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Maintenance Supervisor in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Carthage, MO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Position Purpose

The Maintenance Supervisor will perform complex, non-repetitive, supervisory duties which will monitor department performance daily. Direct all maintenance associates. Ensure that all paperwork is distributed & being filled out properly in a timely manner. Maintain a safe environment to work in & to monitor all necessary procedures and to oversee the entire installation, operation, maintenance, and modification of facilities, equipment, and physical needs of the plant operation; design/adapt special production machinery; and maintain surveillance over manufacturing processes for reducing and controlling costs to facilitate production at maximum efficiency and safety at minimum cost. 


  • Direct training of associates in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.

  • Assist associates in diagnosing malfunctions in machine and equipment. Direct associates in dismantling, assembling and installing industrial machinery during plant repair, modification and/or expansion.

  • Interpret company policies to associates and enforce safety regulations.

  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department and/or maintenance crews.

  • Initiate and/or suggest plans to motivate associates to achieve company goals.

  • Conduct training programs for department associates on specific equipment.

  • Analyze, resolve, repair, and construction and/or equipment modification problems or assist associates and/or contractors in solving related problems.

  • Interpret specifications, blue prints and job orders to associates and outside contractors. Establish or adjust work procedures to meet project and production schedules.

  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product. Confer with manager and supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments relative to maintenance and construction projects.

  • Plan, budget and schedule facility modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts and contract for construction and acquisitions.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Background in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Industry

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

    Additional Responsibilities

  • Scheduling of personnel and project teams to include outside contractors

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by plant management

    Education and Experience

  • Requires 4 or more years of work experience with 3 years in the Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Industry with a four-year degree from an accredited college/university.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements

  • Constant standing and walking (8 hours or more per day)

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to including 50 lbs. or more)

  • Reaching overhead

  • Reaching below knees

  • Ability to multi task

  • Completing required paperwork in timely manner

  • Using material handling equipment as needed

  • Working Conditions:

  • Work in damp and cold environment as needed

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