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Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 3416

Grace is 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 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We're adding another Game Changer to our Lake Charles, LA Refining Technology Plant and hiring a Maintenance Supervisor. What's a Game Changer you ask? It's someone that will showcase their leadership abilities along with embracing teamwork while ensuring your focus on Safety is embraced by all employees. You will be accountable for leading the execution of area or shift maintenance. Duties include:


  • Kickoff the start of the shift with Technicians to set goals and expectations
  • Conduct regular area tours to engage each team member, address performance and resolve issues, ensure cleanliness and 5S of area and perform safety walks and inspections
  • Provide technical support for Technicians; Initiate and enforce team member disciplinary actions per process
  • Support RCA’s with team
  • Input maintenance work notifications; approve team maintenance work notifications with regard to quality, completeness, and priority
  • Verify completed maintenance work orders
  • Manage payroll/KRONOS accuracy
  • Assess team capability and identify team training requirements
  • Provides input on maintenance work for weekly scheduling and shutdowns
  • Conduct initial incident investigations
  • Identify Equipment specific training
  • Supervise execution of work with supplier /contractor
  • Identify, correct and report inaccuracies of BOMs
  • Serves as site Incident Commander for Emergency Response



Required Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required;  BS Degree in Engineering preferred with 2+ years of petro-chemical experience (Mechanical Engineering preferred)
  • 3+ years of maintenance supervisory experience or 5+ years of maintenance petro-chemical experience



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: Lake Charles