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Mechanical/ Electrical Maintenance Supervisor at WorldBridge Partners Toledo, Inc

Posted in Installation - Maint - Repair 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Mobile, Alabama

Job Description:


Manage the maintenance of all Primary End mechanical equipment, projects, and maintenance personnel to keep equipment operating in a safe manner while eliminating downtime to maintain high utilization and throughput of product in a cost effective manner. Train and mentor team members, regularly evaluating the teams skill level versus departmental technology. 


  • Continuous planning and organizing of outages, including ordering and maintaining adequate spares parts and equipment.

  • Interacting with vendors and service companies to provide on time and cost effective maintenance service during outages.

  • Schedule all outside contractor personnel to efficiently maintain the Primary End department buildings, equipment and associated systems as needed.

  • Work closely with operations department personnel to reduce downtime and improve equipment utilization, utilizing reliability centered maintenance techniques.

  • Assure outside contractor employees adhere to company and OSHA standards in safety.

  • Enforce company practices and policies with outside contractors as well as departmental personnel.

  • Work closely with the Primary End Maintenance Manager to manage the department maintenance budget

  • Work closely with the Primary End Maintenance Manager to develop and manage the department capital plan

  • Drive continuous improvement projects

  • Interface with the workforce regarding safety, costs, productivity and scheduling.

  • Responsible for insuring completion of jobs as well as assigning tasks to the Mechanical Maintenance Team.


  • Coach and train the work force to develop a “culture of safety”

  • Implement and monitor all facets of the department safety program.

  • Assign responsibility for safety observation corrective actions and ensure timely completion.

  • Recognize, avoid and where possible eliminate hazards within the department.

  • Attend and conduct as needed the monthly OSHA safety meeting

  • Manage the administration of the Safety Observations Program throughout the Maintenance Team.

  • Work with the Primary End Maintenance Manager to ensure Lockout/Tagout program and Confined Space entry program are kept up to date.

Schedule personnel and equipment:

  • Coordinate the mechanical maintenance team to support department needs, maintaining proper manning levels, proper skill levels within the team and manage work schedules as needed to support the departments needs.

  • Oversee and manage overtime costs to maintain the department budget.

  • Work with the Maintenance Planner to thoroughly plan and organize outage schedule timeline, continuously updating plan and adjusting resources as required to meet agreed cost and deadline goals.

  • Hold regular meetings with the maintenance team to review open projects status and reassign resources as needed to complete projects on time and with in budget.

  • Approve direct reports work hours within time keeping system. As well as, oversee and manage overtime costs to maintain the department budget.

  • Maintain and manage open work orders within the maintenance management software for outage and downtime jobs.


  • Work to develop and make revisions to lockout procedures

  • Work to develop and make revisions to preventative maintenance procedures

  • Work with maintenance team to develop safe job procedures

  • Coordinate with appropriate personnel and departments to maintain buildings and equipment at a level that insures the safety of the work force and attainment of production goals.

  • Coordinate with operations and maintenance personnel to assure that required planned maintenance occurs during scheduled down days and outages.

  • Drive new projects through to completion

  • Order and maintain adequate spares parts and equipment to avoid extended downtime


  • Train all outside contractor personnel on specific plant/departmental safety programs.

  • Continually look for opportunities to improve the skills of the maintenance team.



  • Conduct Safety meetings as required

  • Conduct crew meetings as required

  • Conduct contractor meetings as required

  • Hold regular scheduled maintenance outage meetings as required

  • Publish detailed maintenance outage plans in a timely manner

  • Establish and communicate daily maintenance plan to both day maintenance team as well as shift maintenance operators.

  • Communicate in a timely manor to keep supervisor informed on open projects, personnel development, project status, current equipment conditions, future capital needs,etc



Manage the implementation of all applicable company and commercial standards: 

  • ISO

  • Department JSA/SOPs

  • Lockout Tagout and Confined Space Entry Programs

  • OSHA, etc…



  • BS, BSME, BSEE in industrial maintenance field or a minimum of 15 years experience in maintenance

  • Minimum five years of heavy industrial maintenance experience (including hydraulic  circuits/devices).

  • Minimum five years experience in troubleshooting and maintaining industry equipment such as cranes, gearboxes, pumps etc.

  • Experience scheduling/managing people

  • Experience developing an outage schedule

  • A high level of written and oral communication skills.

  • Mid to high-level computer skills.

  • Good working knowledge of industrial Instrumentation. Calibration of Instrumentation, such as Flow Meters, Position Transducers(LVDT), Pressure Transducers, Accelerometers, RTD’s, and Thermocouples.

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.

  • Experience managing multi day maintenance outages

  • Experience managing the installation of new equipment



  • Previous management experience with in the field of industrial maintenance

  • Experience in managing employees using a “Team” concept.

  • Experience developing Lockout Tagouts

  • Experience commissioning new equipment

  • Experience in electric arc furnaces

  • Experience in continuous casters

  • Experience in supervising pipefitters, welders and riggers

  • ISA certified