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Maintenance Supervisor

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:29:17 PM
  • 2851597
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Alabama; Huntsville

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Maintenance Supervisor will work to ensure manufacturing efficiency, quality and safety while supporting business objectives, which can affect some short-term and long-term business goals. Support for work which is less defined in scope by utilizing sound maintenance techniques to effectively control cost and maintenance activities. Develop and execute objectives for self and others working to ensure completion of day-to-day inspections, maintenance, repair and upkeep of plant equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :

  • Lead by example in all GE initiatives including EHS, HR, Six Sigma, Quality, and computerized maintenance management
  • Responsible for the completion of planned and unplanned maintenance work for a 24 hour PSM facility utilizing CMMS Maximo
  • Work with the engineers, operations, and maintenance in the development and implementation of job plans to establish proper task sequence, duration, craft, tools, materials and parts to properly execute the job in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner
  • Responsible for the calibration testing, maintaining, upkeep and repair of critical systems by ensuring compliance with Safety, Environmental, and Quality codes and standards (API, ASME, OSHA, ISO, etc.)
  • Work with operations and maintenance members in creating and maintaining detailed job plans for preventive, predictive, and improvement maintenance activities for plant equipment, buildings and grounds; including cost, time, resources, tools, materials and parts
  • Support and lead equipment improvement projects to reduce unplanned equipment downtime and to improve equipment metrics such as Overall Equipment Effectiveness and Cost Reduction
  • Self-motivated to get the solution with reasonable amount of time and financial support
  • Attend and provide input to weekly meetings with Production and Manufacturing Engineers to plan, coordinate and schedule asset availability for upcoming maintenance activities


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 15 years of experience working in maintenance at a chemical / nuclear plant {including having held maintenance management / supervisor positions})
  • Minimum of 3 years of maintenance experience


  • Ability and willingness to work off shift as required
  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export - controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills: Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization
  • Experience in the development and implementation of maintenance related programs in a PSM chemical manufacturing plant
  • Ability to plan, schedule, organize and continuously improve maintenance activities
  • Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s Degree accredited college or university with a minimum of 3 years of maintenance experience (chemical or nuclear plant preferred)
  • Preferred : Minimum of 5 years of relevant maintenance experience supervising mechanical, electrical and outside contractors in the completion of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
  • Ability to effectively use a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Maximo (preferred)
  • Experience with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement process preferred

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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    Locations: United States; Alabama; Huntsville

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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