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Supt, Maintenance I

Job Req ID:  9155

Two Harbors, MN, US, 55616

Date:  Mar 13, 2023

Job Purpose

To coordinate all mechanical and/or electrical work with plant operations superintendent, plant managers, supervisors, and support staff. Develop and manage preventive and predictive maintenance programs and inventory tracking procedures.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP’s, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility.
  • Lead staff development in: hiring practices, orientation, training, and evaluating & guiding performance
  • Forecast, develop, and manage the maintenance budget.
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet plant objectives, diagnose complex equipment problems, meet plant goals and manage department budget.
  • Develop and lead preventative/predictive maintenance, including working with Hydraulics, Instrumentation, Process Control, Electrical, Pneumatic, Power Transmissions, Welding, and Fabrication, vibration analysis, balancing, alignment, oil analysis and NDT.
  • Manage and oversee parts and maintenance programs and inventory
  • Assist in developing plans for engineering improvements
  • Initiate & lead in process improvement, cost reduction and capital project programs
  • Work closely with vendors, regulatory agencies, corporate engineering and project managers to accomplish plant goals

What do I need to be successful?

  • 5+ years’ mechanical and/or electrical supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with Hydraulics, Electrical, Pneumatic, Power Transmission, Welding, and Fabrication
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities of position
  • Knowledge of plant equipment, operations, predictive/preventative maintenance and CMMS systems and effective project management practices
  • Knowledge of current management and supervisory techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of plant equipment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair machinery through blue prints, P&ID schematics and root/cause failure analysis
  • Ability to manage and direct the capital and EOM plan


  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, or related field required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Nearest Major Market: Duluth MN

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