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Maintenance Supervisor

Chattanooga, TN 37405

Employment Type: Contract Job Number: DM2964073 Pay Rate: $26.00 / hour

Job Description

Automation Personnel Services is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor for a company based in Chattanooga, TN. An ideal candidate will be leading a team of Maintenance Technicians in preventive, predictive and corrective activities required to ensure the complete availability of plant equipment and systems.  The Maintenance Supervisor is a working lead who prioritizes, coordinates, assigns and confirms the completion of maintenance staff tasks.  

Pay Rate 
$26.00 an up per hour based on experience 

Schedule and Hours 
1st shift: Monday through Friday,6:30am-3:30pm 
3rd Shift: Monday through Friday, 10:30pm-7:30am
Maintenance Supervisor Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures a safe working environment for all employees through identification and elimination of safety risks, and enforcement of all safety policies and procedures, targeting zero accidents
  • Support without hesitation General Plant Safety, Food Safety, Food Defense Initiatives and Good Manufacturing Practices with an understanding that these are our top priorities
  • Ensures production lines and all processes meet safety, quality and operational standards
  • Promotes positive employee relations, through addressing and resolving concerns, and creates a culture of respect, teamwork, collaboration and accountability 
  • Responsible for the training, direction and coordination of Maintenance Technicians 
  • Effectively troubleshoots, diagnoses and corrects equipment malfunctions for timely restarts based on observation of machinery and applying knowledge from past experience
  • Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment in accordance with diagrams, operational manuals and manufacturing specifications
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with all company safety and established procedures for machine activation and shutdown 
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints and job orders to maintenance team as needed
  • Performs basic electrical duties (replace motors, switches, PE, etc.)
  • Responsible for following all Lock Out/Tag Out procedures for equipment
  • Ensures completion of all assigned work orders within the time allotted, and maintains complete records of work performed
  • Effectively supports the Preventative Maintenance (PM) program with a goal of continually reducing unscheduled downtime
  • Operates machine shop equipment and makes required parts when necessary
  • Adheres to guidelines established in Bakery Parts Program to ensure adequate supplies of replacement/spare machine parts in inventory
  • Communicates effectively with maintenance technicians, manufacturing and other departments to maintain “team” status as a “Core Value” to maximize operational results
  • Ensures compliance with all Company policies and procedures by all maintenance team members
  • Acts with a Continuous Improvement mindset and serves as a technical expert in continuous improvement activities 
  • Completes and submit daily Shift Report of maintenance issues and downtime
  • Willing to work any shift and overtime as required
Maintenance Supervisor Qualifications and Requirements 
  • Previous technical leadership experience
  • Experience in use of PLC’s, VFD’s and HMI’s
  • Continuous Improvement, LEAN, TPM, AM, PM experience
  • Proficient in use of a PC with ability and willingness to learn new systems
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to five years of maintenance experience or Associate’s Degree or certification in technical field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of continuous flow manufacturing processes, procedures and machinery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Read, write and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating instructions, procedure manuals, Company announcements and policies, and communicate these to others
Job Type 
Full-time, temporary to hire

• Weekly Pay
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance
• 5 paid Vacation Days after 1 year of continuous service (paid as a service bonus)
• 6 paid Holidays after 1500 continuous hours of service within a calendar year

Interested in this job?
Click Apply Now, email your resume to apsChattanooga@apstemps.com, or call us at 423.892.5072 to learn more. You can also apply in person at our office located at 

Automation Personnel Services Chattanooga Branch
Shallowford Commons Complex
6116 Shallowford Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Bonus Opportunity!
We are also offering a $50.00 referral bonus. Both employee and referral must stay on assignment for 30 days to receive the payout.

About Automation Personnel Services
Automation Personnel Services is an award-winning staffing agency with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and light-industrial staffing. Automation Personnel Services is the winner of the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Talent Award from 2019-2024, and the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Client Award from 2016-2024. Automation Personnel Services is also the recipient of the Safety Standard of Excellence Award by the American Staffing Association and was named one of the Best Staffing Companies to Work For 2022 by CIO Views Magazine. 

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