Maintenance Supervisor


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Job Description: 

This is an Operations position responsible for supervising the activities associated with the general maintenance, repair, and appearance of the facility, outside grounds, security, power industrial equipment technicians and third-party providers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, expense management, compliance with government regulations, ensuring safety and security of the building, its contents and people and management and direction to facility maintenance staff.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Supervises the daily work and safety of associates engaged in building, grounds, sanitation, refrigeration systems, processing department, power industrial equipment and security.
  • Supervises labor hours and consumable supplies within budget.  Prepares work schedules including extra workdays and shifts as needed.
  • Coordinates emergency response or crisis management activities, develops and maintains liaisons with local emergency management and other entities in order to facilitate plan development, response effort coordination and assists Safety Manager with training initiatives.
  • Supervises the proper selection, purchase, utilization and inventory of Company assets in support of the facilities, processing department, and power industrial equipment and security departments.  Coordinates with other departments as necessary to ensure upgrades and repairs are completed efficiently and effectively.
  • Assist with developing business relationships to ensure communication and efficient operations with third party vendors, including but not limited to, janitorial, pest services, security, external contractors and facility maintenance. Maintains current certificate of insurance and hold harmless agreements for all contracted vendors.
  • Suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists with the implementation of changes within facility maintenance, power industrial equipment and security.
  • Establishes preventative maintenance schedules for all systems, equipment, and buildings including:  ammonia refrigeration system, HVAC Systems, fire protection and security Systems, electrical and energy management, dock doors/dock plate systems, power industrial equipment, building components (roof, interior & exterior floors/walls, doors, paved surfaces and landscaping).
  • Assist with priorities, assignments and monitors department projects for quality and timely completion.  Utilizes maintenance tracking software for task management.
  • Conducts audits ensuring all required inspections and documentation are completed accurately (including but not limited to food safety documentation, GFSI, etc.) and retained to ensure a minimum potential for loss.
  • Maintains associate relations through regular department or pre-shift meetings; maintains on-going interaction; keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures; monitors associate morale; and submits and respond to ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement.
  • Interprets trains and consistently enforces Company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates efforts with Safety department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes, and routine safety inspections.  Makes recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required.
  • Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.
  • Performs the duties of associates supervised and other related duties as needed.
  • Complies with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, etc.)
Requirements: 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The associate is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Qualifications: 
  • Must possess a valid state Driver’s License and provide proof of liability coverage meeting Company standards.  Complete a Sysco approved defensive driving program.
  • Obtain a Powered Industrial Equipment Certification from Sysco within 3 months.
Education: 
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three years maintenance experience; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Skills: 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.                                      
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.                                                
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.                                      
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, and ability to learn Sysco technology software and programs.
  • Working knowledge of environmental regulations/legislation and governing bodies.
  • Ability to successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and meetings.
  • Ability to apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely and objective manner.
  • Capable of working with peers and associates from other departments and shifts in a proactive and constructive manner.
  • Ability to work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established procedures, practices and comply with local, state and federal regulations.


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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.


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