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Maintenance Supervisor

    • Job Tracking ID: HR/TB
    • Job Location: Bourbonnais, IL
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 06, 2024
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ARDEX Americas (www.ArdexAmericas.com), is the Global industry leader in the manufacturing and development of high-performance specialty building materials.

As the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for the maintenance and improvement of all plant, property and equipment. This position will develop and manage a maintenance department in a way that ensures the staff’s technical capabilities meet the current and future operational demands.

This position will be based at our Bourbonnais, IL Manufacturing facility.


  • Develop, maintain and improve e-maintenance processes such as preventive maintenance, work order and spare parts inventory.
  • Develop the skills necessary for effective troubleshooting of plant equipment.
  • Manage immediate and long-term priorities of specific areas in the plant.
  • Develop and maintain an elevated level of process knowledge.
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed always and maintain a good safety record.
  • Liaison with corporate engineering on moderate to large scope capital projects
  • Support other plant locations with technical issues - will require travel, up to 10%.
  • Work with Plant Manager on Capital and Maintenance Budget.
  • Conduct Safety Audits and Safety Investigations when necessary.
  • Conducts Employee Performance Evaluation.
  • Administers discipline, including attendance tracking and performance memos.
  • Perform all other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • 3+ years of maintenance supervisory or leadership experience required.
  • The ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks is a must.
  • Experience in electrical control/instrumentation troubleshooting and repair.
  • Experience with PLCs, variable speed drives, and computers.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, and piping.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and rotating shifts.
  • Must possess an excellent work ethic, including good attendance.
  • Must be customer focused.
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to follow directions.
  • Experience and Ability to read and understand electric schematics and blueprints (preferred)


  • High School or GED Equivalent.


  • Industry competitive compensation (salary, bonus, commission)
  • Company phone
  • Paid Time off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401K match
  • Vision, Medical (1st day of month following hire), Dental.
  • Wellness Initiatives, Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance program
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Pet insurance & more!