We are a company where people matter

          We are family driven

          We are financially strong.

          And we are looking for problem-solvers to join our growing team.  


The primary purpose of a Maintenance Supervisor is to manage the maintenance department to increase reliability, lower cost, maintain the Maximo asset management system and ensure PSM compliance as required by the business. Provide the support and leadership to attain short and long term branch and corporate goals, balance resources and commitments to attain internal and external customer satisfaction, while maintaining full compliance with all applicable regulatory and safety laws, policies, and procedures.

As a Maintenance Supervisor, primary responsibilities include:

  • Utilize maintenance resources to ensure that plant equipment is maintained to operate safely and efficiently and preventive maintenance is completed on schedule.
  • Provide direct leadership by example for the Maintenance Technicians and, by extension, all plant employees.
  • Build a strong maintenance team who cooperates and shares technical expertise for the benefit of the team and Hydrite.
  • Guide employee performance and development through the use of daily communication and annual performance evaluations.
  • Increase technical excellence in the maintenance department through external training and development.
  • Set work and on-call schedules to ensure that maintenance coverage is consistent with plant operational needs.
  • Continually improve operations by collaborating with maintenance technicians, peers and management.
  • Manage contractors, including safety training, on site job management and quality control.
  • Facilitate communication between operations and maintenance to improve work efficiency and Maximo utilization.
  • Maintain preventative maintenance schedule and ensure all documentation is kept current on the asset management system (Maximo).
  • Manage the asset management system (Maximo) to its fullest capabilities by periodically reviewing, updating, adding and deleting preventive maintenance plans, safety plans, the spare parts inventory, and reports.
  • Develop metrics for performance, PM and WO completion. Utilize metrics for performance evaluation, failure analysis, and as a means of communication with plant management.
  • Maintain and continually improve the Mechanical Integrity Procedures to ensure the ongoing integrity of plant equipment.
  • Ensure that “critical spares” (516, ASM, etc.) and parts inventory are maintained at the required level.
  • Ensure that maintenance personnel and contractors are properly trained, and such training is documented.
  • Investigate, recommend and/or implement alternative policies and procedures to improve branch performance.
  • Guides employee performance and development through the use of daily communication and annual performance evaluations.
  • Uphold Hydrite’s Standard of Excellence through a continuous commitment to maintain quality facilities and provide quality products and services to internal and external customers
  • Perform all duties outlined in relevant SOPs and all other duties to be assigned.
  • Participate in RCRA, regulatory, health & safety and process training activities as required.  Review changes/additions with your supervisor.  Must be RCRA compliant.
  • Regular attendance is essential.


  • Ensure and reinforce good housekeeping practices.
  • Be a member of the emergency response team and associated training.
  • Manage expenses required for the daily operation of the maintenance department, including preparing the annual maintenance budget and monthly reviews.
  • Communicate to senior branch management special compliance, safety, equipment and personnel needs as personally identified and actively solicited from employees.
  • Communicate project and repair status, problems and needs to senior branch management.
  • Works with other staff members to maintain workload balances.  Provides back-up support as necessary.
  • Supports effective communication with all Hydrite departments where responsibilities overlap to ensure success of the branch team.


  • This position reports the Maintenance Manager.


  • One of the following is required:
    • A Bachelor’s degree or higher
    • Some supervisory or lead experience in an industrial environment
    • 5-10 years maintenance or operational experience in an industrial environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership through identifying and implementing corrective actions
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Power Point, Word, and Excel required.
  • Knowledge of a computerized maintenance management system is preferred.
  • Must have communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to read, write, and speak English.


  • Ability to sit and/or stand up to 10 hours per day.
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairways up to 40 feet in height on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to travel as needed and work outside of normal business hours.
  • Frequent 12 to 16 hour workdays may be required as a result of continuous plant operations.
  • Occasional turning, twisting, stooping, bending, and reaching.


Benefits and perks include 401k and profit sharing, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, legal services insurance, scholarship awards for children of employees, summer picnic, community giving events, free family wellness coaching including nutritionist and fitness coach.


Watch this Why Hydrite video to find out:  https://vimeo.com/201673899


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