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Maintenance Supervisor

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Date: Apr 27, 2019

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.


Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”



In this newly created role, our Maintenance Supervisor works in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager and other members of the maintenance department to ensure production schedules and quality standards are met with little downtime through preventative and multi-craft maintenance. This position requires strong electrical and mechanical knowledge. A detailed orientated, self-motivated, problem solver that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 350+ union facility in Chilton, WI is required.



  • Perform all duties in a safe manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment focusing on meeting Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost standards
  • Provide leadership and direction to Maintenance personnel
  • Schedule contractors
  • Schedule/plan maintenance work including PMs and work orders
  • Coach and develop employees
  • Complete performance evaluations on direct reports
  • Service Vendor relationship management, including verifying insurance requirements, contract negotiation, etc.
  • Order parts needed for PMs, repairs, etc.
  • Interview potential new employees
  • Trouble shoot mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
  • Inspect finished product for completeness and conformance to all quality assurance procedures
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects throughout the facility including various automation projects
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed
  • Provide positive feedback and opportunities for improvement to employees
  • Participate in Lean Transformation efforts including GEMBA walks
  • Assist others as needed
  • Complete paperwork as required
  • Other duties as assigned by manager 
  • Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices

Desired Experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years supervisory experience
  • 3+ years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years experience scheduling in a maintenance environment with 4 or more team members
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D


Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to establish trust and a commitment to excellence
  • Ability to measure, read, write and document work
  • Ability to sustain a steady work pace over an entire work day
  • Strong basic math skills and basic financial understanding
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to establish working relationships quickly
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to drive resolution
  • Comfortable performing a wide range of responsibilities, from thinking broadly to executing detailed tasks
  • Proven ability to effectively work in a detailed, fact based environment
  • Knowledge of safety protocol such a lock out tag out, confined space and haz-com
  • Commitment to personal integrity and integrity of the product(s) and processes
  • Capability to read and interpret prints, work order instructions; weld symbols, and operate required tools in order to help train, coach and mentor employees.
  • Advanced knowledge of machine repair
  • Possess good problem solving skills, computer skills, and safety practices
  • Experience with Servo Motors and Allen Bradley PLC
  • Must have a firm understanding of volts and amps and be able to adjust accordingly
  • Customer focused with the ability to function with a high sense of urgency
  • Confidence to make decisions and a strong commitment to team success
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation, project and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner via formal written and oral means to all levels of the organization


High School Diploma or equivalent

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

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