Maintenance Supervisor

  • Company: Louis Vuitton US Manufacturing
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LVM12402
  • Date of publication: 2021.04.02


Under the supervision of the Technical Manager, with a high level of autonomy, the Maintenance Supervisor is to assume responsibility for facility maintenance, machinery, planning, scheduling, directing and supervising the activities of maintenance mechanics.


  • Defines a vision along with the Leadership Team and provide solutions/action plans to upgrade or replace equipment in compliance with our Health and Safety policy
  • Partners with plant management in defining investment strategy to comply with current production needs, innovation, and improved productivity and quality expectations
  • Provides leadership, supervision, training, coaching, and performance evaluations to a team of maintenance mechanics
  • Oversees the proper maintenance of equipment and facilities for a 130,000sq ft. building and ensures the reliable operation of plant equipment
  • Maintains the facility which includes, but is not limited to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, housekeeping and the safety of associates
  • Works cross functionally with all levels of the organization and departments to support new product development projects and daily operations
  • Coaches and develops workshop personnel with continuous improvement methodologies to trouble-shoot processes and equipment
  • Develops, implements, and monitors a Preventative Maintenance Program to maximize equipment life and operational efficiency according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Creates and maintains databases for vendors, supplies, and parts inventory
  • Monitors cost effective management of parts' inventory
  • Prepares monthly & weekly maintenance reports.
  • Elaborates on strategies and partnerships to reduce maintenance expenses
  • Partners with contract vendors and contractors to obtain the best level of service for the organization
  • Participates in improvement and transversal projects within the company as dictated by business needs


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing/ Industrial Engineering preferred or related equivalent experience
  • 8-15 years' experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably managing maintenance, process, and production
  • Planning, problem solving, project management experience and the ability to lead and influence by example
  • Knowledge and management of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks delegate and follow up
  • Ability to support a vision and empower a team/organization
  • Strong relationship management and customer service oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, and continually changing environment
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required, French is a plus to interact with European Technical community

Louis Vuitton is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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