Company: GAF Buildings Materials Corp. of America
Posted on: June 10, 2021
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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
technicians 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 technicians through direct leadership and coordination
with production department in a highly involved work place.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Supervise maintenance technicians 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 time frame
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 deficiencies found are resolved or appropriately
communicated. Ensure maintenance technicians are well trained,
involved, and committed to meeting department expectations
including following all safety requirements.
- 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 techs and track vacation as well as floating holidays
based on work requirements. Provide direct input in the hiring of
maintenance technicians and assist with interviews for other
positions such as engineers. Identify continuing or new training
requirements for the department.
- 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. Visit
other GAF facilities and/or equipment supplier locations to learn
about new machinery and maintenance needs. Communicate project
plans and progress to the maintenance department and be a conduit
for maintenance employee suggestions and concerns. Ensure
maintenance technicians understand changes that will result from
- A HS Diploma or equivalent [Technical school
training/diploma/certification preferred] with at least 5+ years
practical experience as a mechanic or electronic technician in a
high volume manufacturing operation, preferably continuous
- 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 procedure.
- 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, and the ability to
- Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional
climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and
- Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication
as well as communication through automated devices such as the
- Occasionally operate business machines.
We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer
competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all
full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal
opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be
affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment
opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital
status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have
a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please
let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be
eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored
visa (work permit).
Keywords: GAF Buildings Materials Corp. of America, Rock Hill , Supervisor Maintenance, Other , Chester, South Carolina
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