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GAF Maintenance Systems Manager in Walpole, Massachusetts

Job Description:


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.


It will be the responsibility of the Maintenance Systems Lead to support plants in all business units in the effective use of Maintenance Systems across the network.. This would include training plant personnel on how and when to use the various features of the systems including any new features, sharing best practices and tips / techniques developed, development of dashboards and reporting mechanisms to be used throughout the network and provide analytic support. This position will also include basic troubleshooting and issue management either directly with the system vendor or using other resources.

Essential Duties

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drive Enterprise Priorities within Manufacturing relative to maintenance systems optimization across the network. Partners closely with the Maintenance Transformation, Corporate Engineering, GAF Business Systems teams to ensure continuity with the strategic direction and vision of the organization.

  • User role management (including new user setup and role changes)

  • Provide analytical system support at all GAF locations. This includes maintenance of the Systems Operations Manual and any SOPs that support the implementation and use of various system tools as well as training as needed for the plant personnel.

  • Review maintenance system(s) for continued optimization over time, including demonstration of advanced features to identify and resolve process issues. Included are regularly scheduled meetings with the plants to share updates, review any applicable metrics, and review system status.

  • Work with vendors and plants to troubleshoot all system issues. Apply all areas of technical expertise to obtain a workable solution and provide recommendations on system enhancements.

Physical Demands

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Abilitytoreadandconcentrateviacomputerdataentrytypingandproofreading

  • Must be able to climb ladders and/or stairs and walk on open grating on elevated surfaces

  • Required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch

  • Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing

  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery

  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone

  • Ability to use hands and fingers to handle and feel tools, instruments, controls, or objects

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Must continuously have the ability to differentiate colors precisely

  • Periodically lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds

Under This Roof, We Require

  • Technical or Engineering Bachelor’s Degree or 10 yrs applicable experience

  • 5+ years of experience data analysis and statistical experience in an industrial environment

  • 3 years of experience with in depth development of CMMS, organization of information pertaining to physical assets, materials, and resources.

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment, coordinating with sites and aligned with strategic direction.

Under This Roof, We Also Value

  • 7+ years of manufacturing experience, proven track record in coaching and development, along with data analysis and statistical experience in an industrial environment

  • Experience with the use of Maximo & SAP

  • Practical development experience preferred in the following areas:

  • Asset Registry

  • Work Order Management

  • Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

  • Reporting and auditing

How We Protect What Matters Most

  • Weofferawiderangeofhealthinsuranceoptionsthatincludemedical,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.

Consideration will be given based on geography, candidate experience, and qualifications.

Annual Salary Range: 117,000-149,500

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. ​