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Saint-Gobain Production Supervisor - Gypsum Manufacturing in BUCHANAN, New York

About Us

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.


What's the Job?

Responsible for consistently meeting all corporate and plant objectives for safety, quality, productivity, cost and housekeeping. Also responsible for empowering production associates to make sound and timely decisions as well as resolve problems during production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safety/environmental performance: Holds employees on shift accountable for safety & environmental performance. Leads by example and ensures that a safe environment is provided. Builds and contributes to a strong safety & environmental performance culture.

  • Quality performance: Ensures production team is adhering to and being held accountable for quality goals and expectations.

  • People Development: Ensures team members are properly trained and executing their respective roles. Ensures active and effective coaching is taking place with the team members to ensure maximum performance. Ensures Collective Agreement is being administered consistently. Builds a strong performing team through effective communication, coaching and by driving accountability for results in all areas.

  • Production planning and results: Ensures that all production goals and expectations are being accomplished. Has productive relationships with other personnel (Warehouse, Quality, Maintenance), to ensure effective planning and execution of production requirements.

What do you bring?

  • High school or GED, Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally in a 24/7 manufacturing union plant.

  • Must have interpersonal, training, and coaching skills necessary to foster cooperation/teamwork.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.

  • Well-developed leadership and coaching capabilities.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good troubleshooting, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed , headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. .

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.

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.

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental

  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program

  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)

  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career

  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace

  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle