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Actalent Maintenance Supervisor in Waverly, Iowa


Actalent Engineering is seeking a 3rd shift maintenance supervisor to oversee their skilled team of electrical controls technicians, electrical technicians, and mechanical technicians. This person will be working alongside maintenance and production supervisors to ensure production lines are running effectively.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating startup of production/packaging lines and equipment.

  • Evaluating mechanical and electrical issues during startup, and providing guidance to team of technicians on how to perform troubleshooting and make necessary repairs and changes.

  • Validating and administering Preventative Maintenance requests to ensure lines remain up and running and avoid downtime.

  • Evaluating lines and equipment for continuous improvement opportunities

  • Providing coaching and oversight to roughly 15 technicians (electrical controls, electrical and mechanical) and support of operators and other hourly staff on lines

  • Collaborating with other supervisors to ensure team members are effectively placed throughout facility

  • Performing hourly rounds and walk throughs throughout the floor to ensure lines are running effectively

  • Attending daily turnover meetings with day shift supervisors to provide feedback on equipment, gaps, etc.

  • Providing mentorship and development to technicians and hourly staff as needed


Maintenance supervision, Preventive maintenance, Maintenance management, Troubleshooting

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be one of the following two tracks:

1 - Graduate with two or four-year technical degree in STEM with previous field experience looking to move into leadership and/or

2 - An individual who cut their teeth through a manufacturing facility, starting on the floor and learning hands-on troubleshooting who has grown their knowledge through on-job training looking to move into supervision/leadership

Additional qualifications: (must have)

  • Coaching-minded mentality - an individual who can think critically and provide troubleshooting guidance - experience with packaging equipment.

  • Willingness and ability to oversee a large facility, which involves walking from one side of the plant to the other throughout the shift

  • Hands-on knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, ideally with rotating equipment (conveyors, pumps, motors, decanters, centrifuges)

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.