Maintenance Supervisor

Under the direction of the maintenance manager, the Maintenance Supervisor oversees and coordinates activities of trades people/technicians engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance to Shearer’s safety policies and procedures including LOTO and hot work permit programs
  • Support continuous improvement objectives to improve safety, quality, and throughput processes
  • Provides direction, expertise, work execution decisions and compliance reviews for all maintenance work
  • Provides specific recommendations for maintenance plan improvements based on machine performance, observations & data analysis
  • Ensures all work plans, specifications, labor & materials are accurately & consistently recorded against specified assets in Maintenance Connection
  • Drives the development & implementation of maintenance improvement processes aimed at improving overall equipment reliability
  • Supports, coaches, mentors and develops plant technical team members
  • Utilize problem solving tools such as 5Ys and the Fishbone diagram
  • Attend and provide input to assigned DDS meetings in support of operations
  • Fill-in for the maintenance manager in his/her absence
  • Partner with outside contractors to complete work as needed  

Essential Requirements:

  • Four year degree in a related technical field such as engineering, or the equivalent in experience
  • Two years of experience in maintenance management or supervision, preferably in the food processing industry
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Effective mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrated ability to manage hourly maintenance techs in executing complex, projects, and improvements
  • Ability to work a varied schedule

Be part of a values based culture where people and communities are considered important stakeholders and respect, teamwork, and giving back are key cultural guideposts. 


Shearer’s Snacks is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation