Maintenance Supervisor

  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IL129-2690572

$75000 to $95000 Per Year

Maintenance Supervisor


Company Information

  • Consumer products manufacturer located in Sterling Heights, MI recently expanded and is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor. 
  • This client has been in business for 75 years, offers great benefits, growth potential and stability
  • Local candidates preferred; sponsorship is not available



  • Provide leadership for the maintenance team, plan maintenance projects, troubleshoot equipment issues and serve as a resource for maintenance employees
  • Accountable to ensure that the ongoing planning and scheduling of maintenance activities on 2nd shift are effectively executed in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Assist in continuous improvement projects and to maintain and implement preventative maintenance system. 
  • Maintain preventive and predictive maintenance procedures on mixing/ blending/ processing and/or packaging equipment
  • Oversee the completion of identified projects, manage work order and direct employees to troubleshoot equipment as necessary
  • Coach and develop maintenance teams in preventive/predictive maintenance principles and concepts
  • Develop, maintain and administer safety programs
  • Investigate and assign resources to maintenance needs as required to support operations
  • Ensure work is completed in a satisfactory manner and ensure cost effective employee performance in the work completed
  • Develop and maintain adherence to the operating units’ maintenance budgets
  • Learn and utilize the principles of Total Productive Manufacturing, (TPM) including the accountability for failure and countermeasure activity as defined by the plant.



  • High school diploma required.  Prefer trade school, Associates and/or BS/BA degree in related maintenance field.
  • 3+ years of maintenance supervision experience
  • Must have experience working in a manufacturing setting as a Maintenance Supervisor.  Foods, consumer products or related industry is a plus
  • 2+ years of mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting experience.  Able to troubleshoot any of the following is preferred: motors, pumps, high speed packaging equipment, robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics, conveyors, 480 volts, VFD’s, PLC’s, etc.
  • Experience managing electrical and mechanical technicians
  • Excellent leadership skills, able to be self-motivated and manage multiple areas in a large facility on 2nd shift
  • Excellent communication skills and able to think on your feet to quickly solve problems






Military veterans preferred


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