Maintenance Supervisor

Magna International Inc. Holland , MI 49423

Posted 2 months ago

Job Number: 11761

Group: Magna Exteriors

Division: Engineered Glass - South Plant

Job Type: Permanent/Regular

Location: Holland

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.

Role Summary

Manages and coordinates the administrative and operational staff, systems, and activities that ensure optimal functioning and maintenance of all building and facility equipment. Directs the maintenance of all building systems including mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, plumbing, and waste management.

Prepares and implements preventive maintenance schedules. Manages and trains a staff of employees in the general maintenance of equipment. Ensures facility maintenance work follows safety standards, conforms to specifications, and work orders are tracked and completed within the budgeted guidelines.

May oversee contractors engaged for equipment repair and installation projects. May require a bachelor's degree, or Electrical license. This position will report to the Maintenance Manager.

Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions.

Key Responsibilities

Work is complex and difficult in character and requires strong technical and broad business knowledge. Requires independent problem solving and decision making with general direction given on project objectives and broad guidance from corporate strategy and goals.

Exercises considerable latitude in determining specific project objectives and approaches to assignment. Decisions often involve substantial impact and risk to the organization with potential for long-lasting results.

1.Equipment responsibilities provides technical support by monitoring, troubleshooting, and repairing all complex electrical, hydraulic, process water, Reverse osmosis and compressed air systems. Coordinates efforts and implements proper processes and procedures to resolve problems. Updates equipment, solves mechanical problems, and gives direction for proper repairs in support of Maintenance Department.

2.Contributes to Maintenance & Equipment Engineering Department objectives. Reviews engineering specifications and designs of new equipment and/or redesign of existing equipment.

This includes safety requirements, electrical codes, and standardization of components, cost-effective design, and maintainability of equipment. Maintains machine, mechanical, and/or equipment documents as necessary.

3.Establishes new preventative maintenance procedures and periodically audits/updates existing procedures.

4.Assigns tasks and trains facility and maintenance staff. Assists Maintenance Manager, Equipment Supervisor, Equipment Engineering Manager and Team Leaders in evaluating employee skills and recommends additional training as needed. Reviews potential training programs and conducts on-the-job training sessions for the Company.

5.Performs other duties as necessary in support of Maintenance & Equipment Engineering Department, such as supporting weekly and weekend production support, PM's (Preventative Maintenance) and work orders. Works independently on assigned projects that range from simple program modifications to major redesigns that may have a mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or electronic scope.

6.Works to implement Predictive maintenance on facility equipment to prevent equipment failure.

Additional Responsibilities

7.Works with Maintenance manager in creating and implementing capital projects.

8.Participate in CI activities.

9.Performs all work in compliance with Magna and Magna Sealing and Glass Systems Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures as well as all federal, State and local laws; promptly reports any hazardous condition or workplace injury to immediate supervisor or EHS designate.



  1. Analyzes, troubleshoots and improves facility processes

  2. Monitors machinery and equipment for safety and cleanliness.

  3. Performs start up and shut down of machines and assures that all sub-systems (water, dryers, heaters, robots, computers, etc.) are operational.

  4. Ensure parts and supplies are available to perform job duties.

  5. Responds swiftly to issues or concerns raised by production team or Focused Factory Leadership.

  6. Troubleshoots operating difficulties.

  7. Participates in Energy Reduction activities.

  8. Innovates facility systems to improve efficiency and reliability.

  9. Properly handles and disposes of any hazardous waste material in respective areas.

  10. Participates in cleaning and preventive maintenance jobs as assigned or necessary.

  11. Participates in problem solving and continuous improvement activities.

  12. Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge Requirements

1.Associate's degree in a technical discipline plus significant amount of related work experience; or completion of apprenticeship as mechanic or electrician (Electrical license) and five years' experience.

2.Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, update, and work on all equipment in designated area of responsibility. Must have current knowledge of electrical codes and electricity and be able to apply it to the job. Machine rebuilding and mechanical knowledge including hydraulics required.

3.Ability to use and program personal computers and programmable machine controls with demonstrated knowledge of existing/new machine programming languages.

4.Demonstrated good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills to communicate with internal and external contacts and work in a team environment. Must be able to lead, train, and support other staff.

5.Strong project management skills to work on projects independently under minimal work direction.

6.Demonstrated good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills to communicate with internal and external contacts and work in a team environment.

7.Complete training to Work Instructions in the latest Sealing & Glass Systems format:

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular



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