J.Rettenmaier USA LP

JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Maintenance Supervisor

Urbana, OH.

Job Responsibilities
  • Use sound judgement, planning skills & mechanical aptitude to lead Maintenance Department.
  • Provide leadership in maintenance organization to achieve stated goals.
  • Work with Operations Dept. to coordinate preventative maintenance & repair work to minimize downtime.
  •  Maintain spare partsinventory utilizing CMMS system, including ordering partsfrom domestic & international
  • Vendors.
  • Manage maintenance budget.
  • Provide direct, hands on supervision, technical direction, administrative management, and leadership in maintenance.
  • Responsible for the management of equipment and maintenance.
  • Supports maintenance and capital projects, maximizing asset reliability, uptime, and cost effectiveness with available
  • Resources.
  • Provides support for the facility and equipment needs, including capital and major repairs.
  • Supports predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Uses other maintenance disciplines in the development and application of reliability engineering, root-cause analysis and troubleshooting of equipment and processes.
  • Coaches and develops training plans for hourly maintenance employees.
  • Model, for the maintenance department, a strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Establishes spare parts requirements, and maintain inventory levels utilizing CMMS software.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications
  • Background illustrates progressive maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have at least 3 years' experience in a supervisory role .
  • Exceptional mechanical ski l ls/ aptitude.
  • Forma l training or education in related field such as engineering, process control or reliability preferred
  • Strong s e n s e of urgency .
  • Must be a leader with very good - communication and organizational s kills and the ability to communicate with all
  • Levels of the organization.
  • A strong working knowledge is needed in equipment servicing as w ell as maintenance planning/scheduling in an industrial environment with a high level of automation and instrumentation.
  • A solid /working knowledge is required in project management, industrial engineering, and cost analysis and employee  relations.
  • Strong interpersonal communications such a s recommending, directing, and influencing.
  • Computer Maintenance Management Systems use and implementation (Maintimizer a plus) .
  • Able to perform maintenance math
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Valid driver's license (pre-requisite for forklift license and business travel)
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Work with Production, QA , Engine e ring & other departments a s needed
  • Work with teams at other JRS facilities as needed, with possible travel/stay on occasion
  • Work with out s ide contractors as necessary to comp l et e projects/tasks
  • Operate company vehicles as needed (lift trucks, man - lifts, company cars , etc.)
  • Accurately operate test & measurement equipment
  • Utilize typical office equipment, i.e. computer s , laptops, tablets, etc.
Physical Requirements
  • Job requires frequent walking, climbing stairs & ladders , and standing for long periods of time, and also occasional work at heights & in confined spaces 
  • Job requires occasional work out of man lifts and on roof structures at elevation s up to 60' .
  • Job includes occasional exposure to weather in all seasons .
  • Must be able to lift 50 l bs. on occasion .
  • Job require s long periods of sitting , typing & viewing computer screen.
Other Information
  • 6:30AM-3:30PMMonday-Friday;1hrlunchbreak. Overtime as needed. On call as needed.
  • Eligible for all benefits. 
  • Eligible for ln -2 - Win Performance Bonus Program


If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340
Email: hr@jrsusa.com

This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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