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Weyerhaeuser Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader in Kenora, Ontario

The Maintenance Team Leader is actively engaged in planning and scheduling and leads the daily activities of a team of millwrights, heavy duty mechanics, lubrication technicians, maintenance helpers and contractors in the areas of safety, quality and maintenance of all equipment and buildings to meet the departmental and plant objectives.

This is a salaried, exempt position reporting to the Maintenance Manager.

The Maintenance Team Leader will plan, develop, manage and provide effective leadership for the maintenance team by:

  • Ensuring the safety of all associates and contractors by identifying safety issues and taking measures to proactively address concerns.
  • Leading and developing the maintenance team to ensure effective communication across shifts and with the production teams.
  • Developing and implementing world class work management and precision maintenance practices to continuously improve reliability and deliver cost effective total maintenance.
  • Optimize preventive maintenance inspections to wisely utilize effort and avoid unplanned failure.
  • Creating and using reliable troubleshooting methods to ensure uptime, production volume and quality goals are achieved.
  • Identify training needs and organize resources to maximize team technical skills.
  • Using computer-based programs to support effective prioritization of maintenance requests, manage maintenance inventory, and assign maintenance resources.
  • Leads by proactively resolving associate and contractor issues, building team work, and ensuring adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role in an industrial environment

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Trades certification in an applicable mechanical trade.
  • Post-secondary diploma in technology or engineering.
  • A combination of suitable education and experience will also be considered.
  • Proven analytical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in a leadership role and using CMMS (SAP) is preferred.
  • Solid computer skills in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrated ability to raise performance by building and maintaining positive relationships with all associates through coaching and development

About Wood Products:
We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team./

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader

Location: CAN-ON-Kenora

Requisition ID: 01017225