Maintenance Supervisor - Bishopville, SC New Plant Start-up

Job Locations US-SC-Bishopville
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Due to continued growth, EFP, LLC (Engineered Foam Packaging) is opening a new manufacturing plant in Bishopville, South Carolina. We are hiring a Maintenance Supervisor to assist with plant start-up projects, as well as lead Maintenance for the new plant. The plant will open later this year and we will fill the Maintenance Supervisor position as soon as we find the right leader to serve in the role.


The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for effectively and safely managing all industrial maintenance technicians, adhering to budget and the continuous improvement process. As the Maintenance Supervisor, you will efficiently maintain production machinery, as well as manage maintenance of the production facility, utilities, and grounds in accordance with state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures. The Maintenance Supervisor reports to the plant's Operations Manager.


Maintenance Supervisor duties and essential job functions include the following:

  • Supervises and provides expertise for installation, trouble shooting, maintaining and repairing manufacturing plant equipment, including hydraulic, pneumatic, steam-operated circuits, Electrical 24v to 480v 3 phase, and machinery.
  • Maintains production equipment and procedures in a manner that meets company efficiency and safety standards for all team members and insures minimal equipment downtime.
  • Develops, schedules, and controls a preventive maintenance program to maintain production.
  • Ensures machinery and equipment in proper working condition.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates industrial maintenance technicians to ensure efficient team member performance.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of industrial maintenance technicians in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Maintains inventories of maintenance materials, supplies and spare parts at required levels.
  • Recommends, plans, and implements equipment needs to improve efficiency and /or generate cost reductions.
  • Looks beyond existing methods to anticipate, define and resolve complex operational problems.
  • Assists with environmental health and safety inspections.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of work performed.
  • Assists in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low inventory to leadership.
  • Focuses on continuous improvement and assists in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Occasional overnight travel is required. More frequent travel will be required during initial training period.


  • 2-year technical degree related to the maintenance of mechanical equipment and 2 years related maintenance team leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent in combination of education and experience
  • Experience with boilers/steam generation
  • High voltage 3-phase electrical, low voltage, and control voltage circuits, as well as fabrication and trouble shooting skills
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical systems and experience with manufacturing equipment installation
  • Knowledge of OSHA and a genuine commitment to safety
  • Strong project management and multi-tasking skills
  • Professional and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and preventative maintenance programs
  • The Maintenance Supervisor position requires hands-on leadership and the ability to train Maintenance Technicians, therefore frequent standing, walking, stooping, reaching, bending, and eye-hand coordination is necessary for successful job performance


Company Overview

An industry leader in providing practical solutions to foam molding and fabrication, EFP has a diversified product offering and serves the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical, automotive, recreational vehicle, appliance, plumbing, consumer goods, and building and construction industries. The company is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana and has manufacturing locations in Elkhart, Indiana, Evansville, Indiana, Decatur, Alabama, Nashville, Tennessee, and Reno, Nevada.

EFP can design, mold, fabricate and provide fulfillment capabilities, kitting, assembly, custom systems, and inventory management. Nashville is also home to the company’s Temperature Solutions Center of Excellence.

For more than 30 years, EFP, LLC has been owned by J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc., a privately held, diversified manufacturing company with operating subsidiaries throughout North America. In addition to expanded foam products, these companies produce commercial van bodies, step vans, funeral coaches, limousines, pick-up truck bed enclosures and tonneau covers, and precision machined components. The size and strength of the Poindexter companies provides EFP with the leadership and resources to stay on the leading edge in today’s market place. Because of this, EFP can provide our customers ground breaking packaging and component solutions.

For more information about our company, access EFP's web site at

EFP offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits. EFP’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

EFP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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