At Firestone Building Products, Nobody Covers You Better. You can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems, landscape and lining projects based on the specific results you need to achieve. We not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise; all backed by a brand you can trust.

Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.


Required Qualifications

  • Experience in robust reliability system building
  • Process Safety Management Experience
  • Electrical & PLC experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing engineering experience evaluating existing systems and implementing continuous improvements in a plant
  • Strong collaboration, influence, and change management skills
  • Excellent team and cross team building capabilities
  • Experience in project management and planning with strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications

  • 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Lean Manufacturing training and application experience in manufacturing
  • Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean Expert Certification
  • Multi-site continuous improvement leadership experience in one of the process industries (building materials, chemicals, consumer goods, etc.)
  • Experience managing productivity/ cost savings programs and delivering on savings targets
  • Expert with Minitab, SAP, trend analysis and data historian systems

Details include but are not limited to:

  • Provide proactive leadership and direction to the plant safety and 5S efforts. Serve as a key resource for safety related issues with the goal of sustained zero actual injuries to teammates
  • Maintain steadfast environmental regulatory compliance
  • Provide leadership, coaching and direction to the Maintenance Department in all aspects of their work specifically through Gemba walks and observations
  • Provide leadership in the development of Maintenance PM’s and working standards and in training teammates to utilize consistently
  • Lead continued improvement in teammate relations both within department and cross functionally
  • Develop Maintenance Technician training program to build capabilities for new and existing teammates
  • Collaborate with other sister sites to solve problems and broadly share learnings
  • Lead plant to achieve glide path goals around OEE2, first pass yield, fixed and variable cost, teammate capabilities and world class maintenance metrics.
  • Identify Capital needs with respect to production, environmental, safety, building & grounds and be responsible for them from inception to completion. Includes estimating and funds procurements, specifying equipment, working with vendors and outside contractors, supervising safe onsite work, maintaining budget and scheduling with the plant production.
  • PLC troubleshooting and ladder logic reading: (Allen Bradley, RSLogix, Devicenet & Ethernet Network)
  • Review equipment to determine upgrades and replacing obsolete controls
  • Work cross functionally with other departments to improve plant systems and ensure disciplined and consistent execution of those systems
  • Drive Lean continuous improvement efforts using Lean manufacturing principles
  • Leads efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, and controls
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, and monitors an Asset Maintenance Plan that includes:
    • Value-added preventive maintenance tasks
    • Effective utilization of predictive methods designed to identify and isolate reliability problems
  • Develops solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations
  • Effectively utilize root cause analysis and problem-solving techniques
  • Optimizes Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Effectively manages spare parts inventory
  • Fully integrates and utilizes the CMMS system
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