Maintenance Supervisor
Colgate Palmolive - Morristown, NJ

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Colgate-Palmolive is currently recruiting for Maintenance Supervisor located in Morristown, New Jersey.

The primary function of the position will be to lead and manage a three shift maintenance team, including mechanical, electrical, preventative maintenance, and machinist crafts technicians. The individual will be responsible for leading the execution of the long term planned and corrective maintenance strategy for the UAP area. Elements of that strategy include safety, planning/scheduling, staffing, preventative maintenance, continuous improvement, and training. The position will be on a 5-day schedule with weekend and evening coverage as required.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Lead execution of the area maintenance strategy, keeping consistent with long-term plant initiatives.

Execute, refine, and support a structured PM program.

Support a minor maintenance process which encourages operator training and involvement.

Create and manage equipment history, and major maintenance program.

Manage maintenance team schedules and technician staffing levels.

Manage team balance and address performance and accountability.

Provide Coaching and Feedback sessions with direct reports.

Define and communicate department KPI's to the entire maintenance team.

Identify individual training needs and work to create development plans.

Provide support and direction for Autonomous Maintenance and Continuous Improvement Teams integrating plant capital initiatives.

Support development of a training program for mechanical/technicians.

Foster and develop partnerships between maintenance and other plant functions

Support EOHS, Quality, and FP&R initiatives.

Develop and manage the area maintenance budget.

Prioritize multiple initiatives, and operate creatively in ambiguous situations to meet business needs

Work independently and be self-motivated, utilizing good time management skills.

Motivate others to a high level of performance, demonstrating strong interpersonal communication and relationship building skills.


A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent university degree) in Engineering (or similar discipline), or minimum of 5 years equivalent experience

A minimum of 5-7 years maintenance, project engineering, or plant operations experience

Strong working knowledge of mechanical equipment/troubleshooting and plant equipment.

Experience managing hourly employees.

Proficiency using Lotus Notes, Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience managing projects and using Project management skills and tools.

Working knowledge of SAP.

Colgate Palmolive - 23 months ago - save job - block
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