Position Scope: The primary role of the Maintenance Supervisor is to improve work force productivity and work quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through implementation of the work schedule provided by the Planning & Scheduling office.
The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for implementing the work schedule and ensuring the quantity and quality of the maintenance work is acceptable. He/she is the primary point-of-contact for all production related equipment performance issues in their assigned area of responsibility.
Responsibilities and Duties: In the performance of his/her duties, the Maintenance Supervisor:
Employee/Work Management Programs
1. Provides supervision and direction to assigned maintenance personnel. Manages the day-to-day maintenance function within his/her area of responsibility.
2. Manages the hourly attendance and payroll system for assigned associates.
3. Assesses the skills and abilities of assigned personnel and develops training opportunities to close the skills gap.
4. Seeks and schedules training courses and/or seminars to close worker skills gaps.
5. Maintains daily work log documenting the salient equipment/process incidents requiring follow-up actions.
6. Participates in, and supports, the Department safety training program. (I.E.: weekly safety meetings, shop safety inspections, enforcement of lock-out/tag-out program, Arc Flash/Shock Hazard Program, enforcement of the confined space program, etc.).
7. Conducts accident investigation of all injuries requiring medical attention (or as requested by Plant management).
Development & Implementation of the Weekly Work Schedule
1. Receives approved schedules together with relevant work orders and other planning documents from the planner/scheduler. Discusses work schedule as necessary to understand special instructions or considerations to be observed in the execution of the jobs and reviews new jobs coming up in the future.
2. Coordinates work process improvement actions to streamline the accomplishment of the work schedule.
3. Implements the weekly work schedule by issuing work orders and preventative maintenance inspections to assigned crew leaders/technicians.
4. Supervises the quality of workmanship of assigned work crew by auditing work during and after work completion.
5. Ensures work is accomplished on schedule.
6. Adjusts weekly work schedule each day to ensure adequate work coverage based upon the work order priority and craft availability.
7. Ensures all issued work orders are collected prior to the end of the work week and reviewed.
8. Reviews the actual labor expended versus estimated labor and material used for completed jobs, in order to determine corrective measures needed to improve the accuracy of estimating and improving methods of doing work.
9. Provides supplemental work order planning as necessary.
10. Assists planner in examination of jobs to be done and determination of scope and best way to accomplish the work.
11. Obtains blueprints, drawings, instructional manuals and special procedures, as needed, from files or other sources. Makes any additional sketches, diagrams, etc., necessary to clarify the intent of the work order.
12. Knowledgeable of and able to utilize the computerized maintenance management system to accomplish department goals.
13. Thoroughly understands and supports the work management process. Enforces department adherence to proper work request/order procedures.
14. Ensures the safety needs are given a top priority in work execution.
Total Productive Manufacturing
1. Participates in and champions the TPM Professional Maintenance process.
2. Attends TPM PM Pillar meetings, as appropriate.
3. Maintains the PM Pillar Board current and is prepared to brief Pillar Board contents anytime.
4. Drives relentless reduction of breakdown losses through Breakdown Analysis and other appropriate Focused Improvement Tools.
5. Supports the Autonomous Maintenance process by providing training and support, as appropriate.
6. Leads the development of Asset Maintenance Plans for all assigned plant critical assets.
7. Supports the Maintenance Prevention effort in support of the Early Equipment Management Pillar.
1. Notes equipment/process performance improvement opportunities, opens Work Requests to document improvement suggestions, and facilitates equipment improvement opportunities by working with the Planning & Scheduling to effect necessary planning and work scheduling.
2. Acts as the principle contact between Production supervision and the Maintenance Department. Notes Production improvement suggestions and coordinates analysis of suggestion validity, planning and implementation via the Planning and Scheduling.
3. Ensures the production areas receive prompt, efficient and quality service from the maintenance function and ensures the maintenance function is given the opportunity to provide this service
4. Coordinates Plant maintenance requirements with the Planner/Scheduler to effect necessary upgrades, modifications and repairs.
5. Keeps the Maintenance Manager properly informed on all abnormal or critical situations and seeks advice on matters outside of the supervisor’s knowledge or authority.
6. Utilizes data to analyze equipment failure modes, Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), etc. and suggests/implements improvement processes to reduce or eliminate equipment/process failures (I.E.: PM inspection improvements, predictive maintenance techniques, maintenance employee training, etc.).
7. Recommends additions to storeroom stock.
8. Promotes the conservation of energy.
Preventative Maintenance Program
1. Assists the Planner/Scheduler in the development of PM inspections for new or existing equipment.
2. Recommends equipment to be included in preventive maintenance programs.
3. Ensures Preventive Maintenance (PM) inspections are completed as written in the work order. Resolves inspection discrepancies by coordinating inspection modifications between the maintenance crew and planning.
4. Recommends additional PM inspection tasks as a result of equipment failure mode analysis, MTBF, and other statistical means to identify possible equipment failure events.
5. Recommends PM inspection frequencies (days, cans or cases produced, hours, etc.).
6. Works with the Planner/Scheduler to implement production based PM frequency rates (I.E.: bottle counts, case counts, hours of operations, etc.) to reduce over-inspecting equipment and wasting maintenance labor.
Requirements, Qualifications and Selection Criteria
1. 4- years production plant experience with mechanical/electrical background necessary and 4-year degree or tech school background desired. Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional (CMRP) or equivalent is highly desired.
2. Adequate craft knowledge to estimate labor hours and materials and to visualize the job to be performed.
3. Good oral/written communication skills and possession of tact.
4. Good administrative and mathematical skills with willingness to handle paperwork.
5. Have or able to acquire a working knowledge of personal computers in a reasonable training period (typing skills helpful).
6. Good planning and organizational skills.
7. Ability to understand what constitutes good instructions.
8. Understanding of the proper use of work orders, priorities; scheduling, etc.
9. Ability to keep multiple jobs in control simultaneously.
Refresco is world’s largest independent bottler of beverages for retailers and A-brands with production in Europe, North America and Mexico. The company has combined pro forma volumes and revenue of circa 12 billion liters and circa €3.6 billion, respectively. Refresco offers an extensive range of product and packaging combinations from 100% fruit juices to carbonated soft drinks and mineral waters in carton, PET, Aseptic PET, cans and glass. Focused on innovation, Refresco continuously searches for new and alternative ways to improve the quality of its products and packaging combinations in line with consumer and customer demand, environmental responsibilities and market demand. Refresco is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and has more than 9,500 employees.