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Maintenance Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Lincoln, Nebraska
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
Deeter Foundry (Neenah Enterprises Incorporated)

At Deeter Foundry, our product is iron. We manufacture the highest quality iron castings in support of the public works infrastructure of communities throughout the United States. Our Maintenance Supervisors play a critical role in the manufacture of our products. They are responsible for the people and processes necessary to install, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, and repair equipment to keep our production processes safe and efficient. They play this role in a supportive environment that values teamwork, dedication, and continual learning. If you have the knowledge, experience and desire to fill this critical role at Deeter Foundry, we want to hear from you!

Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account with Company Match
401k Plan with Company Match
11 Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Life Insurance
Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Referral Bonus Program
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Program


$82,000- $102,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications)

Typical Hours

4:00pm - 2:00am, Monday - Friday (45-55 hours per week)


The Maintenance Supervisor directs all maintenance-related activities during the assigned shift. This position is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation, utilization, and maintenance of all equipment, building, and grounds, and is accountable for the safety, productivity and quality of the work of assigned personnel. The Maintenance Supervisor is a working position that will work along side with and lead assigned personnel in completing required maintenance tasks in addition to providing supervision.

Essential Job Functions (performed either with or without accommodation)
Supervise electricians, mechanics, and clean-up personnel ensuring work is performed in a safe and efficient manner.
Perform maintenance work as required with department teammates.
Work closely with maintenance planners, purchasing, other supervisors, and vendors to properly coordinate the repair and/or routine maintenance of equipment.
Work closely with other maintenance personnel to complete the require work.
Review and maintain all check sheets and PMs, completing necessary action items in a timely manner.
Monitor uptime and efficiencies of all production equipment in the plant, working with other maintenance and production supervisors/managers to drive improvements and efficiencies.
Qualify employees to perform all necessary functions.
Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
Investigate accidents or injuries and prepare reports of findings.
Manage contracted maintenance resources.
Update preventive maintenance (PM) procedures based on crew feedback, OEM documentation, and historical trends.
Manage Continuous Improvement Projects.
Ensure Compliance of facilities to State and Federal Environmental regulations.
Manage and control waste per RCRA and DOT regulations as required.
Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.

Note: This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions".

Expected Areas of Competence (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with a wide variety of audiences (operators, management, engineering, etc.).
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their design, use, repair, and maintenance.
Ability to assess performance of yourself, others, or vendors to make improvements or take corrective action.
Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, pneumatics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and basic electrical functions.
Ability to think critically to analyze information and data to suggest alternative solutions to problems.
Ability to troubleshoot equipment and mechanical processes to keep them running efficiently.
Knowledge of basic computer software (i.e. - Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.).

Educational and Experience Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent required (associates or bachelors degree in technical field preferred).
Five years of experience in industrial maintenance or industrial electrical maintenance required (ten years preferred).
Three years supervisory experience required (in a medium to the heavy industrial environment preferred).
Bi-lingual (Spanish-English) is beneficial, but not required.

Note: An equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered.

Physical Requirements (met either with or without accommodation)
Occasionally exert up to 50 lbs. of force to lift, push or pull materials, tools or other objects.
Frequently exert up to 20 lbs. of force to lift, push or pull materials, tools or other objects.
Continually walk, stand or sit.
Occasionally squat, kneel or climb.
Gross and fine manual dexterity to manipulate tools, machine parts and computer systems.
Vision: Correctable for depth of field, color, near and far.
Hearing: Correctable for regular verbal communication.

Deeter Foundry is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, or national origin.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $102,000.00 per year

Monday to Friday
Night shift
Supplemental Pay:
Bonus pay

Maintenance: 10 years (Preferred)
Supervisory: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
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  • Job Reference: 678577665-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: deeter foundry
  • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent