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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Middletown, DE, US

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

Maintenance Supervisor


The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible to plan, organize, and direct daily maintenance activities within the plant and production areas.


Maintenance Supervision: Responsible for the daily oversight of the Maintenance Technician Team.  Duties include  assigning preventive maintenance tasks in coordination with the planner scheduler.  To conduct training and ensure that maintenance technician training records are documented and current at all times.  Coordinate work assignments for both project and break / fix activities.  The Supervisor is responsible for properly assigning staffing for all shifts (1,2,3,Wknd1,Wknd2) and ensuring that vacation / sick / callouts are covered.  Working with the Facility & Maintenance Manager and Technical Manager the Supervisor will participate in the planning of Engineering Project support and large scale maintenance activities, executing on work breakdown tasks as assigned. This position has a high level of autonomy and with that the responsibility to report in timely manner all significant facility system failures and corrective action plans.  Likewise equipment issues in all Production Areas.  Supervisor will support the conduct of all facility / production maintenance and repair activities within the guidelines of the Datwyler Quality System.

Supervision of Maintenance Technicians: Will be responsible for leading the maintenance team to  include motivating, coaching, disciplining, training and maintaining appropriate documentation.

Operations Support:  Will work together with planning, operations, and engineering to ensure successful attainment of business goals and objectives.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements: a professional with 5 years’ related experience in a regulated manufacturing environment preferably pharmaceutical manufacturing or pharma packaging.

Physical requirements: This position requires moving about as much as 70% of the workday in and throughout the plant; and the occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.  Objects are handled regularly, tools and machinery controls are manipulated, and items positioned above the head and on the floor must be reached.  Frequently the work requires squatting, stooping, bending, crouching and/or crawling.  Work is done in both office space and in the plant where safety is a critical concern.  There is exposure to elements including environmental heat and high heat from moving mechanical parts; small parts may be encountered on the floor; and dust particles may float in the air.  PPE must be worn.

Our Offer to you

We offer you the opportunity to utilize your work experience and implement your innovative ideas in a specialized, future-oriented company. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume of qualifications to: pharma_currentjobs.us@datwyler.com.

Datwyler Competencies

Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Business orientation - Pursues KPI's-Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Exceed customer expectations - Is customer oriented-Level 2
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Professional aptitude- Is able to advise others-Level 2
Datwyler Leadership Competencies -Ensuring Responsibility/Integrity- Delegates-Level 2
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Adaptability- Participates in change- Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Lead by coaching - Installs opportunities to develop- Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies - Creativity and Innovation - Produces a wide range of ideas -Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies - Result Orientation and Execution - Breaks down and sets priorities - Level 2
Datwyler Management Competencies- Entrepreneurship- Connects long term to mid term - Level 2
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies - Team orientation- Is appreciative- Level 2
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies- Emotional Intelligence- Is responsive to the situation of others-Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies-Dealing with socio-cultural diversity- Practices diversity-Level 3


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.

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