Plant Engineer & Maintenance Manager

Position Description

Job Summary

Position Summary:

CertainTeed Siding, one of the business units within the Saint-Gobain family of companies, has created a new and exciting role within their new location in Quakertown, PA. The 60,000 square foot location, which manufactures Siding’s newest line of products, would love for the right engineer, with a passion for sustainability and safety, to join their team as a Plant Engineer & Maintenance Manager. The Plant Engineer & Maintenance Leader is responsible for facilitating engineering projects, the reliability centered maintenance strategy/implementation, and the management of the spare parts inventory for the Quakertown site. This role is a senior leader within the plant and is therefore responsible for supporting the creation of a culture of excellence for safety, product quality, customer service, and overall cost for the plant. The Plant Engineer & Maintenance Leader will report to the Plant Manager.


  • Manage the capital budget for the plant. Assure proper input is given to the plan and is strategic in nature for all aspects of the building and equipment as well as future expansion.
  • Lead/write AR’s related to all initiatives following CertainTeed protocol with purchasing and finance.
  • Lead the commissioning and startup of new equipment, the removal of obsolete equipment, and the transfer and or refurbishing of equipment selected for repurposing.
  • Create and implement a strategic plan for a Reliability Centered Maintenance approach to the plant.
  • Participates in self-development activities and training of others, inclusive of use of basic hand tools such as but not limited to electrical testing meters, grinders, drills, hand saws; and basic machine shop tools such as drill presses, power band saws, sanders, and other related tools.
  • Participate with department budget preparation and track expenses. Keep applicable records of safety, production and maintenance reports, performance, and overtime.
  • Promote and facilitate team based initiatives that continuously improve safety, product quality, production processes, delivery to our customers, and cost performance.
  • Train, challenge, and motivate employees to ensure understanding and compliance with Federal, State, Company and Plant Policies regarding safety, conduct, product quality, production, operator based care, and process troubleshooting.
  • Promote an atmosphere of continuous improvement toward safety, quality, customer service and productivity with focus and the initiation cost reductions, process improvements and any other site improvements.
  • Promote and facilitate Site improvement opportunities, with a focus on project management, Kaizen events, and WCM projects.
  • Immediately, correct or report unsafe acts or conditions through appropriate channels of resolution.
  • Manage incident investigations, review corrective action plan, recommend appropriate course of action, and oversee implementation. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering or Electrical Controls and or Instrumentation discipline. A Master of Science degree in a related field a plus, but not required.
  • Associate Degree or equivalent in Electrical Technology, Electrical Controls, Electrical Process Instrumentation or equivalent extensive and pertinent experience.
  • 10-15 years’ experience within operations in a manufacturing environment, inclusive of infrastructure improvement.
  • The role requires professionalism and a strong degree of diplomacy, especially under “fire-fighting” scenarios. 
  • The role requires long-range vision (for both planning and consequence analysis). 
  • MS Office applications experience required.

Company Summary

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Legal Statement

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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Plant Engineer & Maintenance Manager

Location: Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Posting Date: 01/13/2022

Job Code: USA00434

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