• Maintenance Supervisor

    Job ID
    Full-Time Regular
    Functional Group
    Manufacturing/Operations/Supply Chain
    Business Segment
    Transportation Coatings
  • Overview

    Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions.  From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.  With 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 13,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology.  For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn



    • Making sure that maintenance jobs are in accordance with all legal codes, regulations and company standards.
    • Ensuring housekeeping, productivity, and quality of work standards are maintained within the maintenance department.
    • Achieving 98% reliability on all maintenance jobs.
    • Investigating, providing and implementing corrective measures for equipment failures near misses and all safety incidents.
    • Developing maintenance procedures and ensuring implementation.
    • Maintaining function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by implementing a preventive maintenance program; operating and testing systems and equipment; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts.
    • Leading the Process Safety Management Mechanical Integrity element.
    • Executing the work schedules to maintain schedule compliance and priority.
    • Assigning jobs per schedule (revised for any emergency orders or manpower variations) in a manner that maximizes productivity and as per plant priorities.
    • Assuring that Maintenance personnel have the proper skills training as well as safety and process training to repair equipment.
    • Developing and executing training plan for maintenance technicians.
    • Conducting field audits during and after work is completed to ensure that jobs are performed safely and effectively as scheduled.
    • Routinely reviewing work order backlog to ensure timely attention to requested work.
    • Routinely reviewing maintenance performance metrics to ensure continuous improvement of the system.
    • Ensuring that mechanics time is properly assigned to the work
    • Ensure accurate recorded histories in work order completions.
    • Complete maintenance jobs in accordance with the highest standards of efficiency.
    • Plan and oversee all repair and installation activities
    • Streamline associated repair costs and job execution.
    • Prepare permits and Job safety analysis.




    The successful candidate will have Post-secondary education in a related field with a minimum 10 years’ experience in plant maintenance in a chemical manufacturing facility.


    • Proven experience as maintenance supervisor
    • Experience in planning maintenance operations
    • Solid understanding of technical aspects of mechanical, electrical systems. Knowledge of PLC would be an asset.
    • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment
    • Ability to keep track of and report on activity
    • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
    • Post-secondary education in a related field
    • Root cause failure analysis tools ( Fish borne, Fault tree analysis etc);



    • Self-starter: proactive in looking for opportunities to improve and creative/intuitive in dealing with them
    • Effective communication and strong interpersonal skills
    • Sincere, disciplined, hard-working and a flexible team player
    • Ability to process and manage multiple tasks and issues at the same time and meet commitments
    • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with ability to prioritize effectively.
    • Must possess good communication skills to interact with different groups of people effectively.
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, internet, etc.


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