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IKO Plant Superintendent in Hagerstown, Maryland

IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!

Job Description


We are currently seeking a Plant Superintendent to join our team of skilled professionals based at our Hagerstown, MD facility.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the principal responsibility of the Plant Superintendent is to assure the production of product that exceeds customer expectations in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Provides leadership and coaching to production supervisors and employees to meet all safety, environmental, quality, cost and service goals and objectives.

Partners with the Quality Control Coordinator to ensure that finished product meet all customer requirements through continuous improvement and utilization of the plant quality management system.

Partners with the Maintenance Supervisor to ensure equipment reliability at optimal efficiency and cost.

Provides leadership and support to the overall reliability strategy including the involvement of production employees in TPM.

A partner with the Shipping and Receiving Supervisor to assure that the manufacturing schedule is optimized and makes adjustments as necessary to provide required levels of service to our customers in the most cost effective manner.

Provides the leadership to maintain a highly engaged workforce. Partners with HR in areas of performance management, employee involvement, organizational change, staffing and employee development.

Provides leadership to drive continuous improvement through the application of Lean Manufacturing concepts such as Kaizen events working directly with the production and maintenance teams.

Assures employee training (quality, safety, process, etc.) is effective and completed.

Mentors immediate direct reports and establishes an effective team that is accountable and capable to achieve all performance goals.

Assures plant housekeeping meets company standards and implements and maintains a 5S program to sustain improvements.

Responsible for implementing safety and environmental initiatives in partnership with the plant leadership team.


Technical four year degree

Minimum of 5 -10 years supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment

Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification a plus

Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement initiatives including Lean

Proficient with MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Proven track record of operational enhancement and improvements through employee engagement

Excellent communication (written, verbal, and presentation) skills

Demonstrated team building talent and hands-on problem solving skills

Ability to achieve results individually and as a member of a team

Proven time management and organizational skills

Strong planning, analytical and troubleshooting skills in an industrial environment

Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

IKO is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing systems operating in Canada, the United States and multiple global markets. Our 60+ years of success has been enabled by the dedication of our employees. We would welcome the opportunity to consider you for one of our great opportunities!