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Maintenance Supervisor

Location US-IL-Sauget


Responsible for the development and management of daily/weekly work plans as well as assigning and directing contract employees in the Maintenance, Operations, and Repair of plant equipment and infrastructure. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates activities with Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, and Outside Contractors.
  • Accountable for ensuring that all work follows Afton’s safety procedures and permitting requirements.
  • Maintains records of work performed, work order tracking, and hours worked by all construction trades.
  • Ensures that all Contractors are executing contract maintenance per the approved work order scope and Afton’s specifications.
  • Ensures that Maintenance work orders progress on time and on budget.
  • Plans and schedules the delivery of materials and labor required by the Contractors and updates the project plan via a detailed schedule where possible.
  • Participates in the negotiating and analysis of all competitive bid packages for Maintenance work.
  • Develops a strategy (manpower forecasting) for the current Maintenance schedule on hand as well as future Maintenance work.
  • Supports the Area Maintenance Supervisor in scheduling work to be done in the field.
  • Monitors daily progress to keep account of expenditures, job delays, etc.
  • Identify and report any potential deviations in the field to the Area Maintenance Supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Construction Management degree preferred (or related technical degree)
  • 5 years Maintenance Coordination/Construction Management experience
  • Chemical/Petrochemical industry experience preferred
  • Experience in forecasting and resource scheduling
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), Microsoft Project, SAP
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes


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, 401K matching contributions, pension plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a casual working environment.


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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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