2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor at Manchester Tank - Crossville

Posted in Skilled Labor - Trades 9 days ago.

Location: Crossville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Manchester Tank - Crossville

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2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor


Job ID: 2022-4891
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Maintenance
Manchester Tank - Crossville


Job Title: 2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor Department: Maintenance

Shift: 2ND # of Positions: 1


Position Summary

This position is responsible for maintenance of all the equipment and machinery in the plant. Responsible for preventative maintenance on machinery, inspection of all equipment and order parts needed for repair and sending parts out for repair. This position is responsible for the supervision of up to 15 employees in the maintenance department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and creates a safe working environment for all employees. Looks for opportunity to get employees involved in safety, process changes and overall improvement efforts.

  • Directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.

  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.

  • Directs workers engaged in dismantling, assembling, and installing industrial machinery.

  • Requisitions and keeps supply of spare parts Insures items used or installed for use conform to proper safety standards.

  • Reviews daily forklift check lists and is responsible for repairing forklifts.

  • Modifies programming of robots and related equipment such as robot controllers and programmable controllers.

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations.

  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.

  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

  • Maintains time and production records.

  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

  • Performs activities of workers supervised.

  • Examines plans and specifications for new machinery or equipment, machinery, and facilities to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with safety regulations.

  • Determines requirements for safety clothing and devices, and designs, builds, and installs, or directs installation of safety devices on machinery.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.

  • Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

  • Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; is readily available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills: Must be proficient in basic computer skills, Microsoft Word and Excel helpful.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must pass Manchester Tank's lockout/tagout certification requirements.

  • Must pass Manchester Tank's forklift certification requirements.

  • Ability to obtain Manchester Tank's crane certification.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. They include (but are not limited to):

  • Regularly required to stand; walk

  • Use of hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms

  • Climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and smell.

  • Occasionally required to sit.

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They include (but are not limited to):

  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts.

  • Frequent exposure to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.

  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme heat.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Manchester Tank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

A background check and drug screening is part of the employment process.

Our Principles and Values:

Manchester Tank has a proud heritage of hard working people, who for over 75 years have manufactured high quality products for our country and the world. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass is provided as a personal guide to help team members navigate through situations they encounter daily at work. All team members are expected to know these principles, values, and behaviors. The McWane/Manchester Way ensures higher levels of safety and environmental performance in all our operations. It also improves communication, relationships, and work performance at all levels of our organization. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass includes eight core principles to guide our team members: Communication, Safety, Environment, Leadership, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Teamwork.

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