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Maintenance Supervisor

Job Details


Adler Pelzer Group (APG) - a growing global Tier One supplier of Acoustic and Soft Trim products to the automotive industry recently acquired the STS Group. The STS Group is a stock listed, globally leading supplier of components and systems for the commercial vehicle and automotive industries headquartered in France. Together, APG and STS are pioneering operations of Class A surface components for the heavy trucks in the USA. We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Supervisor to support the manufacturing operation in the opening of the first brand new STS facility in Salem, Virginia.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Maintenance Supervisor:

  • Analyzes mechanical, electrical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective action to maintain maximum production and quality

  • Tests newly installed or refurbished equipment to ensure fulfillment to specification and safety

  • Develop and maintain the Preventative Maintenance Program. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment to reduce downtime.

  • Notifies plant manager of recurring equipment malfunctions and of corrective action taken

  • Maintain and monitor inventory of maintenance equipment and parts. Order new parts as necessary.

  • Trains and oversees newly hired maintenance technicians

  • Install and maintain program modifications for all machines

  • Coordinate with plant superintendent and/or plant manager and maintenance department for the installation and removal of equipment

  • Immediately respond to maintenance issues when production has stopped due to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic problems

  • Communicate with facilities manager or plant manager when outside services are needed for repairs

  • Complete purchase order requisitions for all purchased goods, equipment, or services

  • Complete other duties (building maintenance, etc…) as assigned by plant superintendent or plant manager

  • Communicate with shift supervisors with regard to maintenance issues
    Accepts assignments and other responsibilities as required to support team objectives

  • Will be required to work necessary overtime and possibly a 2nd or 3rd

Benefits for an Industrial and Building Maintenance Technician:​

  • Competitive pay and benefits package

  • Opportunity to be a part of a brand-new launch pioneering STS North American and grow one’s career.

  • Salary range for this position is 80 - 90K per year. Specific salary is commensurate with experience and factors such as relevant experience, education, certifications and licenses, skills, and training.

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Paid time off

  • 401(K) match

  • Company provided life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program

  • Variety of automobile purchase discounts (BMW, Ford, GM, Subaru-many others)

  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development


Skills - Preferred​

  • Organizational

  • Analytical

Skills - Required

  • Electrical circuitry

  • Mechanical machine repair

  • Welding

Behaviors - Required

  • Team player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Functional expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Motivations - Required

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

To learn more about our Company and our rich history, visit our websites: and

Adler Pelzer Group and STS provides sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently and in the future authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the need for visa sponsorship. 

No Unauthorized Referrals from Recruiters & Vendors

We are an equal opportunity employer. STS participate in the E-Verify Program.

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