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Maintenance Supervisor

Vancouver, WA, USA Req #102
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

About Us


The Glen Dimplex Americas organization operates in North, Central and South America. Focused on enhancing the moments that matter in life with a commitment to delivering the best design and efficiency in the areas of temperature control and comfort creation. The organization’s portfolio of leading brands are strategically positioned to meet the market challenges of tomorrow by enhancing the moments that matter in life and in the environment.

The Dimplex brand focuses on innovation, inspired design and energy efficiency while the Cadet brand invites warmth and dependability at a value appreciated by its customers. Together these brands provide complete product offerings in the residential and commercial comfort categories, ranging from electric heaters, to fireplaces and controls. Dimplex also delivers on inspired design in the category of home furnishings with a complete line of mantels and media consoles.

Glen Dimplex Americas is a division of the Glen Dimplex Group - the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, which holds significant global market positions in domestic appliances, heating, cooling, ventilation, and renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland the Glen Dimplex Group privately owns over 40 brands with operations in 80 countries.


The Maintenance Supervisor will lead the site Maintenance team in providing both a reactive and proactive, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational equipment. Lead and improve a preventative maintenance program, managing breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and automated equipment and coordinate the day to day operation of the maintenance department to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives.


Job Duties

  • Manage and supervise the maintenance staff, and ensure that all requisite tasks are handled quickly and efficiently within budget restraints.

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the facility's equipment.

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.

  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.

  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and facilities.

  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.

  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.

  • Involved in all aspects of building maintenance requirements for all new construction, renovations or updates to current systems.

  • Coordinate and monitor contractor activities for projects.

  • Work with site-wide building maintenance to ensure compliance to any construction, renovation or updates.

  • Update project information and maintain project files.

  • Organize drawings and prepare drawing packages to support project activity.

  • Update and maintain information in company records systems and department databases.

  • Set priorities for preventative maintenance work orders, maintenance requisitions and scheduled work.

  • Maintain adequate supplies and equipment for the maintenance department.

  • Requisition work to be completed through Purchasing.

  • Attend meetings as required.

  • Meet with Fire Department, Hydro, etc. as required.

  • Assist in the orientation and training of staff.

  • Complete all necessary reports and records related to the department as required.

  • Prepare, paint and decorate interior and exterior surfaces as required.

  • Adhere to departmental procedures and systems, e.g., "systems for preventative maintenance", "maintenance requisitions", scheduled work and continued quality improvement/risk management programs.

  • Perform minor construction work, e.g., dismantling and erecting walls, finish carpentry work, pouring concrete, etc.

  • Keep current with ongoing changes and new technology and adapt accordingly.

  • Maintain inventory of new equipment, manuals and warranties.

  • Operate computerized preventative maintenance program.

  • Troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain various electrical components, appliances and equipment in accordance with pertinent codes, the preventative maintenance program and departmental procedures.

  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance checks of all electrical alarms.

  • Troubleshoot, install, and repair plumbing fixtures, piping, and related equipment.

  • Perform necessary work to open clogged sewer lines.

  • Maintain an adequate supply of hot water at the correct temperature.

  • Perform mechanical and preventative maintenance work on equipment as per preventative maintenance manual, e.g., circulating pumps, air handling systems, and refrigeration etc.

  • Initiate safety concerns and makes judgment on the best methods of completing tasks.

  • Responsible for short-term planning and keeping appropriate authorities aware of decisions being made.

  • Organize invoices and accounts payable.

  • Prepare monthly reports and budget.


  • High school diploma/GED Completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and Maintenance Coordination experience.

  • An AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus.

  • Highly motivated and able to work independently.  

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic,hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.

  • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing.

  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.

  • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment.

  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership.

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of contract administration and office procedures.

  • Knowledge and ability to work on 110v up to and including 600v system and equipment.

  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills.

  • Knowledge of local and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation.

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.

  • Possess a valid driver's license.

  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems.

  • Excellent time management and project management skills.

  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.

  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures.

  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.

  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Able to work well under pressure.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email.

  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.

Work Conditions

  • 24/7 availability may be required.

  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lb.

  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.

  • Overtime as required.

  • Hazards associated with the trade.


  • Competitive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, Short & Long Term disability insurance,
  • Paid sick, holidays
  • Three weeks of vacation per calendar year
  • Many more perks
  • Work Monday - Thursday 10-hour days 



How to Apply

Glen Dimplex Americas offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and we are continually striving to attract and retain the best talent available, building ongoing success for both our organization and our employees!

Our team members include people like you: enthusiastic, innovative, motivated and creative. If you are interested in joining our team or learning more about this opportunity, please apply now.

Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Glen Dimpex Americas, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, WA, USA