Maintenance Supervisor

Distribution Lebanon, Indiana


SUMMARY: Responsible for the efficient operation of the facility, equipment, and grounds area maintenance.
  • Schedule the daily workflow of direct reports in the maintenance and grounds areas;
  • Troubleshoot and repair all mechanical and electrical problems with warehouse equipment;
  • Set up and maintain a Preventative Maintenance Program including Employee Training Guides;
  • Assist the Safety and Health Manager and Director of Facilities with meeting and recording OSHA safety requirements;
  • Vendor communication, including pricing, servicing, and purchasing of supplies and equipment;
  • Update activity to Director of Facilities to troubleshoot and problem solve;
  • Participate in the interviewing and onboarding of new hires;
  • Special projects as assigned;
  • Will be hands on with daily workloads as needed.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Director of Facilities with development of maintenance budgets as needed.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintenance Employees, Janitorial Staff
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude and ability.
  • Knowledge of WMS systems helpful.
  • Knowledge of high speed conveyors required.
  • PC skills helpful, particularly word-processing, spreadsheet-Excel.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills required.
  • Flexibility with hours/on-call basis.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the aptitude to communicate effectively in both individual and group settings regardless of audience.
  • Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed. 
  • Proven ability to deliver timely, accurate work product and demonstrate good follow up and follow through.
  • Drives change and innovation by improving work product or process, and challenges established norms where appropriate.
  • Proven ability to build supportive and constructive relationships within and outside of the organization; takes the lead in inspiring others to work together for mutual benefit.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail.
  • Operates ethically: admits mistakes, treats others with respect, trust, and dignity, demonstrates honest and ethical behavior, and follows through on commitments and agreements.
  • Must be able to provide guidance and feedback to direct reports, peers and associates; empowers team by delegating decision making when appropriate and creates practices, processes and procedures that result in greater efficiency.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent to at least a high school diploma and a minimum of 10 years Supervisor or related experience is preferred.
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