Owens Corning – Maintenance Supervisor EDMONTON

Job ID 56059


This position will lead the Primary Maintenance Team comprised of maintenance millwrights and electricians.  The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for building a culture based on an unconditional commitment to safety and is accountable to deliver stable and reliable plant operations.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervising, training, development, and engagement of all maintenance employees.

The maintenance Supervisor’s top priorities are to achieve zero safety incidents, achieve high equipment availability, and meet all financial targets for maintenance impacted costs.  The maintenance Supervisor manages over $200MM worth of assets at the Edmonton manufacturing plant.

Reports to: Edmonton Plant Maintenance Leader and will be a member of the Plant Maintenance Team.

Span of Control:  The Edmonton Plant has approximately 23 maintenance employees with two manufacturing lines.


Live the Owens Corning Safety Stand- Living Safely

  • Ensures a safe and environmentally compliant workplace where safety is the first priority.
  • Sustainability and Environmental Compliance / Stewardship
  • Leads and supports the execution of safety initiatives and processes that drive to zero safety incidents
  • Trains and develops employees to safely perform their jobs
  • Safety metrics – RIR, 1st aids, Near Misses, Pre-task safety planning, SAFE / C6, Risk profile reduction, safety training

Development and Execution of Plant Maintenance Strategy

  • Delivers on  Performance Objectives for the Plant Maintenance Department
  • Develops and Leads the TPM PM pillar
  • Leads hourly maintenance employees to best-in-class safety and machine performance
  • Maintains plant maintenance operational costs.  Identify opportunities to enhance efficiencies, streamline processes and leverage resources in order to improve cost structure
  • Effectively collaborates and builds strong relationships with the plant production and technical teams
  • Responsible for the development and execution of the plant maintenance budget, plant capital budget, maintenance department manpower planning and maintenance overtime costs.

Drives Elimination of Unplanned Down Time and Improved Asset Life Cycle Cost

  • Execute and continuously improve the maintenance work management system (RWP)
  • Conduct Root Cause Failure Analysis on chronic maintenance issues or repairs
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement efforts to improve productivity and reduce risk within a facility
  • Gathers and examines cost/performance data through data bases, field information, CMMS system and other data sources to build plant actions and priorities
  • Defines, develops, monitors, and refines asset maintenance strategies
  • Partners with other TPM pillars to support the plant TPM program
  • Teaching and training of PM Pillar and reliability concepts/tools/methodologies

Leading and Developing Talent

  • Builds and leads effective teams who are aligned on goals, increase plant performance and work together to win
  • Leads hourly employees talent development and training.  Builds an open, trusting environment that promotes listening, respect, winning, and fun
  • Communicates effectively throughout the plant and ensures people have the right information to win.
  • Ensures team have the skills and capabilities to be successful
  • Holds people accountable and coaches to high standards and expected performance
  • Attracts, develops and retains the very best talent
  • Invests in the growth and development of identified high potential talent



  • Around 3-7 years of industrial manufacturing/maintenance assignments and experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering, Science, Operations or Business
  • High working knowledge of common CMMS systems,
  • SAP experience


  • Working experience and application of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance)
  • Condition based monitoring technologies like vibration, thermography, ultrasonic, motor circuit analysis, tribology
  • Reliability tools such as: Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Hazard and Operability Analysis (HazOp), Weibull Analysis
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)
  • Certified Reliability Supervisor (CRL)
  • Controls and Automation – Experience in transforming plants to an increasingly automated manufacturing environment


  • Able to engage and care for people starting with safety
  • Excellent at listening, following up on commitments, and building strong teams
  • Strong process, engineering and technical abilities
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities or projects at one time


About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company’s three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company’s customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.



Posted on

April 26, 2021