Maintenance Superintendent - Hagerstown, Maryland United States - 22895

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Job #: 22895
Title: Maintenance Superintendent
Job Location: Hagerstown, Maryland - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Mid-atlantic region
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Our client is a global building materials corporation with five manufacturing plants in the US.  This position is responsible for a 100 employee plant.  The successful candidate is an experienced, results oriented, hands-on progressive leader, with the potential to advance within our organization, who can drive synergy between technological advancements and workplace performance.  This position is responsible for the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Departments, which ultimately play a significant role in the success of the plant.



Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for formulating and developing goals and objectives and directing day-to-day activities

Manage maintenance and electrical employees

Initiate and drive operational enhancements and improvements

Determine equipment and manpower requirements for daily operational needs

Analyze and trouble-shoot major downtime events using structured problem solving tools

Reviews and update written maintenance instructions and schedules

Work closely with Maintenance team and other departments to implement cost saving measures

Set and monitor maintenance performance targets both short and long term

Provide highly developed leadership, change management, interpersonal communication and people skills to help drive plant performance

Hire and develop maintenance team members towards attainment of their potential

Aggressively cultivate and promote a positive and innovative work environment

Ensure policies, procedures and practices are strictly adhered to

Address all safety concerns either raised by employees or from safety audits. Advise workers and management of any potential or actual hazards

Complete Incident Investigations and ensure corrective measures are taken when necessary


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or substantial equivalent experience. (Professional Engineer designation desirable).

Minimum 5+ progressive years in operations as a Maintenance Supervisor

Lean Manufacturing experience preferred

Strong knowledge of CMMS programs such as Maximo

Analytical, data-driven problem solving and action planning skills.

Proven track record in continuous improvement

Proven track record in cost reductions and increased productivity

Strong knowledge of basic engineering principles

Experience in a union environment with strong labor relations skills

Ability to empower, supervise and direct a diverse workforce

Experience in holding employees accountable for working safely and providing a safe work environment

Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility

Strong interpersonal and team building skills

Excellent customer service focus and results oriented

Analytical and computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access



University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree