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Maintenance Supervisor



Muskogee, OK, USA
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023

Seeking an experienced Maintenance supervisor that has a demonstrated work history that shows a pattern with continuous improvement and focus to keep production machinery running at a peak level of performance and provide related services to support the plant in reaching its goal of excellence.


Seeking an experienced Maintenance supervisor that has a demonstrated work history that shows a pattern with continuous improvement and focus to keep production machinery running at a peak level of performance and provide related services to support the plant in reaching its goal of excellence. Within the maintenance department strategies and process need to be developed or enforced to facilitate maintenance on equipment and facilities which includes HVAC, plumbing, hydraulics, electrical, pneumatics, engineering, building maintenance, welding and fabrication while maintaining safety of fellow employees, the community, and the environment. Additionally, you will be required to inspect the facility, hire other maintenance professionals, order parts and equipment, record daily maintenance activity within our Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP), delegate work responsibilities, contact service providers and contractors and prepare work schedules. The role is responsible for strategic planning, budget control, work management, and overall performance of the maintenance organization.

General Skills Required:

  • Possess high level of safety awareness

  • Exhibit a sense of urgency when completing projects and assignments

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks and adjust priorities as necessary

  • Fully execute on assignments

  • Supervises and assigns the work of maintenance employees

  • Inspects work for completeness

  • Determines material, equipment, and supplies to be used. Transfers equipment and personnel from one project to another as necessary

  • Keeps timecards and other routine records through Kronos and SAP

  • Coordinates or inspects, operates, and maintains the heating, cooling and ventilation

  • Coordinates and inspects major contract work on the electrical, plumbing, mechanical and other related systems in all aspects of the facility

  • Minimize severity or frequency of accidents of contractors and maintenance personnel through risk identification process

  • Review weekly maintenance schedule

  • Address concerns with the maintenance coordinator and Manager

  • Complete maintenance jobs in accordance with the highest standards of efficiency

  • Streamline associated repair costs and job execution

  • Ensure prompt repairs by responding to emergency breakdowns

  • Supply reporting to the maintenance coordinator on repair jobs including consumption of tools, materials, man hours and skills

  • Review equipment history files

  • Ensure accurate recorded histories in work order completions

  • Report maintenance performance during major overhauls turn arounds, shutdowns, and start-up

  • Develop and execute training plan for maintenance workers

  • Provide grievance counseling when required.

  • Assign and reassign work as per emergencies and plant priorities

  • Make sure that maintenance jobs are in accordance with all corporate policies and legislated regulations

  • Promote communication as well as good relations between the production and the maintenance departments. Ensure housekeeping, productivity, and quality of work standards are maintained

  • Update inventories and other supplies as needed

  • Ability to understand complex written and oral instructions

  • Thorough knowledge of the occupation hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance of assigned duties Interpersonal and leadership skills:

  • Must possess human resource skills to relate effectively with people from diverse background

  • Must possess good communication skills to interact with different groups of people effectively, both written and verbal

  • Establish and sustain effective relationships with all stakeholders to foster an environment where innovation and cooperation are used to solve problems

  • Establish and build relationships with various functional and business leaders to drive continuous improvement

  • Communicate best practice reliability methods; insuring team focus is on implementing agreed-upon methods

  • Challenge peers, team members and customers to accept and apply new approaches, technologies and/or processes and facilitates teams to drive cost efficiencies and add economic value

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills

  • Ability to formulate and implement action plans based upon troubleshooting skills and structured problem-solving analysis to drive results

  • Ability to lead by involving others in decision processes

  • Implement change, motivate others, and encourage team development

  • Ability to influence others through demonstrated competence and respect for data and facts

  • Self-starter, capable of managing multiple priorities with minimal oversight

Technical and project management skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of technology including complexities of products, machinery, and costs
  • Competency in evaluating equipment function design and impact on operation or maintainability.
  • Extensive knowledge of reliability technologies, practices, measurements, and methods including root cause analysis, life cycle costing, Failure Analysis, RCM, Six Sigma, predictive sciences, and condition monitoring
  • Machine Design
  • Process/Systems design
  • Engineering fundamentals (Mechanical, Electrical & Utilities)
  • Ergonomic design
  • Construction practices
  • Regulatory/code/standards compliance
  • Technical Writing
  • Specification’s development
  • Development and interpretation of engineering documentation
  • Capital Project administration/project management processes and techniques
  • Project planning
  • Project estimation and cost control
  • Defining scope of work
  • Annual planning preparation
  • Resource and task planning
  • Workload prioritization
  • Risk Assessment/Risk Reduction
  • Product and vendor evaluation
  • Operations/Manufacturing knowledge
  • Lean manufacturing tools – 5s, value stream mapping, process center-lining, standard work
  • Knowledge of GMP’s

Computer skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Kronos Payroll System
  • SAP knowledge, heavy CMMS experience

Business/financial skills:

  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and reporting
  • Storeroom processes and inventory management principles
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Capital program/financial drivers
  • Supply Chain processes
  • Material Control processes
  • Product Knowledge
  • New Product process


  • High School or GED. Eighteen months of education and training beyond high school level in general maintenance and repair, or a closely related area


  • Two years’ experience at a minimum is required in general maintenance or other maintenance responsibilities that would include the ability to recognize electrical, plumbing, and mechanical malfunctions or equipment failures, we would prefer the experience to be in a fast production manufacturing environment.
  • SAP PM experience a plus
  • Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background, drug, and work screen
  • Must be available to work 12-hour day and night shifts, weekends, call-outs
Vallourec is an equal opportunity employer.