Maintenance Supervisor II in Tipton, PA at Vitro

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

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Welcome to VITRO!

Maintenance Supervisor, are you looking for an opportunity to bring your talents and expertise to an industry-leading corporation? Join us at Vitro! We are a leader in the design, production, and distribution of glass markets worldwide. Through the Container, Flat Glass, and Automotive business units, Vitro products reach more than 40 countries, with operating and marketing facilities in eight countries on the American continent.

As a result of our extended growth, we are seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join our team! This position is responsible for planning, directing and managing the plant's maintenance function, including the appropriate scheduling, supervision of maintenance labor and recordkeeping responsibilities. This member of the maintenance team must provide leadership, guidance, direction and recommendations on facility maintenance activities including repairs, preventative maintenance and parts inventory management ensure effective and efficient maintenance service. This requires strong problem-solving and decision-making skills to best prioritize day-to-day maintenance activities between long-term goals and short-term needs and emergency situations. Contact us today!

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Directing and coordinating the repair and service activities of the maintenance mechanics and laborers to effectively reduce downtime and maintain facilities and equipment
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of maintenance programs and recommending improvements to ensure safe, efficient and economical
  • Utilizing problem solving-skills to manage breakdowns and emergency repairs and develop/implement preventative maintenance, projects and weekend work to best avoid work week shut-down of equipment, thereby maximizing efficiency/productivity
  • Maintaining sufficient level of material/parts inventory and order parts for repairs and preventative maintenance activities to manage maintenance expenses in the most cost-effective
  • Coaching and developing maintenance staff through OJT and technical training and experiences to assure a qualified staff to handle most equipment and facilities issues
  • Supervising a team of mechanical process technicians and general maintenance staff
  • Maintaining safe facilities and equipment and actively participating in the plant safety program by enforcing safety policies and proper housekeeping/SS responsibilities
  • Recommending and managing maintenance-related projects for safer administrative controls in plant security and ergonomic activities to support plant and corporate safety goals
  • Identification and elimination of problems as they occur using the corporate values of Lean, Six Sigma, Fairness, Customer Concern and Rapid Response to meet expected standards of quality.
  • Develop product and plant production process improvements as well as plant maintenance through the design, evaluation and implementation of engineering projects in order to improve plant productivity and maintain the physical plant.

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required; technical degree preferred
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience in general or industrial maintenance
  • Thorough understanding of production equipment and processes, as well as facilities maintenance
  • Solid, demonstrated leadership in fast-paced and dynamic work environments
  • Understanding of glass fabrication technology is preferred
  • Experience with Preventative Maintenance (PM) software is beneficial
  • Must be open to day or night 12-hour shifts

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of electrical, hydraulic/pneumatics and mechanical systems
  • Proven skills and track record in Preventive/Predictive Maintenance and effectiveness programs that reduce machine down time/increase up time
  • Effective interpersonal skills as well as both written and verbal communication skills
  • Team-building skills are essential to provide day-to-day operational leadership in the development/execution utilizing maintenance and manufacturing resources
  • Must have strong technical skills and ability to negotiate and analyze equipment issues
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications and schematics.
  • Lead and support projects using Lean principles and tools.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


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