Reference : 560472

Maintenance Supervisor

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/12/2018

Position description

Supervises/plans the daily activities of skilled maintenance personnel and assists with maintenance project work as assigned.  Provides leadership in safety, quality, housekeeping and cost reduction.  Supervisor is held accountable to ensure maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with all environmental, health, and safety requirements, policies, and procedures. Position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.


  • Organize and structure planned and unplanned repairs and preventive maintenance routines in a manner that will ensure efficient operation of equipment and plant operating systems.
  • Provides input into planning and scheduling of projects.
  • Responsible for planning, evaluating organizing, and implementing assigned installation, maintenance and repair activities and coordinating with other departments to assure minimum downtime for production and maximum safety of employees.
  • Performs root-cause analysis, as well as, implement sustainable countermeasures on losses related to maintenance.
  • Ensures Preventive Maintenance (PM) is accomplished in a timely manner and are to a high standard of quality.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating and maintenance procedures, and work instructions.
  • Communicate expectations, measure and assess employee performance, provide coaching and development opportunities of maintenance crews.

Directly supervisor the hourly maintenance employees during a 24 hour continuous operation in the improvement and maintenance of plant equipment, building, machinery, and utilities.


  • Requires a technical diploma or degree in the fields of engineering or manufacturing that provides thorough knowledge of the skills utilized in manufacturing improvement activities.  Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Requires change management, methodical/analytical problem solving and employee leadership skills with the ability to effectively apply those skills in a manufacturing facility.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of organization.
  • High level of knowledge and experience in maintaining production/process equipment of rotary, web and continuous operations.
  • Understanding of computer systems and programs with working knowledge of SAP preferred.
  • Supervisory experience and 5-7 years of work related experience in a lean manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with continual improvement tools such as LEAN, TPM and Six Sigma desired.
  • Ability to lead small to medium sized cross functional teams under high pressure environments.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001, and OHSAS 18001 is a plus.

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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