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Wentzville, MO, US

Maintenance Supervisor - 1st Shift


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.



Must be able and willing to work all shifts.


As a member of the Maintenance Team, the Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for maintaining machinery, equipment, building and property, and for supervision of department employees.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Maintain equipment, machinery, building, and property
  • Organizes, plans, and directs work assignments of maintenance technicians
  • Instructs and coordinates the activities of all personnel in the department to maintain top efficiencies and productivity
  • Manages and maintains parts and supplies to ensure adequate amounts to minimize production downtime
  • Administers safety policies, company policies, rules and bargaining agreements as related to the department
  • Assist with and provide guidance for the compliance of plant safety regulations such as (Arch Flash Electrical Safety- NFPA-70E; LOTO, Energized Work Permits, Safe Cell Entry)
  • Contact and coordinate work with outside contractors, vendors, and suppliers
  • Studies production schedules and estimate worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities
  • Manages accurate records of machines and equipment in regards to repairs, drawings, manuals, preventive and predictive maintenance programs
  • Ensures plant security is maintained
  • Ensures housekeeping, productivity, and quality of work standards are maintained within the maintenance department and general facility
  • Supervise and evaluate employee safety behavior, work methods and following of lockout/tagout safety procedures
  • Motivate workers and initiate plans to achieve work goals
  • Maintenance Supervisor is a part of the Engineering department and reports to the Engineering Manager
  • Makes approved modifications to machinery and equipment to meet production needs.
  • Supervise maintenance, installation, troubleshooting and repairs of electrical and PLC equipment.
  • Installs new machinery and equipment as directed.
  • Maintains and improves function and reliability of facility equipment, machinery, and systems by ensuring the on-time completions of the preventive and predictive maintenance program deliverables


Advantages of working at Lear in the Maintenance group:

  • Work in an exciting fast paced environment.
  • Group organically growing with opportunities to advance within the company.
  • Integral part of a launch team for a new facility with the autonomy to influence and make it your own.
  • Exposure to new products and technology.


Your Qualifications:

  • Minimum: H.S. Diploma and/or Associates Degree in related Maintenance Technical Fields
  • 3 - 5+ years’ experience in general maintenance supervision
  • Basic knowledge of building trades, such as power transmission systems, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, HVAC systems, flooring, roofing, and carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic
  • Lock-out/Tag-out
  • Machine Guarding
  • Corrective and Preventative Action
  • Problem Solving


Bonus If You Have:

  • Allen Bradley PLC knowledge.
  • Allen Bradley PLC programing experience.
  • Experience with Atlas Copco Torque equipment a plus.
  • Knowledge of Fanuc Robotics a plus.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Suite.







Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.