Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

International Paper Company Olive Branch , MS 38654

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Assistant Maintenance Manager

Job Description:

We currently have an opening for an Assistant Manager, Maintenance at our corrugated plant in Olive Branch, MS. This facility manufactures packaging products for local and national customers. This position is responsible for the compilation of reports & statistics related to key performance measures for the maintenance department, the planning process for maintenance projects and leading various initiatives related to maintenance under the direction of the facility Maintenance Manager.

This position will support a broad range of activities including but not limited to:

  • Manages the maintenance budget for the facility including running and reviewing SAP reports and maintaining a spreadsheet of YTD expenditures

  • Utilizes systems, including KIWI and SAP, to track maintenance key performance measures, including mechanical/electrical downtime, maintenance reliability indices, maintenance breakdowns, etc.

  • Manages the work order system and tracks work orders through completion. Compiles a report related to work order efficiency for the leadership team at the facility.

  • Responsible for planning of maintenance projects including scheduling of personnel (employees and contractors), maintaining project budget, accessing machine manuals, ensuring needed parts are in inventory, working with production team to schedule time and ensuring work orders are in the system, updated and completed throughout the project.

  • Works in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager and local leadership team to schedule predictive/preventative maintenance activities to keep all equipment in good working order.

  • Responsible for the inventory/parts management of the facility's storeroom, including maintenance of inventory in the system (SAP), ensuring proper inventory levels are maintained, and storeroom organization routine.

  • Fills in for maintenance manager as needed to manage the entire facility maintenance department and may be assigned direct supervisory responsibility for a shift or team of maintenance hourly technicians.


Solid Computer / System skill set is required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Prior experience utilizing SAP, KIWI and/or ePAD is highly preferred

Prior supervisory/leadership experience and/or demonstrated situational leadership skills is required.

Prior mechanical, electrical and/or maintenance troubleshooting experience is required. Corrugated experience is highly preferred.

Prior experience with predictive/preventative maintenance programs, inventory and capital project planning is highly preferred.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.

The ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively is required.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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