with Procurements Supervisor to this end.  You will delegate non-technical research on items to Procurement Supervisor whenever possible but supports or performs technical research as needed.

 

You will take the sole, lead roll for facilitating the prompt diagnosis, repair and re-commissioning to assure continuing 24/5, and occasional 24/7, operations of all scheduled production machinery and equipment. Whenever necessary, you will direct off-shift mechanics by phone, calls in resources or you will come in personally to assist as needed to get equipment back on line.  If repair options are exhausted, you are to notify Dir. of Operations that equipment is out of service.

 

You will take sole, lead roll for providing direction to the Tech Crew personnel. These are written and verbal work instructions. This includes that you will tell expectations of tasks completion, timing and quality.  This also includes that you will follow-up on each and every assigned task with each and every person in order to assure these were completed according to expectations, timing and quality.

 

You will own and take sole lead roll for facilitating successful plant start-ups.  A startup will be considered successful if every machine scheduled is able to be packing excellent product at 8AM.   Anything short of this will be considered unsuccessful.

 

You will own and take sole lead roll for facilitation successful job changes including the molding machines, all change parts, support machines, secondary operations equipment etc.  A job change will be considered successful if it is completed on the schedule set and the job starts up well, first pieces well and secondary operations or molding issues do no present barriers to the success of the production shifts.  Anything short of this will be considered unsuccessful.

 

Routinely if not daily, you are to provide coaching, support, training, discipline, positive and negative feedback to Tech Crew personnel.   You will pay particular attention to new recruits for the first 30 days of employment and report immediately to management if there are concerns or issues.

 

You will conduct a “ post mortem” with individuals or the whole group when important Company or department goals are not achieved at all or not in a timely way and/or and whenever there is a repeated error or whenever there is an equipment failure on something just repaired.

 

You will email “ records to file” to the President and Director of Operations to document critical or disciplinary issues with any Tech Crew Personnel.

 

You will perform employee reviews.

 

You must spend labor dollars and repair dollars within budget

 

In performing your leadership duties, you will delegate but never abdicate.

 

You will practice and preach safety.

 

You will practice and preach quality workmanship.

 

You will practice and preach “ finishing the job”, cleaning up after yourself and good housekeeping.

 
            Commitment to be part of the Management Team
 

With any subordinates, you will ALWAYS to be aligned with the prevailing Company policy, practice or directive even if you don’ t agree with it.

 

You will remain on the management side of the fence at all times, even with personal friends.

 

You will never be insubordinate with senior managers.

 

You will report ANY vulnerable situations to Senior Managers and assures they understand the potential consequences of those situations.  These situations may involve either equipment or employees or outside resources or customers.

           

You will model what the Company expects in terms of behavior, use of safety equipment, communication equipment and professional demeanor. 

 

You will protect the assets of the Company - - be they parts, supplies, machinery, resin and other direct materials components – regardless of value – large or small.  You will not capitulate but rather you will step up with colleagues, subordinates or other managers etc. whenever you observe misuse of Company assets – no mater what the value. This includes HR assets.

 

You will attend meetings or training sessions when required or requested by Senior Management.

 

You will, when asked, travel outside the Company for vendor relations, equipment acceptance, training or other official company business and this may require overnights and/or air travel.

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