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Maintenance Supervisor

Valparaiso, IN

Order: 608242

JMJ Talent Solution's Direct Hire Division is searching for an experienced Maintenance Supervisor to join a well-established company in Porter County!


This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity with a salary range of $45k to $50k depending on experience and a competitive benefits package. This is a chance to work with one of the best companies in the area, with opportunities to grow within a large, expanding company.


In this role, the primary responsibility will be to coordinate the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of production or processing machines and equipment with minimal downtime. Involves checking, setting up, and operating various types of production tools and equipment prior to approving for production use.



Job Duties Include:

  • Report to Maintenance Manager any information that may impede the operation of the plant as soon as it becomes known.

  • Monitor warranties and service guarantees. Notify personnel of impending expiration dates.

  • Conduct selective inventory monthly and verify with computerized inventory of maintenance parts and supplies.

  • Take utility meter readings and record usage in computer.

  • Locate O.E.M. manufacturers and aftermarket distributors in order to obtain competitive costs on parts or improved service.

  • Order parts and supplies. Oversee bar code scanning of parts inventory.

  • Establish high morale throughout your department by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in employee problems. Maintain confidentiality.

  • Initiate and/or maintain a cost-effective preventive maintenance program.

  • Monitor water treatment of boiler in the corrugator area.

  • Oversee and plan contract work and installations done by outside vendors when Maintenance Manager is out of the plant.

  • Conduct weekly Production/Safety meetings with department personnel.

  • Improve career skills by enrolling yourself in seminars, technical courses, and related college courses.

  • Must be on call twenty-four hours a day.

  • Assist in selection, evaluation, and installation of capital and expense projects.

  • Implement, maintain, and support all company policies and procedures, including union contract, safety program, and good housekeeping.

Qualified Candidates should have:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Computer/Data entry skills.

  • Demonstrated personnel supervisory skills.

  • Four years maintenance experience in a manufacturing plant.


Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:

  • College and/or related technical courses.

  • Five years of experience in the corrugated box industry with heavy experience in electronics, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electricity.


Technical Skills

The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:

  • Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation. This also supports the supervisor's role of teacher and trainer for his/her personnel.

  • Cost issues in order to make daily decisions that will reduce overall costs and will help the supervisor find areas that require improvement.

  • Quality standards.

  • Regulatory requirements including but not limited to wage and hour requirements, environmental and waste minimization, company policies, and personnel requirements including OSHA, DEQ and EEO.




JMJ Talent Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.