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Posted July 12th

Maintenance Supervisor

Fair Lawn, New Jersey



Mondelez International



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Posted July 12th

Maintenance Supervisor

Fair Lawn, New Jersey






Full Time


Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 80,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.

Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It's time for you to Make It with Mondelēz International.

As part of Manufacturing, you'll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you'll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.

Our Company

GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best - best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

Owners Only!

This is a role for someone who craves a global challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for deliver-ing against business objective for the Fair Lawn Facility. It is both a strategic and a tactical position. Those that do not desire to be a change agent and lead continuous improvement in equipment reliability should not apply.

Job Overview/Scope

The Maintenance Supervisor will direct all maintenance activities to ensure maximum operational potential is realized for the entire plant operation or area of responsibility. The position is actively involved in Mainte-nance Business Management, Maintenance Materials Inventory (MRO), Maintenance Recruit to Retire, Man-ufacturing Process Reliability, Equipment Reliability and coordination and execution of maintenance related capital budget items in concert with engineering. The position is responsible for all technical skills manage-ment and development of technicians.

Primary Responsibilities

1. Management

  • Directs maintenance personnel to ensure that all systems operate at their highest capability to meet required production schedules, quality, costs and schedule priorities
  • Provide maintenance training to include the effective utilization of the maintenance logs and SAP, comple-tion of routine maintenance specific to facility, equipment operations and support.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Assist with the supervision of Maintenance staff including but not limited to performance management and employee development, etc.
  • Ensures that equipment and facility are maintained in a safe, operable condition and/or arrange for replace-ment/upgrades.
  • Establishes procedures and contacts to ensure timely repairs of equipment.
  • Assists and directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic, and utility systems maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment, including diagnosing malfunctions.
  • Assists with developing department employee relations by continued communication of all information af-fecting employees.

2. Preventative Maintenance & Maintenance Strategy
  • Improves reliability, maintenance and processing methods to reduce cost and avoid loss of production as a result of equipment malfunction or failure time.
  • Determines equipment capabilities, safety and operational condition in coordination with the other Supervisors and technicians.
  • Develops preventative maintenance procedures that are cost effective and increase the operational life of the equipment.
  • Seek and implement the continuous improvement of the process through equipment improvement modifications.
  • Assist in the development of the system and operational standards and corrective actions.
  • Develops, implements and reviews regularly, site-specific maintenance logs for department.
  • Coordinates, arranges, and supervises, or provides for the completion of corrective and preventive mainte-nance in accordance with company operating procedures, practices and financial considerations.
  • Analyzes production downtime reports, determines opportunities, and initiates action plan to increase effi-ciencies.
  • Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions.
  • Oversee and lead the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and opera-tional standards as outlined in the plant accountability list in order to achieve targeted RCR.
  • Accountable for the Safety, Health and Environmental systems and operational standards to ensure compli-ance as it is outlined in our policies/procedures and processes.
  • Assist and partner with business leaders on implementation of process improvement (Six Sigma /Lean/TPM) including leading change initiatives, planning, and facilitation.

3. Budgeting and Inventory
  • Assist with preparing requisitions to determine the number of spare parts to be kept in inventory.
  • Assist in maintaining departmental operating budget at a positive variance by effectively utilizing the work-force and equipment.

4. Occupational safety and health
  • Conduct training of employees.
  • Enforce safe work practices;
  • Correct unsafe conditions;
  • Prevent lingering unsafe or unhealthful workplace conditions or hazards
  • Investigate workplace accidents
  • Promote quick return to work

  • Bachelor 's Degree in Engineering or related Technical field is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 1-5 years of related leadership experience in a manufacturing environment is required
  • 3-5 years experience in manufacturing is required
  • Experience implementing and maintaining TPM Systems is strongly preferred Understanding of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and utility systems including ammonia refrigeration and boiler systems is a plus
  • Must have the knowledge of good manufacturing practices. Be safety and quality minded and have the ability to make sound decisions.
  • Understanding of direct and overhead cost systems.
  • Experience using, trouble-shooting and programming Allen Bradley PLCs is a plus
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule to include days, afternoons, midnights, and weekend work.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, and lift up to 40lbs.
  • Must be able to motivate/lead others, deal with ambiguity, have a results-driven mind-set, good decision making skills, and excellent communication skills

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.
Fair Lawn, New Jersey