Reference : 567357

Maintenance Supervisor

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/25/2019

Position description

The incumbent is responsible for executing the department, plant, and company vision, mission, values, and objectives. The incumbent will provide leadership and direction to assigned hourly employees for the mechanical and electrical installation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of plant equipment, buildings, machinery, etc.  The incumbent will be a leader of Professional Maintenance oriented improvement projects exploiting World Class Manufacturing tools, techniques and principles.


  • Responsible and accountable for executing maintenance activities safely.  Will follow and teach safety systems and procedures to employees and contractors.  Will perform regular safety audits
  • Responsible for selecting, training, and scheduling direct reports for work assignments
  • Responsible and accountable for scheduling and executing installation, maintenance and repair activities
  • Responsible for coordinating maintenance activities among plant departments minimizing downtime
  • Ensure PM’s are accomplished on time and to a high standard of quality
  • Plan for, utilize, and monitor outside contractors as necessary
  • Utilize and train SAP and other computer applications as required
  • Drive, support, and expand the use of WCM tools in the department


  • Develop and improve written maintenance tasks
  • Maintains various departmental records, files, reports and ledgers.
  • Responsibly use and reconcile company purchasing card and assigned IT equipment
  • Actively engage in WCM projects as assigned


  • Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in an engineering discipline or 5 years equivalent maintenance experience in an industrial setting
  • Core competencies include a passion for detail, effective verbal and written communication skills, teaming skills, listening skills, ability to organize and retrieve information, and to handle people tactfully and effectively in situations involving various educational and employment levels
  • Requires 3-5 years direct maintenance supervisory experience in an industrial environment 
  • Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook/e-mail.
  • Must be able to learn and effectively use SAP and Kronos timekeeping software.
  • Must be adaptable to changing work environments and requirements.
  • Experience with 5S, conditioned based maintenance techniques, and lean manufacturing (preferred).


  • Responsible and accountable for labor and material budget


  • Direct and daily supervision of 10 – 15 hourly craft persons in a union shop.


  • Manufacturing plant environment with exposure to dust, chemicals, temperature changes and noise. 
  • Minimum of 40 hours per week, additional hours determined by work flow and project demand. Plant is a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation.


  • Must be able to spend significant amount of time on plant floor. 
  • Job requires bending, stooping, climbing, entering confined spaces, navigating rough terrain and infrequent lifting of up to 75lbs. 
  • Must be able to wear mandated personal protective equipment for areas accessed.

The above declarations are not intended to be all-inclusive of this position’s duties, responsibilities and requirements to do this job. They are intended only to describe it general nature.                          

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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