• Supervisor, Maintenance

    Job Locations US-UT-Clearfield
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/31/2018 3:29 PM)
    Functional Group
    Sunday-Saturday; 6:00AM-6:00PM
  • Overview

    Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat. 

    Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 10,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


    Under the direction of the Facility Services Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor, will supervise associates and coordinate the day to day activities of the maintenance crew at a large facility. In addition, the supervisor will respond to escalated issues, emergency repair orders and complaints in a prompt and effective manner. May coordinate with contractors.

    Essential Functions:

    • Performs all repair and adjustment of refrigeration system, doors, dock boards, pallet racks, sweepers, sprinkler systems, forklifts, pallet trucks, and electrical work in accordance with OSHA Standards.
    • Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and other operating equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards.
    • Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges. Test and calibrate HVAC equipment. 
    • Reviews inspection and repair reports and observes progress of work on major overhauls to evaluate efficiency and work quality.
    • Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards.
    • Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action.
    • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed.
    • Conducts test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA and operational standards.
    • Maintain accurate preventive maintenance records.
    • Prepare and issue work schedules, deadlines, and duty assignments for maintenance staff. 
    • Provide associates with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems and in resolving escalated complaints or disputes. 
    • Resolve customer complaints and answer customers' questions regarding policies and procedures. 
    • Review records and reports pertaining to activities such as production, payroll, and shipping to verify details, monitor work activities, and evaluate performance. 
    • Supervise the work of maintenance associates to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems. 
    • Plan work schedules and assign duties to maintain adequate staff for effective performance of activities and response to fluctuating workloads. 
    • Prepare and maintain work records and reports of information such as employee time and wages, daily receipts, or inspection results. 
    • Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problems. 
    • Evaluate employee performance and prepare performance appraisals. 
    • Conduct staff meetings to relay general information or to address specific topics, such as safety. 
    • Counsel associates in work-related activities, personal growth, or career development. 
    • Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary measures. 
    • Assess training needs of staff and arrange for or provide appropriate instruction. 
    • Resolve personnel problems, complaints, or formal grievances when possible, or refer them to higher-level supervisors for resolution. 
    • Other duties as required.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Ability to perform the same work duties as those supervised or perform more difficult or skilled tasks or assist in their performance. 
    • 10 plus years maintenance mechanic experience.
    • Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical knowledge.
    • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and diagrams.
    • Ability to supervise and inspect work performed by all Levels of maintenance associates.
    • Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required, including on call 
    • Willingness to develop a mentoring relationship in order to contribute experience, skills, and wisdom to subordinate employees for their development. 
    • Receptive to management development suggestions and willing to seek additional knowledge to facilitate job growth.
    • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with others without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a manager.
    • Strong communication skills

    Tools and Technology:

    • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trade.
    • Knowledge of ISO.
    • Knowledge of SAP preferred.
    • Microsoft knowledge preferred.
    • Forklift certification.

    Educational Requirements:

    • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED). 
    • RETA course completion preferred. 
    • HAZMAT certification preferred.


    Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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