Job type
Full time
United States of America
Jacksonville, FL
Lead recruiter
Daniela Duran Chaves
All Operations
Reporting Line
Maintenace and Reliability Manager
Level of experience
Professional (Management)
Contract type


What does a Maintenance Supervisor DO?

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible of maintaining site (manufacturing and facilities) assets by leading, managing, and developing the team to ensure all maintenance activities are carried in schedule increase asset reliability and complying with all safety requirements. The Maintenance Supervisor actively supports projects across the site while promoting and supporting quality and continue improvement on our processes to foster a Maintenance Excellence culture.  

About You

The ideal candidate for this position is a well rounded, proactive-minded person that can adapt in a fast paced industrial setting while motivating others. The Maintenance Supervisor  is self-motivated, detail oriented that uses  his/her technical expertise of leading and coaching prim@s to ensure the efficiency of the facility reflects the quality of Bacardi rum.


With Our Consumer At The Heart, Your Key Responsibilities Will Be To:
  • Directly supervise maintenance technician and external contractor’s activities (corrective, preventive, predictive and proactive maintenance including troubleshooting) in the site (manufacturing and facilities) equipment adhering to the weekly maintenance plan while ensuring that safety procedures are followed and addresses any dangerous or unsafe conditions.
  • Manage team through effective employee relations: hiring, complete and approves payroll, monitor adherence to Attendance and Code of Conduct policy, conduct performance appraisals, controls overtime budget and optimize productivity (wrench time) providing timely feedback as required.
  • Effectively communicate, encourages and models performance and behavioural expectations for teams/individuals.
  • Ensures adherence to:  Company Global and Local policies and standards; federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Foster a culture of World Class, promoting Maintenance Excellence:
    • Ensure that the Maintenance Team is well informed and working at optimum efficiency.
    • Ensure Maintenance Plans are met to prevent downtime.
    • Respond promptly to emergencies, employing problem solving skills to quickly resolve issues.
    • Maintain communication and build relationship up, down and across departments effectively to ensure maintenance activities support overall company goals.
    • Ensure proper utilization of CMMS - all maintenance activities are recorded in CMMS and kept up to date (Generate Notifications, complete WOs assigned, and capture required data – work hours, BDEs, etc).
    • Ensure IPSTS are done as per standard (all actions are completed).
    • Active participation in BPSTs and propose ideas to reduce unplanned downtime and increase site (manufacturing and facilities) equipment’s reliability.
    • Actively participate in Performance meetings (DDS) and 90 Days action plan development.
    • Design and execute short and long-term Maintenance Strategy to enable operating efficiency. Review OEM recommendations and team experience to develop/implement and/or optimize PMs to maximize equipment reliability and uptime.
    • Lead and drives continuous Improvement Initiatives (BOS) to improve efficiencies, reduce waste or learn new skills.
    • Continuously evaluate and improve maintenance process and documentation (procedures, job plan, PMs, etc) and develop it.
    • Foster a collaborative and positive work environment; lead and motivate team to achieve performance excellence. Provide Technical / Coach within the team to recognize, troubleshoot, repair, and proactively maintain site (manufacturing and facilities) equipment’s.
    • Keep Updated Maintenance Technician Skills and Knowledge Matrix. 
    • Deploy strategies to ensure maintenance technician are adequately trained and motivated to achieve department objectives in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner. Coordinate all necessary technical and regulatory training, ensuring certifications are up to date.
    • Reviewing spare parts list (adding, modifying, eliminating spare parts) to support MRO to maintain an optimum inventory of spare parts by 
    • Maintain a clean work environment by actively leading and promoting 5S and housekeeping.
    • Supervise and control maintenance labour & expense budgets.
  • Negotiate with sub-contractors and outside vendors to attain the most cost-effective solutions for maintenance activities and manage / sustain contracts.
  • Active Participation in all site CAPEX design and execution (installation, commissioning and start up) of new projects to ensures completed timely, accurately and within standards.
  • Support Maintenance planner in the Planning and Scheduling process (Overhauls schedules and plans related costs) to ensure maintenance activities align with production schedules.
  • Support in the Department KPIs analysis to identify opportunities.
  • Develop self-directed teams (maintenance and production) encouraging ownership and teamwork continuously working towards common goals. Organizes and facilitates team meetings.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Maintenance Department by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Note: To perform any maintenance activity in electrical assets, prim@ must be qualified by designated personnel as per matrix included in Electrical Safety Policy.


The Skills And Experience Needed To Create Your Legacy:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferred) or at least 12 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment with packaging/high speed production (e.g., bottling, consumer products, etc.) and be able to install, troubleshoot, repair, maintain in most of the following areas.
    • PLC / HMI interpretation and programming (e.g., ladder logic, computer control systems - switches, relays, etc). Allen Bradley / SLC family using RS Logix 500 software / Panel View (Preferred)
    • Electrical and Electronics systems (e.g., AC/DC motors, frequency drive, level probes, flow meters, drives/VFDs, wiring, etc.)
    • Mechanical systems (e.g., pumps, gear boxes, chains, sprockets, motors, seals, bearings, valves, etc).
    • Hydraulic and pneumatics systems (high pressure cylinders, pumps, valves, solenoids, cylinders, etc)
    • Facilities Maintenance (e.g., boilers, generators, HVAC, electrical installations, etc.)
    • Machine Shop / Fabrication (e.g., CNC, Welding, etc.)
    • Machine / Line Control and Coding Devices (e.g., video jets, laser printers, inspectors, etc)
    • Breakdowns / Failure Analysis (problem solving to identify root cause)
    • Able to read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics. (e.g., electrical blueprints with switches, starters, maps, relays, mechanical drawings for hydraulics and pneumatics).
    • Mechanical, Electrical Tools and Diagnostics Instruments
    • Predictive and Proactive Technology (e.g., laser alignment, vibration, thermography, ultrasound, etc.)
  • Proficient – Intermediate with Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and CMMS (SAP PM preferred).
  • Experience leading a team (preferred).
  • Experience Managing Budget (preferred).
  • Experience with manufacturing equipment installation and start-up (preferred).
  • Experience in electrical Safety (NFPA70E), ISO 9000, GMP and HACCP (preferred)
  • Experience in Project Management (preferred)
Personal Qualities
  • High level of personal responsibility and accountability for results.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills: Detail Oriented (diagnostics pinpointing and fixing it)
  • Strong Interpersonal (Communication) and Resilience Skills
  • Strong Teamwork and Collaborations Skills including Delegating, Mentoring and Coaching Others
  • Strong Time Management and Organizational Skills: Ability to Define Priorities and Manage Several Tasks in parallel.
  • Strong Commitment to Continuous Improvement and Competency Development
  • Exhibit flexible approach and willingness to work off shifts and weekends to accomplish goals.


At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.


At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.


We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.


The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.


Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.