Maintenance Supervisor in Lynchburg

January 10, 2023
Application ends: March 13, 2023
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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    January 10, 2023
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    March 13, 2023
  • Gender

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Maintenance Supervisor in Lynchburg VA. Looking to grow a career with us? join us now.

Post:  Maintenance Supervisor

Work Location: Lynchburg, VA, US, 24502

Job Type: Full-Time

Maintenance Supervisor– Lynchburg, VA



The Maintenance Supervisor will ensure proper and efficient operation of the distribution center facility and equipment, supporting the business needs with minimal interruption, ensuring a safe and healthy work environment, while maintaining and lowering cost.  We are looking for a servant leader to lead the Maintenance team at Yellow.



Plan Staffing Schedules to ensure proper support for all shifts.
Supervise teams across multiple shifts
Responsible for developing and coordinating training, writing, and administering reviews, and coaching of team
Achieve and maintain facility and service needs of the operation within budgeted parameters
Identify, recommend, and implement cost, service, and/or quality improvement opportunities related to your areas of responsibility
Oversee the Preventive Maintenance Program for DC equipment and grounds, ensuring preventive maintenance actions are completed timely and are properly documented to include labor, parts usage and any necessary information is properly documented
Responsible for maintaining all aspects of the facility, including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatics, conveyors, and material handling equipment to ensure the proper and safe operation of equipment and related systems, as well as upkeep of the facility
Ability to read and interpret blueprints
Develop and maintain good cooperative working relationships with all internal business partners, management, and needs of internal customers, balancing and prioritizing of work orders
Interact with and coordinate vendors and suppliers as required to support the business, for both project-based and contracted services
Take the lead/ownership as first contact for facility and equipment-related issues and downtime resolution
Manage cross-functional skilled team, including payroll corrections, vacation approval, and other normal human resource activities
Experience in developing / managing operating and capital budgets
Experience managing capital projects – negotiating, planning, and leading implementation



Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Management, Engineering; 3 – 5 years of experience in supervisory role
Preference given for accredited degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial, or related engineering field, and/or accredited technical training and expanded experience in the field
5 years supervisory experience in a maintenance or engineering capacity preferred
Strong leadership, coaching and administrative skills
Sound knowledge and experience with basic facility systems – electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and similar.  Diagnostic and tool skills required to help your team diagnose equipment and system problems as they arise to minimize downtime
Experience with building maintenance and/or construction and welding.  Experience reading flow charts, schematics, and blueprints
Good understanding of federal, state, local laws, regulations, rules and codes in regards to safety, to include but limited to OSHA and NFPA
Experience with CMMS software preferred and utilizing work order systems to track workload, parts usage, and associated labor
Direct experience with the operation and maintenance of assorted material handling systems and equipment (lift trucks, powered conveyor, and PC- or PLC-based automation control systems, for example)
Ability to effectively communicate –verbally and in writing- and work with peers, associates, and all levels of management to achieve objectives
Effective PC skills with MS Office products (Excel, Word, Project, Access). 
Prefer AutoCAD LT skill set


Work Schedule:

Salary Full-time

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 10pm-8am &
Monday-Friday 11pm-7am


Physical Requirements:

Lift, carry, push, pull, reach, grasp, bend and stoop for up to 8 hours at a time. Ability to work at heights (overhead conveyors, outbound trash line, sorter, etc) by climbing stairs or ladder or use of scissor lift. Ability to work on all equipment throughout the facility – which will require the ability to bend, stoop, crawl, reach, work from knees or back to access equipment. Good hand/eye coordination. Ability to work in confined areas. Ability to work around moving machinery/equipment. Stand for duration of work shift and walk/move continuously. Adjust to climate changes; hot and cold extremes may occur in warehouse. Lift up to 60 pounds or more; some work duties require overhead lifting






We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


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