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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Grainger | Fountain Inn, South Carolina
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Job Description

Company Overview

Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.

Position Description

Responsible for overseeing the daily operation, maintenance, and repair of a Distribution Center. This position will be actively involved in directing and communicating technical and operational solutions in a team environment for systems such as electrical distribution, back-up generator, lighting, HVAC, powered industrial equipment(PIE), conveyors/sorters, MultiShuttle/Goods to Person System, building management, plumbing, etc. Facilitate planned maintenance work-load profiles, capture accurate maintenance costs, and ensure proper tracking of assets by using a Computerized Maintenance Management Software. Respond appropriately to all maintenance requests. Supervise service providers, as required, and a staff of approximately 10-30 technicians. Mentor those assigned, while providing hands on experience with maintaining all building systems in order to support the goals of the business. Develop and execute preventive maintenance programs and repairs to building envelope and building MEP (Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing) systems.

Position Requirements:

  • Associate's degree and/or equivalent experience in large commercial property maintenance, repair and operations.
  • Five -10 years’ experience in:
    • Operating large scale DC and associated equipment.
    • Building management systems
    • Supervising staff and consultants
    • Maintaining Automated Material Handling Equipment.
    • Basic computer operation
    • Enforcing standards through informal authority
    • Establishing and completing projects by deadlines
    • Project management
  • Knowledge of Industrial Material Handling Equipment, I/O device network systems ie. Profibus/CanBus/Ethernet, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Motor controls/Drives, and Power Distribution Systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to listen and translate diverse information and points of view into cohesive solutions.
  • Self motivated, ability to work with minimal supervision, and highly organized.
  • Ability to lead and prioritize workloads for staff of 10-30 technicians.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, BAS (building automation systems), Fire Protection systems, and Local Building Codes.
  • Working knowledge of forecast and budget process
  • Ability to lift 50-80 lbs. occasionally. Occasional work must be performed outdoors.

EEOC Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

About Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) distributes facilities maintenance products, and provides services and related information used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States, Canada and Mexico to keep their facilities and equipment running. Grainger is the supplier of facilities maintenance and other related products in North America. Its operations are managed in three segments: Grainger Branch-based, Acklands - Grainger Branch-based (Acklands - Grainger), and Lab Safety Supply, Inc. (Lab Safety). Grainger Branch-based is an aggregation of the Grainger Industrial Supply (Industrial Supply), Grainger, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), Grainger Caribe Inc. (Puerto Rico), Grainger China LLC (China) and Grainger Panama S.A. (Panama). Acklands - Grainger is the Company's Canadian branch-based distribution business. Lab Safety is a direct marketer of safety and other industrial products. (Source: 10-K)

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