Maintenance Team Leader
Magna International Inc
Brampton, Ontario
5d ago

Company Introduction

At Plastcoat, a Magna International Company, we consider every employee an important member of our team as we work towards a common set of goals that will be the key to our future and will help guarantee our success.

We are looking for experienced and motived people to join our team!

Job Introduction

We produce plastic parts (small and large, exterior and interior applications) for a number of Automotive OEM's (Original Equipment Manufacturers) as well as other divisions of Magna International.

We have exciting business which includes new technologies and value added assembly.

The Maintenance Team Leader leads and coordinates the operational activities of the Maintenance shop as required to achieve safety, quality, housekeeping, and productivity goals.

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage scheduled Maintenance shift and motivate / steer team toward objectives
  • Manage and coordinate Maintenance department operational activities on the shift as required to achieve safety, quality, housekeeping, and productivity
  • Utilize the employee corrective action and progressive discipline process as required
  • Perform scheduled audits
  • Maintain and approve employee work hours and attendance records to support accurate payroll and HR records through the EZ Labor system
  • Report on team metrics and activities
  • Facilitate a supportive and cooperative team atmosphere
  • Educate team members on current and new Plastcoat policies
  • Allocate shift resources to support effective management of the departmental workload for repairs and improvement projects based on requirements and competency
  • Assist in resource recruitment, planning, training and development of staff
  • Work with the Maintenance Coordinator to ensure adequate supplies and spare parts inventories are maintained
  • Assist other Maintenance staff in carrying out maintenance work as instructed by the Department Manager
  • Ensure maintenance staff levels are adequately maintained during required work hours
  • Engage the team and participate in troubleshooting / diagnosis of malfunctions of equipment, focus on root cause determination and guide permanent corrective action implementation
  • Support planning and scheduling of plant and equipment repairs, preventive maintenance, and other departmental initiatives
  • Enforce lockout procedure and other maintenance-related safety procedures
  • Communicate with other department leads as required
  • Complete and maintain effective documentation; utilize, and ensure all technicians adequately use the department’s computerized Maintenance Management software
  • Maintain confidentiality and integrity
  • Supervise staff within the department, providing training, mentoring and performance management to ensure employee productivity and effectiveness
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Knowledge and Education

  • Certificate of Qualification as Millwright / Industrial Electrician or significant equivalent experience in the field
  • Work Experience

  • Experience in a leadership function preferred
  • Experience in automotive industry an asset
  • Minimum 5 years’ Injection Moulding experience
  • Skills and Competencies

  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in multi-trade functions (Electrical / Hydraulic / and PLC)
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to coach, mentor and build effective teams
  • Strategic thinker
  • Results-oriented and able to work under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word and spreadsheet programs
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Work Environment

    an automotive manufacturing plant / facility

    Additional Information

    a Fair Enterprise corporation

    Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request.

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