Maintenance Supervisor-2nd Shift Job

DATE: Jun 13, 2024

LOCATION: Newark, Ohio, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Newark, Ohio 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: No 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “$60,000 to $75,000” per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors

​What does it mean to work at Tectum, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries?

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. 



Under the general direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for: effective management and overall performance of the maintenance activities for the plant (includes manufacturing, shipping, warehouse, site building and grounds). Minimization of downtime in the facility to keep the plant running at optimal performance levels.  Utilizing preventative maintenance measures, planning and organization of project work, effective scheduling, and prioritization of activities to best meet business objectives.


What’s in it for you!

  • Be a trusted partner to the business
  • Networking and Relationship Building
  • Ability to be innovative and strategic
  • Manage Safety projects and initiatives
  • Dedicated training and development to help you grow in your role and beyond
  • Collaboration and an open friendly team environment.


What you’ll do

  • Provides direction and leadership to all maintenance personnel including support for maintenance on second shift.
  • Ensures the safety of the department as well as machines to ensure the safety of our plant personnel.
  • Owns meeting or exceeding established budgets for maintenance.
  • Supports capital project improvement work.
  • Maintains a PM program.
  • Reports downtime in the facility.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to maintenance employees.
  • Develops the skills and abilities of the maintenance staff.
  • Collaborates with Operations, Supply Chain, Safety, Finance, Product Development and HR Department as required.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises 4 hourly maintenance employees on second shift and 6 members of the cleaning staff.


What will make you successful

  • Understanding of safe work practices such as lock out/tag out, hot work permits, confined space entry and PPE.
  • Communication skills: ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to perform precision tasks, including alignments, using lasers, dial indicators, etc.
  • Ability to work from blueprints, sketches, samples, and written or verbal instructions to disassemble, assemble, install, adjust, or repair machinery and equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the repair and installation of mechanical equipment
  • Strong experience using predictive and preventive tools, diagnostic tools, and calibration tools.
  • Mechanical and electrical knowledge including the ability to read blueprints and technical instructions or data.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 5+ years of Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Experience disassembling, assembling, installing, or repairing such items as pumps, conveyors, gear reducers, several types of drive units, agitators, vacuum pumps, compressors, hydraulic cylinders, fans, heaters, chains, chain dogs, and hold-downs.
  • Experience working in and understanding computerized maintenance systems such as SAP PM.
  • SAP Maintenance module experience.


What will make you stand out

  • Experience supervising a unionized workforce
  • Knowledge of controls


Physical Demands

The physical requirements describes here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:  sit for prolonged periods; repetitive motion of hands/wrists/fingers; concentrate and repeat the same physical or mental activities over and over; think analytically and be exact or highly accurate; make decisions such as to identify complex problems, develop options and implement solutions; work in a team; ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADAAA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards; pay attention to and remember details; communicate effectively including active listening to understand points being made, and asking appropriate questions and not interrupting inappropriately; speak to convey information effectively; write to communicate effectively as appropriate for the needs of the audience; read to understand work related documents; move between different physical locations within and between buildings; and push, pull, carry and lift in the normal course of travel.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  1. Office Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. No PPE is required.
  2. Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to extreme cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools, and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Required PPE includes hard hat (when required), safety glasses, earplugs, steel toe/composite boots, and fall protection.





Why should you join Tectum, Inc., a subsidiary of 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 (Newark OH)

Tectum, Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of fifteen Armstrong plants in North America. Our Tectum manufacturing plant employs many people across 2 shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of our Tectum product.  With over 60 years of innovation and experience in reducing noise worldwide, our Tectum plant has the right product for your noise problem.

This position is located in beautiful and historical Newark, Ohio, the county seat of Licking County, 40 miles northeast of Columbus.  We also have another location in nearby Hebron. Licking County has lots to offer.  We have an abundance of parks including Newark Earthworks, the National Historic Landmark where visitors can explore 2,000-year-old geometric earthworks that served as both cathedral and astronomical observatories for the Hopewell Culture.   If you want to stay indoors, The Midland Theatre is a beautiful 1,200-seat theatre offers exciting and affordable family-friendly shows, legendary artists, world-class dance, and intimate stage-door performances.


Tectum Inc., a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, 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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