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Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Maintenance Supervisor

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Job ID 58623


Working with exceptional people is how we have created and maintained a strong product pipeline for over 80 years. Bring your skills to Owens Corning and be part of our difference.


We are a company that is global in scope and human in scale. What does that mean? It’s simple, really. While we’re a large, international organization that’s leading the way, we never lose sight of the talented people who power our success. After all, their ideas, drive, and expertise enable us to develop, manufacture, and market insulation, roofing, and composites that make the world a better place. Here, you can make more possible every day.


Making an impact across the world hinges on being able to operate on a global scale. Around the world, you’ll find Owens Corning employees bringing their inspiration, curiosity, and dedication to creating materials that make a positive difference to the planet. For you, our global perspective and impact could mean opportunities to grow and expand your expertise in ways you’ve only ever imagined.


The Maintenance Supervisor will work with maintenance leadership, operations, and engineering to develop both short-term and long-term maintenance strategies to ensure the safety, reliability, and performance of all plant equipment. The successful candidate will meet these objectives by providing leadership, coaching and direction to the mechanical and electrical trade teams. The Maintenance Supervisor is essential to the success of the facility through the planning and coordination of the   preventative maintenance programs as well as leading the tactical response and troubleshooting of unplanned upset conditions.


Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 7 am to 3 pm

Reports to: Maintenance Leader


Live and Lead with Safety First

  • Demonstrate a commitment to employee health and safety, particularly through a commitment to zero injuries, awareness of hazards, and a strong understanding of legislative requirements in all aspects of the operation
  • Ensuring equipment operates in a safe and expected manner for all operators will be a key deliverable
  • Working with Supervisors, Engineers and Employees in responding to safety concerns or improvement activity
  • Ensure teams are assessing and controlling potential hazards and risk through effective pre-task planning
  • Lead and administer the facility loss prevention programs

Deliver on Operating Efficiency 

  • Actively support a “ZERO breakdown” culture within the facility
  • Keep plant operational and leadership team fully apprised of investments and/or resources required to ensure all utility and equipment/systems are operating in optimal condition
  • Work with Predictive Maintenance assets (internal and external) to eliminate failures that can be predicted utilizing predictive testing data analysis, infrared thermography, oil analysis, and ultrasonic leak detection equipment
  • Coordinate the activity of the maintenance group as well as contractors in the planning and execution of the monthly shutdown activities in our main production line.
  • Train trades and operators on key inspection, cleaning, and lubrication practices required on all critical utility and mechanical equipment
  • Work with different vendors to ensure our purchased equipment, storeroom parts, and contracted labour contracts places our facility in the most cost-competitive situation
  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations, quality, and/or safety goals by usage of methodical problem-solving techniques.
  • Identifying and requesting capital funding for equipment, modifications, etc.

Build Team Trust and Unity

  • Puts people first, supports and actively helps others
  • Collaborative and inclusive when making decisions
  • Challenges respectfully, holds oneself and others accountable
  • Results driven, able to get tasks completed, with a right the first-time mindset
  • Takes personal responsibility for quality work delivered
  • Provide leadership and direction to maintenance groups to optimize their effectiveness, efficiency, and results while ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate good listening skills to ensure that concerns, suggestions, questions, and problems of direct reports are understood and adequately addressed in a timely manner
  • Creation and advancement of training activities for all maintenance team members
  • Be able to support team after-hours on troubleshooting equipment/process issues that require additional expertise or knowledge.


  • Technical background with trade certification, or other applicable post-secondary program
  • 7 - 10 years manufacturing experience in a maintenance, electrical, and/or reliability role
  • People leadership/supervisory experience
  • Experience with Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) methodology and implementation and/or Lean certification preferred.


  • Ability to organize and lead multi-functional teams to achieve plant objectives
  • Utilizing data and data collection systems, and lean methodology for problem-solving and decision-making to eliminate manufacturing losses and unnecessary costs
  • Able to create and implement strategic operations plans
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization
  • MRP system experience and understanding
  • Microsoft Office suite capability
  • Engineering drawing software experience a plus
  • General understanding of PLC systems
  • Understanding and knowledge of mechanical drive systems, pneumatic systems, and hydraulic systems


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. For more information, please visit  Our compensation and benefits are competitive.

The Numbers:

  • 67 Consecutive years as a FORTUNE® 500 company
  • $7.1 BILLION dollars in 2020 sales revenue
  • 19 Thousand employees plus 1 PINK PANTHER
  • 33 COUNTRIES where we proudly operate in


By focusing on creating inclusive teams, building a sense of community, attracting a diverse workforce, and recognizing achievements in diversity, we are strengthening our commitments to our business, our customers, and each other.

At Owens Corning it’s our people that make the difference. We foster an inclusive environment where all Owens Corning employees are heard and appreciated for the value each distinct voice brings to the team. Each employee has the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, learn from one another and maximize the potential of a global workplace.


Owens Corning is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made.



About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 20,000 employees in 33 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2021 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit

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.

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