Maintenance Supervisor

Revel IT

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Our Canadian client has a contract opportunity for a Maintenance Supervisor  who will establish, implement, and maintain long-range plans for improvement of maintenance activities and provide technical assistance to the manufacturing departments supported. A typical maintenance supervisor is responsible for the effective use of personnel, materials, and equipment in supporting SPQRC initiatives.
Rotating Shifts Day, Afternoon and Midnights, Overtime as required.**

About the Role:

  • We are looking for curious and innovative maintenance leaders. In this role, you will use your technical competencies to lead and mentor our skilled trades.
  • You will work side by side with our skilled tradespeople to create a work environment free of personal injury.
  • You will collaborate on creative improvements to manufacturing processes, machine reliability, equipment capability and operating efficiency.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Promote a workplace safety culture that prioritizes every employee‘s safe return home.
  • Lead, mentor and support our skilled tradespeople in achieving industry leading business objectives.
  • Engage our skilled tradespeople to continuously improve their competencies, skills, work environment, capability and agility.
  • Diagnose equipment issues and implement irreversible corrective actions.
  • Schedule maintenance tasks to optimize the effectiveness of our available resources.
  • Utilize maintenance management tools to evaluate equipment reliability, capability, serviceability, and overall cost effectiveness.
  • Solicit your team’s creativity in responding to issues.
  • Inspire your team to success through recognition and celebrating moments that matter.
  • Coordinate the development of safe and effective maintenance procedures.
  • Organize your team and measure their performance through application of General Motors’ Global Manufacturing System (GMS)
  • Collaborate with, support and trust your peers across functions to achieve enterprise objectives.


Required Qualifications:

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with others, motivate and support team member needs.
  • Technical competencies aligned with leading fast-paced manufacturing maintenance teams.
  • Ability to lead maintenance operations on rotating shifts and weekends as required.
  • Commitment to customer focus.
  • Willingness to approach equipment reliability with the urgency, precision and safety of a Formula 1 pit crew.
  • Passion for continuous improvement, innovation and the ability to infect others with that same drive.

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Be curious, and continually self-assess deficiencies and seek opportunities for growth.
  • Be open, available, and willing to help.
  • Strive to become a person that people seek out as a resource, due to both personality and skill set.
  • Comfortable working within the structure of a unionized collective agreement.
  • Familiar with maintenance fundamentals such as Preventative and Predictive Maintenance.
  • We’ll give you the tools to succeed, the freedom to explore and a collaborative environment to grow in – both professionally and personally. It’s time to do the best work of your career.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Implement and actively support corporate safety policies, initiatives, and plant housekeeping standards.
  • Diagnose equipment malfunction, determine root causes, and initiate immediate and long-term corrections.
  • Support plant in achieving Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness and Cost goals.
  • Supervise construction and maintenance projects.
  • Assist in the implementation of divisional and corporate policies.
  • Maintain schedule and quality requirements.
  • Implement safety and good housekeeping standards.
  • Train, develop, and evaluate employees.
  • Comply with terms of Local and National Labor agreements and supports divisional and corporate policies.
  • Initiate contact with internal and external teams when required to solve problems.
  • Implement planned maintenance activities.
  • Complete work assignments required within budget, manpower and timing constraints.
  • Support plant in achieving Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness and Cost goals.
  • Supervise construction and maintenance projects.
  • Maintain schedule and quality requirements.


  • Must be willing to work any assigned shift, work daily, weekend, and holiday overtime as required.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints and engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical concepts.
  • Experience in machine, assembly and/or facility areas.
  • Knowledge of and ability to insure a safe industrial work environment.
  • Knowledge of basic math including trigonometry.
  • Knowledge of clerical work, data gathering, machine studies.
  • Experience in supervision of multi-trade workforce.
  • Strong knowledge of tooling, manufacturing, assembly processes.
  • Have successfully completed behavior-based competency assessments- which measure ability to learn, adaptability, initiative, motivational fit, decision making, results orientation, teamwork, empowerment, organization, and planning competencies (DDI inventories and assessments).
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate, and elicit output.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge with Lotus Notes or other email communication tools.
  • Ability to work well with others, exhibiting teamwork skills.
  • Ability to partner with senior management to analyze and solve issues.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.



  • Associate degree in Engineering or related technical field preferred.

  • Trained in skilled trades area or equivalent technical training.

  • 8-10 years of experience required.

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