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Maintenance Supervisor

Location: South Boston, Virginia, United States
Job ID: R0033106
Date Posted: Oct 13, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General Information:

Monitors, assists and leads maintenance employees in continuous improvement regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery Cost and Inventory through the ITM deployment requirements.

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Monitors, assists and leads maintenance employees in continuous improvement regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery Cost and Inventory through the ITM deployment requirements.
  • It is the role of the maintenance supervisor to monitor, assist with and improve all performance aspects of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Inventory goals, through creating an engaged workforce and a culture of sustainability.
  • Continuously promotes, coaches, participates and leads in Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Leads and actively participates in Tier 2/3 meetings, including effective shift handovers.
  • The incumbent will manage overall shift performance:
    • Safety – Audits and ensures compliance to applicable HSE systems.
    • Quality – Monitor and drives actions to improve yields.
    • Delivery – Work with production control to ensure on-time order delivery to customers.
    • Cost – Manages headcount (crewing) needs. Implements corrective actions to deviations from standards.
    • Inventory - Drive and maintain accurate inventories.
  • It is the role of the supervisor to:
    • Coach shift employees to encourage good and positive work habits
    • Create developmental plans (training) for shift employees.
    • Develops a cross trained workforce plan, based on business requirements.
    • Ensures training systems are effective and in compliance with expected documentation.
    • Create a culture of employee understanding and adherence to applicable HSE and ITM requirements
  • Ensures all HSE and ITM systems are continuously sustained and improved, such as:
    • Cell Risk Assessment                                                 Employee Development Plans                         
    • RPS – Rapid Problem Solving                                  Tiered Accountability Meetings                        
    • Standardized Work                                                      Layered Audits                                                    
    • Leadership Standardized Work                                5S
  • Act as liaison to third party providers to ensure compliance to stated contract terms including but not limited to service level agreements, local and state codes, regulations, ABB directives.
  • Supervise third party providers to ensure they are compliant with OSHA, ABB directives and ABB safety culture.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of professional supervisory experience in manufacturing environments or bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience in a role with close interactions with Operations; OR associate degree and 4 years of professional supervisory experience in manufacturing environments; OR High School Diploma (or GED) and 6 years of lead and or maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Candidate must be willing to work alternate shifts as their home shift. Flexibility for other shifts as needed. Some weekend coverage.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Leadership experience in a transformer manufacturing environment.
  • Transformer manufacturing experience.
  • Previous Supervisor experience.
  • Knowledge in MS Office, including Power Point.
  • Exposure to ERP and Workforce Management software applications (e.g. SAP, etc.)
  • Flexibility with shift assignments.
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Experience with timekeeping systems.

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