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Maintenance Supervisor (Batavia, IL)

Location: Management - Batavia, IL

Join the Eagle Flexible Packaging team today to launch your career with a strong leader in the flexible packaging industry! At Eagle Flexible Packaging, you join a growing, successful, and employee-centric company that can provide you with a secure and long-term career. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, and a company-funded medical reimbursement program.

Eagle Flexible Packaging is seeking a hands-on Maintenance Supervisor who will plan, budget, oversee, and document all aspects of projects related to the Maintenance Department. Oversee all major mechanical, electrical & process control system and maintenance activities, including system improvements, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, root cause determination, and corrective action implementation. Work closely with upper management and all other stakeholders to make sure that the scope and direction of all projects and activities are on schedule.

Specific Duties:

  • Oversee all Maintenance Department functions, including prioritization, operation, administration, technical supervision, and management of maintenance projects.
  • Managed all Maintenance Department team members, including developing and executing training plans as well as developing and delivering reviews and performance improvement action plans.
  • Coordinate installation of production equipment with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance work on all equipment and maintain and manage the machinery logs.
  • Assist in troubleshooting manufacturing equipment; analyze maintenance problems and equipment / part failures; and diagnose electrical and mechanical issues.
  • Manage and maintain spare part inventory.
  • Manage and maintain company tools and test equipment.
  • Install and retrofit equipment while minimizing costs.
  • Ensure that all Food Safety related maintenance is performed at regular intervals.
  • Manage all building and grounds maintenance.
  • Control all areas of production costs in order to meet manufacturing cost / budget targets and continually challenge and reduce costs by all means of elimination of waste, reduced overtime, etc.
  • Manage and use computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for parts, preventative maintenance, and asset management, including system configuration, establishing best practices, and training new users.
  • Document maintenance procedures and instructions.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identify resources needed for maintenance projects and assign individual responsibilities.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects and scope.
  • Minimize company exposure and risk on projects.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Propose and design upgrades to existing machinery.
  • Work with a team during repair, installation, and modification of new and existing equipment.
  • Keep Maintenance and project teams well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news.
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to superiors.
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed at all times.  Escalate any issues/concerns to management.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 5 years of related experience, including maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude, including proven understanding of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated strong relevant troubleshooting skills.
  • Working knowledge of the operating principles of and ability to troubleshoot the following: PLCs; high voltage and low voltage circuitry, pneumatic and mechanical systems, and test equipment and tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Proficient keyboarding/typing skills, including ability to manage a high level of email correspondence and data entry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel with proven ability to learn new software programs.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes on-call responsibilities to address equipment breakdowns, providing both remote and onsite maintenance support as needed.
  • Ability to work weekends as needed.
  • Valid driver’s license is required at time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree or certification in Engineering or other related field from a craft apprenticeship, technical college, or other relevant educational institution.
  • Leadership experience, preferably experience managing or supervising a technical staff.
  • Experience using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Experience with flexographic printing.
  • Experience in the flexible packaging industry.
  • Experience managing large-scale maintenance projects.

Eagle Flexible Packaging takes care of our employees with an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a company-funded medical reimbursement program, paid time off, 401k matching, and an employee assistance program. We have a maintenance apprenticeship program and are committed to supporting our employees’ career growth and aspirations. We have bonus opportunities for employees to earn up to $2,500 for each referral and even offer a discount program that provides savings on everything from groceries to travel!

Eagle Flexible Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.