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Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Prestige Engineering
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Six Companies, One Vision...
As a Gold Level Veteran Friendly Employer, Prestige Group has been supporting the transportation industry since 1998. We have placed thousands of employees, created hundreds of future vehicles, and developed multiple US Military Veteran employment initiatives. From original concept to creation, Prestige Engineering specializes in Product Development and staffing services. Join our team where employees are at the heart of everything we do.

Job Description:

The Professional Maintenance Lead directs skilled trades employees to meet the objectives of the maintenance department in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment. The selected candidate will coordinate safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale initiatives. Drive throughput improvements and coordinate professional maintenance and breakdown maintenance activities. Provide coaching and mentoring to team members (both hourly and supervisory) regarding World Class Manufacturing techniques for problem solving and corrective action implementation.

Include but not limited to:

  • Possess a general level of technical understanding related to maintenance, time-based maintenance (TBM), condition-based maintenance (CBM), and dynamic maintenance (DM)
  • Influence the key performance indicators (KPI's), mean time between failure (MTBF) of components and equipment in their area, mean time to repair (MTTR), as well as maintaining equipment at basic conditions and continuous improvements of the equipment and continuous improvements of the equipment in their area
  • Address throughput, run to run, and downtime related issues with equipment in a production environment, supported by the Professional Maintenance ZSpecialist (PMS) where applicable
  • Direct supervision of skilled trades
  • Work with skilled trades staff in driving waste reduction efforts through implementation of methods/processes of the World Class Manufacturing (WCM), Autonomous Maintenance (AM), Professional Maintenance (PM), Quality Improvement and People Development (PD)
  • Actively participate and lead kaizen project activities centered on Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) improvements and waste reduction opportunities identified through cost deployment


    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Minimum 3 years of industrial automation experience with project management experience
    • Ability to work any shift and overtime as required
    • Excellent organization, written, and oral communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required
    • Ability to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers
    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Demonstrated troubleshooting problem solving experience
    • Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead teams
    • Ability to coach/mentor/develop skilled trade employees
    • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • 100% onsite.


      • Bachelor's degree in technical/engineering field
      • Experience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing
      • Experience leading maintenance teams in a union environment
      • Green Belt/Red X/Six Sigma training
      • Experience with controls, robotics, drives and system level communication systems, sealing systems, glass cell systems, various conveyance systems, welding- all types, paint process and associated systems, vision systems and sensors use and application.
      • Familiar with World Class Manufacturing pillar methodology and implementation
      • Good Working knowledge of Google Suite software programs

        Prestige Engineering offers all full-time employees a competitive benefits package which includes:
        *Medical Insurance *Dental Insurance *Vision Insurance *Paid Holidays *Paid Vacations *401K plans *Tuition Reimbursement *Company-paid Life insurance *Voluntary Short & Long Term Disability Insurance *Flexible Spending Accounts

Keywords: Prestige Engineering, Detroit , Maintenance Supervisor, Professions , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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