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Maintenance & Reliability Supervisor

Company: Silfab Solar Inc.
Location: Burlington
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Silfab Solar Inc. - Burlington, Washington Job Title: Maintenance & Reliability SupervisorDepartment: MaintenanceReports to: Maintenance & Reliability ManagerMaking a difference in the world by reducing carbon emissions and improving access to clean energy with every module we make.Silfab Solar is the leading automated solar panel manufacturing facility in North America. We are an international leader in the development, manufacturing, distribution, and innovation of high efficiency PV modules, operating with Just-In-Time manufacturing and leveraging over 40 years of solar experience. Our multiple state of the art facilities, utilize advanced manufacturing technology to produce solar modules with superior performance and reliability specifically designed for the North American market. At Silfab Solar, our team members have been actively shaping sustainable solutions since its inception and we are looking to grow our team of 700+ experts who are dedicated to our mission and to evolving technology for the next generation of solar products. Under the direction of the Maintenance and Reliability Manager, the Maintenance and Reliability Supervisor will plan, organize, schedule, assign and review maintenance work; perform a variety of responsible duties related to the supervision of maintenance activities; as well as train, supervise and evaluate the work of employees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Implement new equipment technologies for manufacturing and quality improvements including equipment upgrades, process technologies., and manufacturing techniques - Supervise and plan the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and processes within the facility - Coordinate product and process design and changes - Conger with management, production, and engineering staff to discuss project specifications and procedures - Analyze technology, resources, needs, and Production and Quality demands, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects - Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, enforcing rules, and assist in decisions about the purchase of materials or services - Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings internally and externally - Participate in purchasing maintenance materials and outside technical services in accordance with established company protocol and procedures - Assist in establishment and implementation of systematic preventative maintenance program with the Maintenance and Reliability Supervisor - Investigate equipment failures and unexpected breakdowns. Provide corrective actions to improve reliability and performance - Supervise PM and PdM (preventative and predictive maintenance) plans with the use of CMMS packages - Monitor parts requests to ensure adequate inventory and cost efficiencies are being met according to departmental budget - Lead CI (continuous improvement) tasks reporting back to management with status updates - Ensure equipment and processes are always running optimally - Provide technical support to our Production team and perform other tasks as needed - Facilitate selection of appropriate resources (contractors, suppliers, etc.) to minimize costs and assure on time and on budget completion - Ensure, enforce, and adhere to all legislative and regulatory requirements - Constantly enhance the motivation and team-spirit of all operation staff - Minimize the risk of accidents and pollution Education and Experience:Required: - Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience - 2-3 years' experience in supervisory position - Strong knowledge of engineering concepts including electrical, mechanical, and robotic systems - Able to read wiring diagrams, electrical/mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic schematics, and ladder/function block logic - Working knowledge of industrial PCs and PLCs (Siemens Step &, Beckhoff Twin Cat) and electric circuitry consisting of contactors, relays, main voltage/control voltage, limit switches and proximity sensors - Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Ability to work cross-functionally with effective interpersonal and communication skills - Ability to work independently and as a part of a team - Ability to complete projects on schedule and within budget - Detail orientated individual capable of time and project management - Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills - Preferred - Experience in working with ABB robots - Experience in highly automated environments
Physical Requirements: - Noise Exposure: Elevated levels: 75% of time - Repetitive Motions: 90% of time - Standing: 70% of time - Sitting: 5% of time - Walking: 25% of time - Lifting: Up to 50 pounds 10% of time, 25 pounds 15%, > 25 pounds 25% of time - Outdoor Exposure: We are pleased to offer employment in the clean energy industry with a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: - Compensation: $70,000-$90,000/Annually - Annual bonus eligibility of up to 10% dependent on Company, Department, and Individual KPIs - Vacation Pay - 401(k) - Sick Pay - Paid Holidays - Employee Assistance Program - Medical/Dental/Vision - Health Savings Account - Supplemental Insurance - Employee Tuition Program - Employee Recognition Program

Keywords: Silfab Solar Inc., Bellingham , Maintenance & Reliability Supervisor, Professions , Burlington, Washington

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