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Maintenance Planner

Date:  24 Sep 2023

Etobicoke, ON, CA

The Maintenance Planner supports Purolator's terminals across Ontario by ensuring all maintenance procedures are completed efficiently and effectively. This includes both preventative and emergency maintenance support. In addition, this role works closely with inventory management by confirming location needs and partnering with procurement teams to ensure we have what is needed to operate. Site visits and inspections are an important way for this role to gather the required information to create accurate plans for each location which means that travel will be expected for this role.


  • Manage Maintenance planning and scheduling activities within Ontario
  • 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 manufacturing, processing or logistics
  • Must have full valid Drviers License and reliable transportation
  • 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 workflow



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