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Maintenance SupervisorHammondIndiana.

Maintenance Supervisor

  • Hammond, Indiana, United States

NATURE OF WORK: Organizes, plans, and directs work assignments of maintenance workers.

Instructs and coordinates the activities of all personnel in the department to maintain top efficiency and productivity. Manages and maintains expense supplies as may be reasonably necessary to ensure adequate amount to minimize production downtime. Administers company policies and procedures as related to department.  Administer safety, company rules and collective bargaining agreement. Assist in launch programs, ECN’s, equipment design, build and installation as necessary.  The Maintenance Supervisor is part of the Maintenance department and reports to the Engineering Manager.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED (The following duties are typical for this classification. However, any one position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.)

 Conducts weekly safety meeting with each maintenance shift

·     Contact and coordinate work with outside contractors, vendors, and suppliers.

·     Requisition tools, equipment and supplies.

·     Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.

·     Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew.

·     Maintains time records.

·     Maintain Work Order logs

·     Monitors maintenance contracts for compliance

·     Monitors and maintains critical spare parts and other spares

·     Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities.

·     Manage and direct plant safety and the implementation of safety equipment as related to equipment when needed.

·     Manages the maintenance of accurate records of machines and other assets with regards to repair, drawings, diagrams and manuals and preventive maintenance program.

·     Ensures plant security is maintained.

·     Responsible for setting up and maintaining adequate parts to minimize machine downtime.

·     Follows ISO14001 and QS9000/TS16949 procedures/processes.

·     Optimizes design to produce quality products.

·     Participates in plant recycling programs.

·     It is the responsibility of the Maintenance Supervisor to take appropriate action and to effectively communicate where necessary and observations which may impact Lear’s ability to manufacture a quality product and to achieve an on-time delivery. Individual actions which should be considered are as follows:

·     Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformances related to product, process and quality systems.

·     Identify and record any problems related to the product, process and quality system.

·     Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels.

·     Verify implementation of solutions.

·     Maintains the Work in Planning (WIP) and Work Ready to Schedule (WRTS) backlog

·     Ensures that maintenance and tooling associates accurately and consistently input required data into MVP

·     Maintains the Work in Planning (WIP) and Work Ready to Schedule (WRTS) backlog

·     Control further processing, delivery or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected



·     Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Applications.

·     Knowledge of Predictive Maintenance (Temperature, Vibration and Oil). Knowledge of Production Equipment and Machinery Troubleshooting following schematics and performance Root Cause Analysis (RCA).

·     Knowledge of Electrical Trade (lighting systems, ac/dc electrical circuits, 110/220 vac, 1ph/3ph voltage and some troubleshooting).

·     Knowledge of Mechanical (grinding, drilling, plumbing, etc.).

·     Knowledge of Tig and Mig Welding and performance light fabrication.

·     Machine Tool Practices (lathe, drill, mill, etc.).

·     Knowledge of Work Order Procedures and Performance.

·     Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.

·     Knowledge of Predictive Maintenance (Temperature, Vibration and Oil).

·     Knowledge of Robotics, programming, troubleshooting.

·     Knowledge of Instrumentation and Calibration. Troubleshooting. Knowledge of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM).

·     Knowledge of Maintenance Planning, Scheduling and Budget.

·     Knowledge of the development and design of Industrial Electrical Control Panel.

·     Knowledge of PLC’s maintenance, ladder logic, troubleshooting and program modification

·     Skill in using general facility and maintenance tools and equipment (power drills, portable band saws, etc.).

·     Ability to read and understand electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics. Troubleshooting.

·     Knowledge of LOTO, HazWoper, Hand and Power Tool Safety and other OSHA required Maintenance training

·     Ability to read and understand blue prints and seat assembly processes.

·     Ability to understand safety work practices and enable to identify the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for job assignments.


·     Must be able and willing to work overtime and respond emergency calls.

·     Must be willing to work extended periods of time or varying shift hours.

·     Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions.

·     Must be able to get certified in forklift and other powered vehicles.


·     Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical degree.   

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