Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Maintenance Supervisor

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    2 Year Degree
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  • Position Summary

    The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the leadership of the maintenance team, to include prioritization of activities to support department goals, the continuous improvement of assigned maintenance processes/departments, as well as supporting continuous improvement of all production processes, short-term planning/execution, achievement of plant accountabilities and key performance indicators (KPI's).  This is an hourly position at our polyiso insulation manufacturing facility located in Youngwood, PA.


    • To lead the activities of the maintenance department.
    • Coordinate maintenance and engineering efforts with Firestone headquarters and other plants.
    • Manage the plant’s spare parts.
    • Manage the plant’s hazardous materials/hazardous waste program.
    • Participate in the Process Safety Management program.
    • Coordinates with outside vendors for the maintenance and repair of plant equipment.
    • Coordinates the corrective and preventive maintenance programs.
    • Maintain the electrical safety program for the plant.
    • Assembly and disassembly of machines to make repairs, perform inspections, or replace with new items.
    • Requires knowledge and experience with Hydraulics and Pneumatics, working with systems, reservoirs, pumps, valves, sensors, cylinders, piping, tubing, hoses, switches, and motors. 
    • Mechanical troubleshooter who uses a systematic process to identify root cause issues.
    • Requires knowledge and experience in the Electrical field with voltages from 24 V to 480 V.
    • Must be able to utilize drawings and diagrams (electrical, piping, PID loops) to identify failed components and speed up repairs.
    • Experience with routine maintenance on overhead cranes would be preferred.
    • Perform lockout/tagout procedures per company policy.
    • Understanding of general safety protocols relating to mechanical operations.
    • Read, refine and develop preventive maintenance and other maintenance related documents (ECP’s, work orders, inventory sheets).
    • Understanding of spare parts controls.


    • Five or more years experience in an industrial environment as a maintenance supervisor.
    • Certifications in mechanical/industrial fields (electrician, millwright, welding, etc.) preferred.
    • Preventive Maintenance experience with industrial equipment.
    • Experience with Predictive Technologies such as Vibration Analysis, Thermography, Ultrasound equipment, and Precision Alignment would be a plus.
    • Possess experience in Microsoft applications including Excel and Word.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Must be able to work any overtime and weekends as needed.
    • Familiarity and usage of Maintenance Management Systems.
    • Must be a safety conscientious team player.

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