Maintenance Supervisor

Location US-OH-Leetonia
ID 2024-1738
EP - PNX Extruded Product
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Consider joining the Pennex family as a Maintenance Supervisor at our Leetonia, OH location.  The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the shift’s maintenance team. This role ensures that all maintenance activities are carried out safely, efficiently, and effectively to maintain and improve the reliability of equipment and facilities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Supervision and Leadership:

  • Lead, coach, and mentor a team of maintenance technicians.
  • Schedule and assign work orders and preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide feedback.
  • Perform supervisory duties including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; resolving problems.

Maintenance Operations:

  • Develop and implement maintenance procedures and schedules.
  • Oversee the repair and maintenance of machinery, equipment, and facilities.
  • Proficiency in RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, Studio5000, and/or Factory Talk to assist in troubleshooting.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Coordinate with contractors, suppliers, and mechanics to perform the installation of equipment, equipment/maintenance improvements, preventive maintenance, routine maintenance, and repairs to machinery, buildings, and property.
  • Develop plans to efficiently use materials, machinery, and employees to address maintenance issues and maintain plant operations.
  • Review maintenance costs to identify recurring problem areas and manage the maintenance budget.

Preventive Maintenance:

  • Develop and manage preventive maintenance programs to ensure equipment reliability.
  • Monitor and analyze equipment performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities and equipment history.
  • Promote the principles of 5S.

Inventory and Procurement:

  • Manage inventory of maintenance supplies and spare parts.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and vendors for the procurement of necessary materials.
  • Ensure cost-effective purchasing practices.
  • Assure inventory of critical parts to maintain plant operation.

Troubleshooting and Problem-Solving:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment failures and malfunctions.
  • Implement corrective actions to resolve maintenance issues promptly.
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations teams to develop long-term solutions.
  • Evaluate problem areas in procedures or equipment and design and implement new or better ways of completing tasks.
  • Verify proper lockout/tagout procedures are strictly followed.

Training and Development:

  • Provide training to maintenance staff on equipment operation, safety procedures, and maintenance best practices.
  • Stay updated on the latest industry trends and technologies.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepare and submit regular maintenance reports to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Document maintenance activities, including work orders, inspections, and repairs.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Ideal Candidate Will Have:


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Technical training is preferred.


  • 5 or more years of experience in a manufacturing plant or similar environment, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role.


Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities       

  • Team player with a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrates sound and accurate judgment; ability to support and explain reasoning for making decisions.
  • Capability to understand blueprints, schematics, diagrams.
  • Proficiency in RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, Studio5000, and/or Factory Talk. Able to troubleshoot issues using ladder logic PLC, identify issues and make changes as needed.
  • Self-motivated, intelligent, organized, detail-oriented, and a problem solver.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Must have a high level of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, welding, and technical skills.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on many parts of the job simultaneously.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, self-directed entrepreneurial environment.
  • Communicates issues to management and other employees.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Exhibits persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Able to interpret diagrams and technical manuals.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Solid math skills.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of SMRP best practices.
  • CMRP preferred.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States, visa sponsorships are not available

Environmental Hazards



  • The employee is regularly required to stand.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

About Us

Perks of the Job

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with robust matching contribution
  • Generous allotment of paid vacation and paid holidays
  • Competitive wages plus performance-based bonus opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement
  • Relocation package may be available


Why Our People Love Working Here:

  • Purpose-driven, friendly, open and respectful culture
  • Shared core values of safety, caring, integrity and growth
  • Employee discount program with hundreds of partner brands
  • Up to $5000 tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness incentive program


Who We Are: Founded nearly half a century ago, Pennex Aluminum continues to see rapid growth as a leading provider of quality aluminum cast products and extrusions. With state-of-the-art technology and facilities across Ohio and Pennsylvania, we’re proud to offer the capabilities and expertise to cast billet, extrude custom shapes and fabricate finished components for customers across a range of markets - including automotive, transportation, building and construction, electrical and machinery, consumer durables and distribution.  


But it’s not just what we do that sets us apart, it’s how we do it. Safety. Caring. Integrity. Growth. These core values are embodied by each member of our team; guiding every action we take and decision we make. Whether it’s driving innovation within our industry, making the impossible possible for our customers, providing a safe, respectful workplace for employees or supporting our local communities, our purpose is clear. We are dedicated to impacting our world in a positive way.  


If you are a like-minded individual with a strong ability to problem solve, collaborate and effectively communicate, Pennex may be the perfect place for you to grow your career. To learn more, please visit or check out other opportunities within the Metal Exchange family of companies at 


Our Commitment to Inclusion: We welcome people of different backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. To ensure our business and culture continue to be inclusive of all people, we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age or marital, veteran or disability status. Metal Exchange and the family of brands are proud to be equal opportunity employers. Additionally, all of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Should you have any questions or require special assistance completing your application, please email 


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Our salary ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.


Posted Min Pay Rate

USD $85,000.00/Yr.

Posted Max Pay Rate

USD $110,000.00/Yr.


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