Maintenance Supervisor (Across Shifts) at Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc.

Posted in Retail 10 days ago.

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Location: Louisville, Kentucky

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Maintenance Supervisor (Across Shifts)Position Summary

Maintenance Supervisor (Across Shifts)

Due to amazing growth in our Louisville facility and nationally, seeking a MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR to bring their talents to our expanding team. Must have ability to work across shifts and be flexible. Outstanding benefits and overtime potential.

Ferrara, a related company of Ferrero Group, is an emerging powerhouse in the North American confections and snacking categories. A $3B organization, Ferrara is No. 1 in seasonal confections and No. 2 in sugar confections, and has entered the world's largest cookies market through the acquisition of a beloved portfolio of cookie brands, a category growing at more than 4%.

Primary Purpose:

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for a group of Mechanics whom he/she will oversee and assign daily work orders regarding project work, new construction, equipment installation, general building maintenance, emergency equipment repairs and assist other maintenance groups throughout the facility to support manufacturing goals and objectives. Oversee the implementation of the plant's existing maintenance program to include preventative maintenance. The Maintenance Supervisor will work in collaboration with the operating staff to ensure that the plant is safe and operates at peak conditions on a daily basis.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Manages and develops direct staff.
  • Assigns and supervises delegated daily work assignments in an efficient, safe manner and in accordance with established plant GMP and Safety policies.
  • Reports all observed safety hazards to manager.
  • Conducts daily inspection rounds of the facility noting the operational status of key equipment and support systems. Communicates directly with the operations departments to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas.
  • Conducts oneself in a professional manner, observe plant rules and policies, maintains continuity between shifts, and contributes to an overall team effort.
  • Directs the work activities of a group of multi-skilled Mechanics responsible for all facets of maintenance work throughout the entire facility including general building maintenance, equipment installation, electrical construction, metal fabrication and welding, mechanical and sanitary piping, lift truck repairs and emergency equipment repairs.
  • Ensures equipment rooms, fabrication sites, and work areas are kept clean and orderly.
  • Ensures work assignments are well planned and properly scheduled to minimize production downtime. All parts and supply orders have been placed well ahead of time and on site as work schedules require.
  • Is "on call" as required by plant emergencies and operational needs.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of plant operations and be able to assist other department or operational groups as work or project needs require.
  • Maintains a record of all day-to-day maintenance and service activities undertaken in a facility as well as prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.
  • Evaluating the performance of the subordinates and ensures that all maintenance technicians are trained on the most updated version of the operating procedures.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules while carrying out maintenance functions.
  • Understands and demonstrates the Company's core values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies/Skills/Knowledge Required
  • Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in building maintenance, plant maintenance or general maintenance.
  • Prior experience in electrical construction, controls or troubleshooting.
  • The ability to effectively manage time and lead a team of subordinates.
  • Possess a sound working knowledge of machinery repair techniques, machine shop practices, welding, electrical construction, pipefitting, basic lifting and rigging principles, and the proper use of hand & power tools.
  • Possess good troubleshooting skills.
  • Exhibit sound judgment and the ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Promotes teamwork, possess a good attitude, and exhibits flexibility and willingness to perform tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Able to work overtime as needed.
  • Able to work scheduled shift.
  • Able to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Ensures compliance with AIB, SQF, OSHA and other relevant standards.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.