Maintenance Supervisor - Days 12.5+ Hour Shift in Kenosha, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Kenosha

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Supervisor - Days 12.5+ Hour Shift

Job Description:

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Complies with and enforce all company policies and plant rules and procedures, to include Safety, Quality, GMPs, and General Work Rules.
  • Establish and maintain GMP’s and SOP’s to keep the facility ready for customer inspections as well as governmental inspections (EPA, FDA, OSHA etc.).
  • Provide leadership for all maintenance employees in order to achieve plant goals via continuous improvement and alignment to the company’s vision, mission and values.
  • Collaborate with all departments to establish or improve existing programs to proactively address safety and other policies.
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of routine and emergency maintenance in a 24/7 work environment.
  • Fully utilize Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to process maintenance work orders to best utilize maintenance labor, to schedule preventive maintenance to extend equipment life expectancy, and to control parts inventory and costs
  • Review MP2 reports to ensure they are accurate and mechanics time is accounted for.  Work with MP2 planner to assign work orders.
  • Assist with maintenance activities tied to production and the facility, including but not limited to insuring the facility’s safety and environmental work is current and compliant.
  • Monitor personnel matters to include work schedules, vacations, and discipline.
  • Provide guidance, training and coaching to maintenance team
  • Coordinate with Maintenance Manager on equipment analysis to determine facility improvement needs.
  • Monitor line operations, production line speeds, quality, and attending daily meetings.
  • Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite work flow for all multi-craft mechanics and lead persons.
  • Manage outside contractors as needed for specialized repairs such as compressors, OEM, alarm systems, boilers, etc.
  • Drive cost savings through continuous follow up of maintenance personnel activities.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues to increase production efficiency.
  • Participate in daily planning meetings with the management team
  • Conduct daily meetings with maintenance staff outlining tasks, safety concerns, etc.
  • Participate in the creation of annual maintenance and capital budgets

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Seven or more years of maintenance related work experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Three or more years years supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of electrical controls, mechanical equipment, conveyors, and production or facilities related equipment and the ability to troubleshoot and make repairs
  • Blueprint reading and electrical schematic understanding
  • General PLC programming
  • Competency in English language (read, write, speak); excellent written, oral, and listening skills.
  • Knowledge of regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as FDA, OSHA, and EPA
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in mathematical and/or narrative form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Ability to facilitate cross-functional teams
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Effective listener and team player
  • Able to work effectively with others, have good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer skills including experience with SAP and Microsoft Office. 
  • Continuous improvement mindset with the ability to lead and support multiple projects. 


 Associates Degree Required - Maintenance, Machine Repair, or Engineering

Physical Activity/Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, and use hands and fingers.  Also, the employee may be required to lift up to 50 lbs. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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