Senior Maintenance Supervisor (6AM - 4PM) - Upfield

Senior Maintenance Supervisor (6AM - 4PM)

Location: On-Site at New Century: 27080 159th St, New Century, KS

Shift: 6AM - 4PM, Monday - Friday at our 24/7 facility

About the position

As Maintenance Supervisor, you will manage and control the maintenance function in the plant and be responsible for all associated technical issues.

You'll provide supervision of the maintenance area including all labor issues, equipment breakdown repair, preventative maintenance and associated systems, management and control of all maintenance costs, management of parts, stockroom organization and inventory control, implementation and maintenance of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

  • Supervise the Maintenance function and ensure that maintenance assignments are carried out in an efficient and safe manner. Troubleshoot plant and equipment. Supervise maintenance staff directly.
  • Set up, maintain and be responsible for PM systems, inspection routines, inventory control, job scheduling, staff training, identification of plant improvement plans including efficiency and yield.
  • Control Maintenance expenditure in a cost-effective way according to the site budget for plant repairs, resources, direct labor, overtime and contractors.
  • Organize and control spare parts inventory.
  • Organize and plan maintenance work assignments appropriately and at the appropriate time.
  • Champion World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and Safety objectives. Strive for zero incidents and ensure a people centered safety culture exits within the department.
  • Can operate on days, off-shifts and weekends as factory requirements demand.

So what does it take to be successful in this role?

  • An educational degree or certification.
  • 3 years experience in a supervisory or leadership role in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications and other manufacturing systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 

What do we offer in return?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Structure
  • Benefits starting day 1, including 401K Match after 3 months

What’s next

If this position sounds interesting, please hit the apply button now! 

We understand your resume might not be up to date, we recommend that you apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements stated in the description, but we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be the right candidate for this role or other roles. 

We prefer to receive your application before April 17, 2023. 

Upfield is an employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and equal opportunities for all. We recruit based only on values, qualifications, performance, skills, behaviours, experience, and knowledge. We ensure job advertisements are free from unintentional bias.

No personal characteristics should be a barrier to joining Upfield. We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other personal characteristics.


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