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Facility Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Job ID: R0004259
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2021
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems
Company Name: Sullair, LLC
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Summary of the position:

This position will serve as the focal point for all maintenance operations within the Michigan City Sullair Facilities. It will require a coordination of efforts with other departments to deliver the highest quality of building, equipment and site maintenance on a timely basis in addition to managing schedules, workflow, personnel and safety to meet Sullair budgets and goals.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise maintenance technicians and contractors on multiple projects and the maintenance of facilities and equipment to support operations and office staff.
  • Prioritize maintenance activities based on impact to people, quality, velocity, and cost to the business.
  • Drive continuous improvement supporting department on-time delivery, productivity, quality, goals and expectations.
  • Manage costs and budgets for maintenance activities, as well as project installations.
  • Manage departmental 6S of all maintenance areas.
  • Develop, improve and schedule Preventative Maintenance procedures.
  • Maintain and coordinate all records for the department and track spare parts availability.
  • Conduct training, employee development, performance appraisals and recommend improvements for responsible personnel.
  • Manage staff and day-to-day workflows to maintain an efficient department in line with company goals and management expectations.
  • Participate, lead, and utilize root cause analysis on a regular basis.
  • Create standard work for repeated equipment and facility tasks.
  • Select vendors with consideration to their overall value and safety performance.
  • Revise procedures, technical documentation and drawings to record changes to equipment or facility design.
  • Other duties, as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Professional experience:

  • Proven experience in schedules, quality, workflow, safety, managing personnel and equipment within a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience with operations in a progressive manufacturing shop environment.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of management experience.
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems preferred.
  • Some AutoCAD drafting experience preferred.

Key behaviors:

  • Must have keen appreciation to complete tasks on time, correct the first time, and consistently.
  • Leadership:  Excellent communication skills with coordinating department & contract personnel.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to prioritize multiple activities and projects.
  • Ability to maintain, troubleshoot and operate various types of equipment.
  • Ability to work from data and with a sense of urgency.
  • Skilled in problem solving & Root Cause analysis.

Direct reports:

  • Yes

The successful candidate is responsible for complying with Sullair’s Code of Ethics and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and maintaining a safe workplace.

This description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated periodically and at the Company's discretion.

Sullair is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.

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