• MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (Reliability) - Carleton, MI

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2018-2148
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Guardian Industries is a diversified, global company with a vision to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian Glass is a leading international manufacturer of float, value-added coated, and fabricated glass products and solutions for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass applications. SRG Global is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of advanced, high value coatings on plastics for the automotive and commercial truck industries, providing solutions for greater surface durability, structural integrity, functionality, vehicle efficiency and design flexibility. Guardian Building Products is a leading U.S. based distributor of specialty building products. For more information, visit



    Guardian offers an entrepreneurial environment for results-oriented individuals with a unique culture that focuses on results, playing to win and rewarding employees for their commitment to excellence. We are presently recruiting for Maintenance Supervisors.


    Must be a US Citizen or current Green Card Holder - Must have a 4-year College Degree, preferably in a related academic discipline.


    The position will be responsible for the following:


    • Working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electronic components like Variable speed frequency drives, UPS and automated systems including robotics.
    • Work to support and troubleshoot issues with control systems including PLC programming, and interface systems to PLC’s such as MMI, SCADA and other.
    • Knowledge of machinery and equipment in relation to layouts and engineering drawings.
    • Understanding of electrical systems and equipment such as motors, motor control centers, transformers, switchgears, control equipment, process instrumentation, HVAC systems, Utility systems and water treatment process.
    •  Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude.
    • Knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations including product and employee safety, and OSHA standards.
    • Proven track record of cost control and continuous improvement in your department.
    • Provide leadership and direction to the safety of all employees and visitors to the facility
    • Lead, track and improve performance on key location goals and objectives
    • Develop crew members for improving individual and organization performance
    • Lead performance management and corrective action processes for assigned crew
    • Continuously improve plant performance through process improvements and lean manufacturing.
    • Maintain our plant’s union-free status through the use of positive employee relations
    • Collaborate with other departments (e.g. Sales, Scheduling, Warehouse, Shipping, etc.) to optimize production requirements
    • Work with upstream & downstream people & processes to exceed customer expectations


    The background and experience requirements for this position are as follows:


    • Must Have a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
    • 2-5 years of experience within a manufacturing setting
    • Willing to work 12-hour rotating shift schedule.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to coordinate with other departments and managers.
    • Demonstrate leadership skills and experience.
    • Ability to work effectively and communicate across multiple levels.
    • Demonstrated success in measuring and improving processes to meet organization goals
    • Demonstrated experience in leading positive employee relations in order to maintain a union-free environment
    • Proficiency using MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    What do we have to offer?

    Why work for Guardian?


    • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
    • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
    • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
    • Competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%.


    For more information about Guardian Industries Corp., visit us at


    Guardian Industries Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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