Maintenance Supervisor/Planner


Fort Smith, AR, US, 72916

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Experienced Professional
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  62902



Responsibility of the Maintenance Supervisor/Planner is to ensure safe and efficient operation of the areas under their responsibility.  This includes ensuring the safety, scheduling, supervision, training of their work force, prioritizing work requests, specifying parts, and completing proper job plans for the maintenance department. Ensure BOM accuracy and helps improve asset preventative maintenance plans. Eliminate waste in time, parts, cost, and machine breakdowns to improve reliability and improve workforce productivity and quality.  As a member of the maintenance leadership team the Maintenance Supervisor must be able to use available metrics and data to continuously improve operations to achieve the Fort Smith plant operational goals.



  • Live and adhere to the Safety Culture of Zero Accidents and ensure plant safety needs are given top priority in the planning process.
  • Work collaboratively with Operations, Storeroom, Manufacturing Engineers, Maintenance Technicians, and all other plant personnel.
  • Actively support TPM and the PM pillar, with a focus on processing red tags
  • Review maintenance work for accuracy and completion.
  • Coach Team to enable Team to grow and develop skills
  • Maintain Costs within allowed budget and assist in annual budget planning process.
  • Coordinate the scheduling and planning of plant maintenance ensure available down time is fully utilized – does not allow aged work orders to accumulate.
  • Accountable for labor utilization, backlog, and schedule compliance.
  • Lead the Daily Approval Meetings.  Participate in a variety of meetings and on special projects as needed.
  • Effectively plans extended shutdowns, including coordination with other departments and contractors, with support as needed.
  • Utilize and update plant blueprints, drawings, instructional manuals, and special procedures.
  • Comply with all plant rules.
  • Ensure plant personnel understand and comply with procedures; conduct training as necessary.
  • Provide detailed scope of work, including estimates of key work steps, materials, manpower, safety considerations and additional resources as needed for all planned work.
  • Familiar with precision maintenance tools and applications and utilize in work plans when appropriate.
  • Help to determine root cause of failures and help identify and implement permanent corrective actions, which may include creating new PMs, working with team to design improvements, identifying critical spare parts, benchmarking other plants, etc.
  • Update and correct equipment files, specifications, parts lists (BOM), descriptions, etc. as errors or outdated information are encountered
  • Work in conjunction with Storeroom to ensure materials availability and kitting of planned work.
  • Work overtime as needed to support down days, emergencies, extended shutdowns, and manage backlog.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or 5 Years Industrial Maintenance Leadership Experience
    • Prefer Engineering or Maintenance Technology Degree
  • Minimum 5 years industrial maintenance experience.
  • Preferred candidates will have maintenance/mechanical/planner experience
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude, electrical experience preferred.
  • Must be familiar with a CMMS (SAP preferred).
  • Must have strong communications skills.
  • Demonstrates creativity and problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Willing and able to speak in a group setting and train others.
  • Strong work ethic and excellent attendance.
  • Possess strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter, motivated and goal oriented.
  • Must be computer literate- Competent in Microsoft Office software

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Able to read, write and speak English.
  • Perform basic arithmetic – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions.
  • Able to read blueprints, equipment schematics, and parts breakdowns.
  • Able to use manuals, computer searches, and/or vendor contacts to research parts, materials and tools.
  • Able to use full range of measurement tools, including but not limited to: tape measure, caliper, micrometer, pi tape, etc.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks with the ability to prioritize
  • Knowledge of practical application of OSHA, NFPA, and ANSI standards
  • Basic knowledge of PLC based controls and HMI applications (Siemens & Allen-Bradley)
  • General knowledge of TPM and maintenance processes
  • Strong troubleshooting skills

Essential Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safeguard self with proper PPE for the specific task
  • Exposure to hot/cold temperature- periodically, but for extended time
  • Exposure to noise- periodically, but for extended time
  • Hand/Eye Coordination– continuously
  • Walk, sit, stand for duration of shift with regular breaks
  • Lift/carry/move up to 25 lbs. independently and heavier weights with assistance.
  • Climb stairs, steps, and ladders
  • Ability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Able to operate computers & computerized equipment
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers face to face, in writing, by telephone, and electronic communications.
  • Possess manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment, operate a computer, and other standard office equipment.
  • Vision adequate to manipulate equipment controls, complete paperwork, utilize computers, and have depth perception.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.





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