Appvion, Inc.

  • E&I Maintenance Supervisor

    Location US-PA-Roaring Spring
    Job ID
  • Expected Results

    The general responsibilities of the Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance Supervisor are to provide direction and supervision of unionized personnel to meet the maintenance and support requirements of all areas of the mill in a timely, efficient and safe manner.  Specific duties involve supervision of Multi-Craft personnel in the pulp & paper areas.  This position does require the individual to be part of a duty coverage team rotation that requires weekend and on-call coverage.

    Supporting Activities

    • Monitors usage of Personal Protective Equipment and housekeeping practices and takes corrective action to remove safety hazards and ensure work areas are kept organized and safe.
    • Investigates incident and substandard condition or near miss reports in a timely and thorough manner.
    • Provides required safety training for department personnel.  Identifies opportunities, implements procedures and provides additional training to minimize risk of personal injury or property loss.  Provides training and education necessary to improve skills and knowledge.
    • Supervises Labor Union personnel in the safe, timely and effective execution of their responsibilities.
    • Directs and coordinates personnel in identifying equipment and facilities maintenance problems and preventive maintenance tasks, and ensures effective execution of the work for reliability improvement.
    • Coordinate and assign work, oversee multiple concurrent jobs, and adjust as necessary during planned maintenance shutdowns.
    • Develops and manages maintenance service contracts.
    • Develops and maintains accurate technical documentation and procedures.
    • Sources and procures parts or services required to support maintenance work.
    • Recommends improvements to equipment, processes, methods and procedures.
    • Interfaces daily with purchasing, accounting, maintenance, engineering, and operations employees, and supports all operations.
    • Develop an understanding of Plant processes and operations.

    Required Prior Accomplishments - Experience - Skills

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Electro-Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education/certification and experience.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years working experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing process equipment, and basic equipment maintenance procedures.
    • Knowledge of and experience with Electrical and Instrumentation systems troubleshooting and repair.
    • Recognizes a sense of urgency and displays the ability to engage people in a positive manner to move outlined initiatives forward.
    • Excellent supervisory and communication skills, people and organizational skills, and a strong safety focus.
    • Demonstrated experience in driving and achieving results measured against pre-established metrics.
    • Self-directed leader who can engage and empower direct reports, as well as influence others.
    • Significant work experience managing employees and driving change (in a union environment desired).
    • Experience with AutoCad is a plus. 
    • Basic Computer skills (Microsoft Office, CMMS Database).
    • Evidence of required management leadership competencies (Listening, Managing and Measuring Work, Managing Vision and Purpose, Developing Direct Reports and Others, Dealing with Ambiguity, Problem Solving/Decision Quality).

    To be considered for employment, your application must be submitted online via the company website at Paper applications/resumes will not be accepted. No phone calls please. All offers of employment are contingent on a pre-employment physical, background check, and drug/alcohol screen. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.


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