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Maintenance Supervisor - Lewisport KY

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

Job #1591821
Lewisport, Kentucky

Lucas Group has partnered with our client in on their search for a Maintenance Supervisor. The position is a 12 hour rotating shift; 4 days on and 4 days off.

**Seeking Candidates with a Military Background**

Scope of Responsibilities:

The purpose of this role is to analyze, recommend improvements, efficiently organize and manage the direction of maintenance area work teams and processes for the achievement of both short-term and long-term objectives in safety and compliance, equipment reliability, product quality and cost reduction. This position will monitor and keep production running with the task of maximizing productivity and quality; engage the team to drive a continuous improvement culture to eliminate waste, overburden and variability in manufacturing processes; act as a role model for safety by demonstrating behaviors that align with their safety principles and hold the team accountable for results; and provides leadership, direction, coaching and development to motivate and sustain high levels of employee performance.


  • EHS: Leverage the company Safety System and Safety Principles to create a zero injury culture.
  • Support the implementation of processes (safety observations, pre-job minis, housekeeping audits, safety work orders, safety scorecard, etc.) that reveal safety hazards, and develop sustainable corrective actions.
  • Conduct daily safety crew briefings.
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are being executed by his/her team in order to ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations (zero EPA non-compliances).
  • Ensure the team is being retrained on the relevant safety procedures in accordance with the HSE Department’s schedule.
  • Investigate and document safety related incidents in the assigned area.


  • Ensure that the daily production goals for throughput, quality, target date and cost are being supported by his or her team.
  • Ensure that a safe job execution has priority over a quick job execution.
  • Ensure maximum uptime performance of all production centers in the assigned area of accountability through efficient use of available resources and according to production planning priorities.
  • Maintain awareness of all equipment issues in your assigned area. Develop plans and repair this equipment with a high sense of urgency.
  • Participate in and conduct Safety and Production Meetings.
  • Ensure communication across shifts occurs regarding equipment concerns, overtime, manning, status of work assignments or any other item that may impact production.
  • Communicate and work closely with your Superintendent as well as Production regarding the status of equipment issues.
  • Ensure deviations from the standard process are effectively communicated to the relevant people/functions.
  • Conduct layered process audits (LPAs) to improve quality, reduce scrap and rework and reduced internal and external customer rejections.
  • Ensure all preventive maintenance (PMs), work orders and other assigned tasks delegated, documented and completed on time.
  • Drive consistent PED Steps for all outage, rebuild and repair events.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Engage with his/her team to develop and implement standard work.
  • Engage his/her team to drive a continuous improvement culture to eliminate waste, overburden and variability in manufacturing processes.
  • Participate in productivity, safety and quality improvement projects through process adherence and the use of RCFA methodology.
  • Support developing solutions for cost reduction and yield improvement.
  • Implement the Reliability Roadmap objectives in your assigned area.

Management & Leadership:

  • Inspire employees to perform at high levels.
  • Set and communicate clear performance standards and hold direct reports accountable for results.
  • Conduct performance appraisals and maintain performance metrics to monitor employee results; identify and initiate improvements for development and/or training.
  • Provide on-going coaching, feedback, and development to increase employee performance and production.
  • Communicate effectively with direct reports and resolve conflicts within and between individual team members.
  • Ensure employees are paid accurately and held accountable for time missed by tracking attendance and entering data in the timekeeping system.
  • Ensure all vacancies are filled by managing and scheduling employees for overtime as needed.
  • Adhere to all applicable rules in the Labor Agreement.


Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Lewisport, KY

Client Industry: Manufacturing

Lucas Group ID:

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