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Supervisor, Maintenance - Extrusion & Line Winding

Virginia Beach, VA

Are you are leader who possesses a strong understanding of maintenance in a high volume, extrusion and injection molding manufacturing environment? If so, we have an awesome opportunity!

Position Highlights:

  • Leadership – Run the team that provides maintenance to a department that manufactures extruded and injection molded parts. CHECK OUT OUR VIRTUAL PLANT TOUR,
  • Challenge - Work with Production Planning, Polymers Engineers,  Scheduling, and other Production departments to create new and innovative solutions which ultimately will increase volume and quality

Reporting directly to the Trimmer Line Unit Manager, the Supervisor Maintenance Line Winding:

  • Develops implements and oversees predictive and preventive maintenance procedures, to include documentation of the programs and communication to appropriate personnel.
  • Reviews predictive and preventive maintenance services; ensures adherence to all standards including timing and quality of work.
  • Improves machine reliability, lowers equipment downtime and reduces cost.
  • Analyzes and diagnoses equipment problems, malfunctions, troubleshooting etc., to expedite and coordinate corrective and preventive procedures and to prevent excessive downtime and interrupted schedules.
  • Maintains appropriate levels of labor in accordance with skill requirements, work levels and schedules, labor hour and training programs.
  • Maintains conformance with employee and safety rules and regulations, issues policy violation warnings and administers approved disciplinary measures when necessary.
  • Maintains repair history and provides routine machine evaluation reports.
  • Obtains equipment related quotes and creates purchase requisitions for parts and services for the department.
  • Assists in equipment repairs, rebuild or replacement decisions, and assists technicians in solving complex PLC logic & robotic issues.
  • Determines equipment spare parts requirements and establishes on-hand spares requirements.
  • Participates in the supervision of work load distribution, technical employee training, work force level modifications, and analysis of employee capabilities.


  • High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Experience in a high volume/speed manufacturing maintenance and personnel management preferred.
  • Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic SAP knowledge preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of troubleshooting manufacturing equipment and complex automations (previous plastics manufacturing experience preferred).Knowledge of quality standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 etc.





EOE/ Drug Free Workplace

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