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Supervisor Maintenance-(Off Shift)

Posted Date:  Jul 10, 2024
Requisition Number:  121990

Job Location: Hazleton, PA


 Please note that this is an off-shift position.  Must be able to work a 2nd or 3rd shift traditional schedule or a 12 hour rotating schedule.   



The Shift Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the shift maintenance and asset reliability of production and process equipment, and it will support the maintenance strategies & drive process in support of the Hershey Lean program. 


  • Shift management of the maintenance planning and scheduling processes through work-order (SAP) prioritization and scheduling for maintenance activities. 
  • The Shift Maintenance Supervisor will support the improvement of maintenance processes to ensure sustainable asset reliability, including preventative and predictive measures working with Business Unit Reliability Leads and Planners 
  • Collaborates with the Technical Assurance group to ensure asset management and inventory accuracy, and responsible for driving related maintenance financial efficiency.  
  • Support capital project work on your shift 
  • Accountable for the daily management systems supporting continuous improvement efforts, including defect handling and breakdown elimination (root cause analysis), while supporting equipment centerline and autonomous maintenance activities.  
  • Lead daily shift huddles and schedule maintenance personnel   
  • Engages with Mechanics, Electricians & Operators, providing training and coaching to promote ownership of equipment and processes 


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities: 


  • Ability to coach and manage others to achieve results, following all safety, quality, and productivity policies and procedures 
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, prioritization, and data analysis skills 
  • Ability to effectively drive change in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to manage and support both short term and long-term maintenance strategies 
  • Ability to function independently and make decisions to maintain plant operations 
  • Knowledge of reliability methods and practices to maintain asset performance 


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:  


  •  B.S. degree in Engineering or related discipline preferred - Equivalent technical experience will be considered 
  • Minimum of 3 years of maintenance, planning, or technical experience required 
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and TPM preferred 
  • Experience with SAP-PM or other CMMS preferred 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred


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