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Operations/Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Aiken, SC, US, 29801

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 2806

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

  • Supervise hourly operations and maintenance employees in the performance of routine, preventive, predictive, and emergency maintenance
  • Responsible for Safety, Health & Environmental situations
  • Maintain all plant equipment in a manner that allows production to maximize its usage through effective preventive and predictive maintenance techniques
  • Spare parts management and leadership
  • Performs planning and scheduling of maintenance for entire facility
  • Prioritizes plant maintenance requirements and allocates manpower where appropriate
  • Administrator of the Plant’s computer maintenance software and supervises data entry and retrieval procedures
  • Identifies equipment problems and recommends replacement repair parts and installation
  • Coordinates contracts and oversees contractors who are in support of the Plant operations and maintenance


Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate throughout all levels of the organization
  • Good employee relations and people skills

Required Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering
  • Three years of supervision experience in an industrial plant
  • Additional experience can be substituted for the BS degree

Preferred Qualifications

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Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Augusta
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina