Maintenance Supervisor


Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 9A7

Country/Region:  Canada
Job Function:  Maintenance
Requisition ID:  34355
Employment Type:  Salary


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Oshawa, Ontario


As a member of the maintenance 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Works safely, reporting hazards and unsafe conditions, and takes all reasonable measures to protect themselves, co-workers and direct reports.
  • Review resumes – identify suitable candidates - interview and recommend who to hire for open trades positions including apprentices.
  • Manage / Track all contractors, outside vendors related to building / facilities maintenance
  • Participate in internal plant layered audits
  • Participate in annual registration audits and demonstrate compliance with requirements to the auditor e.g. ISO/IATF
  • Proactively engage in identifying areas of safety concern and recommend or implement corrections
  • Recruitment and training of coworkers / other maintenance supervisors
  • 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.
  • Performs any other duties as required in pursuance to the function of this position or as directed.



Your Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Planning and Organization skills.
  • Time Management and Prioritization skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Understanding of Lean & 5S principles.

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.

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