Superintendent - Maintenance

Location: Clarksville


Manage the performance of the Maintenance Department in a safe and cost-effective manner. Maximize equipment availability and reliability through development and implementation of strategies that lead to continuous improvement in maintenance performance.


  • Unwavering Commitment to Safety Leadership
  • Ensure adherence to overall maintenance strategy based on analytical maintenance regimes and the use of a common maintenance management system.
  • Foster activities leading to continuous improvement in maintenance performance.
  • Upgrade the skills of employees through the identification of skill gaps and the provision of training and development.
  • On-going collaboration, monitoring of service levels and taking prompt remedial action if requirements are not met or are at risk.
  • Achieve on-going performance improvements. Ensure a focus within areas of responsibility and defined performance measures through the analysis of deviations.
  • Implement and maintain Environment and Safety procedures to achieve site and departmental objectives.
  • Effective communication with Operations and Reliability personnel and to carry that communication throughout the maintenance department.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering with 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • or Extensive Career Progression in the Maintenance Field in a Heavy Industrial Environment
  • Strong Interpersonal and Leadership Skills
  • Experience leading a multi-level department of Skilled Trades Associates
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Budgeting Experience is a plus
  • Experience in Smelting is a plus
  • Experience in Zinc is a plus


  • Confident and Respective Communication Style.
  • Expresses information and ideas clearly and concisely while confirming understanding.
  • Identifies or makes sound decisions based on an understanding of business principles and practices.
  • Driver of Positive Change and Organizational Development.
  • Demonstrates that efforts to add value for customers (both internal and external) and responds to their needs with a sense of urgency.
  • Supports Nyrstar values of preventing harm, being open and honest, doing as we say, being considerate, and working together.
  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish long range plans or goals.
  • Understands the impact of actions and decisions on both people and other parts of the organization.
  • Works cooperatively with others and ensures team effectiveness.
  • Creates and communicates an inspiring view of the future that sets direction and encourages achievement and commitment to team goals.
  • Strives for high standards of performance for self and/or others.


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    An Equal Opportunity Employer.

    NOTE: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.