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Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 7C3

Maintenance Supervisor


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.


LEAR OSHAWA (Whitby, Ontario)


As a member of the facilities team, the Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring plant equipment and facilities are operational and meet health & safety and production requirements.

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Supervise daily maintenance requirements.
  • Work as a team with other maintenance supervisors for clear communication, shift reporting, even and consistent task division and on time project completion.
  • Working multiple shift rotation is required (days and afternoons)
  • Inventory control and procurement of parts required.
  • Facility management and procurement of services.
  • Supervise weekend workers for production support and/or maintenance activities.
  • Initiate and coordinate projects for weekday and weekend work.
  • Manage computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for preventative maintenance & projects.
  • Monitor and manage TS16949 documents and requirements.
  • Manage maintenance work list of ongoing projects.
  • Understanding of Lean & 5S principles.
  • Root cause analysis and troubleshooting of problems.
  • Work closely with departmental manager and engineering department.
  • Compliance with all in plant/departmental requirements, WHMIS, and Health & Safety issues.
  • Ensures compliance with the following legislation: OHSA, WSIB, Human Rights, Employment Standards, and Labour Relations.
  • Uses and or wears personal protective equipment that the company requires to be used or worn.
  • Performs any other duties as required in pursuance to the function of this position or as directed.
  • Works safely, reporting hazards and unsafe conditions, and takes all reasonable measures to protect themselves, co-workers and direct reports.
  • Recognizing and understanding the requirements of our internal and external customers and is dedicated to establishing the highest industry standards for quality, value, service & technology.
  • Ensures and understands compliance with harassment within the workplace towards others in the organization.


Advantages of working at Lear in the facilities group:

  • The opportunity to work in a brand-new facility in contribute to the launch process


Your Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Planning and Organization skills and high attention to detail.
  • Time Management and Prioritization skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a team environment.


Bonus If You Have:

  • Post-Secondary Education or Experiential Equivalency
  • 3-5 years experience in managing a manufacturing facility including facilities management, parts and procurement.
  • Supervisory experience of skilled trades preferably within a unionized environment.

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.