Maintenance Supervisor Job at zobility, Sterling Heights, MI

  • zobility
  • Sterling Heights, MI

Job Description

Location: Sterling Heights MI

Position: Long Term Contract

Title: 1297522 - Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description:

  • The Professional Maintenance Lead directs skilled trades employees to meet the objectives of the maintenance department in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment.
  • The selected candidate will coordinate safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale initiatives.
  • Drive throughput improvements and coordinate professional maintenance and breakdown maintenance activities.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to team members (both hourly and supervisory) regarding World Class Manufacturing techniques for problem solving and corrective action implementation.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited:

  • Possess a general level of technical understanding related to maintenance, time based maintenance (TBM), condition based maintenance (CBM), and dynamic maintenance (DM)
  • Influence the key performance indicators (KPIs), mean time between failure (MTBF) of components and equipment in their area, mean time to repair (MTTR), as well as maintaining equipment at basic conditions and continuous improvements of the equipment in their area
  • Address throughput, run to run, and downtime related issues with equipment in a production environment, supported by the Professional Maintenance Specialist (PMS) where applicable
  • Direct supervision of the skilled trades
  • Work with skilled trades staff in driving waste reduction efforts through implementation of methods / processes of the World Class Manufacturing (WCM); Autonomous Maintenance (AM), Professional Maintenance (PM), Quality Maintenance (QM), Focus
  • Improvement and People Development (PD)
  • Actively participate and lead kaizen project activities centered on Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) improvements and waste reduction opportunities identified through cost deployment


  • Candidates must be able to work any shift.
  • High School Diploma and GED
  • Minimum 3 years of industrial automation experience with project management experience.
  • Ability to work any shift and overtime as required
  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the Plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required
  • Ability to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting problem solving experience
  • Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead teams.
  • Ability to coach/mentor/develop skilled trade employees
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Work different shifts and/or work weekends
  • Work in hot and/or cold environments
  • Work around heavy equipment or manufacturing machinery
  • Wear safety equipment such as safety glasses, sleeves, earplugs and steel-toed shoes
  • Stand or walk for long periods of time each day
  • Frequently bend, stoop, reach and lift up to 40 pounds
  • Work in tight or closed in spaces
  • Regularly climb ladder/man lift/stairs/crawl under vehicles if necessary
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in technical/engineering field
  • Experience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing
  • Experience leading maintenance teams in a union environment
  • Green Belt/Red X/Six Sigma training
  • Experience with: controls, robotics, drives and system level communication systems, sealing systems, glass cell systems, various conveyance systems, welding - all types, paint process and associated systems, vision systems and sensors use and application.
  • Familiar with World Class Manufacturing pillar methodology and implementation
  • Good working knowledge of Google Suite software programs

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Contract work, Shift work, Weekend work,

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