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Maintenance Planner National Hub Ontario / Planificateur de l'entretien

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Date: 09-Jun-2021

Location: Etobicoke, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?


Job Description

  • Manage Maintenance planning and scheduling activities within GTA region
  • Working closely with millwrights and electrician
  • Planning, scheduling and creating work orders and stage parts for kitting
  • Prepare and distribute work orders schedules, monitor schedule attainment and follow-up significant concerns with management on daily basis
  • Review maintenance requirements far enough in advance to detect potential problems in meeting those requirements. This process must occur in a timeframe that allows for corrective actions to be taken in order to minimize the impact to Operation
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure targets are met for maintenance activities
  • Liaise with Maintenance Planner and Supervisor to maintain up to date system files regarding new or changing data
  • Assist the inventory team and optimization of inventory. Perform inventory audits and count on regular basis 
  • Continuously evaluate and adjust inventory buffers based on demand variability, desired customer service levels and process capabilities
  • Take initiative to minimize overall system obsolescence exposure. Use problem solving methodology to determine root cause(s) and prevent recurrence of materials related issues
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly inventory reports to ensure resources/inventory are available to meet target KPI 
  • Ensures safety rules are being followed by maintenance staff members and contractors. Audit contractor’s safety protocols, credentials, and site before and after the work is completed 
  • Manage capacity planning and preventative maintenance scheduling
  • Identify, report and recommend solutions on capacity restrictions for the purpose of proactive planning and elimination of bottlenecks that affect capacity planning
  • Schedule and coordinate with vendors, fabricators and in-house maintenance team to ensure availability of required parts for the job
  • Perform any other duties assigned by Maintenance Manager


  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in maintenance planning and scheduling
  • MMP (Maintenance Management Professional) certification would be an asset
  • Degree or Diploma in Engineering or Technical / Trade licence as technologist in mechanical or electrical field


  • Knowledge of CMMS software (Maximo or similar) an asset
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in maintenance planning and scheduling in manufacutring, processing or logistics
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask in a fast paced, growth environment with many competing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Flexibility of work hours required to deal with problems after-hours or during weekend 
  • Strong skills with Microsoft word and excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Some hands on work would be required to move, organise parts. Forklift licence would be an asset 


  • Extremely detailed oriented and accurate
  • Excellent people skills. 
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize work flow


Location:                    563 - Ontario Hub  
Working Conditions: Warehouse Environment 

Reports to:                  Maintenance Manager NHO 

Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

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