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Maintenance Supervisor

at Johns Manville

Posted: 8/21/2019
Job Reference #: 5000520147506

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Insulation Systems

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The JM-Ruston facility is currently seeking to fill the position of Maintenance Supervisor. The purpose of the Maintenance Supervisor's role is to oversee the maintenance department responsible for all equipment, property, buildings and facilities within a manufacturing plant. The candidate performs the following duties while cooperating with all levels within the organization in support of the four Johns Manville core values: People, Passion, Performance and Protection:



  • Act as technical expert in regards to mechanical equipment

  • Supervise, set direction, and delegate daily work of assigned hourly mechanical and electrical employees to support the plant goals of safety, environmental and production

  • Lead safety process, training for crews and accident investigations

  • Monitor safety and environmental processes and compliance

  • Identify, isolate and facilitate resolution of maintenance performance issues such as quality of work and work efficiency

  • Troubleshoot process equipment operational problems and maintain, repair, and upgrade plant equipment

  • Identify and execute ways to track metrics of performance and improve production levels of employees

  • Facilitate training of maintenance personnel

  • Identify, implement, and maintain best maintenance and safety practices

  • Maintain and enforce good housekeeping strategies and methodologies

  • Oversee the maintenance scheduling and work order system

  • Manage the maintenance and operations of the mobile equipment fleet and storeroom inventory


    Requirements: (education, skills and abilities)

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related field preferred with a minimum of 5 years' experience managing an industrial maintenance hourly workforce

  • Experience in preventative and predictive maintenance with demonstrated success in increasing equipment reliability

  • Working knowledge of plant systems with the ability to troubleshoot and implement corrective actions (Solid)

  • Solid understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, air compressor systems, cutting/welding techniques, fluid dynamic systems, and metal fabrication

  • General knowledge of mobile equipment repair and hydraulics (Basic/Solid)

  • Working knowledge of SAP systems preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership skills (Basic/Solid)

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment (Solid)

  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally (Solid)

  • Willingness to respond to emergency situations outside normal work schedule

  • Manages a staff of 17 hourly employees, sets direction and deploys resources.

  • Responsible for performance evaluations, pay reviews, hiring, and terminating.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (Solid)