Maintenance Supervisor

Reference Number: 4220-JMU
Location: Nashville TN

In search of a 3rd shift Maintenance Supervisor for a distribution center in Gallatin TN.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop People – Direct reporting responsibility for shift Maintenance personnel.  Establish clear performance objectives for direct reports.  Complete performance appraisals and provide regular feedback to associates.    Schedule training for associates according to development needs.  Participate in the hiring process for department personnel. 
  • Equipment Maintenance – Oversee maintenance of facility equipment to achieve key performance goals with regard to uptime, cost per unit, and utilization.  Provide regular feedback on performance. Assist in the development of preventative and predictive maintenance program.  Oversee effectiveness and schedule work. Ensure proper recording of all work orders in CMMS system, and utilize data to identify trends in repairs, evaluate equipment performance, and update business partners on work schedules and accomplishments.    
  • Facilities Maintenance – Oversee upkeep of facility according to calendar and quality guidelines. Provide a clean and safe work environment.  Support janitorial staff by providing tools and supplies necessary to perform work.  Complete facility improvement projects, such as painting, striping, etc.    
  • Department Safety – Implement and enforce proper safety practices by all department personnel.  Ensure all equipment safety devices are intact and in working condition.
  • Budgeting and Purchasing – Provide input on Maintenance expense budget for the facility.  Allocate resources to complete work with minimal overtime.  Secure parts, tools, and services within budget guidelines.  Manage parts inventory to balance availability and monetary investment.  Maintain an accurate record of inventory in CMMS by establishing and overseeing procedures for parts usage.  Interface with vendors to build business partnerships.  
  • Project Management – Maintain current project list for the facility and provide status updates to business partners.  Allocate resources to ensure completion within schedule guidelines.  Assist with implementation of new equipment and technologies.  Participate in commissioning process and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Builds trust with direct and indirect business partners by explaining the rationale behind processes and approach taken to decision making.


Required Qualifications:

1) Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Material handling equipment
  • Electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, PLC
  • Safety regulations and codes
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Strong interpersonal and human relation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop both self and others
  • Understand computer applications
  • Ability to analyze problems, create solutions, and multi-task with attention to detail


2) Minimum educational level:

  • Associates degree in technical or business field preferred 


3) Minimum experience:

  • 5 years practical experience as a technician
  • 3 to 5 years Maintenance lead role
  • Material handling, facilities maintenance


Damien Wesner