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  • Maintenance Supervisor

     
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      Maintenance Supervisor

      SUMMARY

      Direct maintenance and production operations on 2nd shift by setting goals, organizing and assigning work, selecting and developing employees, and maintaining a productive work environment in order to meet established production schedules. Ensure all safety, quality, and productivity processes and procedures are followed within areas of responsibility.

       

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

       

      Universal

      • Exhibit superior safety practices every day evidenced by outstanding housekeeping at all times.
      • Extend treatment to all other employees of the Company as individuals with the courtesy and dignity shown to customers.
      • Exceed customer quality and service expectations through attention to detail.
      • Exercise maximum care to protect the environment by fostering and supporting responsible operating procedures.

      Essential

      • Direct, plan and coordinate night shift operations for maintenance and production departments to minimize equipment downtime and maximize production. Develop and maintain an effective machinery maintenance program, including preventive maintenance.
      • Ensure quality of repairs, scheduling of repair work, diagnosis of equipment problems, and adequate supplies of materials and/or parts required to complete repairs. Work closely with production control and manufacturing departments to schedule maintenance and/or repairs at appropriate times.
      • Plan, organize, and assign work to maintenance associates to apply skill and experience to the best advantage which ensures efficient use of labor hours, materials, and equipment consistent with production and profit requirements. Maintain close observation overnight shift operations, providing guidance concerning proper maintenance and manufacturing methods.
      • Select and train associates in foundry operations to ensure a sufficient work force to meet short and long-term objectives. Evaluate work performance and counsel and coach employees to maintain efficient work performance.
      • Analyze equipment or machine problems, quality problems, and production delays, expediting repairs and/or corrective actions to minimize downtime and work schedule interruption. Coordinate all equipment repairs on night shift.
      • Maintain open communications with employees and work with employees to mutually resolve problems to enhance morale and promote a union-free environment.
      • Maintain conformance with Company policies, work rules, and regulations, coaching employees and/or initiating disciplinary actions, as required.
      • Enforce the proper use of safety equipment and maintain departmental housekeeping to produce a safe work environment. Coach employees to reinforce safe work practices.
      • Maintain awareness or improved operational methods, production processes or equipment which improve quality and efficiency and reduce cost.
      • Maintain communications across all shifts in maintenance and with other departments to promote efficient operations.

      Additional

      • Secure proper tools for each task
      • Communicate suggestions and recommend solutions to problems to provide for an efficient operation
      • Approach work assignments in a positive manner and function as a team member
      • Perform other assignments as may be requested

      Preferred experience

      • Requires Bachelor’s Degree - related field is preferred
      • Five to seven years experience

       

      About American Axle & Manufacturing

      For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We’ve earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.

       

      AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 25,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.

       

      AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail aamhr@aam.com . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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