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Electrical Supervisor



Job Type

Full time

Required Travel


Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintains a zero safety incident rate.
  • Completes one Safety Assessment Tool (SAT) observation card per production week.
  • Performs and documents periodic crew safety meetings.
  • Supports 5S and TPM events.
  • Maintains good housekeeping and safe work practices and conditions.
  • Seeks ideas to improve the safety of the work practices and conditions when opportunities surface.
  • Actively participates in the development, discipline, and safety of the maintenance employees.
  • Reviews and validates standard operating procedures, job safety analyses, lockout procedures, and job duties as directed.
  • Troubleshoots, corrects, and possibly improves control issues related to variable speed drives and motors, AC line drives and motors/encoders, DC line drives and motors/rheostats, PLC’s, servo systems, single loop controllers, and various sensors used in this field.
  • Troubleshoots, corrects, and possibly improves issues related to electrical power, hydraulic power units, and natural gas fired heaters.
  • Troubleshoots, corrects, and possibly improves mechanical issues related to drive systems, conveyors, piping, valves, plant utilities, and others as needed.
  • Uses troubleshooting as opportunities to train and otherwise grow the plant electrical personnel.
  • Supervises the personnel and activities in order to achieve or exceed defined metric targets such as downtime.
  • Dates, documents, and signs any / all conversations such as incidents pertaining to safety and job performance issues.
  • Assigns and maintains work flow, checks progress and quality of work, and assists employees in the course of their daily work activities.
  • Examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to expectations, procedures, and any applicable codes.
  • Coordinates activities and projects with other department(s) as needed.
  • Recommends purchase of necessary supplies, equipment, materials, and spare parts, especially electrical parts.
  • Utilizes the full benefits of the maintenance tracking and work order system.
  • Initiates purchase requisitions.
  • Prepares and maintains maintenance reports and records as directed.
  • Makes suggestions to improve methods related to maintenance.
  • Minimal travel requirements as determined by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Supervises maintenance personnel.

  • Maintains supervision of contractors at the facility as needed.


  • 3-8 years in maintenance department or in equivalent industry.
  • 2-5 years supervisory experience or documented training in this area.
  • 4-10 years electrical and PLC control experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Computer skills include the usage of Google Mail, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • PeopleSoft, Kronos, and Maintscape skills are a plus.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to identify and implement training for skills needed by hourly personnel, both mechanical and electrical.
  • Maintain accountability for assigned responsibilities over any shift or any day of the week as needed.
  • Seeks results after other efforts fail.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and schematics.
  • Ability to navigate and understand PLC code for troubleshooting. 
  • Meg Meter experience and understanding are a plus.
  • Must be able to work weekends as needed.

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some college preferred but not required.

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