Maintenance Facilities Supervisor
Johns Manville - Etowah, TN

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Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance / Facilities Supervisor.

The Etowah, TN plant houses one major furnace. Molten glass is produced with the furnace and converted to a continuous filament fiber. The fiber is chopped to a prescribed length and then used in various processes in the building industry. There are two glass mat lines.

Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify under our relocation policy.

Supervise production equipment maintenance program including evaluation of predictive maintenance data, scheduling and conducting preventative maintenance activities.

Supervise and maintain all utility services including water, gas, steam, electricity, roads, sewage, railroad spur tracks, and truck shop.

Manage operations within budget; assist in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement.

Develop and administer material and labor usage controls.

Participate in plans to improve productivity, cost reduction and energy conservation and development; work with internal departments, such as, Purchasing, and Transportation in maintaining services for the plant.

Represent the company’s position and interest effectively in dealings with outside contractors, vendors, and engineering consultants.

Provide technical training and guidance to maintenance management and team members.

Coordinate and be responsible for fire protection and prevention.

Implement maintenance improvement programs required to meet OSHA/JM safety requirements.

Lead Departmental Safety efforts

Coordinate hazardous materials handling and disposal.

Benchmarking with other JM facilities or other relevant facilities.

BS Engineering, preferably mechanical or equivalent experience with Electrical or Mechanical background.

Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience

5+ years experience in supervisory and leadership.

Experience in direct supervision of maintenance and exposure to manufacturing facilities shipping/receiving, safety and quality.

Solid knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental, safety, and industrial hygiene laws and regulations.

Solid knowledge of current raw materials technology.

Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.

Ability to analyze and resolve problems.

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to recruit, train, and develop employees to assure operational flexibility and responsiveness, and increase technical knowledge.

Ability to assist in budgetary process and administer programs to control material and labor costs.

Familiarity with plant cost accounting procedures.

Ability to work with plant engineers, vendors, contractors and others to complete approved projects.

Computer proficiency in software applications required for analyzing, monitoring, budgeting, and reporting.

Experience in preventative maintenance programs.

Experience and background in the operations, maintenance and support equipment and systems. (including utility services)

Additional consideration given for:
Knowledge of CMMS or equivalent maintenance software

Continuous improvement knowledge and tools

Solid project management skills, with the ability to manage a large number of projects concurrently and handle complicated situations during critical projects.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

JM has a long history of sustainable efforts and strives to continually improve our sustainability practices through a focus on innovation, productivity and leadership that ensures we meet the needs of current stakeholders without sacrificing the needs of future generations. For additional information please read our

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Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial...