Houston, TX

Job Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer that has been around for more than 50 years and is growing! Join their team in Houston! They are looking for someone to be a hands-on Maintenance Supervisor with the ability to work alongside and lead a small maintenance team. In this role, you will be responsible for equipment reliability, preventive maintenance, and keeping the plant operational.

They offer great benefits and competitive pay and a welcoming atmosphere where they treat employees like family.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team of Maintenance Mechanics & Electricians in predictive & preventative maintenance and machine repair
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and day-to-day supervision of maintenance systems, processes and documentation associated with efficient and High Performing Manufacturing Organizations (Prevention and Predictive Maintenance, TPM, SOP’s, Safety, etc.)
  • Ensures maintenance is scheduled in a timely manner and works closely with Production to schedule and accomplish equipment and facility repairs.
  • Develops and/or maintains KPIs for tracking and reporting the performance of the maintenance function
  • Provides long-term solutions and day-to-day support to all operating teams having issues with troubleshooting, problem analysis, equipment failures, etc.
  • Trains employees on proper work methods and safety procedures.
  • Ensures tasks are completed in accordance with OSHA standards and regulations.
  • Maintains accurate records of maintenance work performed and inventory.
  • Provides regular status reports
  • Modification of PM frequencies based on known/documented failure(s) history
  • OEM best-practices and feedback from mechanics/inspections.
  • Facilitate mechanic and operator inspections.
  • Creation of nonscheduled work orders, maintain history of repairs, parts used and parts cost tracking.
  • Parts inventory and analysis.
  • Maintenance reporting – Identifying capital needs focused on operational improvements within the facility.
  • Submitting comprehensive formal capital requests, includes designing the scope of projects and timeline from equipment acquisition through project completion.
  • Participate in securing project job bids process and providing recommendations.
  • Continuous participation in company safety programs and initiatives
  • May be required to work long hours and occasional weekends.
  • Less than 10% travel may be required
Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and guidance to employees in the Maintenance Department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – preferred. NOTE: Experience in lieu of degree will be considered
  • Previous leadership experience – preferred.
  • 3+ years of maintenance or process/project engineering experience
  • Advanced technical skills in mechanical and electrical fields (e.g. PLCs, instrumentation, mechanical engineering, etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance, TPM, inventory, and scheduling software, preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills (conflict resolution, facilitation, change management skills, decision making, empowerment, and delegation), preferred.
  • Able to lead problem-solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Good planning and priority setting skills.
  • Bilingual, (Spanish) preferred.
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