Maintenance Supervisor - Chattanooga, TN - Gestamp Chassis Plant III



Date:  Nov 21, 2023

Maintenance Supervisor, Chattanooga, TN - Chassis Plant III

Role Summary:

The maintenance supervisor is a critical part of the maintenance team, leading the daily activities of up to 20 direct reports at any given time and continuously pursuing improvements in all aspects of manufacturing and teamwork within the facility.

Key Responsibility:

  • Primary technical leader for the maintenance team while on shift, providing direction to maintenance team members.
  • Direct point of contact for operations management while on shift, responsible to follow escalation procedures.
  • Drive accountability amongst maintenance team, assigning work and following up to ensure proper completion.
  • Coach and develop team members to improve overall skillset of entire team.
  • Monitor KPI's and continuously drive improvement in all areas.

Key Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Provide hands-on technical support to maintenance team as necessary.
  • Monitor line cycle time and identify/correct any issues causing "over-cycle." Look for areas to improve.
  • Contribute to development and improvement of maintenance PM practices. 
  • Contact vendors as needed to address systematic issues with their equipment.
  • Support a healthy team environment focused on continuously improving the plant, culture, and systems.

Knowledge and Education

  • HS diploma/GED + advanced technical training in electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics., robotics, and PLCs.
  • Prefer USDOL Journeyman's certificate or equivalent work experience or skills training.
  • FANUC robotics - MIG/MAG processes, material handling, coating applications - programming, integrating, troubleshooting.
  • HAAS CNC's - maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Controls knowledge - Allen Bradley (control logix), Siemens (TIA Portal)

Work Experience:

  • 5 years' previous employment in a manufacturing environment - automotive preferred.
  • A minimum of three to 5 years previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must be able to drive forklift and maintain certification.
  • Rigging experience, understanding loads, lift points, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of GMAW welding processes

Additional Information:

  • 12-hour rotating shift - Nights 6pm - 6:30am
  • $7,500 signing bonus paid out over one year period - $1,500 at 30 days, $2,500 at 6 months and $3,500 at 1 year.
  • $800 annual tool allowance.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and seek to hire the best candidate regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

About us

We are a multi-technology company present in over 20 countries and our team of over 40,000 is made up of 90 different nationalities. They are the driving force of our company, which designs, develops and produces parts for over 900 models of the leading vehicle manufacturers, and enable us to be one of the top suppliers worldwide.

Do you have what it takes to build the future of mobility with us?

- You will be joining a leading international group in the automotive sector with a clear commitment to innovation, a trail-blazer in Industry 4.0 and engaged with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria.

- This is an opening to build a career in a global environment with many opportunities to grow both professionally and personally by participating and leading innovative and international projects.

- You will find a supportive and friendly environment where the emphasis is on team work, continuous improvement, trust, a dynamic spirit and thinking outside the box, and a passion for a job well done.

- You will be working with highly qualified professionals as Gestamp is committed to the ongoing training of our teams.

Join the Gestamp team!