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2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor - Appleton Foundry



People & HR, Operations
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description

Are you a Maintenance Supervisor (2nd Shift) with experience in Foundry operations, seeking a chance to advance in a safety-centric environment and grow professionally? Emerson’s Appleton Foundry offers an outstanding opportunity for you! Located in South Milwaukee, WI, you'll join a top-tier team, leading all aspects of 2nd shift maintenance operations and personnel. Your role involves coordinating and guiding your team in installing, troubleshooting, and repairing facility equipment while adhering to safety protocols and efficient maintenance systems. Relocation assistance provided for a successful candidate.

In this role, your responsibilities will be:

  • Supervising a maintenance team's daily tasks, covering electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and facility repairs.
  • Upholding and supervising the safety program within the maintenance department, ensuring compliance with company policies to maintain a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Encouraging collaboration among maintenance personnel, encouraging teamwork and collective effort.
  • Ensuring equipment maintenance aligns with environmental requirements.
  • Contributing to the development and upkeep of a Preventative Maintenance and Part Inventory program.
  • Evaluating equipment performance and identifying vital repairs to improve machine uptime.

Who you are:

Readily acts on challenges, without unnecessary planning. Identifies and seizes new opportunities. Displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times. Steps up to handle tough issues. Sets objectives to align with broader organizational goals. Breaks down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions. Stages' activities with relevant milestones and schedules. Anticipates and adjusts effective contingency plans. Forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience. Establishes common objectives and a shared mindset. Builds a feeling of belonging and strong team morale. Share wins and rewards team efforts. Champions open dialogue and collaboration among the team.

For this role, you will need:

  • A high school diploma is required (some college and/or additional training / certificates preferred).
  • Relevant years of proven experience in a foundry environment commensurate with the level of this position.
  • Supervisory experience in a maintenance environment with mechanical and electrical understanding.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Ability to read equipment blueprints.
  • Ability to spend majority of the day on the floor walking/standing.
  • Available to work weekends to support production, work on projects or PM’s.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.

Preferred qualifications that set you apart:

  • 5+ years of proven experience in a green sand iron foundry.
    • DISA Vertical molding, Inductotherm induction furnaces, and Isocure core make a strong plus.
  • 3+ years’ supervisor experience in a maintenance environment.
  • Understand the workings and functionality of PLC controls (ability to program a plus but not required).
  • Experience in working with a multitude of contractors for various projects and tracking project timelines.
  • Knowledge of Total Productive Maintenance programs to ensure maximum equipment uptime.
  • Understanding of lean principles including Poke Yoke, Kaizen, and root cause analysis
  • Prior experience installing new CMMS system.

Our offer to you:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family’s physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to encouraging a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their outstanding experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that encourage innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson.

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.