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JBS USA 2nd Shift MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR in Beardstown, Illinois

GENERAL SUMMARY: Maintenance Supervisor

This position is responsible for leading the hourly maintenance team members and responsible for overall plant maintenance including: scheduling, planning, prioritizing work, purchasing, employee supervision, training and development.


  • Ensures that all aspects of the company safety policy and procedures are adhered to in the direct and indirect areas of the plant

  • Ensures that all aspects of the food safety, HAACP and Government programs are adhered to with emphasis on the continue compliance to these programs

  • Directs assigned employees in the performance of approved maintenance work

  • Advises superiors and other appropriate members of the maintenance department of equipment failure or items requiring maintenance

  • Ensures the production department receive the prompt, efficient, and quality service required to operate at maximum efficiency

  • To assure accurate reporting and distribution of maintenance man hours

  • Reduce production downtime due to mechanical failure or maintenance problems

  • Execution of all maintenance and assigned work in his/her area in the plant

  • Directs the activities of a group of mechanics assigned

  • Accountable for the efficiency and effectiveness of all labor & resources under supervision

  • Working with Machine specific vendors and contractors to maintain and troubleshoot equipment


  • Work 40+ hours per week on production floor, including weekend work and rotating shifts as needed.

  • Possible exposure to slippery floors, extreme temperature variations, loud noise, chemicals, sharp objectives (knives), machinery, and vehicles.


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of 3-5 years background experience in general industrial maintenance

  • General knowledge of machinery in plant that applies to the industry

  • Must have background knowledge in hydraulic, welding and some PLC training

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal. Bilingual preferred.

  • Ability to prioritize activities. Capable to provide leadership/motivation to engage employees in the business.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Interpersonal skills.


  • Problem solving, root cause analysis, team building and good communication skill

  • Previous supervisory experience

JBS is an EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabled and Drug Free Workplace