2023 Fall Co-Op - Maintenance Group Leader

General Motor
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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As the Maintenance Group Leader, you are responsible for operations, maintenance, and repair of plant equipment! You may lead all aspects of a medium size group of employees in a skilled area of work which requires making decisions based on established procedure. Also, work is of a technical nature using independent judgment within the limits of the Global Manufacturing System (GMS); focusing on Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost, and Environment (SPQRCE)!

Key Responsibilities:
  • You will conduct appropriate checks and tests, and communicate evaluation of results

  • Recommends solutions to problems

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance, and diagnosis of equipment malfunctions

  • Meets schedule and quality requirements

  • Aligns with the terms of local and national labour agreements

  • Implements divisional and corporate policies, and safety and good housekeeping practices

  • Maintain frequent contact and collaboration with others outside of the work group

  • Responsible for the effective use of personnel, material, and equipment

  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project, and the knowledge and ability to implement GMS principles

  • Additional Responsibilities:
  • Develop a proactive safety culture by engaging team members and peers in our safety processes

  • Understood and effective use of GMS

  • Complete safety incident investigations, and develop permanent corrective action

  • Provide Leadership to Skilled Trades, and provide supervision and direction to contractors when required

  • Manage Equipment issues and Equipment Breakdowns, and develop permanent corrective action

  • Develop improvements to standard tasks using SOP's, STS's, Maximo, and Task Instruction Sheets

  • Lead/Participate in continuous improvement events

  • Actively support Departmental meetings (Safety, TIP, Quality, etc)

  • Support Production department in organizational change events

  • Handle staffing levels for your Group

  • Create new PMs, Maintenance PM process and PM scrubbing

  • New employee orientation

  • Qualifications:
  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (3rd or 4th year) or Master's degree in one of the following areas: Engineering (ex. Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, Automotive, Chemical, etc), Business

  • Eligible to work full-time (40 hours per week) in Canada and for 8, 12, or 16-month term (2-4 consecutive semesters) starting September 2023

  • Willing to work in a plant environment and flexible hours (shift work, weekends, and overtime to meet business needs)

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior manufacturing experience, knowledge of production environments, and in automotive industry are considered assets

  • Previous supervisory, or team leading experience

  • Desired Skills:
  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric

  • Excellent project management skills and the proven ability to manage numerous projects at any given

  • Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Fundamental digital literacy including understanding of MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

  • This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:
  • Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

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