Maintenance Supervisor - 2nd Shift in Kent, WA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 6/22/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2024

Job Description

The Company 

US Wire Group is the parent of three independent companies (five manufacturing facilities) which produce steel wire and cable/wire related products that serve many industries. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels. US Wire Group is part of the Metals Processing Group and wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC.

Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customer's changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. Products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturer's representatives and an established network of independent distributors. Our company is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

The Position 

 

This position directly supervises and coordinates employees in the Maintenance Department who are generally engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment, and in fabricating metal parts and tools. This position is also responsible for carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Salary Range: $90,000-$105,000 per year 

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
  • Directs workers engaged in dismantling, assembling, and installing industrial machinery.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of mechanical and electrical job assignment.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems and/or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Assists with preparation of maintenance budget including major expense planning, emergency and routine maintenance, preventive maintenance and machine lubrication, to ensure achievement of budget goals through regular review and reporting.
  • Assists in planning, execution and installation of new capital projects
  • Occasionally performs repairs, installations, fabrication, and maintenance on machinery and equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or similarly related field plus 2 years related experience and/or training; Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Strong team building and team-participation skills
  • Ability to both teach and learn
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and work in a team environment
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Authorized to work for any employer in the United States of America
  • Must be able to pass preemployment background, drug/alcohol, and physical screenings

 

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to use a variety of hand tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.
  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment around metals
  • Sight – hand and eye coordination, depth perception needed to operate, adjust, and quantify equipment, vision sufficient to inspect work areas and building for issues, repair machines, and operate computers
  • Hearing – must be able to hear others and warning sounds of forklift and other heavy machinery
  • Speech – must be able to communicate effectively with others while working
  • Smell – must be able to smell various chemicals and gasses
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for long periods – frequent to constant
  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment around metals
  • Sight – hand and eye coordination, depth perception needed to work and perform repairs on equipment
  • Must be able to squat, stoop, twist, climb, crawl, reach, grasp, and fine manipulation, bend, operate foot controls, and work above shoulders occasional to constant
  • Must be able to operate a forklift, pallet jack, and overhead crane
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 to 75 pounds on a frequent basis

Key Leadership Competencies

 

  • Leadership Capability - Has the leadership acumen and credibility to work across the entire organization and develop talent. Should be hands-on, but able to delegate appropriately with the ability to motivate, inspire and commit an organization to a course of action and achieve results.
  • Strategic Thinking - Strong strategic capabilities and overall business acumen. Financially savvy and understands the economic levers behind improving EBITDA and other key metrics. Fact-based, data-driven and analytical. Creative mindset with the ability to identify and mobilize around new opportunities very quickly.
  • Innovation Focus - Confident ability to drive change and express and advocate for new ideas and ways of doing things. Willingness to take appropriate business risks, recognizing that to succeed overall, one will occasionally fail.
  • Collaborative Style – Engages stakeholders in problem solving and decision making. Is adept at bringing people together to tackle issues rather than dictate solutions. Has a collegial, inclusive working style and is professional and courteous. Builds strong relationships both internally and externally. Is both confident and humble.
  • Communication Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver and reinforce consistent messages at all levels. Excellent listening skills.

 

EOE M/F/D/V