Knoll Inc. Maintenance and Facilities Supervisor in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Maintenance and Facilities Supervisor
Tracking Code 1590-056
Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.
Perform a front line leadership role in support of the Knoll Grand Rapids Maintenance Department. Supervise, plan, coordinate and control all aspects of the maintenance Associates, building maintenance and facilities contracts. Establish, implement and support manufacturing processes and equipment through formal preventative maintenance program. Ensure that tasks and activities are completed safely , efficiently and that they are complete, correct and on-time.
Additional responsibilities Include:
Supervises Union Maintenance department and assigns daily activities based on classification
Manages outside contract services for facility
Responsible for maintenance of all manufacturing equipment
Oversees preventative maintenance program
Responsible for purchases in support of Maintenance & Facility
Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Maintenance Department. It is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function. Nor is it intended that this describes all the work that may be required of the person in this position.
Marginal Job Functions:
Assists with site EH&S support and plant regulatory compliance
Participates in process, product, and equipment cost analysis. Provides technical input in areas of layout, flow and equipment/process utilizing modern lean manufacturing principles.
Supervisory responsibility over unionized Maintenance Department.
Bachelor of Science or BA preferred.
Associates Degree, Journeymen Certificate, or equivalent combination of experience and post-secondary training or education required.
Lean manufacturing knowledge and implementation
Communication skills – written and verbal
Project management skills
Computer skills – MS Office, (Word, Excel, PP), Maximo ERP system or similar software
Presentation skills – able to facilitate group meetings
Quantitative and qualitative assessment
Problem Solving Skills
Physical Requirements: (Include Aspects of KESHA form that are required)
Ability to work on feet up to 8+ hours a day
Ability to climb stairs and ladders if necessary
Three to five years of manufacturing supervisory experience preferred.
Background in factory operations required.
3 years’ experience supervising maintenance and facilities disciplines.
Knowledge of manufacturing organization, controls and procedures.
Knowledge of fundamental Safety principles for an industrial work environment
Knowledge of ISO 14001/9001 preferred
Applicant must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S.
Job Location Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Position Type Temp-To-Hire
We are an equal opportunity employer.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.