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Sr. Maintenance Supervisor

Location US-IL-Sauget


Afton Chemical Corporation develops and manufactures petroleum additives that help fuels burn cleaner and more efficiently, engines run smoother, and machines last longer. Afton Chemical supports global operations through its corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and operates globally through local offices, research facilities and manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the world.


 We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching contributions, pension, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a casual working environment.



Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of all Shop and E&I Maintenance activities. Complete employee evaluations, resolve employee problems and disciplinary issues in accordance with the Union contract.  Consult with Human Resources as appropriate.
  • Oversee and ensure development, implementation and monitoring of a comprehensive safety program in assigned area.
  • Determine staffing needs and manpower requirements, plan and arrange for staff development and training based on appropriate skills assessment to ensure effective work assignments.
  • Work in conjunction with maintenance planning and operations to maximize maintenance productivity and improve schedule attainment while minimizing impacts to plant operations.
  • Provide guidance and direction to maintenance staff to resolve problems, promote accountability, and drive efficiency improvements.
  • Conceive, develop, and implement ongoing cost containment/improvement initiatives including:
    • Capital and general expense reduction
    • Employee productivity improvement
    • Completion of weekly cost forecasts to meet budget targets



  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures
  • Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Self-Confident - The trait of being comfortable in making decisions for oneself.
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Responsible Care; EHS Management-Employ equipment, practices, and procedures which promote a healthy, safe, and secure work environment. Regulatory/Legal compliance.





  • 7+ years relevant work experience



  • BS degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in supervisory/management position



Equal Opportunity Employer


An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 



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