Brantford, CA

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Title:  Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor


Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities. 


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


We are now looking for an experienced Maintenance Supervisor for our manufacturing facility in Brantford, Ontario, Industry and Water segment.  Day Shift: Monday to Friday, on call for emergencies.


What you can expect from us:


  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a dynamic manufacturing environment, learning from high-performing perofessionals with specialized knowledge and experience.
  • Work with a global company committed to innovation, people and customer success.
  • A competitive total compensation package including group health abenefits and a retirement savings plan.


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of combined maintenance and industrial planning experience, ideally in a chemical manufacturing environment;
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, industrial or chemical engineering in the chemical industry. Years of experience related to planning or maintenance can be compensated for the Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • High level computer skills- Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, Internet (i.e. SharePoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP software is an asset.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD software is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance of preventive and corrective maintenance schedule and SAP master data
  • Plan and coordinate resources to maximize the efficiency of the Maintenance department. This includes issuing work orders, purchasing materials and parts, and managing inventory.
  • Manage regulatory inspections of equipment.
  • Responsible for managing the Management of Change process (MOC).
  • Participate in the implementation of Kemira's process safety standard, including process risk analysis, pre-start-up safety assessment, safe operating procedures, safe operating limits, etc.
  • Manage CAPEX projects at various stages including quoting, submitting and installation
  • Work in accordance with Kemira standards and industry best practices.
  • Act as a technical resource for maintenance personnel
  • Coordinate and communicate with external contractors and vendors

Able to respond appropriately and immediately to emergencies


Join Kemira and create better every day.


Please apply with CV no later than 30 April 2024 at kemira.com/careers.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment, and energy sectors. In 2022, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.6 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.