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Maintenance & Facilities Supervisor
Title:Maintenance & Facilities Supervisor
Location:Phoenix, AZ


The Maintenance and Facilities Supervisor is responsible for directing and supervising the installation and maintenance of the facility’s equipment, building and grounds of the facility, and ensuring that the plant facilities and equipment are always in good order and condition. This position oversees the Maintenance department responsible to meet established schedules in a cost-effective manner.

This position is in Northstar Aerospace, Phoenix operation, and reports to the Continuous Improvement Leader. The position works with all levels of employees throughout the organization as necessary, and supervises employees in the Maintenance Mechanic and Electrician job classifications. This is a full-time position.


The essential duties and responsibilities of this position are listed below. This list is not all inclusive and may be amended by Northstar, from time to time.

  • Conduct regular inspections and ensure the upkeep and maintenance of all areas of a facility
  • Ensure the proper working of all electrical units and systems in the facility
  • Oversee all building-related activities, preserving the good condition of infrastructure and ensure that facilities are safe and well-functioning
  • Contact service providers and contractors and schedule on-site work
  • Plan and coordinate all installations
  • Inspect buildings’ structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations
  • Lead activities of sub-contracts including custodians, maintenance technicians, groundskeepers etc.
  • Oversee the planning and maintenance of the preventive maintenance program of equipment, machinery and buildings
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance program per equipment manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Work with EHS Manager to maintain compliance with permits; government regulations and other industry practices
  • Spearhead facility-based tasks for corporate EHS Manager
  • Participate in the investigation of incidents, near misses and property damage incidents. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and proper records/documents are maintained
  • Participates in Lean Manufacturing activities and principles, leading Total Productive Maintenance activities
  • Responsible for identifying what parts of the plant’s facilities need additional work and necessary improvement
  • Keep a record of all the day-to-day maintenance and service activities undertaken in a facility
  • Manage the Maintenance Management System
  • Comply with all corporate policies and the Occupational Safety and health administration rules (OSHA) while carrying out maintenance functions
  • Place orders for spare parts and equipment for replacement and ascertain the proper documentation of the same
  • Synchronize work processes with other departments of the establishment
  • Recruit maintenance personnel
  • Lead a team of subordinates and delegate work areas to them
  • Evaluate the performance of the subordinates
  • Provide leadership and guidance to subordinates
  • Provide direction on priorities, policies and accountability
  • Provide equipment, manpower, and facilities for a safe, productive workplace
  • Direct and integrate problem solving efforts affecting operations effectiveness, efficiency, quality and profitability


This position will direct the work of 4 or more employees.


Physical requirements of this position are listed below. This list is not all inclusive and may be amended by Northstar, from time to time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing, writing and typing
  • Occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds
  • Occasional reaching, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, feeling, twisting, bending and repetitive motion
  • Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles
  • Frequent exposure to moderate to heavy noise
  • The ability to wear proper personal protective equipment, including earplugs, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc.


Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent experience. BS/BA in facility management, engineering, business administration or relevant field is preferred.

Experience Required: Minimum of five years of experience as a Maintenance Supervisor in manufacturing facilities, preferably associated with machining processes. Experience with direct supervision and/or leading a team of direct reports. Prefer candidates to possess Project Scheduling work experience


The knowledge, skills and abilities required and/or preferred for this position are listed below. This list is not all inclusive and may be amended by Northstar, from time to time.


  • Strong PC skills using Microsoft Office Suite. Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent leadership and communications skills throughout all organizational aspects
  • Resilient and able to drive projects effectively against demanding targets in a complex, multi-disciplined environment
  • Comfortable operating in the midst of sophisticated technical activity, while retaining sharp focus on business outcomes
  • Excellent decisions maker, problem solver
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to brief senior level management both internally and externally
  • Knowledge and understanding of customer support requirements, maintenance concepts, capabilities, strategies
  • Ability to identify future growth opportunities and mitigates risk by direct interface with customers
  • Responsible for overall compliance, cost and schedules
  • Develops and maintains relationships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports
  • Interface with other departments

Northstar Aerospace is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.






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