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Maintenance Supervisor

Job Number:  56572
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Mytox Mfg.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Vaughan, ONTARIO, CA, L4H 0S9

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Job Number: 56572 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Mytox Mfg. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: VAUGHAN 


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.



•    Five (5) years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment 
•    Five (5) years hands on experience in a manufacturing environment 
•    Industrial Electrician/Mechanic License or other equivalent technical certification/diploma
•    Ability to manage and motivate experienced maintenance personnel
•    Strong interpersonal skills 
•    Understanding of robotic applications and programming
•    Well versed in a variety of production equipment (i.e. stamping presses, injection molding machines, welders robotics and general assembly)
•    Excellent knowledge and understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic fundamentals and principals
•    Understanding of PLC controlled equipment
•    Good understanding of electrical and mechanical maintenance
•    Ability to prioritize breakdowns, rectify the problems with permanent solutions and minimize downtime
•    Be prepared to occasional after hours call-in and personnel delegation in crisis situations
•    Well-developed organizational and time management skills
•    Effective communication skills both oral and written
•    Fluency in English, both oral and written
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems 
•    Able to work with minimal supervision
•    Basic understanding of the computer
•    Must have ability to work well under pressure


•    Delegate and Supervise efficient utilization of labour and proper recording of such.
•    Communicate all pertinent company information to staff (Production Priorities etc.).
•    Participate in all personnel related issues.
•    Schedules, weekend coverage and break down follow up.
•    Communicate with group/Team Leaders effectively and in a timely manner.
•    Assist shift Mechanic and Electricians with troubleshooting as required.
•    Actively involved in design reviews and APQP meetings. 
•    Maintain critical spare parts inventory and order parts as required, follow up with Toolroom/Maintenance manager’s approval.
•    Work with Manager on capital spending for major press repairs, equipment upgrades and critical spare inventory. 
•    Contributes to performance appraisals, set yearly goals and worker’s safety performance.
•    Participate, encourage Continuous Improvements, and implement predictive maintenance to reduce downtime.
•    Effectively schedules and performs preventative maintenance for equipment.
•    Conduct safety talks or training with the workers, and correct unsafe acts or conditions.
•    Hold weekly Top 5 meetings. Communicate lessons learned, share completed projects, team brainstorming, weekend planning, communicate any quality concerns with team etc….
•    Plan workload for summer and winter shutdowns
•    Support the internal employee suggestion program (TESS program)
•    Promote team atmosphere
•    Ensure new employees are trained 
•    Endorse and support all safety related issues.
•    Practice 5S and maintain good housekeeping at all times
•    Ensures that the maintenance dept. fix and return equipment control to production on time and in good running shape to support customer requirements
•    Day to day communication with production
•    Analyzes previous problems from historical data, to assist in faultfinding on-site
•    Comply with all Mytox IATF 16949 policies and procedures
•    Comply with all Mytox ISO14001 policies and procedures
•    Comply with all health and safety policies and procedures
•    Adhere to all rules and regulations as outlined in the Mytox Employee Handbook
•    Any other reasonable request made by Management

Additional Information

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




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