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Maintenance Supervisor (3rd shift) Lawrence

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Lawrence, KS, US, 66044

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 01/25/2022
Job Band / Grade: MGR.EX
Number of Openings: 1





Do you want to work for one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.



The Greetings Production Facility in Lawrence, Kansas is a fast paced production environment that produces greeting cards. Disciplines within the plant include the Production Team as well as Production Art, Production Planning, Engineering, and Plant and Facilities Maintenance. The Greetings Plant priorities are to exceed our customer’s expectations in timing and quality while significantly reducing cycle times and reducing our total cost of product. A disciplined problem solving approach, using a PDCA/A3 tools, by our engaged leadership team and operators is essential to achieving our lead time and cost reduction targets.



Maintenance Supervisor  - 3rd shift


This position could be filled at a Maintenance Supervisor Level I, II, III depending on the successful candidate’s qualifications, skill level, and experience. The work schedule for this full-time position is Sunday - Thursday, 11:00 pm – 7:30 am although there will be times that the position will require flexibility to interface with other shifts. A Manitenance Supervisor provides leadership to the development of Maintenance team members to help them achieve their goals and enhance their skills. They formulate and administer a program of preventative maintenance for all of the Lawrence Production Center's related equipment. This includes assigning weekly preventative maintenance work orders as well as updating equipment history files and records using Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS). They manage a parts and labor budget and oversee the ordering of supplies ensuring proper inventory levels necessary to ensure the efficient operation of the Facility’s systems. They constantly work with vendors to reduce cost of parts while maintaining quality standards. They manage both straight time and overtime pay and constantly monitor the budgets identifying trends as well as looking for opportunities to meet Lawrence's Production budget objectives. They perform confidently in formal and informal leadership roles, and ensure all work assigned is done efficiently and safely. They manage performance of team members via both formal and informal means. They develop annual Capital requirements for the facility and submit/manage Capital projects with innovative solutions both on their own and in partnership with other departments. They use contact networks inside and outside Hallmark to link technologies and companies together to push the existing technical envelope.  The Maintenance Supervisor must be able to clearly develop and communicate not only their own ideas but execute others’ ideas as well. They utilize Lean principles and tools with a focus on safety and reduction of waste. They look for and implement opportunities for reduction of utility usage. This assignment includes support for Technical Services, Facilities Services, Building Services, the building’s cleaning contract, and Security projects.


Maintenance Supervisor: Typically a college graduate or possesses a combination of college credits and certification in electrical, mechanical, or HVAC related fields. Five or more years of material handling experience which includes leading projects and leading/supervising people.


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree OR technical certification in a maintenance related field OR a minimum of 3 years supervising direct reports 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of management experience which includes proven project and employee leadership
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Adapts easily to change
  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and compile information for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to get results through influence
  • Ability to constructively performance manage associates
  • Skills to provide direction to associates with little guidance
  • Works constructively as part of a diverse work team
  • Familiar with Lean principles and application
  • Takes initiative to become an expert in his/her assigned area
  • Adept at problem solving
  • Customer focused




      Additional Details


  • The Maintenance Supervisor position may be filled at a Maintenance Supervisor I, II, or III level depending on experience. 
  • This position is a 3rd shift position, Sunday - Thursday nights, 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. Occasional weekend overtime required.
  • Incumbent must be able to work either earlier or later than the stated work hours. 
  • Incumbent may be required to work across all shifts depending upon business needs.
  • The Hallmark Lawrence Production Center is located in Lawrence, Kansas.
  • Relocation will not be provided






Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.



At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.


Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


Nearest Major Market: Lawrence

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