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Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Multimatic Michigan, Jackson, Michigan, United States

Posted: August 3rd, 2023

Multimatic Michigan is responsible for manufacturing fully engineered, high quality components and assemblies for high-volume vehicle manufacturers.  Multimatic Michigan uses advanced proprietary manufacturing processes.

Multimatic Michigan is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor who will report to the Plant Manager and be responsible for supervising, directing, planning and implementing all skilled trade activity in order to optimize production equipment including safety, cost, machine up-time and product quality in an automotive manufacturing environment.


  • 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 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 Plant Manager deems necessary
  • Works in compliance with IATF16949 and ISO14001 standards.
  • Will work in compliance with all legislative requirements of MIOSHA


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Post secondary diploma from a technical college
  • Minimum 5 yrs experience in the repair of production equipment, preferably for an automotive parts manufacturer
  • Minimum 2 yrs supervisory/leadership experience
  • Journeyman certification an asset
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues
  • Experience working with PLC’s
  • Strong problem solving techniques
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees in the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy


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.