Maintenance Supervisor Job

Maintenance Supervisor 
Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%


Armstrong World Industries, Inc., has an opening for a Maintenance Team Manager. This position manages and coordinates all maintenance related activities for a 24/7 manufacturing facility. Responsibilities include managing the day to day activities of multi-craft maintenance employees and contractors in routine predictive and preventative equipment maintenance, manufacturing equipment repairs and improvements and ensuring quality work output and equipment uptime and efficiency.


In this role, you will engage with maintenances employees and contractors to drive safe work practices through the use of risk assessments, risk identification and risk mitigation tools. The Maintenance Supervisor develops and recommends cost reduction opportunities, investigates production problems to include root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and counsels plant staff on potential solutions.


Key Responsibilities of the Maintenance Team Manager:

  • Promoting safety among employees and contractors and contributes ideas on safety improvements and OSHA requirements
  • Performing safety risk assessments with maintenance employees, ensure the timely completion of safety work orders, coach and monitor all direct reports on safe work practices
  • Promoting safe work practices in a zero accident culture
  • Managing and improving equipment performance, reliability, and uptime by assigning work in accordance with craftsperson’s capability; provide special instructions as advisable
  • Supervising assigned employees and handle daily personnel problems
  • Working with production personnel in planning and executing downday activities and maximizing opportunity time for production lines
  • Consulting with other engineering staff on more complex problems; observe workmanship and efficiency of work force and correct deficiencies as needed
  • Developing and leading predictive and preventive maintenance protocols
  • Coordinating operation, maintenance, and repair activities to obtain optimum utilization of machines and equipment
  • Participating in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement efforts for the plant and division
  • Promoting an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Supporting capital project design and cost estimates
  • Developing crew work schedules, organize capital work orders and preventive maintenance schedules and handle emergencies as they arise
  • Working with planner(s) in determining schedules, procuring materials and tools, evaluating work orders, and coordinating work being done by outside contractors
  • Will be required to carry a cell phone and be on call on scheduled basis


Required Qualifications for the Maintenance Team Manager:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5+ years of work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of production and/or maintenance supervision experience 
  • High degree of proficiency in: mechanical and electrical equipment repair, maintenance protocols and troubleshooting equipment problems
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management system and work order process
  • Proven ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and to drive cost reduction and process improvement projects
  • Ability to manage maintenance contractors and vendors
  • Knowledge of preventive and predictive maintenance technology
  • Proven leadership skills necessary to facilitate a safe work environment


Desired Qualifications for the Maintenance Team Manager:

  • BS degree in engineering or technical field
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, 5S and process improvement initiatives 
  • Experience working in a unionized environment






About the Location (Marietta, PA)


Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta sits on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River.  It is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Why Armstrong?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.  With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture. 

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. 


Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


Armstrong will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Armstrong's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong employee is authorized to bind Armstrong to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Armstrong, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Full time
Marietta, Pennsylvania 17547, US