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Maintenance Supervisor, Nights - Fort Worth

  • Posted: 4 Oct 2021
  • Operations
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • United States

About the job


At Danone, safely manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet customer demand is a key driver for our plant teams.   We are looking for a night shift Maintenance Supervisor for our Fort Worth, Texas manufacturing facility.  In this role, you will be responsible for the supervision, development, and training of the night shift mechanics. This individual will focus on building a reliability-based culture through evolving teamwork, collaboration, and the fundamentals of problem solving. As a Member of the Maintenance Team, they will also be tasked with continuous improvement and cost reduction projects.


Additionally, in this role you will: 

Be responsible for the routine supervision of the hourly maintenance team members. This may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Ensuring Compliance of Safety & Quality Policies
  • Assigning & Prioritizing Maintenance Tasks
  • Setting & Enforcing Quality of Work & First Time Right Expectations
  • Mechanic Skill Gap Assessment & Improvement Plan Development
  • Ensuring Standard Process & Tools are Developed for Job Specific Tasks
  • Facilitating Problem Solving Activities & Discussions
  • Drive Continuous and Long-Term Technical Downtime Reduction through Process Oriented Management (i.e. involvement of all people, definition & simplification of process, and the use of structured methods).
  • Provide Input and Support in all Strategic, Operational, & Policy Aspects of the Maintenance Department: Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Motivation, & Nature.
  • Writing & Communicating Shift-Technical Performance Reports


This position will also focus on continuous improvement and cost reduction projects. This may include but is not limited to the following:

  • Identifying Equipment Defect Root Causes – Mechanical, Electrical, Automation
  • Recommend & Implement Short & Long-Term Countermeasures
  • Collaborating with & Leveraging Hourly Workforce to Develop & Implement Solutions
  • Identifying Opportunities & Solutions for Maintenance Spend Reduction
  • Coordinating changes to maintenance strategy (preventive, corrective, improvement) to maximize equipment uptime & minimize costs.

About you


  • You have at minimum, a HS Diploma or GED.  Preferably, you have a bachelor’s degree in a Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, or Food Process Engineering / Engineering Technologies field. 
  • You have at least 5 years Maintenance Supervision Experience in a High-Speed Manufacturing Environment, required.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You can lead and bring closure to open issues
  • You can establish and react to changing priorities
  • You can influence production unit and support staff
  • You can establish and maintain trust of the supervisory group and hourly associates
  • You can develop working relationships with safety, production, quality, and engineering departments.
  • You have working knowledge and skills in MS Office products including MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • You have 3D-CAD experience related to machine design improvements, preferably. 

About us


At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.   #LI-NORAM