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This position will plan and coordinate all maintenance activities. The Maintenance Planning and Purchasing Supervisor will be a liaison between maintenance, contractors, and operations to ensure all work activities are planned, estimated, and scheduled. This position will also provide leadership and guidance on effective operation of the CMMS and ERP systems.


  1. Plans daily maintenance duties

  2. Analyzes and investigates work request s and preventative maintenance requirements and prioritizes creates the appropriate work orders.

  3. List s all materials and any special tools or equipment needed to perform the work

  4. Estimat es the cost of each work order in terms of direct labor, materials required and total cost .

  5. M anage s work order backlog , PM, PdM and work order records.

  6. Manages major repair and capital expenditure requests and documentation .

  7. Plans for impending maintenance needs and runs the Preventative Maintenance program

  8. Oversees plant preventative maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance ( PdM ) systems.

  9. Plan s all components and resources for projects and major repairs as directed.

  10. Identif ies the sco pe and performs the analysis to determine overall scheduling of maintenance activities , by assigning priorities and considering the available maintenance windows and resources .

  11. Tracks and reports on appropriate metrics to monitor and improve maintenance performance and plant reliability.

  12. Manages and replenishes parts inventory

  13. Responsible for cycle count ing process and inventory count accuracy to maintain correct inventory levels.

  14. Manages the ordering, receiving, and stocking of maintenance parts , and consumables for process equipment and facilities.

  15. Ensure s an adequate inventory of maintenance consumable supplies are in inventory.

  16. Monitor and control all Plant Engineering managed recyclables : batteries, bulbs, cutting torch tanks, electronics , and all other controlled material .

  17. Review parts and service proposals to ensure cost-effective value in all purchases and make recommendations to management .

  18. Assumes other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma

  • 3 years management experience

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English Language

  • Strong computer skills - maintenance and inventory software

  • Must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays if needed

  • Maintenance background with ability to complete root cause analysis failure reports with cooperation of department teams

  • Adaptable and dependable with ability to follow direction and work in cooperation with others

  • Demonstrated ability to drive results in Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost

  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills

  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels within the organization, from the floor to the executive leadership team

  • Strong Problem-Solving skills



Requiring standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling


Must be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.


Must be able to frequently and regularly use wrists, hands, and or fingers.


Average, ordinary visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents, products, or operate machinery.


Must be able to frequently lift light to heavy objects throughout the day. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently, and up to 100 pounds occasionally. Ability to stand 8-12 hours per day on a cold, wet concrete floor.


Typical office and plant environment, with no hazardous or significantly unpleasant working conditions.

Empire is an equal opportunity employer.


The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage;

  • Competitive time off plans, including paid sick leave and paid vacation;

  • 401(k) match of up to 50% on the first 4% of contributions;

  • Base salary range of $51,712.50 - $67,200