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Maintenance Supervisor


Brunswick, GA, US, 31520

Req ID:  24349
Segment:  Maintenance

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


The Maintenance Team Leader (Supervisor) leads the teams responsible for maintaining the plant’s equipment, buildings and facilities. In addition, provides technical expertise regarding electrical, mechanical, hydraulic refrigeration and regulatory compliance.


The work schedule for this position will vary from the hours of 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM, normally working 8-10 hours per day. This position will be required to work evenings, nights and weekends when necessary.


Our Brunswick, Georgia manufacturing operation is a food manufacturing plant with approximately 300 Associates. Located in beautiful coastal Brunswick, the area offers an excellent quality of life with a variety of recreational activities due to its close proximity to Saint Simons and Jekyll Islands. Brunswick, Georgia is also located close to Savanah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida.

  • Coordinates the efforts of maintenance, electric, and hydraulic work teams and provides maintenance and mechanical engineering support to those teams.
  • Mentors and motivates associates, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth.
  • Communicates performance standards to associates, recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance problems.
  • Analyzes mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment, planning and implementing corrective action. Notifies department of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken, and quality problems or supplies needed.
  • Schedules preventive maintenance checks and inspection of assigned equipment ensuring no disruption to the production schedule.
  • Analyzes and records cause of production delays on daily production report. Maintains and reports other required operational information to management.
  • Ensures that plant facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with relevant regulations, company and regulatory standards and fiscal consideration.
  • Assists in preparing major equipment bids, recommending purchase when replacement or new equipment is required. Represents the company’s position and interest in dealing with outside contractors, vendors, and engineering consultants.
  • May have responsibility for plant safety including and coordinating annual fire safety inspections with local fire departments; arranging and coordinating internal safety inspections; and implementing solutions to identified safety deficiencies.
  • Schedules and approves all direct reports' time in the time keeping software.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to maintenance and safety.
  • Assists in annual budget preparation as it relates to safety and maintenance of facilities, grounds, and equipment.
  • Keeps abreast of latest manufacturing technologies and systems and engineering concepts.
  • Performs other related responsibilities, as needed, to support Rich Products Corporation’s business objectives.
  • Work directly with Process Improvement Teams and assist in preparation and execution of team charters.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum seven (7) years' supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment requiring knowledge of industrial refrigeration, plumbing, industrial electrical and mechanical systems, and automated manufacturing process controls and equipment; or, four (4) years' of the afore mentioned experience and a bachelor's degree in engineering or related field.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office programs, especially that of Excel.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process safety management, storm water regulatory requirements and waste water systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Preventative Maintenance (PM) techniques/scheduling and safety management.
  • Working knowledge of FA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and train individuals and teams, as well as plan, monitor and schedule work.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and understand complex mathematical equations.
  • Strong knowledge of computerized maintenance managment systems (CMMS) is required, SAP experience strongly preferred.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.


Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

Nearest Major Market: Brunswick

Job Segment: Manager, Business Process, Management

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