GAF Maintenance Supervisor in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Looking for a new challenge where your hard work and entrepreneurial spirit will gain you recognition and reward? Then look no further than GAF, a $3 billion company and the largest roofing manufacturer in North America.

At GAF, we’ve built one of the most dynamic, cutting-edge, and successful employee teams in the building products industry (and we’ve got the financial results to prove it!). Whether it’s in our Parsippany, NJ world headquarters, or at one of our more than 24 manufacturing plants, our standards are high and the opportunities for career advancement are limited only by your desire to succeed.

If you like the idea of working for a market-leading company, in a fast-paced environment where you can truly make a difference, then GAF may be the place for you.

The Maintenance Supervisor will help manage the repair, alteration and preventative maintenance of the plant to improve the productivity of the operation. He/She will supervise the maintenance employees in order to get both planned and unplanned maintenance needs completed in an efficient and effective manner. In conjunction with the Maintenance Planner, is responsible for balancing priorities, manpower, material, and equipment availability to develop department and individual work schedules. Is responsible for safety, quality of work, and productivity of the maintenance technicians through direct leadership and coordination with production department in a highly involved work place.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively manage the utilization of planned maintenance hours to maximize machine line efficiency and production volumes

  • Actively participate in the planning, coordination, and implementation of maintenance activities to ensure they are consistently successfully completed in the allotted timeframe while ensuring the work completed allows for excellent machine reliability

  • Suggest ways to improve methods, procedures, and work practices. Address performance issues promptly and in a fair and consistent manner and provide effective and timely feedback using the performance evaluation process

  • Manage planned and unplanned maintenance work and job for both daily work and maintenance outages. Provide on-the-spot, on-the-job equipment-related expertise and technical guidance

  • Provide input and feedback to the maintenance planner and storeroom personnel to refine/finalize labor, parts, priorities and methods

  • Ensure safety, quality, timeliness, cost and thoroughness of work performed.

  • Respond as first call-in contact for maintenance emergencies

  • Support department expense target goals by minimizing maintenance costs without negatively impacting operating results and support efforts to minimize cost for major repair


  • Must have High School diploma or a GED equivalent

  • Technical school training/diploma/certification/Engineering Degree preferred

  • 5+ years practical experience as a mechanic or electronic technician in high volume manufacturing operation, preferably continuous process

  • Proficiency using root cause analysis to troubleshoot and solve problems

  • Proficiency in electrical distribution systems and instrumentation

  • Must be able to maintain electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems as well as have intermediate proficiency using variable frequency drives and AC & DC drives

  • Should have knowledge of rotating equipment, machine design, bearings and lubrication

  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, shop drawings, and sketches is required

  • Must be familiar with standard manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedure.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource.

GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.

Requisition ID: 5521