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3rd Shift Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Hoffmaster Group, Inc.
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Hoffmaster Group Inc, an industry leader producing the most complete line of specialty disposable tabletop products for over 70 years, is currently seeking a 3rd Shift Maintenance Supervisor to support our Foodservice manufacturing facility in Oshkosh.  Hoffmaster competes in three distinct business segments – Foodservice, Consumer, and E-Commerce. Our products can be found in thousands of retailers, restaurants, hotels, and more. As a customer centric company, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to both our customers and the ultimate end users of our products. This Innovation is a key part of what we do here at Hoffmaster, and we continue to drive the industry forward by investing in our employees and state-of-the-art technology.

The Maintenance Shift Supervisor will be the maintenance management resource on their designated shift. They will supervise approximately 10 hourly maintenance employees who work to keep our assets producing along with maintaining building and grounds.

The Supervisor is the Maintenance point person for guidance and management. They work in conjunction with the production supervisors, and group leaders to address concerns, oversee safe, efficient, and timely execution of daily machine repairs, and administer the Help Chain Downtime and Speed Escalation standard work process.

The position leads by supervising, coaching, reinforcing vision and values, and coordinating aspects of the Maintenance System including Performance to Standards, Parts Room Inventory, training employees and developing an effective and strong maintenance support system to improve reliability and uptime on all assets.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manages the Group leaders, mechanics, electricians, and PC&IS Technicians to maintain a 0-injury status.
  • Model company values and Continuous Improvement principles through personal actions/behaviors.
  • Manage daily operations in alignment with basic plant management requirements.
  • Develop team leaders to master processes within the group and coach other team members. 
  • Written and verbal communication upward, downward, and across the organization chart.
  • Ensures techs and equipment are working safely and using the proper permits, lockout, tag out, procedures etc. List safety tasks on the work order if needed.                      
  • Troubleshoot and lead problem solving to prevent problems from reoccurring.
  • Take action to implement improvements quickly and escalate if there will be extended downtime.
  • Constantly works toward our goal of reducing unplanned down time.
  • Day to day management of all maintenance personnel on assigned shift including training, coaching, incident investigation, discipline etc.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all plant equipment including building and grounds.
  • Management of outside contractors assigned to routine inspections and repair work, i.e., Compressors, HVAC, etc.
  • Understands basic local building code requirements related to Buildings and Grounds.
  • Management of building fire notification panel
  • Maintain excellent knowledge of all assets, process strong electro/mechanical skills with the ability to direct the team.
  • Determines skills needed to complete work, estimates labor hours, and crew size.
  • Evaluate Performance of team and provides a systematic process of developing the competencies of the work group.
  • Provide leadership and rapid response to all workplace hazards, near miss situations and safety improvement projects.
  • Thorough understanding of collective bargaining agreement to permit effective management of staff.                        
  • The Supervisor arranges and delivers daily shift huddles
  • Follow and Maintain all Food Safety, SQF, GMP and HACCP Guidelines


  • Safety mentality, LOTO, confined space.                                        
  • QC Methodology: Meets specification for both external and internal customers.
  • Utilizes good team member skills.                        
  • Management: Develop employees, delegate, coach and build teams.            
  • Clear concise communication both verbally and in writing to all levels within the organization. 
  • Leadership: Should be able to lead people even if they do not report directly to position.
  • Able to facilitate and manage meetings.
  • Understands and uses the PMC Maintenance parts cage software.
  • Is familiar with General NEC requirements for electrical systems and safety.
  • Decision Making: Use of decision tools (priority list, Downtime and Speed Escalation).
  • Recognize Waste and Opportunity: Able to recognize waste and size up opportunities for improvement.                        
  • Computer proficiency. Microsoft office applications, CMMS (PMC), Kronos time management
  • Building equipment: Vacuum pumps, compressors, HVAC, plumbing.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Technical degree desirable.
  • 5 years in a maintenance role. Experience working in paper or film converting and/or printing a plus.


  • Reinforcing number one core value of safety all day everyday
  • Responsible for all Buildings and Grounds activities.
  • Responsible for Maintaining and repairs of all manufacturing equipment.
  • Responsible for Training, Evaluating, Disciplining, and Supervising all Maintenance employees.

Mobility Requirements:

  • Must be able to use elevating equipment such as scissor lifts, and articulating lifts.
  • Must be able to operate Material handling equipment.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s license.
  • Must be able to ascend and descend ladders and stairs safely.
  • Must be able to ascend and decent ladders to; and through, roof hatches around facility

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to Walk, Stand, Climb, Stoop, use aerial lift equipment, Material Handling Equipment and lift a minimum of 25lbs.


Hoffmaster Group Inc.

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We care about our employee’s wellbeing which is why we offer a full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurances, student debt assistance (coming Jan.), physical and mental wellness programs, Employee Assistance Program, and more!


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Hoffmaster Group, Inc., Oshkosh , 3rd Shift Maintenance Supervisor, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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