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Supervisor Maintenance


Chester, VA, US, 23237

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Climate and Sustainability Technologies segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion. 


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title:  Supervisor, Maintenance

Location:  Chester, VA


What we are looking for:


The Supervisor, Maintenance provides leadership to team leads and a team of hourly skilled employees, ensuring the team meets repairs safely, on time, and to established quality standards. This position will be responsible for routine maintenance support to the operations departments in a highly automated environment.


What you will be responsible for in this role:


  • Hires and trains maintenance department staff.
  • Organizes and oversees the schedules and work of maintenance staff.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive. 
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.  
  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the maintenance department.
  • Evaluates systems or facilities to determine maintenance or repairs that need to be performed.
  • Assesses building systems to plan work assignments and project schedules.
  • Develops maintenance procedures and schedules.
  • Ensures maintenance and repair work is completed correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Assists with departmental budget estimates and costs of specific repair projects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:


  • Extensive knowledge of building systems such as plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to identify issues and determine repairs that are needed.
  • Ability to plan maintenance schedules for building systems.
  • Excellent supervisory skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a leadership position (team lead, team captain, supervisor, shift lead, etc.)
  • At least five years of maintenance experience required.
  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics.


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Two years’ experience with 5S/6S, Lean/Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to interact and work effectively with employees at levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be willing to work extended and/or weekend hours when required.
  • 10 + years of Maintenance Leadership
  • Experience in robotics (Fanuc) and PLC Programming with Allen Bradley systems


To be a great fit for the role, you should have the following competencies:


  • Customer Focus
  • Resourcefulness
  • Directs Work
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Drives Results
  • Collaborates
  • Manages Conflict
  • Values Differences
  • Builds Effective Teams
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Drives Engagement
  • Instills Trust
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays










The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Maintenance, Manager, Power Systems, Management, Manufacturing, Energy

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