Maintenance Supervisor - LMR


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Maintenance Supervisor

Purpose:  The Maintenance Supervisor role is directly responsible and accountable for all terminal maintenance activities to ensure terminal assets are fully maintained, optimized and safe for employees and the environment.  This leadership role will oversee a team of maintenance technicians, driving priorities through the organization and transforming terminal maintenance from a reactive to a proactive service to our customers.


In close collaboration with the leadership team, defines and executes the strategy to transform maintenance service offering from reactive maintenance to proactive maintenance.

Analyses key maintenance performance KPI’s (work order close out, time to repair, etc.) to understand trends and develop action plans where necessary.

Assesses work forecast, prioritizes work assignments and ensures scopes of work are executed timely.

Manage monthly maintenance costs to remain on budget.

Ensures work performed meets all quality standards per industry, Vopak and customer standards.

Accountable for product movement to ensure operations are consistently performed according to Vopak and customer standards.

Assist maintenance engineer to perform root cause analysis to prevent future failure.

Proactively identifies and oversees the planning and execution of mechanical repairs.

Manage 3rd party contractors to understand improvements, while rewarding positive work practices.

Serves as a leader and mentor for maintenance team focusing on individual development, technical guidance, coaching, goal setting and prioritization.

Responsible for the overall health and safety of maintenance technician team and takes proactive steps to ensure day to day tasks are performed in a safe manner.

Responsible for environmental safety ensuring maintenance operations are conducted in a sustainable manner.


  • Soft Skills:

    • Self-starter, eager to create new standards and processes for an organization.

    • Solutions driven, always keeping operational standards and customer satisfaction in the forefront.

    • Highly collaborative within direct and indirect teams.

    • Highly proactive in anticipating customer needs.

    • Strong critical thinking skills.

    • Identifies process improvements to remove waste and enhance service delivery

    • Strong change management skills.

    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and strong active listener.

    • Driven to create and implement solutions from broad organizational goals.

  • Technical Skills Experience:

    • Experience in managing a direct team preferred

    • Experience training or mentoring employees

    • 2-5 years of experience using Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) SAP, MAXIMO, INFOR, ETC.) 

    • 5 to 8 years of experience (Combined or in One Craft): 

      • Pump Installation & Pump Repair – Millwright (MOST DESIRED)

      • Pipe Fitting or Welding – Pipe Fitter/Welder/Inspector

      • Tank Maintenance & Repair – Tank Rebuilds, Tank Inspection, Tank Repair

      • Electrical – High Voltage, Low Voltage, Breaker Repair/Replacement

      • Instrumentation – Radar Levels, Tank Gauging, Flow Meters

      • Analyzers – Hydrocarbon Analyzers

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