Tool Room Supervisor in Chicago, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

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Job Description

JobID: 380651

Johnson Service Group is searching for an experienced Tool Room Supervisor on 1st shift for a food manufacturing and food processing plant located in the city of Chicago, IL. The Tool Room Supervisor will purchase parts for maintenance department, setting inventory levels with max and min to assure parts availability. Please see further details below:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Write purchase orders and place orders for maintenance parts and supplies
  • Schedule outside vendor repair service
  • Oversight of Parts room and attendants
  • Daily plan work for mechanics.
  • Review completed work orders for accuracy. 
  • Plan and schedule PM work orders.
  • Verify parts are available and assigned to planned work orders.  
  • Tracking work order completions and verifying parts are removed from inventory and stock is maintained.
  • Make needed changes to PM work order assignments to improve accuracy.
  • Track inventory costs and perform cycle counts.
  • Managing our stock rotation ratio
  • Verify and track maintenance purchase orders written to those received.
  • Maintains organization and cleanliness of parts area, shelving, and cabinets.
  • Receive shipments in the absence of the parts clerks.
  • Assists mechanics with various tasks as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

  • Supervise two parts room attendants
  • Organization of parts room and storage areas


  • College degree with previous purchasing/maintenance planning experience preferred, proven computer skills a must
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English – proficient in reading and writing
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational and planning skills required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and maintenance management Systems
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, as needed


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