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Maintenance Supervisor

by Presstran Industries

Reference #: 58742
Location: St. Thomas, Ontario
Date Posted: Dec 04, 2023
Presstran Industries

Job Description



Job Number: 58742 
Group: Cosma International  
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: ST. THOMAS 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the co-ordination and assignment of all departmental activities related to maintenance operations and ensuring that all timing schedules and trades' regulations are adhered to. The Supervisor supports Leadership, Lead hands and Maintenance personnel by acting as liaison in matters regarding policy application, employee relations, and continuous improvement for processes and productivity. This position carries direct and/or indirect leadership responsibility for approximately 20 employees. 

Key Responsibilities

  1. Be responsible and accountable for meeting departmental targets and goals. Established targets and goals are being met according to established targets, with no delays or issues
  2. Participates in personnel requirements planning, overtime scheduling, coordinating layoffs, etc. Participates in establishing manpower plans and overtime scheduling ensuring that procedures have been followed regarding budgets hours of work etc.. Manpower numbers have been maintained as per established targets (standard manning), proper authorization and processes have been followed when adherence to established targets could not be met. Follows OT equalization and/or authorization policy.
  3. Co-ordinates preventative maintenance with tool room/maintenance technical group. and production planner. 
  4. Orders materials required for repair, modification, installation, and maintenance of equipment.
  5. Participate in quotations and follow up related to new projects. Assigns competent trade and follows up with inter-department requests.
  6. Manages Maintenance E-Maint Program. Every breakdown is entered into E-Maint, uses data to determine proactive courses of action.
  7. Ensures that Lead hands: Regularly monitor scoreboards to observe where issues are occurring, and that they offer assistance and support to team members; 
  8. Follows budget requirements for department labour and spending. Follows spending policies, procedures and guidelines, is either on or under budget in there are of responsibility. 
  9. Monitors and shares KPI results with employees to encourage continuous improvement results. 
  10. Works with employee team to minimize/reduce waste to achieve company objectives.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  1. Post-secondary education and/or Certificate of Qualification in a skilled trade (Millwright, Electrician, Tool & Die) and 3 years of related work experience
  2. 3-5 years Leadership/ Supervisory role
  3. Has obtained or working toward MMP certification, PEMAC organization
  4. Completion of Cosma International Post Graduate Program an asset
  5. Experience in Material Flow Design in a Tier One automotive environment
  6. ERP systems experience, specifically CMS in a manufacturing environment
  7. Demonstrated ability to use Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) along with data analysis to drive business objectives and operational excellence
  8. Experienced in Lean Implementation (standardized work- 5S, value stream mapping, A3 Method.
  9. Must possess human relations skills and maturity of judgment
  10. Demonstrated ability to motivate, mentor, and drive team to reach targets
  11. Must possess time management, leadership, strong communication, organizational and presentation skills  (present to groups of up to 100 employees)
  12. Demonstrated ability to manage projects from inception to completion

Additional Information

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


Equipment:  Various industrial machinery and equipment, various hand tools, aerial work platforms, cranes, forklifts, and office equipment, PC

Software:     MP2, Word Processor, Spreadsheet programs E-Maint

RESPONSIBILITY AND WORKING CONDITIONS:  Under the general direction of the Department Leader, the incumbent performs a variety of tasks as directed. The Department Leader requires strong organizational and communication skills to exchange, collect, and verify information. The Department Leader works in an office environment but may be exposed to elements such as noise and temperature during time spent on the plant floor.

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Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Presstran Industries
Application URL: Click here to apply online