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Shift Manager - Mechanical Maintenance

  • HB Consultants LLC
  • 02/09/19
  • Chicago, IL
  • 60601
  • doe / Yearly
  • Full-Time
This first level supervisory position manages, leads, and directs the maintenance hourly work force across a 24 hour operation in our Ironmaking, Steelmaking, Hot Mill or Finishing Divisions. Will coordinate all maintenance activities on an assigned shift or multiple shifts within a single operations department or unit. You will be responsible for safety, housekeeping, turn operations and down turn work execution, as outlined below.


Direct union craft employees who are responsible for maintaining operating equipment through time-based, predictive, and emergency actions.

Supervises completion of work assignments and follows established department plans.

Enforces safety regulations, conducts daily safety communications, monitors monthly safety activity, and conducts safety inspections as needed.

Create, read, and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports.

Resolve equipment failures during scheduled shutdowns or breakdown action.

Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and maintenance activities within or between departments.

Maintain spares inventory.

Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for employees.

Responsible for personnel matters, including training, development, discipline, safety programs and policies for direct reports.

Resolve employee problems, complaints, or grievances.

Other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills:

Able to read blue prints and schematics.

Knowledge of mechanical drives, hydraulics and crane systems.

Basic knowledge of electrical systems.

Able to problem solve and make decisions

Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Required Experience & Education:

Three (3) years experience as a front-line maintenance supervisor in a heavy industrial environment, preferably in a steelmaking facility.

Associate degree in mechanical engineering/mechanical engineering technology OR a high school diploma/GED and five (5) years front-line maintenance supervisory experience

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