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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Ithaca - New York - USA

Mar 03, 2021

Full time


This position collaborates with the Management Staff in establishing and completing facility related projects for the TC and ITC facilities with support from the Facilities Engineer to ensure timely completion. Supervise and oversee the day-to-day activities which ensure that the facilities are continuously able to support all (production and non-production) functions, processes, and areas necessary for safe, high-quality, timely and efficient production.  Position will be on 2nd or 3rd shift.


  • Facilitates effective utilization, operation, maintenance, repair, testing and necessary replacement of facility support systems (HVAC, air compressors, vacuum pumps, chillers, wastewater, underground tank systems, etc.) to assure facilities and related equipment are available to meet required schedules and customer expectations and are in line with business goals.
  • Resolve problems by collaborating with engineers, quality assurance, production and maintenance employees on solutions.
  • Supervise both the Electrical and HVAC Journeymen within the facilities (up to 20 skilled trades employees).  The individual is responsible for monitoring and planning materials, equipment, documentation, and processes relative to the operations of the facilities group.
  • Advise and assist in the employee planning analysis relative to employee work schedules, training on proper usage of equipment, performance appraisals, design and implementation of work procedures, and informing personnel on appropriate housekeeping and safety requirements and policies.
  • Coordinates building and grounds activities to ensure the facility is both functionally and visually appealing.
  • Ensure accurate facility drawings and schematics including electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems are maintained.
  • Coordinates completion of required records (preventive maintenance, downtime, new projects, sustaining projects, and personnel issues).
  • Coordinates completion of required reports with support as required from the Facilities Engineer.
  • Initiates capital appropriations requests to support ongoing maintenance and operation of existing facility support systems with input from the Facilities Engineer.
  • Management and oversight of activities and materials located in Dock 3.
  • Conducts contractor coordination including on site pre-job briefing.
  • Coordinates and manages layout modifications in the office area.
  • Fire suppression system management and support in collaboration with the safety department.
  • Coordinates plant shutdown activities related to facility system(s) maintenance.

Safety and Health – Responsible for completing required safety training, reporting and correcting any unsafe practices as appropriate, completing work activities in a safe manner, and complying with safety and health requirements for respective position.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (Minimum Qualifications)

Associates Degree or equivalent Technical degree and experience required; Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred. Minimum 3 years supervisory experience. Electrical knowledge required - New York State Apprenticeship a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Professional verbal and written communication skills essential. Must be willing to work 2nd and/or 3rd shift.


  • Conflict Management
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Listening
  • Decision Quality
  • Drive for Results
  • Motivating Others
  • Functional/Technical Skills

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