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Job Title:

Maintenance Supervisor

International Converter, Iuka MS.


Position Summary:

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for managing the installation and repair of all machinery/equipment, maintenance of the facilities’ building and grounds, as well as supervising the activities of the maintenance personnel.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Audits for compliance and addresses safety issues in a timely manner.
  • Works safely and is proactively involved in plant safety improvement efforts.
  • Conducts safety and job function training for shift personnel, as well as Contractors.
  • Trains shift associates in proper procedures, coaches them to improve results, and evaluates performance.
  • Creates and fosters a safe and accountable work environment.
  • Encourages an environment of high levels of engagement and development by participating in team member performance evaluations, building an effective team with open dialogue and overall cohesiveness and manages conflict.
  • Leads and provides direction for settling clear Key Objectives and providing coaching, training and support to achieve the plant wide KPI’s.
  • Oversees and directs Maintenance personnel  with equipment repairs and research.
  • Develops and Maintains the Maintenance Department’s annual budget.
  • Coordinates and implements predictive and preventative maintenance scheduling. Maintains 100% on-time completion of PM’s and certifications.
  • Maintains a structured spare parts inventory program and establishes adequate stocking levels necessary to support manufacturing equipment and PM schedules. Performs equipment and repair parts data entry and management.
  • Establishes a redundant qualified subcontractor base to service all equipment and facility maintenance as required by the Iuka site.
  • Understands and interprets Company policies, rules and regulations to shift associates.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately at the necessary frequency with subordinates, peers and superiors.
  • All other projects and duties, as assigned.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate’s degree from college or technical school preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years in a related maintenance field required. Prior experience as a Maintenance Supervisor preferred. Experience in industrial environment preferred.
  • Basic computer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
  • Basic Electrical and PLC knowledge base required.
  • Resourceful problem solver with proven ability to bring quick resolution to challenging situations.
  • Team player with ability to build lasting productive business relationships with hourly associates, management, and peers
  • Experience in a Union Environment preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Must have Managerial Courage, able to resolve conflict, be Action Oriented, Customer Focused, and punctual.
  • Travel time very limited: less than 10 percent.
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Successful completion of Pre-employment background and drug screen.





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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Iuka
State:  MS