Position:  Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
Location:  Circleville, OH
Job Id:  106
# of Openings:  1

Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 13 countries - Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the USA - with more than 6,000 employees.

The North American Headquarters for Sofidel America is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania with additional plants operating in six states (Florida, Wisconsin, Nevada, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Mississippi) as a tissue paper manufacturer for Consumer and Away-from-Home products.


The Mechanical Supervisor is responsible for oversee the mechanical maintenance of technical efficiency and safety level on the equipment; implement a proactive process to minimize mechanical downtime and safety incidents. Continuously supports Sofidel’s Employee Personal Practice Policy.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Supports Sofidel America's Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP to promote a safe, sanitary and hygienically sound workplace.
  2. Interview, select, recommend, hire, train and supervise assigned staff. Assign and check work. Provide direction to staff and assist in the investigation and resolution of problems. Evaluate performance and provide counseling and coaching to employees. Initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, terminations, or disciplinary measures. Determine current and future staffing levels.
  3. Guarantee all relevant maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with the safety, environment and product's safety provisions
  4. Guarantee efficiency in the ordinary and extraordinary maintenance interventions
  5. Constantly seek innovative solutions for the optimization of productive plants and for the improvement of maintenance efficiency
  6. Collaborate with the Spare Parts Supervisor persons in order to ensure the efficiency of maintenance activities
  7. Support Maintenance Manager in order to check and control the installation of new equipment
  8. Troubleshoot equipment operating issues and recommending short-term and long-term resolutions
  9. Manage the daily, weekly and monthly preventative maintenance inspections; conducts safety and quality compliance inspections and maintains records of the production equipment
  10. Supervises and assigns the work of mechanical maintenance employees
  11. Purchase service of components used in the repair or preventative maintenance or equipment and facilities as necessary
  12. Analyze equipment failures, determines cause(s) and makes necessary adjustments or repairs.

14. Inspects work for completeness

15. Coordinates the preventive maintenance plan

16. Respond to emergency situations as necessary.

17. Ensure training and development of mechanical maintenance personnel

18. 24/7 on call coverage as required

19. Promote a safety-bound corporate culture

20. Apply and promote the Corporate Principles and Values.


Education :

Associate Degree preferred. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possess basic computer skills.

Benefits :

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Paid Medical Benefits
  • PTO & Vacation
  • 401K
  • Career Advancement

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

Sofidel America is an equal opportunity employer.

Sofidel America is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, employment decision at the company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. This policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, as well as the use of all Sofidel America facilities.  


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