Maintenance Supervisor

Saint-Gobain North America



Fremont, CA


Position summary

Position Description

Job Summary

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.

What’s the job?

Supervises the daily activities of skilled maintenance personnel and assists with maintenance project work as assigned. Provides leadership in safety, quality, housekeeping and cost reduction. Promotes positive employee relations throughout the maintenance organization. Supervisor is held accountable to ensure maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with all environmental, health, and safety requirements, policies, and procedures. This position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

  • Responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing, and implementing assigned installation, maintenance and repair activities and coordinating with other departments to assure minimum downtime for production and maximum safety of employees.

  • Performs root cause analysis as well as implements sustainable countermeasures on losses related to maintenance.

  • Ensures Preventive Maintenance (PM) is accomplished in a timely manner and are to a high standard of quality.

  • Requires change management, methodical/analytical problem solving and employee leadership skills with the ability to effectively apply those skills in a leadership capacity.

Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • Experience as a Maintenance Supervisor or lead in a manufacturing environment for 3 years or more.

  • A technical diploma or degree is preferred in the fields of engineering or manufacturing, including; mechanical, electrical, industrial that provides a thorough knowledge of the skills utilized in manufacturing improvement activities.

  • Supervisory experience and 5 prior years of related work experience in a lean manufacturing environment preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience building and leading teams with a track record of success, along with the ability to develop and implement action plans.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of the organization. Working knowledge of electrical systems, a plus. Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001, is a plus, including continual improvement tools such as Lean Manufacturing, TPM, and Six Sigma.

  • High level of knowledge and understanding of computer systems and programs, especially proficient in Microsoft Office applications, e-mail and Internet access navigation. Experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Preferably with knowledge of or experience with the following equipment or systems Siemens, and Allen Bradley VFDs , Positive displacement pumps, Conveying systems, Allen Bradley PLCs, Web based manufacturing process, Coating systems, Rotary cutting, Variable drives, Load cell systems, Air compressors, Thermal Fluids, Automation, Batch processing, Advanced knowledge of troubleshooting and maintaining electrical & mechanical equipment such as motors, gearboxes, mechanical drive systems, bearings, chains, sprockets, belts etc.

Additional Description

Certain states require pay information be provided in job postings. Saint-Gobain aims to deliver a comprehensive Total Rewards package to support our employees’ wellbeing and help improve daily life for themselves and their families. We believe in the importance of pay transparency in what we offer prospective candidates and provide the national pay range for this position which is $77,400 to $121,100 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for an annual bonus. The targeted bonus amount is 10% of base salary based on company and individual performance measures. The Total Target Cash range (base pay and annual bonus) for this position, is $85,100 to $132,100. Bonus payments are part of variable compensation and by nature can vary based on company and individual performance and is not a guarantee.

Employees have the flexibility to choose the benefits that best fit their individual needs.

  • Health and Wellbeing – Supporting your wellbeing, to thrive in life and work.
    o Medical, Prescription Drug, Vision, and Dental Insurance
    o Healthcare Saving Account and Flexible Spending Account options
    o LiveWell Wellness Program
    o Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    o Paid Time Off and Paid Parental Leave

  • Retirement and Protection - Helping to make the future life you want a reality.
    o 401(k) with Company Match, Retirement Accumulation Plan (RAP), Cash Balance Pension Plan
    o Company-provided Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-Term Disability
    o Voluntary employee and dependent life insurance, Long-Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance

  • Additional Benefits – Helping shape the experience and impact you want
    o Commuter Benefits
    o Group Legal
    o Identity Theft Protection
    o Auto and Home Insurance
    o Pet Insurance and Discounts
    o Back-up Child & Elder Care
    o PerkSpot Employee Discount Program

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Why you should apply for a job to Saint-Gobain North America:

  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.8/5 in supportive management

  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 100% would recommend this company to other women

  • 91% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Parental leave for both parents

  • Enhanced fertility and gender reassignment services

  • Eligibility for domestic partner benefits