Maintenance Prof Senior

Fully On-Site

                                        Job title: Minerals Maintenance Supervisor 

          Department: Maintenance            

Location: York, PA         

Hiring Manager:  Plant Manager

About RHI Magnesita?

RHI Magnesita is the leading global supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and solutions which are critical for high-temperature processes exceeding 1,200°C in a wide range of industries, including steel, cement, non-ferrous metals and glass. With a vertically integrated value chain, from raw materials to refractory products and full performance-based solutions, RHI Magnesita serves customers around the world, with around 20,000 employees in 47 production sites, 7 recycling facilities and more than 70 sales offices. RHI Magnesita intends to build on its leadership in revenue, scale, product portfolio and diversified geographic presence to expand further in high growth markets.

What we have to offer?

  • Competitive compensation package, health/dental care benefits/generous 401k/pension matching programs.
  • Company reimbursed fitness memberships.
  • Education reimbursement program plus continuous learning courses.

About the opportunity?

The Minerals Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and repair operations within the Minerals Plant. This position involves coordinating a team of maintenance professionals to ensure that all machinery and equipment are functioning optimally.

  • Promote a culture of safety within the Minerals Maintenance team by setting a positive example and fostering environments where safe practices are a priority.
  • Assist employees entering safety shares, near miss, and first aids, in Safety Tracking System, ensuring timely reporting.
  • Participate in RCA’s led by the Safety Department involving Minerals Maintenance personnel.
  • Lead investigations of safety matters involving Minerals Maintenance personnel.
  • Assist in scheduling Maintenance Mechanics, Electricians, and Multicrafts on all shifts to complete PM’s and Service Orders by priority in various departments. 
  • Distribute work to all shifts and follow up with team as work progresses.
  • Evaluate progress of job and communicate with departments of work being performed, and timeline of completion.
  • Audit all scheduled work to ensure timeline and needs are being met.
  • Assist in planning and scheduling of maintenance work during outages and coordinate scheduled work with Engineering and outside contractors.
  • Responsible for maintaining production equipment availability and performance at satisfactory levels.
  • Attend production scheduling meetings.
  • Development of the Minerals Maintenance team to a higher level of skill by coaching, training, and job progression.
  • Assist Department Head with evaluating maintenance team skill levels, training requirements, evaluations, and reviews.
  • Schedule new employee training.
  • Report areas of opportunity and collaborate with resources to achieve results for employee development and equipment/processes.

About you:

  • Knowledge of maintenance activities and ability to schedule manpower and equipment in collaboration with production.
  • Must be able to identify and prioritize multiple projects and perform work with a constant awareness of improving processes.
  • In depth understanding of SAP Systems is necessary.
  • Ability to communicate with and coach team members.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn new practices and management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of plant equipment and process.
  • Capable of completing work in a timely manner.
  • The ability to remain calm and rational during stressful situations, to ensure good conflict resolution.
  • 2 years’ experience in an industrial environment in a leadership capacity.
  • Ability to identify, observe, and assess materials and equipment.
  • Accuracy of paperwork, data entries, shift data, computerized work time entry, SPC, etc.
  • Working knowledge of MSHA regulations.
  • Willing to work off shifts and weekends as required to maintain the plant equipment.

EEO Statement

RHI Magnesita is an equal opportunity employer and employs individuals regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, physical handicap, age, marital status or other protected class status pursuant to applicable law. RHI Magnesita does not reject employees, or otherwise deem employees unacceptable, or take any other action for any reason prohibited by federal, state or local laws including, but not limited to, laws pertaining to employment discrimination or employee safety. In addition, RHI Magnesita does not tolerate unlawful harassment or retaliation, and abides by all applicable laws related to sexual or other forms of harassment and all laws regarding retaliation.


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, skills and responsibilities of the job. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster