Reference : USA00274

Maintenance Manager

  • Technical Production
  • United States PORTLAND
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 01/04/2022

Position description


The Maintenance Manager position requires strong leadership skills, and the ability to interact with all departmental functions within the plant, including but not limited to, safety training, repair of equipment, predictive maintenance planning, and preventative maintenance of existing machines. The incumbent must exercise discretion when making decisions, and use independent judgment within policy and procedure guidelines. Requires use of Six Sigma analytical tools to assist in problem resolution relative to production needs, and thorough understanding of plant processes.  This position reports directly to the Plant Manager.


    • Manages preventative and reactive maintenance to optimize production efficiency while minimizing maintenance costs. Planning, scheduling, & budgeting maintenance activities.
    • Prepare and submit internal and external reports according to local and department requirements including capital appropriations, maintenance spending, and capital spending reports.
    • Responsibilities include a thorough knowledge of PLC's, AC/DC motors, and servo drives.
    • Assess current maintenance work processes, to optimize efficiency.
    • Use of data analysis to help prepare for and prevent future problems.
    • Create and implement measures to minimize breakdowns and repairs through continuous improvement.
    • Proactivity manages maintenance team and performs evaluations of team members to ensure quality of work and expectations are being met.
  • Must advise, counsel and coach effectively, utilize progressive discipline, taking corrective actions when warranted for team members.
  • Continually develops, trains and motivates direct reports to ensure an effective team that continuously works to upgrade skills and competencies.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of product manual and manufacture all products within specification.
  • Maintain communication with Plant Manager to assure production requirements are understood.
  • Provides input and collaboration as part of the plant operations management team.
  • Eliminate or control hazardous conditions resulting from human error, equipment, and machine operations, which may lead to human injury and or property damage.
  • Ensures compliance with all safety procedures establishes and promotes the maintenance of a safe, accident-free, and healthy work environment. Eliminate or control hazardous conditions resulting from human error, equipment, and machine operations, which may lead to human injury and or property damage.
  • Report all EH&S incidents – Injuries/Recordables, Near Misses, First Aid, Environmental and Property/Equipment Damage.
  • Ensure adherence to Waste Management and Recycling responsibilities.
  • Participate in Incident & Near Miss Investigations to determine root cause and corrective actions.
  • Participation in development and review of JSA/SOP’s.
  • Provide assistance to direct reports in reviewing accident investigations to reach root cause and determine corrective actions.
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering, OR ten (10) years of equivalent training and experience including supervisory
  • Experienced in troubleshooting process equipment, project management, and maintenance functions
  • Strong people development, leadership, and collaborative decision-making skills
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing and varying work requirements.
  • Experience with CMMS, WCM reliability-centered maintenance techniques, and lean manufacturing.
  • Understanding of OEE based metrics for monitoring and improving plant performance
  • Experience with facilities management. (including HVAC systems, cooling systems, and compressed gases)
  • Experience in building management and automated controls systems.
  • Experience in the management of Industrial projects related to facilities and equipment
  • Strong leadership skills and the capability to work closely with the operational teams at all levels
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments

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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