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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Facilities Maintenance supervisor in Springfield, Massachusetts

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

A Facilities Maintenance Supervisor will assist Manager in providing leadership to the facilities maintenance staff including development and management training to shift leaders and hourly staff, oversee the utilization of the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), communicate with all other departments including operations, human resources, safety, IS, and transportation etc.

Job Description

Schedule: Monday- Friday 9:00 am -10:00 am start time. Assist on call hours 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.

Salary Range : $60,000-$70,000


  • Provide functional and technical knowledge required for all material handling, building, and refrigeration asset management.

  • Assist Manager or to coordinate the day to day operations of the maintenance team.

  • Assist Manager on a daily basis to supervise all material handling equipment (MHE) technicians, building technicians, refrigeration technicians, battery technicians, and other maintenance team members.

  • Help Oversee all outsourced manufacturers representatives and vendors performing work at the facility.

  • Provide technical support while coordinating the performance of the labor for all maintenance associates including schedules, lead coverage during scheduled and unscheduled time off, shop schedule re-alignment to meet warehouse operations needs, general maintenance, and preventative maintenance programs as required.

  • Analyze daily operation metrics including daily down-line monitoring, parts requisition / purchase orders, work order completion, warranty recovery, damage, preventive maintenance and time and attendance.

  • Review performance metrics with Manager on a weekly basis.

  • Assist with the Management of the facility's utilization of the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System).

  • Audit the daily inputs, including, but not limited to work orders and purchase orders.

  • Monitor the execution of scheduled tasks via the completion of asset specific preventive work orders.

  • Monitor the weekly time spent working on assets compared to total paid time.

  • Monitor the usage of parts to ensure that the on hand inventories are accurate for owned parts and that proper purchase order quantities are placed when needed.

  • Utilize CMMS reporting function to analyze specific performance trends.

  • Communicate with corporate MHE for asset transfers and retirement.

  • Assist other maintenance teams at near by C&S facilities.

  • Assist Manager with all payroll functions.

  • Be involved with SLT as needed in place of the manager.

  • Assist Manager in assigning work in the CMMS.

  • Assist Manager in employee discipline and attendance tracking.

  • Assist Manager with any other assigned maintenance tasks.

  • Travel Required: No


  • Warehouse : Freezer (-20F to 0F)

  • Warehouse : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)

  • Warehouse : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)


Specialized Knowledge Required:

  • Conveyor experience (pneumatics, hydraulics)

  • Shoe sorter experience (Dematic brand preferred)

  • Preventative Maintenance software management experience

  • PLC exposure required

  • Parts inventory management

Special Skills:

  • Aframe experience (Knapp preferred)

  • Cardboard bailer and cardboard lines

  • Material Handling equipment (PM’s, repairs, hiring MHE techs)

  • Fire suppression systems

  • Generator experience

  • ABB robots and robotic arm experience

Physical abilities: Hands on leader, 50% office 50% Floor.

Other: General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, IT, Phone systems, building trades, refrigeration, material handling equipment, facilities maintenance of a large campus, infrastructure, able to read blueprints and schematics. Experience in high level people management.

-Process oriented, project execution and PM compliance

-Ability to manage in a production environment where the plan does change on the fly

  • Developmental by nature – can’t hire top tier tech’s, let’s develop them

  • Partnership is their first instinct – ONE team mentality

  • Effective listener, but confident in beliefs and where they are going

Years Of Experience

  • 5-7 : Facilities Management with a focus in maintenance. Computer Experience in CMMS system is a plus


Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration/Management, Bachelor's Degree - Engineering Mechanics, High School Diploma - General Studies


1st Shift (United States of America)


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