Reference : 583456

Engineering and Maintenance Manager

  • Technical Production
  • United States CLEARWATER
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/05/2020

Position description


If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

The Largo and Clearwater manufacturing facilities are 24/7 operations that has three Focus Factories to support.


Essential Functions

Essential Functions


  • Manages plant engineering activities related to capital expenditure covering design, cost estimation, request submissions, selection/construction, and compliance with local, state and federal environmental and fire prevention standards
  • Champions reliability pillar centered engineering activities, utilizing the Professional Maintenance World Class Manufacturing techniques in driving equipment reliabilities to the highest possible levels to eliminate upset conditions and losses
  • Communicates and works with internal contacts including, but limited to; all plant teams 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
  • Problem solves significant situations involving review of appropriate maintenance strategies, scheduling of preventative and predictive maintenance programs and the installation, modification and /or repair of equipment in a manner which will assure employee safety, minimize production downtime and assure consistent product quality.
  • Track and present all key performance indicators (KPIs), performance measures and PM activities
  • Provides coaching/mentoring and communicates performance updates and plans as directed
  • Models company Vision, Mission and Values and champions Organizational Health methods
  • Works in an effective and cross-functional manner with all members of the plant management team



World Class Manufacturing (WCM)

  • Continuous improvement activities to help reduce labor dependency while increasing department output. Plans, develops, and executes projects to reduce waste through improved manufacturing and process efficiency, using WCM methodologies
  • Pillar activities
  • Key Performance Indicator (KPI) management
  • Performance Control System (PCS) management
  • Lead and coach multifunctional Kaizen teams
  • Auditing of pillar and kaizens
  • Training



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field required.
  • 5+ years' experience Team Management Experience and Continuous improvement experience required.
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate a team.   Must be able to work well in a team environment, adapt to change and obtain the ability to directly influence in a positive manner.
  • Knowledge of ISO, GMP, and FDA requirements preferred
  • Continuous Improvement (WCM, Kaizen) green belt training or equivalent

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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