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Maintenance Supervisor




Job Title:   Maintenance Supervisor

Job Code:   E-17001

Location:   Sleepy Eye, MN




Looking for Career Growth? Pencil us in on your calendar!
Were BIC Graphic a division of BIC USA Inc. - a world-class global supplier of innovative promotional products for marketing and advertising initiatives.
With our wide variety of high quality, innovative custom-imprinted writing instruments and complementary products, we help customers explore all of the promotional possibilities with an extensive selection of brand name items including BIC Writing Instruments, Lighters, BIC Select, BIC Sticky Note, Magnets, Mouse Pads, messenger bags, drink ware, calendars and many more. BIC Graphic sells exclusively through distributors of promotional products/advertising specialties.
Today, BIC Graphic distributors serve the majority of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as government organizations, educational institutions and thousands of other companies in diverse industries worldwide. We provide them with everything from personalized sticky notes and embroidered laptop bags to custom mouse pads and those famous BIC pens and lighters.
And with our growth, its time for you to pencil us in too!
We are seeking a qualified Maintenance Supervisor to join our team at BIC Graphic in Sleepy Eye, MN. Our facility is North America's largest printer of Promotional Calendars and we also print sticky notes and other paper items. We are 285,000 square feet with additional warehouses and we employee over 400 full-time and up to 200 temporary employees.

The Maintenance Supervisor will:


  • Translate the company vision, mission, and strategies into functional activities within the maintenance area.



  • Provide supervision, training, and work direction to maintenance associates.



  • Direct, plan and implement facilitys maintenance activities, including the maintenance and repair of machines, electrical systems, structures and facilities.



  • Prepare and implement preventive and predictive maintenance plan to minimize equipment down time and long-range maintenance costs.



  • Provide technical installation, set-up, maintenance, and repair services for all production operations and for all systems of the physical facility.



  • Maximize utilization of maintenance resources; investigate and use the most cost-effective internal and external sources and methods for providing maintenance services.



  • Execute continuous process improvement, quality awareness, waste management and teamwork principles within the maintenance areas.



  • Provide necessary training to advance the skills of the maintenance staff.



  • Support the implementation of process improvement techniques for each department.



  • Develop a process of evaluating equipment condition related to the timely replacement of said equipment.



  • Direct a cost-effective program to provide appropriate repair parts and supplies.



  • Develop and administer maintenance budget.



  • Coordinate the work of independent contractors performing construction, maintenance or repair work on company property.



  • Implement programs to ensure efficient energy and utility usage.



  • Maintain the physical facility in a safe, energy-efficient and clean condition.



  • Support and administer approved company policies and clearly communicate new policies and objectives to all department associates.



  • Participate in the development of department forecasts and budgets and administers the department within the limits of approved budgets



  • Participate in task and special project teams pertinent to the fulfillment of strategic goals.



  • Serves as second alternate emergency coordinator for facility contingency program.



  • Performs reasonably similar or related duties as may be required for the successful administration of the function.



  • Must maintain availability to respond to the facility for safety, equipment or facility issues.



  • Understand and adhere to applicable environmental requirements.



  • Have detailed understanding of OSHA Standards such as: Hazard Communication, Fall Protection, Lock Out/Tag Out, Machine Guarding and General Electrical Requirements.



  • Ability to lead through example to your direct reports.



  • Understand and operate facility safety and security equipment such as: Door Access System, Security Cameras and Fire alarms and suppression equipment.



  • Interact and report site environmental standards and goals to the North American EHS Team.



  • Proactive approach to identify potential equipment issues or process improvement opportunities.



  • Understand and support ISO 9000 and 14000 certifications and processes.



  • Actively participate in plant safety initiatives and programs including machine and ergonomic risk assessments.



  • Minimum of a 2 year post-secondary education in maintenance, mechanics, or related field.



  • 3+ years supervisory experience



  • Ability to use computer relevant software and various hand tools.



  • Must possess technical knowledge in the fields of maintenance and engineering.



  • Have a detailed understanding of NFPA 70e.



  • Ability to move freely about the plant to access equipment and perform maintenance functions.



  • Understand basic machine shop principles.



  • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively among associates during stressful and time sensitive situations.



  • Excellent written communication, computer, problem solving, decision making and organizational skills.



  • Requires minimal travel.


Make your mark on our success!
There's never been a better time to join BIC Graphic. We're a dynamic company with a strong vision in a growing global market. That's why the majority of leading companies across industries worldwide use our promotional products. It's also why you'll find a wealth of possibilities in a challenging and rewarding work environment. As an organization, we have a passion for taking care of our people, and our benefits reflect this.
We offer a competitive salary, company-sponsored Medical, Prescription, Vision and Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, FSA and a many other generous benefits.
Successful applicants are subject to thorough background verification and drug screen.
BIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Drug-Free Workplace





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