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Maintenance Team Leader (Weekend Shift)

Job Number:  42736
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Plastcoat
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Brampton, ONTARIO, CA, L6R 0A9



Job Number: 42736 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Plastcoat 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BRAMPTON 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Key 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 Workforce Now 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 regular formal/informal workplace inspections
•    Report all accidents/incidents and unsafe conditions/behavior

•    Perform and ensure team performs all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by all health, safety and environmental rules and regulations, promoting safety in the workplace
•    Train employees on the specific job hazards
•    Enforce safety rules and correct unsafe acts or conditions
•    Be involved in the accident/incident investigation process 
•    Inform Plastcoat Management of any additional training or resources required by their employees to effectively perform their work
•    Adhere to applicable quality systems and IATF 16949 standards
•    Adhere to and promote the Employee Charter and work within the rules, regulations and guidelines of the Plastcoat Employee Handbook 
•    Comply with the requirements of C-TPAT/PIP
•    Conduct business in an ethical manner in compliance with the Magna Code of Conduct
•    Encourage and support the Open Door Process, as well as the Fairness Committee and Employee Advocate 

•    Ensure that all employee questions, suggestions and concerns are addressed in a timely manner; communicate regularly with all employees
•    Participate in and support Continuous Improvement initiatives
•    Maintain work area in accordance with the principles of 5S and operate daily within these standards
•    Ensure work area is kept neat and organized

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Skilled Trades Certificate of qualification as a Millwright / Industrial Electrician or similar or post-secondary education in a technical field
•    Experience in a leadership function preferred
•    Experience in automotive industry an asset
•    Minimum 2 years’ Injection Moulding experience
•    Able to demonstrate proficiency in multi trade functions.  (Electrical/Hydraulic/Mechanical/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
•    Computer literate in word & spreadsheet programs
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Well-developed organizational and time management skills

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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