Maintenance Supervisor
Job Details
Chicago 2 - Chicago, IL

THE ROLE

 

The Plant Maintenance Supervisor is a key member of the Gotham Greens Maintenance & Safety Team. This role will assist and supervise daily maintenance and general upkeep of all assigned facilities and equipment. This is a hands-on role requiring knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and property/facility maintenance. This role will report to the Director of Maintenance & Safety while collaborating with and supporting site Plant Managers and Grow Teams to ensure optimal performance and mitigate downtime of all production operations. This role will have the opportunity to work with world-class greenhouse technology and assist in future agricultural projects and initiatives.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

 

  • Supervise a team of site Maintenance Technicians.
  • Operate Maintenance Management System (MMS) ensuring timely completion of assigned work, preventative maintenance, inventory monitoring, and vendor quality.
  • Respond to Corrective Maintenance requests, create work orders, and assign labor.
  • Collaborate with Plant Managers to develop critical work priorities.
  • Assist Technicians with installation/maintenance of electro-mechanical and hydraulic components and systems.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for all employees, adhering to OSHA and Food Safety regulations and guidance.
  • Site authority for all LOTO maintenance and hazardous energy isolation projects.
  • Coordinate with network colleagues to create maintenance best practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Coordinate with vendors to plan preventative maintenance and emergency repairs as needed.
  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to Maintenance Technicians, instilling a sense of urgency, safety, and pride in work.

 

WHO YOU ARE

 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of Facility or Manufacturing supervisory experience.
  • Strong aptitude in areas such as HVAC, residential or commercial electrical, plumbing, and/or pneumatic systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and blueprints.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Strong communicator and collaborator.
  • Strong knowledge of hand tools, powered tools, and commercial equipment.
  • Willingness to be a team player while providing guidance, training, and support to junior team members.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Experience or certifications as an electrician operating 3 Phase/480 in an industrial setting.
  • Certifications or education from trade schools or universities in the fields of industrial or mechanical engineering and technology.
  • Experience troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing programmable equipment, including PLCs, automated conveyance, photo-eyes, pressure sensors, transducers, etc.
  • Lean Six Sigma / Project Management experience.
  • OSHA / HAZMAT / Fire Safety Certifications.

 

WHO WE ARE 

 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and food service customers.

 

Today, Gotham Greens has 9 locations with 600,000+ sq. ft. of hydroponic greenhouses across six U.S. states and over 400 team members. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.

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