United States, Salisbury, NC, Adhesive Technologies

Maintenance Supervisor

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The Maintenance Supervisor plans, organizes, provides supervision and oversight for daily maintenance operations: general Henkel Salisbury plant upkeep and activities in an assigned area; supervises and evaluates the work of maintenance employees and outside contractors; inspects and troubleshoots maintenance work; and performs related work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures compliance with safety, health, environmental policies, and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy work environment
  • Provides technical consulting, evaluation and troubleshooting of production equipment & processes
  • Develops employees with regular trainings and briefing
  • Maintains effective working relationships and works in cooperation with the management team to effectively meet departmental objectives
  • Responds to emergencies as requested; coordinates activities with other responders; directs the work of staff and utilization of resources to effect repair and ensure the safety of the facility
  • Answers questions and provides information related to projects which includes the following: resolving problems, handling complaints, and providing technical expertise in area of assignment
  • Performs root cause analysis to identify performance, equipment, and management system issues
  • Leadership and development of the maintenance staffing needs including hiring, training, mentoring, and motivating employees
  • Maintaining, reviewing, and approving time sheets and other records
  • Coordinating or inspecting, operating, and maintaining the utility systems including boilers


  • High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Supervisor Experience Required
  • 3-5 years of experience as a maintenance technician/mechanic in a manufacturing plant
  • Mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, machining, electrical, and electronics skills preferred
  • Strong aptitude with computer systems especially Outlook, email, spreadsheets database entry, and Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Ability to develop employees and set high standards for execution to establish a culture of excellence and "First Time Right" mentality within the maintenance department
  • Experience with maintenance systems strongly preferred ( i.e. Maximo, SAP, CALEM or EAM)

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently sitting viewing a computer screen, and typing for extended periods of times
  • Able to successfully communicate one-on-one and in front of groups
  • Occasionally may be required to reach, squat, bend and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work in a chemical lab and manufacturing environment

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 22038503
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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