Custom Metal Forging

Maintenance Supervisor Position Description


Under the direction and supervision of the Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing all maintenance of buildings, grounds, plant operations and maintenance personnel. Provides direct supervision over direct reports, which includes all Maintenance Personnel comprised of Technicians and Electricians.


Develops, implements, coordinates all maintenance functions and personnel to achieve maintenance initiatives, objectives including preventive/predictive maintenance programs to increase machine uptime and resulting increase in productivity.


  1. Develop, implements and coordinates an effective and efficient maintenance program to support and meet established maintenance initiatives and objectives. This includes development of a forecast of planned maintenance activities for our facilities.
  2. Direct and monitor maintenance personnel regarding installation, general maintenance and repair of standard forging equipment and tools. Ensure prompt response to breakdowns.
  3. Oversee proper staffing of maintenance personnel to ensure effective and efficient use of department personnel to meet established objectives, emergencies as well as project deadlines.
  4. Develop and maintain a preventative and predictive maintenance program to increase machine uptime and resulting increase in productivity. Issue preventative and predictive maintenance work orders and ensure their timely completion.


  1. Five (5) to Ten (10) years of progressive supervisory/managerial experience within a heavy manufacturing/forging environment with an emphasis in maintenance desired. Supervisory experience within a union environment a plus.
  2. Strong preventative and predictive maintenance program experience.
  3. Excellent communication, organization, planning, problem solving, goal setting, performance measurement and follow-through skills.