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Maintenance Supervisor Job

DATE: Feb 28, 2023

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Marietta, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: No 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “$72,020.00 to $95,000” per year.  
Individual pay is based on location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors


What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, and many more. 
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 

As our Maintenance Supervisor, you will manage and coordinate all maintenance-related activities for a 24/7 manufacturing facility. Your responsibilities include supervising 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.


You will also engage with employees and contractors to drive safe work practices through the use of risk assessments, risk identification, and risk mitigation tools while developing and recommending cost reduction opportunities, investigating production problems to include root cause failure analysis (RCFA), and counseling plant staff on potential solutions.


Key Responsibilities of the Maintenance Supervisor:

  • Promoting safety among employees and contractors and contributing ideas on safety improvements and OSHA requirements
  • Performing safety risk assessments with maintenance employees, ensuring the timely completion of safety work orders, coaching, and monitoring 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 the craftsperson’s capability; providing special instructions as advisable
  • Supervising assigned employees and handling daily personnel problems
  • Working with production personnel in planning and executing down-day activities and maximizing opportunity time for production lines
  • Consulting with other engineering staff on more complex problems; observing workmanship and efficiency of the workforce and correcting 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, organizing capital work orders and preventive maintenance schedules, and handling emergencies as they arise
  • Working with a 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 a scheduled basis


Required Qualifications for the Maintenance Supervisor:

  • 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 systems 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 Supervisor:

  • BS degree in engineering or technical field
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, 5S, and process improvement initiatives 
  • Experience working in a unionized environment
  • Knowledge of work order systems (CMMS, SAP, etc.)




Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer 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.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Marietta PA)

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta has over 300 employees and is one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America. Sitting 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.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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