Position: Plant Maintenance Supervisor – 3rd Shift

Location: Milford, IN

Position Duties:

  • Supervise work order scheduling and planning work for the maintenance team to achieve objectives while minimizing interruptions to production operations.
  • Responsible for eliminating problems related to malfunctioning of machinery and equipment, safety hazards, facilities repair or requests to maintain operations.
  • Supervise, instruct, evaluate and discipline subordinate maintenance staff in their roles.
  • Work daily with maintenance management, Leads and staff on other shifts to help coordinate departmental activities and effectively support the 24 hr demands of plant operations.
  • Ensure proper and timely maintaining and distribution of documentation and reporting.
  • Interact in a professional manner with all departments as necessary.
  • Troubleshoot production problems as necessary with emphasis on reducing downtime.
  • Identify and request materials required for successful maintenance operations.
  • Monitor maintenance operation processes and procedures, and eliminate nonconformities in timely and efficient manner. Report inconsistencies to management.
  • Train and develop existing and new employees. Supervise implementation of new processes and procedures as necessary.
  • Responsible for harboring the proper attitude toward health and safety through demonstrated behavior, active involvement in Safety Committee initiatives, and as a Maple Leaf emergency first responder team member.
  • Ensure proper handling of maintenance work orders, reports and other paperwork.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Knowledge of facilities and equipment maintenance, repair purchasing, OSHA and safety regulations, HACCP regulations, HazMat, Lockout/Tagout, and USDA standards. Experience in food manufacturing processes, preferably in the poultry industry, is extremely helpful.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and proficiencies in the areas of refrigeration, building systems, electricity, welding, and equipment repair.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics; and working knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Demonstrated abilities in managing people
  • Ability to evaluate and prioritize departmental needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals and situations, and resolve conflicts as needed
  • Working knowledge of computers, including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases


Job Type: Full-time

Qualified individuals who are interested in consideration for this position must submit a resume to careers@mapleleaffarms.com or in the Human Resource Office.