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Maintenance Supervisor

Gregory, TX, USA ● Portland, TX, USA Req #8394
Friday, May 13, 2022

Our Maintenance Supervisor come to Savage for the challenge, growth and focus on safety, but they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here.  Our company was founded on processing and transporting materials for our customers. We understand and respect our Team Members as the lifeblood of what we do.  Team Members are encouraged to find a better way and are enabled to “do things they never dreamed possible”. 

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage

  • Opportunities for Growth
  • Annual bonus
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match
  • $150 annual Steel-toe boot allowance
  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included) 
Position Overview:
The successful candidate will be managing all facility mechanical operations on a day to day basis, including equipment inspections, preventative maintenance, routine and repairs. The goal of the position is ensuring facility and track maintenance is sustained to meet Customer requirements at the Savage Gulf Rail Facility in 
Gregory, TX. 

Here is what you will be doing:

  • Lead maintenance activities, production, and spare part inventories to ensure no delays during production
  • Sensitive, Responsible, and Compliant with Health, Safety, and Environmental requirements of SAVAGE and regulatory institutions
  • Understand all systems related to locomotive and bulk loading process and all moving parts related to such bulk material handling systems (rotating, pneumatic, static equipment)
  • Understand preventative maintenance programs for electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation of all such related to Polyethylene loading system, carwash and deheeling facility.
  • Understand and repair systems related to Rail, Locomotive, static and motion scale systems
  • Complete and input daily-required paperwork into computerized maintenance system (manager plus)
  • Should have the capability to read and interpret Mechanical, Electrical and Process drawings
  • Properly inspect equipment prior to, and post shift, and report any additional maintenance needs; 
  • Conduct frequent audits on the Locomotive and other equipment
  • Maintain clean work space by removing trash and debris from all areas of responsibility including structures, offices, restrooms, break rooms, vehicles, Locomotive, etc. – champion Savage’s approach to 5S
  • Manage spare/critical parts inventory keeping necessary amounts of inventory in stock to reduce any delays or failures
  • Look for opportunities to assist other personnel, operators and managers with tasks, even if they seem outside of the realm of typical normal duties 

Requirements of a successful Operation Maintenance Supervisor

  • At least 5 years’ supervisory experience with Operations and Maintenance
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Understanding of the industrial chemical process field and culture 
  • Experience executing planned and scheduled maintenance activities with a focus to reduce emergency and reactive work
  • Familiar with material moving equipment repair and or heavy equipment
  • Able to read, write and understand English equal to or higher than B2 according to CEFR
  • Must be able to handle the physical aspects of the position: lift 50 lbs., swing a 10 lb. sledge hammer, walk several miles a day, climb, stoop, crawl and work on elevated surfaces

Industry Background:

  • Maintenance: Mechanically inclined and have worked in jobs that require you to have ability to trouble shoot or fix mechanical breakdowns on a large scale, knowledgeable in mobile and fixed equipment design
  • Refinery or Industrial Operations: experience with Lock Out/Tag Out/Try Out, having high safety standards, and knowledge of dangers when working in these types of environments.
  • Material Handling: experience in bulk handling, pneumatic conveyance, mills, or toll processing

Here are some of the physical requirements of this role

  • Ability to work outdoors in any condition and not afraid of heights
  • Must be willing to be on call 24/7 - 365 days a year
Additional Information:
Savage has been designated as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer.
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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  • Gregory, TX, USA
  • Portland, TX, USA