Supervisor, Maintenance

Location : 2501 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341

Who We Are:

Challenge is a leading employee-owned tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry. Challenge fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and innovation. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry experts allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do every day and they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #PeoplePowered and #EmployeeOwned !

Who We Want:

The Maintenance Supervisor assists the Department Manager with monitoring, planning and implementing maintenance work activities to support production, preventive maintenance and other assigned tasks.  The maintenance group leader monitors Quality, Safety, and Efficiency of the maintenance team to ensure that customer (internal and external) needs are met.  Group leaders are also moral builders and responsible for creating a positive work environment for all employees, and solve problems as a team.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage processes with detailed accuracy, and discipline
  • Coaches and assist all employees with problem solving
  • Teaches, trains, and keeps accurate records of training
  • Ensures all quality standards are met
  • Ensures that preventive maintenance activities are performed properly and on-time
  • Pays close attention to detail. Example: Safety, Housekeeping, quality, performance, instructions given by management, and employee well-being
  • Incident reporting, and investigation of root cause for injuries, near misses, and mis-hits that occur on tools
  • Monitors employee attendance, and disciplines accordingly in accordance with the employee handbook
  • Manages maintenance team operations in accordance with expectations for safety, quality, performance and attendance
  • Supports team members with completion of daily tasks
  • Conducts tool box talks daily to ensure proper and consistent communication

When and Where:

This will be a B shift / 5PM-3:30AM Tu-F position located at our plant in Pontiac, MI. 

What You Need to Have:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from a 4 year college or university or HS Diploma/GED with 3-5 years of maintenance experience preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Precision measurement skills using measure devises such as micrometers
  • Intermediate computer skills – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Intermediate mathematic and blueprint reading skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Technical Skills:  Industrial maintenance expertise in one or more disciplines (electrical or machine repair maintenance)

What We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.