Facility Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Chicago, IL

Leading Equipment Manufacturer in Chicago, IL Seeks Facility Maintenance Supervisor

Company Overview: Join our organization dedicated to producing high-quality equipment. With recent expansions driven by increased business, we're seeking a visionary Facility Maintenance Supervisor to lead our department to new heights. This role offers the unique opportunity to rebuild, organize, develop, and enhance our maintenance operations.

Position Summary: As our Facility Maintenance Supervisor, you'll be responsible for the development of systems, process improvements, facility layouts, installations, and capital projects. You'll lead a team across two shifts, ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of our maintenance operations.


  • Supervise daily repairs and activities to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Establish and maintain an efficient line operation prioritizing quality, safety, service, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Coach and develop the maintenance team to enhance both personnel and equipment efficiency.
  • Collaborate with operations to optimize plant layouts and facility utilization.
  • Design, develop, and test machinery/equipment while adhering to engineering principles.
  • Safely integrate new machines, processes, and tools into operations.
  • Apply Lean manufacturing principles to layout manufacturing areas.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of studies, facilities, and equipment designs.
  • Utilize formal problem-solving techniques to address complex issues.
  • Participate actively in safety programs and initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation to ensure accuracy.
  • Support capital projects requiring new equipment or structures.
  • Prepare and manage the maintenance budget effectively.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent experience in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or Operations Management.
  • 5-10+ years of leadership experience in manufacturing maintenance.
  • Extensive background in manufacturing, preferably in metal fabrication or related industries.
  • Proficiency in preventative maintenance software, preferably with implementation experience.
  • Strong knowledge of continuous improvement principles such as Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and TPM.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills.
  • Ability to deliver results, prioritize tasks, and effectively manage conflict.
  • Proficiency in PC skills, including MS Excel, ERP, and ideally SAP.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical knowledge, including troubleshooting and teaching others.
  • Experience reading schematics and blueprints; PLC programming skills are a plus.


  • Achieve work-life balance with competitive compensation.
  • Access a 401K plan with a generous match.
  • Benefit from comprehensive, low-cost BCBS medical coverage.
  • Salary range: $100K - $125K

How to Apply: If you are an experienced maintenance leader with a drive for excellence, we invite you to apply for the Facility Maintenance Supervisor position. Local candidates are preferred. Join us in shaping the future of our maintenance department and contributing to our ongoing success. Apply now with your resume.

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