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Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: LOUISVILLE, KY, US, 40219-3629

Company: Grainger Businesses

Grainger is North America's leading B2B distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating supplies and related services. Our purpose is to keep the world working, which is why more than five million customers across industries like commercial, government, healthcare, and manufacturing rely on us for products and solutions to keep their people safe and their operations running.


At Grainger, team members have the freedom to be curious. They have the resources to grow and the space to. We understand and celebrate the need to hear, respect and apply unique perspectives to succeed. This is the way forward – the way to boost your career while delivering positive change for all people.


Position Details:

You will oversee a team of 10-15 maintenance technicians in keeping our Louisville Distribution Center maintained and running. You will report to the Manager DC Facilities.  You will provide maintenance support for our 2nd shift maintenance team working 2:30 p.m. - 12 a.m. Monday through Thursday and 2:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Friday. 


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 and robotic equipment
  • Make recommendations to improve performance, efficiencies, and safety of Operational Equipment such as conveyors, power industrial equipment, goods to person
  • 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.