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Maintenance Supervisor


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  266
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We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.


Supervises operations maintenance colleagues to ensure the most efficient use of technical resources.  Executes maintenance work to ensure compliance and optimize machine and process availability.



The essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Front line supervision of maintenance colleagues, which includes performing job evaluations, scheduling resources, coaching and guiding, providing appropriate and consistent discipline and recognition.
  • Maintains the reliability and availability of processes and equipment through preventive and reactive maintenance.  Plans maintenance to reduce the amount of unscheduled jobs and optimize availability. Challenges and modifies maintenance procedures to improve safety and quality and increase process availability.
  • Ensures a safe work environment for all colleagues and makes sure the maintenance department adheres to EPC policies and procedures and meets all regulatory and industry standards.
  • Ensures that the maintenance organization is fully staffed and prepared for current and future needs through training and development.
  • Monitors maintenance spending, investigates financial variances and implements corrective actions to provide the highest value to the organization.
  • Ensures an adequate inventory of spare parts and tools. Oversees any repair and rebuild activity.
  • Analyze maintenance and production data to develop, modify and execute appropriate maintenance plans.
  • Oversee the utilization and advancement of the CMMS systems.  Utilize analytics to drive engineering support.
  • Communicate crucial maintenance information to the organization so that appropriate production adjustments can be made. Ensure the maintenance organization works to established plant production priorities.




  • Bachelors degree is required. An Engineering or Business degree is preferred.
  • 3 years of maintenance supervision experience within an industrial, institutional or commercial organization is preferred.
  • Prior utilization of a CMMS or EMS system is preferred.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.



  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities.  This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately report every job related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating incidents as directed by your supervisor.
  • Take necessary actions to correct or stop any unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Review Material Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.



  • Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control. 
  • Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions. 
  • Notify supervision for corrective action if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do not conform to specifications.



This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date of this description was prepared.  It is a general guideline for managers and employees, but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list of all the elements of the job.  Management reserves the right to modify the description at any time, or to vary the duties and responsibilities of the job on a temporary or indefinite basis to meet production, scheduling or staffing needs.






Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford