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Maintenance Supervisor - 2nd Shift in Bolingbrook, IL at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007305-Bolingbrook



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a 2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor at our Bolingbrook, Illinois facilities.

Job Summary: 

Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for keeping production running by effectively leading and giving direction to the maintenance technicians.  Areas of focus will be at the main facility and ensuring the efficient and safe manufacturing of quality products in a manner that is consistent with company policies and procedures.


  • Assist in troubleshooting and repair of equipment and machines.
  • Provide on the job training of mechanics.
  • Aide in determining root cause failures and ideas for corrective action.
  • Monitor and approve timecards, vacation, attendance, scheduling and HR related discipline actions.
  • Provide monthly training to team.
  • Conduct audits as required.
  • Creates, prepares and supervises preventative maintenance (PM) schedules to maintain all equipment, machines, and systems as well as work orders.
  • Works with and communicates with manager on issues which arise that could adversely impact the operational performance of the facility.
  • Conduct performance management reviews with team.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Order parts and supplies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent is preferred.
  • Computer experience with Gmail and Google Suite platform.
  • Knowledge of CMRP or other maintenance planning platform.
  • Knowledge of Kronos or other timekeeping system is a benefit.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop others.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed.
  • Must be able to travel between Bolingbrook Main and Liberty Cold sites.  Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Coaching and performance management experience a plus.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug and background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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