Maintenance Supervisor (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Interfor

  Longview, Washington, United States

Maintenance Supervisor, Longview, Washington

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we've infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies. Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we're growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a  Maintenance Supervisor for our sawmill in Longview, WA. The Maintenance Supervisor will be a key contributor to the maintenance of the facility and will be responsible for the supervision of the maintenance crew while providing professional service and ensuring a safe working environment.

What You’ll Do

  •  Demonstrate, promote, and enforce a safe working environment, safe work habits and compliance with safe work procedures.
  •  Identify and resolve safety, environmental, quality and production issues as they arise.
  •  Provide direction, training and support for maintenance personnel.
  •  Instill a continuous improvement mind-set, managing team performance to achieve division reliability, productivity and quality objectives.
  •  Coordinate with production team to maximize productivity, minimize cost, and effectively schedule maintenance activities.
  •  Execute, develop and maintain effective preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
  •  Identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
  •  Provide effective use of troubleshooting methods to reduce duration of downtime events.
  •  Work with management team to plan equipment or technological changes to mill equipment.
  •  Use computer-based programs to support effective prioritization of maintenance requests, manage maintenance inventory, and delegate maintenance resources.

What You Offer

  •  Bachelor’s or Associates degree in a technical field such as Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  •  Experience in an industrial environment in reliability, engineering or supervision is preferred.
  •  Candidates with 5 years or more maintenance experience, of which at least 2 years were in a supervisory role will be considered.
  •  Proven experience in leading and ensuring safety performance.
  •  Knowledge in development and implementation of mechanical, electrical, and controls maintenance processes and practices.
  •  Experience in preventive and predictive maintenance methods including CMMS programs.
  •  Demonstrated basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Office, other windows programs.
  •  Related certifications (e.g., CRL, CMRP, or Lubrication certifications) would be considered an asset.
  •  Strong mechanical aptitude, planning and organizational skills.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic communication skills.
  •  Working knowledge of business and financial concepts.
  •  Strong work ethic and willingness to work a schedule that includes weekends and occasional holidays.

Interested in being a part of our team?  Apply online at  interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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