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Posted January 17th

Maintenance Supervisor

Fort Smith, Arkansas

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Posted January 17th

Maintenance Supervisor

Fort Smith, Arkansas






Full Time

Company Name: Pernod Ricard

Location: Fort Smith, AR

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means creating great company every day. It means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and collaborating with passionate people on successful premium brands in an entrepreneurial way.

Our people are at the core of our success. Everyone adds a vital ingredient to our mix, bringing a personal touch and individual qualities that make Pernod Ricard even better. We work together with a shared commitment to our values:

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit;
  • Mutual trust;
  • A strong sense of ethics; and
  • A relentless commitment to growth.

  • Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration and encourages ongoing professional development and growth. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues. We never settle for "good enough" but stretch ourselves and our teams towards improvement and progress in all we do.

    Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

    Note: All candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) and present proof of upon hiring unless you qualify for a reasonable accommodation based on a disability or sincerely held religious belief (effective December 8, 2021).

    Position Summary

    Manages daily activities of the facility Maintenance employees. Responsible for supporting the function of these teams by ensuring job plans and work schedules are completed. Required to provide direct supervision of the Maintenance employees including ensuring compliance to company policies and procedures. This position requires good technical, analytical, motivational and communication skills.


  • Responsible for daily planning, scheduling, and time keeping of maintenance planners, mechanics, technicians, DIN (do it now) members, and crib attendant.
  • Well trained, high performing and motivated employees.
  • Provide daily coaching and supervision.
  • Motivate and discipline employees as required.
  • Assess employee performance.
  • Ensure work plans are effective and realistic.
  • Provide all employees any information or tools needed to perform their job responsibilities.
  • Create development plans for employees to address opportunities for improvement.
  • Equipment Reliability
  • Responsible for equipment inspections and condition monitoring, uptime, and specification and standardization.
  • Oversees and evaluates all facility PM's.
  • Ensures that all equipment is properly maintained to maximize utilization and minimize equipment downtime.
  • PM's are closed in a timely manner.

  • Requirements

    Technical Functional Skills

  • Strong Electrical and Mechanical Background.
  • Possess the ability to apply technical knowledge to determine equipment problems and appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations involved in estimating and purchasing as well as the ability to maintain effective working relations with other personnel.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply information from files, drawings, catalogs, reports and manuals.

  • QSE Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate commitment to the PR USA, Fort Smith QSE Management System policy, procedures, and dedication to the achievement of Operational Excellence, business performance, and sustainability through:
  • Producing quality products with a focus on customer satisfaction and cost effective operations.
  • Identifying and reducing product safety risks and practicing good manufacturing practices.
  • Practicing safety awareness and safe work practices to ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees, contractors and visitors: by identifying and reducing safety risks, maintaining a clean work environment, and practicing good health, hygiene, and safety practices.
  • Protection of the environment through recycling, minimizing waste, and conservation of natural resources.

  • Education

  • Preferred - Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field.

  • Experience/Background

  • Preferred - Three or more years' experience as a plant .maintenance supervisor in a suitable manufacturing industry environment.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment in the maintenance of a modern production facility.
  • Knowledge of industrial equipment such as conveyors, pumps, filtration systems, compressors, HVAC systems, WWT systems, material handling systems, etc.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and appropriate OSHA guidelines applicable to work assignments.

  • Working Conditions

    Field Environment

  • Work is performed in a typical field environment with moderate demands for movement and lifting.
  • Normal visual, hearing and language acuity required for correspondence and computer usage.
  • Frequent travel by land and/or air in diverse weather conditions is required.

  • Travel

  • Occasional travel is required. Estimated 5% of time.

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    Fort Smith, Arkansas