Maintenance Engineer Supervisor in Berea, KY at Vitro

Date Posted: 12/30/2020

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    Berea, KY
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Job Description

The Maintenance/Engineering Group Leader is responsible to lead technical improvements in the area that they are assigned.  This is done by following the lean six sigma process.  The successful candidate may be responsible for process, product, or equipment improvements.  It is expected that they would work in a manner of continuous improvement and document improvements to share with other manufacturing sites.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Management of Maintenance department (ABM contract or Vitro) and plant hourly GMM workforce. Management of IT staff.
  • Manufacturing – meet the budgeted speed and yield parameters of assigned processes. Supervise and Maintenance and GMM to achieve documented results (OEE, Planning, Process Documentation, Scrap Level). Coordinate all improvement projects identified to support agreed targets.
  • Process & product development – Work with corporate teams in standardization, process and product development. Support Kaizen program.
  • Environment, Health and Safety – Contribute to a safe, healthy and environmentally sound workplace which promotes the continued well-being of employees, equipment, facility and community. Ensure that all new machines and equipment modification meet legal and safety standards.
  • Financial Control – Develop, implement and control spending for both Capital and maintenance Expense budgets to ensure expected plant efficiencies and financial returns. Managing plant spare parts inventory.
  • Human Resources – Provide training and guidance to Engineers and other employees impacted by process change to ensure high quality personnel performance and development.
  • Strategy – Participate with the local leadership in planning and implementing strategic initiatives to ensure long-term viability of the local and regional corporate entities.
  • Quality – Identify and eliminate problems before and as they occur using the corporate values of Lean, Six Sigma, Fairness, Customer Concern and Rapid Response. Actively participate in troubleshooting activities, root cause analysis and corrective actions related to customer complaints.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably mechanical, electrical or equivalent) is required
  • 3+ years related production/process experience  
  • A working knowledge of computer aided-design equipment and computerized processes is preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of glass and value for the automotive industry 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) for interactions with management, peers, other associates, vendors and contractors
  • Ability to trouble-shoot, analyze and resolve problems, plan, organize and share information
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects to established timelines as performance is measured against project goals and specific assignments