putting a roof over your head is the foundation of our business. As
we continue to pursue the excellence that has led us to the top, one
thing is constant- it’s all the best in the industry, and
it’s made by the best people in the
products have been designed and made for more than 125 years by
talent and innovation emanating from the minds of its employees. All
3,200 of us are champions of our values, some of which include
innovation, safety, quality, and integrity, and we work for a company
that rewards us for it. That’s why we’ve grown into a $3
billion leader in the building materials industry.
your future as we build the American dream - one roof at a
The Maintenance Supervisor will help manage the repair, alteration
and preventative maintenance of the plant to improve the productivity
of the operation. He/She will supervise maintenance team in order to
get both planned and unplanned maintenance needs completed in an
efficient and effective manner. In conjunction with the Maintenance
Planner, is responsible for balancing priorities, manpower, material,
and equipment availability to develop department and individual work
schedules. Is responsible for safety, quality of work, and
productivity of the maintenance team through direct leadership and
coordination with production department in a highly involved work
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Supervise maintenance team and work performed by contractors.
Manage planned and unplanned maintenance work and jobs for both daily
work and maintenance outages. Provide on-the-spot, on-the-job
equipment-related expertise and technical guidance. Enhance
communication and coordination between maintenance and other
departments, especially the production department.
- Effectively manages the utilization of planned maintenance
hours to maximize machine line efficiency and production volumes.
Actively participate in the planning, coordination, and
implementation of maintenance activities to ensure they are
consistently successfully completed in the allotted timeframe while
ensuring the work completed allows for excellent machine reliability.
Follow up on issues that did not go as planned during shutdowns and
implement methods to prevent future occurrences.
- Provide a safe work place through adherence to company safety
policy, housekeeping and defined standards of training. Lead
maintenance department safety meetings. Monitor compliance to safety
policies and procedures, conduct inspections of plant areas, and
ensure deiciencies found are resolved or appropriately communicated.
Ensure maintenance technicians are well trained, involved, and
committed to meeting department expectations including following all
- Provide leadership in department and administrative support
required to be an effective supervisor. Observe employee work skills
and provide on-the-job training, tutoring and coaching. Suggest ways
to improve methods, procedures and work practices. Address
performance issues promptly and in a fair and consistent manner and
provide effective and timely feedback using the performance
evaluation process. Schedule work days and off days of maintenance
team and track vacation as well as floating holidays based on work
requirements. Provide direct input in the hiring of maintenance team
members and assist with interviews for other positions as
appropriate. Identify continuing or new training requirements for the
- Support department expense target goals by minimizing
maintenance costs without negatively impacting operating results.
Support efforts to minimize cost for major repair items and efforts
to minimize purchased maintenance costs by utilizing company
personnel for maintenance and capital projects versus using outside
contractors whenever possible. Evaluate alternative parts or new
suppliers to improve costs. Identify shop and fabrication work
opportunities that can be performed in house versus being completed
by outside resources.
- Support efforts for the large capital projects within the
plant. Participate in maintenance efforts to review equipment design,
layout, and safety related aspects of new equipment. Communicate
project plans and progress to the maintenance department and be a
conduit for maintenance employee suggestions and concerns. Ensure
maintenance team members understand changes that will result
from new equipment.
An associates degree is required in Applied Sciences,
Engineering, Maintenance, or Logistics with at least 5+ years
practical experience as a mechanic or electronic technician in a high
volume manufacturing operation, preferably continuous process.
Intermediate proficiency using root cause analysis to troubleshoot
and solve problems, proficiency in electrical distribution
systems and instrumentation, proficiency in PLC programming,
debugging and troubleshooting. Candidate must be able to maintain
electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems as well as have
intermediate proficiency using variable frequency drives and AC &
DC drives. Should have knowledge of rotating equipment, machine
design, bearings and lubrication. Ability to read blueprints,
schematics, shop drawings, and sketches is required and the candidate
must be familiar with standard manufacturing concepts, practices, and
Regularly lift and/or move up to 10
pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to climb
ladders and/or stairs.
Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
ability to adjust focus and differentiate color.
sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping,
kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing.
Oral and auditory
capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as
communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
Occasionally operate business machines.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including
401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition
reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our
employees are our greatest resource.
GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed
to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.
Building Materials Corporation of America (BMCA), doing business as GAF Materials, wants to keep your roof looking spiffy. BMCA, which deals...