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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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Maintenance Team Lead - Mechanical

Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standard profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries. 

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Mississauga


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave


The maintenance team lead will directly report to the Maintenance Manager.


Required Education/Experience:

  • Five years of industry experience and two years of supervisory experience
  • Licensed as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Possesses hands on mechanical and plumbing skills and operate various hand tools, saws and measuring devices
  • General working knowledge of electrical procedures and advanced knowledge of P.L.C.
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work load assignments
  • Ability to read hydraulic and plumbing schematics
  • Fluency in English, any other languages a plus
  • Ability to work with a team and independently


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Able to be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Basic Math and computer skills


Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and coordinates work flow within or between departments of manufacturing plant to expedite maintenance.
  • Reviews master maintenance schedules and work orders, establish priorities for specific maintenance, and revises schedules according to work order specifications, established priorities and availability or capability of workers, parts, materials, machines and equipment. In co-ordination with Reliability Engineer and Planner/scheduler
  • Maintains computerized maintenance system. in co-ordination with Planner/ Scheduler
  • Prepares maintenance schedules, calculating quantity of material parts and maintenance supplies.
  • Schedules jobs based on maintenance requirements.
  • Reviews purchase and process orders.
  • Receives production report and extracts information for departmental purposes.
  • Compiles and maintains parts and supplies inventory records. In co-ordination with storekeeper
  • Coordinates work flow with the various departments involved.
  • Prepares month end required
  • Responsible for the day to day management of Maintenance Tradesman in the department.
  • Supervises or assists in the repairs, maintenance and safety of machinery, Electrical and Mechanical equipment
  • Oversees the maintenance of plumbing, heating and wiring, plant and production equipment, while giving consideration to operating parameters, cost and customer requirements.
  • Strives to meet plant goals, including safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Ensures Health and Safety objectives are met.
  • Participates in meeting departmental staffing requirements.
  • Informs appropriate supervisor of existing and potential problems involving maintenance, personnel or product.
  • Works with Maintenance Manager to ensure appropriate employee training and development is received by department employee
  • Evaluates the performance of probationary hourly employees in consultation with the Maintenance Manager
  • Enforces the Collective Agreement as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned.


Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

 At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

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Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Nov 20, 2022

Mississauga, ON, CA

Department:  Plant
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

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