Sr Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor


Knoxville, TN, US

Req ID:  4097
Job Type: 

Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination. The salary range for this position is $88,000 to $110,000. Actual base salary offered to a candidate may vary based upon factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance.  

Position in Organization

  1. Reports To:  Plant Manager
  2. Directly Supervises:    Electrical Maintenance and Technician, Facilities Supervisor
  3. Indirectly Supervises:  None


Position Summary

  • Oversee the management of plant/property facilities and plant support services.  Oversee the Maintenance Department and PM systems for plant operations.




  • Responsible for overseeing the routine maintenance, capital improvements and security for the Knoxville facilities and properties.
  • Provide mechanical, electrical and other technical support for all building, equipment, and support facility systems.  (Includes roofing, floor and walls, power, plumbing, water, compressed air, HVAC, fire suppression, specialized heat treating equipment, power press systems, grinding machines, vacuum deposition systems, and assembly systems)
  • Develop, implement and support effective preventive maintenance programs for the plant facilities, property, process equipment, and machines.
  • Development and update of engineering procedures, indoor air quality programs, budgeting, operating cost estimates and comparisons.
  • Manage facets of inspections and surveys including energy audits and analysis; HVAC, electrical, fire suppression, and plumbing systems.
  • Assist all departments in executing plans and projects for improvements, as well as monitor building systems, correct defective and inefficient operations through remedial maintenance and on time response during emergencies.
  • Design Development/Construction Management including HVAC system comparison and recommendations; HVAC systems and start up monitoring; evaluate and recommend building automation, energy management and automatic temperature control systems; perform value engineering studies; capital equipment installation; plant layout maintenance.
  • Maintain systems to control airborne contaminants, noise and other regulated requirements.
  • Manage various outside plant services to meet the business needs in a cost effective manner- evaluate contractor qualifications and recommendations; provide quality control of contractor services.
  • Oversee the ordering, stocking and inventory control of all maintenance support materials and supplies.  Ensure adherence to all division inventory policies and guidelines as well as safety and environmental concerns.
  • Provide leadership and support to all assigned personnel.  Administer the growth and development needs to assigned organization through coaching, career counseling, salary planning, appraisals and other means to service the associated interests of the parties involved.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.



  • 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/devices, guarding, as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately report every job related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a team leader/supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating accidents 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 Safety Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.
  • Maintain work area in safe condition by ensuring the work area is clean and orderly


  • This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date 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.







  • B.S. in Engineering or Business or other related field





  • Five (5) to ten years previous technical experience. Previous supervisory experience desired.



  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Strong Computer Skills including Microsoft Office and AutoCAD 2d
  • Ability to lead a multi-discipline team both as a supervisor and in a technical capacity
  • Ability to communicate with technical specialists and to interpret technical drawings and specification documents




  • Knowledge and understanding of safety programs, federal, state and local regulatory policies and reporting requirements.
  • PLC, HVAC, compressor, etc., repair and support knowledge
  • Knowledge of stamping, heat treating, grinding, cleaning, finishing, plating molding, assembly/packaging operations is desirable.
  • Good knowledge of maintenance methods and equipment across the disciplines




  • Self-directed, initiator desire
  • Ability to plan, organize and execute plans in a timely manner required.
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate a must.
Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. 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 legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville