Share this Job

Maintenance Supervisor

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Rome, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.





This position is responsible for coaching the Maintenance team to provide high level technical equipment and maintenance expertise to the plant. The Maintenance Supervisor directs the team by communicating plant priorities and assuring that proper support is provided to all areas.


This position is at our Rome, GA plant location.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities include the following:

  • Provides technical assistance in supporting the plant maintenance activities to ensure minimum equipment down time while promoting efficient productivity results at highest quality standards.
  • Provide technical guidance and assistance in planning, developing and implementing an effective preventive maintenance program. Support the preventive maintenance programs with equipment technical expertise that will ensure effective utilization of equipment.
  • Provide assistance in determining feasibility of maintenance programs, methods development, testing equipment selection and training of technicians in procedures.
  • Assist, as necessary, in equipment troubleshooting and debugging activities to maximize equipment efficiency and to transfer technical expertise to the maintenance team.
  • Participate in daily maintenance planning and problem solving meetings that facilitate effective utilization of equipment and human resources and fosters the team concept.
  • Participate in plant maintenance and production regarding planning for necessary auxiliary equipment and materials.
  • Exercise effective communication skills, both oral and written, in order to effectively support the plant maintenance activities and effectively transfer technological information.
  • Must be readily available source of information to assist in solving plant problems around the clock.
  • Direct, supervise and lead the activities of Maintenance personnel to ensure safety, quality, and production targets are met.  Exercise effective leadership to create a positive work environment, to ensure a highly motivated maintenance team.
  • Work with the Maintenance training star point to organize and execute training plans for Maintenance personnel to ensure a high level of quality workmanship.  Provide technical expertise in maintaining training activities.
  • Supports the Plant and Department scorecard to ensure goals and objectives are met.
  • Work to motivate, train, and lead Maintenance team members to continually higher levels of achievement in maintenance activities and to assist individuals in meeting personal goals.
  • Be proficient in use of Kronos and SAP.  Administer personnel management programs, policies and procedures.  Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly environment in Maintenance shop and office area that provides safety, high quality and efficient productivity.  Set the expectation for Maintenance personnel that the job is not complete until all tools and parts are cleaned up and put away.
  • Ensure all environmental and safety regulations are communicated and followed.


Above is intended to describe the general requirements of this position.  It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.



Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor degree is preferred, ideally in manufacturing, engineering, or related field
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Concise and accurate decision making abilities
  • Administrative skills which are proficient with MS Office
  • SAP knowledge is a plus

Physical Demands: 

  • These physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the primary functions of this assignment. 
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential duties.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


  • This environment is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the primary duties of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • All employees are responsible for Legal Compliance and to follow Company Policies and Procedures in the area of the Environment and Safety.



You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.

Nearest Major Market: Rome

Job Segment: Maintenance, Engineer, Manager, ERP, Coating, Manufacturing, Engineering, Management, Technology