Reference : 577628

Maintenance & Engineering Manager

  • Technical Production
  • Canada
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/21/2020

Position description


The Maintenance & Engineering Manager provides leadership to the maintenance department through overseeing the development of technical maintenance systems and cultural growth of the team members. He/she is the PM Pillar Leader and is responsible for improving plant availability, asset utilization, efficiency and capability by implementing proven Professional Maintenance and Reliability Centered improvement processes.



  • To be the champion of Reliability Centered maintenance activities, utilizing the Professional Maintenance World Class Manufacturing techniques in driving equipment reliabilities to the highest possible levels
  • Oversight of the preventive/predictive maintenance systems/program development (including failure analysis and CMMS development) implemented, coached, monitored and continually improved. Ability to work within an SAP environment.
  • Provides leadership, through guidance and oversight, to the cultural and technical growth of the department team members. Motivates, coaches and develops a diverse, high performing and engaged team to meet established goals and build organizational capability and mindset to function within a Reliability Centred organization.
  • Provides technical guidance and coaching on technical problem solving through the use of WCM tools to ensure root cause of issues are identified, eliminated and sustained to improve equipment reliability and capability.
  • To manage the maintenance organization responsible for all plant physical assets including building, grounds, machinery and equipment.
  • To manage plant engineering activities, covering design, cost estimation, request submissions, selection/construction, and compliance with local, provincial and federal, safety, environmental, health and fire prevention standards.
  • Responsible for budget preparation, CAPEX planning and execution including department long range planning. Ensure SOX-compliant stores and work flow practices.
  • Collaborates with all plant and corporate functions in the coordination and scheduling of plant repairs, equipment modifications or installations; purchasing and accounting personnel on requisitions and capital request data; and corporate engineering on special projects.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering with P. Eng designation or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • 10+ years professional experience in progressive roles and knowledge of plant engineering/maintenance disciplines, such as automated control systems, programmable logic controllers, preferably in a continuous, 24/7 manufacturing environment.
  • Highly technical, Multi-product manufacturing experience.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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