Maintenance Supervisor – San Jose, CA

Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair, modification, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment.

Maintenance of buildings, grounds, and utility systems of industrial plant by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.



· Reviews job orders to determine work priorities. Schedule’s repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous production operations.

· Coordinate’s activities of workers fabricating or modifying machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products or processes.

· Directs maintenance activities on utility system to provide continuous supply of heat, electric power, gas, nitrogen, or compressed air required for operations.

· Review’s production, quality control, and maintenance and statistical reports to plan and modify maintenance activities.

· Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.

· Plans, develops, and implements new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.

· Reviews new product plans and discusses equipment needs and modification with design engineers.

· Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations.

· Directs training and indoctrination of workers to improve work performance and acquaint workers with company policies and procedures.

· Confers with management, engineering, and quality control personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.

· Supervises employees in the Maintenance Department and Janitorial Services. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.

· Responsible for overseeing HAZMAT.

· Responsible for preventative maintenance program (Scheduling, administering, tracking).

· Other duties may be assigned.



· Knowledge of 480/240 3-phase systems with an understanding of power distribution in an industrial plant.

· Knowledge of electric control systems, motors starters, heater circuits, relays, fuses, transformers, and contactors.

· Knowledge of hydraulic systems such as pumps, directional valves, relief valves, and pressure flow concepts.

· Knowledge of electric and hydraulic schematics and machine control prints.

· Knowledge pneumatics, compressors, and cooling towers preferred.

· Must be a team player.

· Must have good customer service skills and be able to effectively interact with all departments.

· Must be able to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.

· Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables where only limited standardization exists.

· Must have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

· Must be self-motivated and proactive.

· Must be proficient with all MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Etc.)



· Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Prior Plastic Injection Molding experience highly desired.

Department: Maintenance
Job Location: San Jose CA
Shift: First

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