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Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: July 18th, 2022

Multimatic Structures & Suspension has expanded its manufacturing presence in Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for a dynamic individual who desires to join an energetic and dedicated team.

CURRENTLY, WE ARE SEARCHING FOR TWO (2)  1st shift Maintenance Supervisors.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits first day of employment; (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant expansion
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

FACILITY ADDRESS:

Multimatic New Haven

2808 Adams Center Road

Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

 

SUMMARY

Supervises, directs, plans and implements all skilled trade activity in order to optimize production equipment including safety, cost, machine up-time and product quality in an automotive manufacturing environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES          

  • Foster a “safety first” culture.
  • Institute, review and rationalize all PM’s and improve program to reduce downtime and improve overall maintenance costs.
  • Ability to lead a multi-technical team across multiple shifts and ensure open and effective communication within the department, all other departments, external contractors, and vendors.
  • Lead and facilitate continuous improvement teams.
  • Responsible for the daily approval of associate timecards and accurate completion of all attendance paperwork.
  • Experience with PLC, Robotics and a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Assess, associate training needs to improve skills for each associate and plan & schedule needed training as necessary.
  • Effectively manage and direct all department associates; assess performance, regularly provide feedback and solicit feedback, and provide annual performance evaluations.
  • Assign associates to trouble-shoot, repair and/or replace machinery for maximum machine utilization.
  • Coordinate weekly PM schedules to optimize skilled trade effectiveness when equipment is available.
  • Plan, schedule and manage all shutdown and start-up related activities.
  • Recommend a budget plan and participate in capital projects.
  • Drive productivity, safety and process improvement opportunities.
  • Utilize instructions, manuals, pre-established guidelines and forms to perform the functions of the job and recommend opportunities for improvement to internal systems.
  • Be flexible, capable and willing to provide assistance to tasks as department manager deems necessary.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or Associates degree in engineering or technical related field
  • Four (4) years’ experience within an applicable skilled trade, and/or journeyman experience.
  • Minimum of two years supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred.

 

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.