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Maintenance Planner

Date:  15 Nov 2023

Etobicoke, ON, CA

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



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