Job Description

What are we looking for?

The Maintenance Planner is a member of the Welland Maintenance team working closely to support our Maintenance Operating System and digital manufacturing initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the process and building equipment in operation to ensure maximum availability to maximize production efficiency.
  • Develop and implement a preventative and predictive maintenance program in Fiix.
  • Review and update all aspects of the Fiix CMMS.
  • Assist with troubleshooting and solving problems related to equipment downtime.
  • Assisting in investigations through data compilation and statistical analysis to determine the root cause for both special and common cause events.
  • Contributing to process improvement projects, such as Lean and Six Sigma initiatives.
  • Involvement in change management activities.
  • Use of CMMS software (Fiix) to align complex maintenance tasks with operation requirements
  • Acquiring and using technical knowledge to support growth in the overall SQDCM manufacturing processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all health & safety regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform daily workplace inspections to keep the maintenance department “audit ready” at all times.
  • Coordinate the purchase of spare parts, tools, and maintenance supplies to ensure production needs are met.
  • Monitor maintenance costs and operate within the established maintenance budget.
  • Assisting with the development of our MRO spare parts strategy and continuous update of our BOM.


  • College Diploma in a Mechanical or Electrical Technologist Program would be an asset.
  • Trade ticket with technical background (asset).
  • Strong relationship builder who can effectively work cross-functionally.
  • Ability to influence without direct authority
  • Good skills in CMMS and Microsoft Office.
  • 5 years in a similar industry or Manufacturing setting with supervisory experience.
  • Digital Control System experience.

Desired Characteristics

  • Possesses strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Desire to learn about the technical process of Maintenance for Manufacturing (MFM)

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