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Maintenance Supervisor - Plainsboro, NJ

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  MANUFACTURING

Maintenance Supervisor

Plainsboro, NJ, US




As a Maintenance Supervisor, you’ll be working to support the plant’s day-to-day operations around quality.  You’ll be supported by your team with possibility to grow into a Supply Chain Professional and directly impact the quality of our products – helping to improve real lives.


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.



Your key responsibilities


  • Driving a positive safety culture with the belief that all injuries can be prevented.
  • Supervises mechanical and I&E maintenance crafts and outside contractors who perform maintenance service and/or repairs in plant to ensure the overall safe maintenance and efficiency of the plant.
  • Leads the organization on executing equipment repairs and acts as the operations interface with technical resources but not limited to daily & weekly scheduling meetings and coordinates the outcomes to ensure a safe flow of daily work schedule communication and execution. 
  • Develops systems and standards for continuous improvement and reliability.
  • Creates KPI’s based on data and departmental goals.
  • Coordinates the work plan related to capital project installation, maintenance, and repair work within area of assigned duties to include scheduling work and equipment.


We bring


  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs


You bring


  • Requires 3-5 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a chemical or food/beverage manufacturing environment. Or bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field.
  • Experience with LEAN Manufacturing and Sanitation experience, preferably in a perfumery and/or food/beverage facility. Plumbing, carpentry, or engine repair Universal CFC certification. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.
  • Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.
  • Ability to be on your feet upwards of 75-85% of a shift
  • Ability to climb ladders and flights of stairs up to heights of 2nd to 3rd floor.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).

Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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