Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

Gerdau - Whitby, ON (9 months ago)

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About Us

Come join our Gerdau family in the charming city of Whitby, where we have been a pillar in the community for over 55 years. Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod. Gerdau is the largest recycler in the World. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.

Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the World. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.

Job Function:
Reporting to the Maintenance Leader, the main focus of this position is to improve safety, electrical equipment reliability, optimize costs and product quality in the Melt Shop.

The Electrical Maintenance Facilitator works along Maintenance Supervisors, Planners, Reliability Engineers, and Electricians in order to meet the targets outlined above.

Techniques include electrical equipment redesign and the implementation of reliability practices such as preventive/predictive inspections, spare parts management, and optimized planning, scheduling and execution routines.

Manage and prioritize Electrical Maintenance Work Order backlog in CMMS (SAP)
Establish work procedures for corrective and preventive/predictive maintenance programs
Identify critical equipment spares, materials, and component needs
Support the preparation of work packages for maintenance activities during production interruptions and outages
Collaborate with Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering for equipment repairs and upgrades
Prepare electrical designs in accordance with established codes and standards
Supervise maintenance trades and contractors during downdays and outages for equipment repair and onsite activities
Identify and solve chronic electrical failures

Electrical Technologist or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering OR Certified Electrician with experience in an Industrial Setting
Knowledge of electrical building services, power distribution systems, and electrical power components
Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
Strong time management skills and ability to adjust to shifting priorities
Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders