Maintenance Team Lead (Afternoon Shift)

The Estée Lauder Companies - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Our Brands: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company’s products are sold in approximately 150 countries and territories under brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA, Too Faced and Dr. Jart+.

Our Heritage: Since Estée Lauder founded our Company in 1946 with four cosmetics products and unlimited dreams, we have grown virtually every year on the key principles she established: creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Estée Lauder Companies are committed to building world-class brands by developing talented people. We champion a professional organization that emphasizes excellences at every level. Our people are our greatest asset and the success of our company is the result of the talent, passion, and vision of our creative and highly dedicated employees, who set a global standard for innovation, service and quality. The Canadian Supply Chain and Canadian Innovation Centre is at the core of that innovative spirit. (

Our Culture & Values: Our culture is often described as a rare mix of family values with a high-performing public company with a mission of “Bringing the best to everyone we touch and being the best in everything we do. This unique mix translates into a caring, collaborative and compassionate workplace that is also demanding – with a competitive spirit that is a powerful source of motivation. Above all else, there is a focus on long-term, sustainable growth which engenders loyalty and commitment from internal and external stakeholders. We are a values-driven organization. Our actions are rooted in the Lauder Family values of respect for the individual, uncompromising ethics and integrity, generosity of spirit and fearless persistence. Building on these core values we also abide by the following principles:

To learn more about our unique corporate culture in Canada, please visit LinkedIn.


The lead of all technicians to perform a variety of operational tasks within focused work centres or production lines, which includes: assigning mechanics to lines/activities, operating manufacturing and plant support equipment, troubleshooting, equipment repairs and maintenance. Support other areas of the business as required / assigned.


Equipment Set-up and Operability
Main communication point between production SUPs, SPCs and mechanics (emails, in person…etc.)
Direct line technicians and assign them to the resources/jobs (changeovers, break downs …etc.)
Help in mechanics performance evaluation.
Super user Maximo.
Assure strong shift handovers across all three shifts.
Machinery / Repair / Equipment Maintenance
Advanced knowledge of setup and troubleshooting ability from start to end of the lipstick line. (Ex: Weckerle, Sollas, Cermex, Farason).
Take a lead role in working with equipment supplier’s technicians for troubleshooting, repair, upgrades and installation of new equipment. (Ex: Weckerle, Sollas, Cermex, Farason.)
Troubleshooting and repair of equipment including (but not limited to) pneumatic, hydraulic, and drive systems (i.e. motors, gearboxes, pulleys, bearings, etc.)
General troubleshooting of PLC/HMI’s, thermal and ink jet printers, utilities, etc.
Interface with all packaging, process/compounding and support equipment within the site.
Address major equipment failure modes.
Perform required PM’s and breakdown analysis.
Orders parts and consumables for the maintenance shop.
Expert in shop machinery including milling machine, lathe, grinding equipment, and welding equipment.
Line list (MnR).
PRI update.
Input on developing setup sheets.
Continuous Improvement
Lead the group of technicians in developing continuous improvements projects, parts for product launches and line productivity initiatives.
Designs, fabricates parts and critical components for line improvement.
Actively involved with training of new hires as well as improving the skills of existing employees including Line techs, Process Leads and operators.
Develop and assist in creating one point lessons and training documents.
Actively participate and support facility and corporate Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
Review new equipment purchase specifications; provide feedback on equipment design and operability; support capital project installations (F.A.T, etc.)
Conceptualize and implement design upgrades to outmoded devices and systems in an effort to increase production up-time and operational efficiencies.
Develop and improve preventative maintenance work orders to reduce failure modes.
Assign work to team members, uses our resources and skills.
Participates in performance evaluation.
Health and Safety
Proactively identify and resolve safety concerns.
Observe and conform to all corporate EH&S guidelines and procedures.
Adhere to established Lockout/Tag out Programs.
Actively participate and evaluate PSR’s.
Participate in the establishment of annual EH&S objectives.
Maintain clean work environment on the production floor and within the maintenance shop.
Conform to all ergonomic assessment requirements.
Actively lead and support the Canadian Operations 5S Program.


Minimum Education Level: Minimum high school education. Post-secondary education and/or trade school training an asset.

Minimum Years of Experience: 1-3

% Travel Time: 5% (as required from plant to plant)

Additional Job Specifications:
Expert in knowledge of how to use machine tools and hand tools safely and correctly
Advanced knowledge of mechanical principles
Ability to apply knowledge of packaging / production equipment to maintain efficient performance
English language proficiency
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to resolve issues in a tactful and diplomatic manner, communicate expectations and outline maintenance requirements

Job: Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Primary Location: Americas-CA-ON-Markham
Job Type: Standard
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 2nd (Afternoon) Shift
Job Number: 212421

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.