Flowserve Corporation Supervisor, Maintenance in Lynchburg, Virginia

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Requirements:


  • Safety : Must be a safety leader who partners with EH&S. Follows all safety policies and procedures, and ensures that a safe, organized work environment is maintained at all times.Immediately reports all safety observations, near-misses or other potential safety hazards.

  • Attendance and Dependability : Must be punctual, reliable and have a maintenance mindset. Should be willing to work over or weekends to supervise maintenance coverage; complete projects; respond to breakdowns, emergencies or weather events as needed to support the business.

  • Character : Engaged, self-motivated professional who takes pride in quality and accomplishment. Must lead with maturity and emotional intelligence while exhibiting ethical behavior, integrity and respect for others.

  • Conduct : Organized and solution oriented. Sets the pace and example.Represents oneself as well as the Department in a mature, professional manner.Maintains constructive, positive relationships with personnel at all levels of the organization.

  • Communication : Effectively communicates both verbally and in writing to keep manager, team members or other departments informed of problems, repair status or other issues.

  • Corporate : Understands and supports organizational mission, goals and objectives.


  • High School diploma.

  • Five-plus years of progressive experience and responsibility as a maintenance supervisor leading people in an industrial manufacturing environment.

  • Sound knowledge of construction, facilities, trades, equipment, physical plant systems maintenance and operations.

  • Ability to successfully manage projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong math, reasoning, organizational, troubleshooting and decision-making skills.

  • Good computer skills. Must have experience with Microsoft Outlook and Office applications.


  • Able to perform the physical requirements of the job. Includes: sitting at desk and working on computer; standing, walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, climbing ladders or stairs, and working at heights.

  • Able to lift up to 50-pounds without mechanical assistance.

  • Work outdoors under all types of weather conditions.

  • Able to work in an un-air conditioned plant during the summer.

  • Able to assist with shoveling and spreading surface treatment chemicals during snow events.

Position Description:

Understand role responsibilities and support manufacturing operations through the competent supervision of skilled maintenance personnel and trades. The Maintenance Supervisor is accountable for problem solving and overseeing the day-to-day work of maintenance staff and contractors to ensure safe, efficient operations of all equipment and facilities.


  • Demonstrate safety leadership. Follow all Company and OSHA policies and procedures. Make certain maintenance personnel attend and complete all required safety training on time.

  • Schedule and direct maintenance personnel to ensure the efficient completion of all maintenance and repair activities.

  • Develop and implement effective plans to minimize breakdowns and maximize equipment up-time.

  • Manage critical spare parts inventory.

  • Maintain accurate, organized records.

  • Develop and implement plans to improve departmental efficiency.

  • Effectively coordinate the necessary resources to resolve problems in a timely, cost-effective manner.

  • Maintain a preventative maintenance schedule.

  • Understand Flowserve personnel policies, collective bargaining agreement and disciplinary action procedures.

  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to employees regarding their performance.

  • Review and approve timesheets. Maintain accurate attendance records.

  • Ensure that all employees receive adequate training to perform quality work in a safe, efficient manner.

  • Conduct regular departmental meetings as a communication forum for safety, work order backlog, informational and status updates, performance obstacles, conflict resolution, resource issues, scheduling conflicts, etc.

  • Actively participate in monthly Safety Committee meetings.

  • Supervise outside contractors and service providers ensuring safety and scope of work compliance.

  • Supervise new equipment installations and decommissioning of old equipment.

  • Drive front line accountability. Maintain a high level of shop floor visibility and availability. Provide active, ongoing follow-up to make certain all work is accurately completed on time.

  • Regularly meet with Maintenance Manager and escalate unresolvable matters.

  • Manage projects as assigned.


  • Hydraulics, pneumatics, motors, 480VAC/3-phase systems, cranes, gears, pumps, belts, bearings, lubricants, rigging, basic machine shop equipment and functions.

  • Basic familiarity with electronics, PLCs and CNC controllers, VFDs. National Electrical Code. NFPA 70E Arc Flash.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, assembly/mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, ladder logic, P&IDs, specifications, etc.


  • Associate or Applied Science degree.

  • Basic financial understanding.

  • Unionized workforce/collective bargaining experience.

  • Experience with Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing practices.

  • Virginia DPOR Master or Journeyman electrical license.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Supervisor, Maintenance

Primary Posting Location:

Lynchburg, Virginia US

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Employment Type:

Full time

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United States

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