• Maintenance Supervisor

    Relocation Available
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview / Job Summary

    Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.


    We are seeking to add an experienced Maintenance Supervisor to our Richmond, VA facility.  The purpose of this role is to ensure that preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance work is completed to safety, quality, and efficiency expectations. The position requires working in a manufacturing environment which can be hot and dusty, and requires climbing on or around equipment to supervise repairs. It will also require operating and/or riding in lifts and hoists to perform such work. The individual must handle multiple projects and priorities and be willing to work additional hours as necessary to meet demanding and difficult emergency situations. The successful candidate will establish strong relationships with all organizational levels in order to build collaborative approaches toward maintenance management

    Responsibilities Include


    • Daily supervision of the hourly, multi-skilled maintenance employees.
    • Handles all administrative duties associated with the hourly workforce - discipline, vacation approval, performance reviews, shift change approvals, scheduling overtime, etc.
    • Involved with writing and editing maintenance department procedures related to: safety, environmental, and equipment maintenance, and PM’s.
    • Trains maintenance employees to use maintenance management software for work order tracking
    • Holds hourly maintenance mechanics accountable for performing safe, effective work.
    • Procures parts and tools as needed to support the Maintenance effort.
    • Obtains formal quotations on large and small volume items as required.
    • Assist with the analysis of breakdowns to determine the proper requirements for parts and supplies that must be ordered.
    • Develops and maintains positive vendor relationships.
    • Keeps abreast of new and innovative products, which will help the maintenance department improve their level of customer service.
    • Assists in controlling the departmental spending to keep it within the specified budget.
    • Ensures compliance with collective bargaining agreement.

    Required Qualifications


    • Five year’s experience leading a maintenance team in an industrial or heavy manufacturing environment.
    • Excellent task prioritization and management skills
    • Demonstrated experience in mechanical and electrical industrial maintenance.
    • Strong working knowledge of purchasing, PLC systems, hydraulics, pneumatics and overall machine design.
    • Able to interact with vendors, customers, contractors and employees at all levels of the organization
    • Able to make decisions “under fire”.
    • Proven negotiating, interpersonal and both written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Proficiency in personal computer skills, including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics.Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (technical is a plus).

    • Experience in the aluminum or steel industry is a plus. 

    Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace.  Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions. 


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