Maintenance Supervisor
Mission Foods - Fife, WA

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Job Description / Maintenance Department
Maintenance Supervisor


Supervises mechanics in their daily activities of performing preventive and corrective maintenance to ensure equipment reliability. Enforces all safety rules, GMPs and regulations as well as company policies. Ensures all maintenance hourly employees are productive, completing their assignments, and adhering to procedures. Demonstrates and sets the example for the mechanics of Total Customer Satisfaction to the plant internal customers. Maintains an environment where people are treated with dignity and respect.


1. Reviews the log book at the beginning of the shift and communicates with the outgoing Supervisor and/or Mechanics to determine status of operations and priorities.

2. Assigns work to each mechanic at the beginning of the shift in accordance with Work Instruction MW4.9-07. Ensures that each mechanic has ample work to justify their time.

3. Ensures the Preventive Maintenance program is executed each day and that all documentation is completed properly. This documentation includes: Breakdown Report, Daily Work Sheet, PM work cards, work orders and purchase requisitions.

4. Continually monitors and supervises leads and mechanics throughout the shift, with a focus on work quality and efficiency.

5. Enforces all safety rules, good manufacturing practices, department and company policies. Ensures compliance with the internal quality system.

6. Enforces the company Lock out/Tag out procedure.

7. Conducts daily inspections throughout the plant using form MF 4.09-02.

8. Monitors breakdown reports and assigns work orders to assure equipment reliability.

9. Assigns work area to Mechanics (corn, or press). Holds mechanics accountable for these assignments and resulting equipment reliability.

10. Assists mechanics when and if necessary, during repairs.

11. Trains mechanics on an ongoing basis whenever the need arises or as directed by the department training program.

12. Ensures the mechanics follow spare parts usage procedures. Periodically inspects the spare parts minimum-maximum levels in the CPMS system and notifies the Planning Clerk, if necessary.

13. Monitors, inspects and ensures maintenance shop and spare parts storage areas are maintained in clean, neat and organized condition.

14. Weekly inspects mechanics toolboxes to ensure that they have the correct tools and that they are in good condition, verifying that no one is in possession of someone elses tools and that no spare parts or chemicals are being inappropriately stored.

15. Uses the Safety Training Calendar to ensure mechanics attendance at monthly safety meetings.

16. Corrects and maintains employee attendance records.

17. Modifies mechanics work schedules, as needed.

18. Monitors and manages employee overtime on the shift.

19. Monitors work orders throughout the shift to ensure they can be accomplished. Prioritizes work orders with regard to Safety, HACCP, etc.

20. Ensures all required documentation is completed correctly at the end of the shift and files, accordingly. Communicates the importance of this documentation to the mechanics.

21. Informs the Maintenance Manager and/or Plant Engineer of all downtime in excess of one (1) hour, immediately and/or during the breakdown, and summarizes any other downtime the next day.

22. The Objectives of the maintenance supervisor are:
a) Standardize the operation and function of each shift by adhering to department programs and procedures.

b) Accomplish the weekly PM tasks.

c) Complete the work order daily schedule.

d) Achieve the goal for downtime per shift and per equipment assigned.

e) Achieve the goal for waste per shift and per equipment assigned.

f) Minimize overtime.

g) Scores 175 or higher on A.I.B. maintenance for food safety audits.

h) Promote safety as #1 priority.

23. Ensures that products are being produced in conformance with Food Safety Practices.

24. To support Maintenance Manager duties in his/her absence.

III. Principal Relationships

A. Contacts

1. Inside the Company:
Plant Employees

Plant Management

Plant Supervision

2. Outside the company:
Service Vendors

Outside Contractors

Regulatory Agencies

Sales Persons

B. Supervision

1. Directly supervises: Shift Mechanics

2. Indirectly supervises: The remaining Mechanics

Utility Person, Parts Clerk, Maintenance Clerk

A. Education

  • High School Graduate with some college or trade technical school preferred
  • Ability to read electrical diagrams, have good electrical skills
  • Must be proficient in English - Read, Write, and Speak
B. Experience

  • 5 years experience in supervisory capacity in industrial/manufacturing environment
  • 3 years experience in food bakery or processing plant
Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications.

Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call HR Manager at 253-896-4483 Ext 144 to let us know the nature of your request.

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