Maintenance Supervisor - Distribution Center

Date: Sep 13, 2023

Location: FOUNTAIN INN, SC, US, 29644-9019

Company: Grainger Businesses

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.   


We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual.  Find your way with Grainger today. 


Position Details: 


You will oversee a team of 11 maintenance technicians in keeping our Distribution Center maintained and running. You will report to the Manager DC Facilities.  You will provide maintenance support for our 2nd / 3rd shift maintenance team working Monday thru Friday along with 24/7 on call expectation.


You Will: 


  • Review work requests and respond or assign to your team to ensure projects are completed within deadlines. 
  • Provide coaching, feedback, and development to team members to create an environment that promotes growth and safety. This includes performance evaluations, recognition, and disciplinary action. 
  • Identify and diagnose problems and recommend solutions for all equipment, building, and system failures, including automation.
  • Make recommendations to improve performance, efficiencies, and safety of Operational Equipment such as conveyors, power industrial equipment. 
  • Analyze preventive and predictive maintenance programs for effectiveness or safety and develop programs where none exist. 
  • Use the Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) to create preventative maintenance schedules and work assignments to repair, replace, or remove equipment, fixtures, or furniture. 
  • Partner with Operations and other departments within Grainger and with vendors, suppliers, and contractors to limit impact on operations. 


You Have: 


  • Experience leading a team of maintenance technicians. 
  • Five years' experience in large warehouse or distribution center maintenance operations 
  • Experience maintaining building management systems and automated material handling equipment such as I/O device network systems (e.g. Profibus/CanBus/Ethernet, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Motor controls/Drives, and Power Distribution Systems) 
  • Knowledge of Fire Protection systems, Electrical controls and distribution 


Rewards and Benefits: 


With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger 


  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans 
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year 
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period 
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement 
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs 


DE&I Statement: 


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.