Maintenance Supervisor

Department:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jan 8, 2022

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

The Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the hourly Maintenance staff, coordinating resources to support day-to-day needs of the site, and driving the preventative maintenance programs. This role will be engaged in safe work permit processes and ensuring all jobs are executed in compliance with life critical standards and proper permitting, as needed. In addition, this role will continue to develop capability in the organization by working on training for employees.




  • Prepare maintenance schedules in line with the organization’s Maintenance goals and monitoring Preventative Maintenance (PM) compliance
  • Frequently inspect facilities to proactively detect potential problems and recommend the necessary repair or maintenance
  • Oversee and enforce good record-keeping practices in SAP
  • Generate work orders, enter comprehensive job details, and assign work to qualified team members
  • Inspect the quality of performed maintenance work, as required
  • Communicate policies, procedures, and any updates to maintenance staff
  • Monitor status of jobs and ensure all jobs are executed on time, to the budget, and without compromising building users’ safety
  • Work closely with vendors, outsourced service providers, and contractors to protect the interests of the facility
  • Assist in creation and maintenance of Asset Integrity program
  • Help with the development of maintenance procedures and proactive maintenance programs like Preventative maintenance
  • Recommend budget items, contributing to the development of an annual maintenance budget.
  • Recommend upgrades, overhauls, and other changes to major systems and equipment.
  • Actively participate in projects/PHA’s/RCA’s
  • In partnership with senior management, accountable for performance management and monitoring of employees.
  • Assess the premises to ensure they are safe and not in violation of any regulations
  • Sign off on SWP/LOTOV/Line Break/ Elevated work Permits for maintenance and operations




  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED



  • Minimum three years’ experience in manufacturing operations required with pharmaceutical, specialty chemical or food additive plant experience highly preferred
  • Experience with SAP, especially related to business systems
  • Demonstrated ability work in a team environment, effectively interface with other operating departments, meet and demand performance required to meet and exceed assigned responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle large amount of data in an organized manner, with high accuracy, and perform analysis



  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and task completion dates, strong time management
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; Ability to work independently and must have strong follow-up, organization and interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of employees. 
  • Detail, deadline and customer service oriented, with the ability to integrate information in order to accurately understand and apply to an overall procedure and/or process.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Result driven and self-starter
  • Ability to initiate process improvements



  • Adaptive
  • Accountable
  • Inclusive
  • Leadership


At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department