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GAF Maintenance Manager in Baltimore, Maryland

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At GAF, we cover more than just buildings. We cover each other. Under this roof, you will have the tools and resources you need to grow and develop in your career. You will experience our incredible culture and will be empowered to support your teammates, your customers, and especially your community. Under this roof, we define the future while leading the present through our deep well of experience and our responsibility to the future to drive improvements and innovation in our products. We are GAF. And under this roof, we protect what matters most.


The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for providing direction, coordination and support for the daily execution of the maintenance department’s operating plan with the primary objective of maintaining the Plant’s equipment and facilities. Maintenance manager is expected to ensure that all safe work practices are implemented and followed by the department and instill GAF’s safety culture into the daily work environment of the maintenance department by ensuring policies and procedures are followed using behavior based safety. The principal areas of responsibility are to provide technical and managerial leadership to the functions of equipment reliability, maintenance planning and scheduling, facility maintenance, training, computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), and root cause failure analysis.

Essential Duties

  • Manage daily maintenance operations through the Maintenance Supervisor and Sr. Maintenance Specialist. Establish work practices that optimize machine availability while also balancing costs. Selects and coordinates appropriate training materials and sessions to develop the skill level of maintenance personnel.

  • Directs and coordinates design, construction, and maintenance of equipment and machinery. Coordinate development, submission, and approval of annual capital plan. Establish criteria for capital project scope and scheduling standards. Support new product development and manufacturing with equipment/material development, installation and start-up. Performs all Mechanical and Electrical engineering jobs and/or designs as required. Monitor, define applicability, and implement necessary codes, standards, and regulatory requirements throughout the facility. Ensure that complete plant drawings exist and are kept up-to-date. Selects and troubleshoots mechanical equipment. Performs NFPA 70E tasks as required.

  • Establishes and administers preventive and predictive maintenance programs. Evaluate and design new equipment systems, and recommend modifications for continuous improvement in an effort to minimize cost, optimize maintenance and production capabilities, and enhance safety. Ensures compliance with all industry and company standard safety practices.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to climb ladders

  • Ability to Lift, Push, and/or Pull up to 50 pounds

Under This Roof, We Require

  • At least 5 years work experience in Manufacturing

  • Willingness to respond to after hour emergencies including weekends and holidays

Under This Roof, We Also Value

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering)

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of mechanical and electrical industrial systems and controls

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of maintenance best practices such as PM, PdM, RCA, maintenance planning, scheduling, work execution, & feedback systems

  • Intermediate to advanced budgeting, accounting, and finance skills

  • Intermediate project management

  • Advanced analytical and mathematical skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of vibration analysis and laser alignment

  • Ability to mentor and develop both salary and hourly department team members

  • Prior Maximo experience preferred

How We Protect What Matters Most

  • We offer a wide range of health insurance options that include medical, dental, and vision for you and your family.

  • Our Family-Building benefits support the many different journeys to fertility and parenthood.

  • Our robust 401K plan includes an employer match contribution with your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions.

  • Other exciting programs and perks are available to help employees achieve work-life balance, including (but not limited to) a wellness program, free financial coaching, a referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee’s primary residence.

  • Professional growth and development are very important to us! We offer internal training programs and courses, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program.

  • We put diversity and inclusion into action with our Employee Resource Groups, which unite employees based on common perspectives, identities, demographic factors, or out of a desire to be an ally.

GAF complies with federal, state, and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR Services at 833-HR-XPERT.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

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With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​