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W. R. Grace Maintenance Supervisor in Baltimore, Maryland

Maintenance Supervisor

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Date:May 26, 2023

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

W.R. Grace & Co. a leading manufacturer of Specialty Chemicals has an immediate need for a Maintenance Supervisor at its Curtis Bay facility.


  • Areas of supervision include the following trades: Multi mechanic shop, Planner, and Oilers along with contractors and others as required.

  • Works to ensure a safe working environment for everyone

  • Actively supports Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Security

  • Track Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to drive continuous improvement

  • Reviews performance of employees and works continuously to improve performance and productivity.

  • Holds employees accountable for working safely, productively, producing quality work.

  • Directs maintenance/construction activities in one of the site business units.

  • Works closely with operations and planners to plan and schedule maintenance work.

  • Conforms to ISO 9000 and GMP (as required) standards.

  • Evaluates SAP PM requirements and helps to develop systems as required.

  • Understand, interpret and administer union contract agreement. Holds first step grievance meetings

  • Maintain and administer overtime procedures.

  • Strives to improve equipment uptime, quality and speed rates.

  • Strives to reduce maintenance cost, and ensures the timely reporting of expenditures

  • Ensures compliance with codes and standards for all work within areas of responsibility.

  • Supports maintenance excellence initiatives as required.

  • Supports capital projects as needed.

  • Supports training requirements and assists with training activities as needed.

  • Provides lift truck training to maintenance employees (training to be provided)

Required Qualifications

  • High school degree or GED

  • Rotating and stationary equipment precision maintenance

  • Pipe and weldment fabrication experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Managing a union workforce.

  • 5 years supervisory experience in a chemical facility and maintenance is strongly preferred.

  • Welding inspection experience preferred.

  • Crane and rigging experience preferred.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

  • SAP experience preferred.



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance and Disability

  • Grace Wellness Program

  • Flexible Workplace

  • Retirement Plans

  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Parental Leave (salaried only)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Company Donation Match Program

Other Compensation

Nearest Major Market:Baltimore

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