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Unitex 2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Unitex is currently seeking a hands on 2nd Shift Supervisor to oversee a team of industrial mechanics and porters in our BRAND NEW, STATE-OF-THE-ART industrial plant located in Lawrence, MA.

This positions works Tuesday - Saturday (OFF Sunday and Monday) from 11AM to 9PM.

The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience in all phases of industrial plant maintenance in a manufacturing environment and be ready to take full responsibility of a a small but critical 2nd shift team. Knowledge of electrical, pneumatic, and steam systems a plus. This includes the cleanliness of building maintenance.

This highly visible position requires you to take charge and supervise all aspects of the maintenance department, including personnel, purchasing, machinery repair, preventive maintenance systems, etc. This is not an office job - it is very hands on.

Schedule: This position works 5 days a week including one weekend day in a Tuesday - Saturday (OR Sunday -Thursday) shift from 2PM to 12AM.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Oversees a small team of mechanics and porters for the second shift

  • Maintains the preventive maintenance programs

  • Aids the maintenance team in performing diagnostic troubleshooting

  • Monitors quality of repairs

  • Oversees building and physical plant repair issues

  • Maintains porter schedule to maximize cleaning effectiveness of plant and machinery

  • Adheres to safety programs

    Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of supervisory experience in any setting

  • Knowledge of industrial equipment fundamentals including electrical wiring, electrical components, pneumonic systems, steam systems, water systems, hydraulics and building maintenance

  • Ability to use basic hand tools properly and safely

  • Experience responding in a time-sensitive environment with urgency

  • Ability to obtain and maintain proper licensing needed to legally operate specific plant machines (boiler license, etc.)

    Position reports to the Maintenance Manager.

    Unitex offers a competitive compensation package including health/dental/vision, insurance, 401K with employer matching, paid vacation, personal days, sick days, etc.

    This is a very special opportunity for the right person to take charge and make a real difference in a solid, fast growing company. Visit us at /careers ( to see us in action

    Plant Address:

155 Shepard Street

Lawrence, MA 01840

This positions works Tuesday - Saturday (OFF Sunday and Monday) from 11AM to 9PM.