Kelly Services Maintenance Supervisor in Indianapolis, Indiana


The Maintenance Supervisor, under the direction of the Maintenance & Facilities Manager, will provide leadership by establishing, organizing, and implementing maintenance programs which will support the plant’s maintenance strategy. This will also include the supervision, development/training, and provision of all technical services needed to support the plant. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Ensure equipment reliability to maximize production line productivity.

  • Track standard manufacturing and maintenance measures and prioritize plant maintenance opportunities.

  • Install and maintain machinery, equipment, and facility.

  • Ensure departmental compliance with company policies, including safety regulations and OSHA and EPA standards.

  • Aid in troubleshooting problems with machinery and equipment.

  • Train, direct, develop, supervise and evaluate department employees.

  • Assist with directing and completing all emergency repairs of plant equipment in facility

  • Aid in identifying all repetitive equipment failures and determining the root cause of ongoing equipment failures.

  • Assist with initiating, implementing, and managing the plant maintenance program based on best practices, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.

  • Provide technical expertise to plant personnel on troubleshooting failures and repairs, and common causes of equipment downtime and solutions.

  • Manage the addition of new machinery, preventive and predictive activities into the CMMS.

  • This position is being hired to work 2nd shift (3:00pm-11:30pm) but will need to be flexible and available to work any shift.


  • BS degree in Engineering or Maintenance field preferred.

  • Desired experience or background as a skilled trades’ employee.

  • Minimum of five years of experience in plant engineering or factory/plant maintenance required.

  • Minimum of three years holding a supervisory or team lead position directing a maintenance staff strongly preferred.

  • Strong motivational and leadership skills with experience supervising technical personnel.

  • Ability to interact with and lead employees at multiple levels within a union environment.

  • Ability to hold others accountable and drive for results.

  • Ability to work directly with maintenance technicians to troubleshoot and solve problems.

  • Understand process stability and demonstrate system thinking.

  • Experience driving change and influencing large groups of people.

  • Analytical approach to problem solving.

  • Ability to identify and overcome complex problems.

  • Ability to effectively delegate and lead at all levels.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Continuous improvement mindset.

  • Proficient use of MS Office.

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industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

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