Mechanical Maintenance Team Leader

Date Posted: December 22, 2017
Job Location: Kenora
Job Number: 01011796
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Address: 1000 Jones Rd PO Box 1930, Kenora, Ontario, Canada P9N 3X8

Job Description

The Maintenance Team Leader is actively engaged in planning, and
leads the daily activities of a team of millwrights, heavy duty
mechanics, oilers, 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 & between shifts and with the production
  • Utilizing preventive maintenance systems to reduce unscheduled
  • Efficiently using reliable troubleshooting methods to ensure
    uptime, production volume and quality goals are achieved.
  • Effectively use training resources to maximize team technical
  • 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
  • Proven analytical troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Experience in a leadership role and using CMMS (SAP) is
  • Solid computer skills in Microsoft Office including Microsoft
  • Demonstrated ability to raise performance by building and
    maintaining positive relationships with all associates through
    coaching and development

Selection Process:

  • A formal interview, reference checks and possibly skill and
    aptitude testing will be used to select the successful

Training Requirements:

  • Successful applicants will be provided with training and

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. We are committed
to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment
women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and
protected veterans.


  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English