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Maintenance Supervisor (1st Shift)

Ref ID: REF38069D
Department: Maintenance
Location: Demopolis, AL
Employment Type: Full-time
Shift: Day

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Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization; however, we operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Directly oversee the daily activities of the Maintenance Technicians in order to ensure optimal operation of production equipment and production lines.

  • Direct and supervise shifts maintenance for the Demopolis Corn Dog facility. Supervise maintenance department and attain department goals and standards; costs, productivity, quality, and safety.
  • Perform frequent on-the-job inspections to ensure: safe working habits, safe work areas, quality of workmanship, effectiveness of maintenance and repairs.
  • Prepare work schedules and mechanic duty assignments as required to support the total maintenance program and the requirements of production and USDA personnel.
  • Evaluate, prioritize and schedule maintenance repair requests to ensure timely completion of repair actions.
  • Develop on-the-job training programs for new personnel, evaluate and document training records, develop training requirements for new equipment and develop skill-level up-grading test.
  • Routinely inspect equipment for needed repairs and maintenance and repair requests.
  • Responsible for continuous training programs as directed by the Maintenance Department Supervisor, to increase effectiveness of maintenance staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Must have a B.S. degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Must have five (5) years maintenance experience, of which at least 2 are in a production environment.
  • Prior supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Must have computer skills including CMMS and work order system, time keeping and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have good communication skills & interpersonal skills.
  • Must have the ability to work well with little supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have strong electrical and mechanical skills.
  • Must be able to submit and pass criminal background check.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new TEAM Members.