Sr. Maintenance Supervisor

at Schwan's Company in Stilwell, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit . What we are looking for: We are hiring a Maintenance Supervisor II for our manufacturing facilities in the Stilwell, OK area. This position is responsible for supervising maintenance including predictive maintenance, equipment repair and rebuild, electrical, refrigeration, grounds, equipment noise control and maintenance training programs with increased complexity, drives productivity and efficiency improvements with advanced understanding of equipment and operational processes. What you will get from us:

+ Opportunity to work in a growing segment of a major food manufacturer and showcase your leadership and technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of Schwan’s Company.

+ Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company.

+ A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.

+ Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.

+ Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits.


+ Reviews equipment to ensure all safety devices are properly installed.

+ Ensures that parts and equipment inventories remain at approved levels.

+ Ensures all company, state, and federal requirements for food safety are met by maintenance employees.

+ May assist with managing performance of the manufacturing facility by using reports from Plant Management, Human Resources, Safety, Food, Safety and Quality, and data from the current Manufacturing Execution systems (SAP and OEE systems).

+ Identifies problems and analyzes maintenance and manufacturing reports to drive process improvement.

+ Coordinates with Superior and/or other Plant Leadership to review PM work schedules, staffing requirements, and production sequences to maximize productivity. May serve as an advanced user and trains and administers the predictive maintenance program. Plans routine maintenance, schedules, and follows up on problems to develop solutions.

+ Monitors breakdowns, determine needs, assigns resources.

+ Keeps upper management informed of issues that affect the performance of the department.

+ May assist with maintenance planning.

+ Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.

Other Duties Assigned: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the job. An individual must be able to perform all of the duties and responsibilities listed in a fully competent manner to be considered successful in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties and responsibilities. What we need from you:

+ The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. We need someone who competes to win!

+ Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.

+ Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.

Education: High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred Years of Related Experience: 5 plus years of experience; preferably in food industry manufacturing or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum 3 years of supervision. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

+ Must have strong knowledge and skills in the technologies of general construction, electrical systems, electronic systems, microprocessors, mechanical systems (e.g., production/process, refrigeration, boilers, HVAC, hydraulics, and pneumatics), and computerized maintenance management systems.

+ Working knowledge of foodplant production and processing equipment preferred. Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety, EPA regulations, USDA and sanitation standards preferred. Must have previous supervisor experience.

+ Strong PC skills including expertise with MS Office and Outlook. SAP experience beneficial.

+ Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise, motivate, and develop line employees and lead process improvement.

+ Strong communication and reasoning skills to provide a positive work environment. Embraces change and a culture of continuous improvement; serves as an informal team leader among peers.

+ Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Must have strong mathematical and problem-solving skills in order to generate and maintain departmental reports.

+ Demonstrated capability to effectively navigate organizational systems and processes. Current employees must have satisfactory job performance.

+ May be required to be clean shaven if trained in the use of and required to use a respirator.

+ Must be capable and willing to work any shift and be on 24-hour call for emergency situations as necessary.

+ Can effectively present topics and projects to senior leadership in meetings

+ Effective leader and facilitator of continuous improvements activities including Root Cause Analysis, 5S, Kaizen, 6-sigma, FMEA.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC225677974

Posted On: Oct 07, 2022

Updated On: Feb 07, 2023

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