Maintenance Business Unit Leader

Posted on 2023-09-12
Location :
Bridgewater, Canada
Job category :
Maintenance & Energy
Contract type :

Job Description

Maintenance Business Unit Leader

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Discover More than a Career with Michelin

Maintenance Business Unit Leader

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Since 1889, Michelin has innovated to enhance the mobility of people and goods. Today, we are setting the benchmark across every tire and travel-related services market, while leading a global strategy to drive sustainable, profitable growth.

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc., is seeking a Maintenance Business Unit Leader (BUL) to join its growing Bridgewater, Nova Scotia manufacturing team on the South Shore.


The role of Michelin's Maintenance BUL is to lead a team to ensure the availability and reliability of equipment in their area of responsibility and optimize maintenance cost with a goal of continuous improvement. These efforts are undertaken to support production teams in the shared goals of safety, quality, cost and delivery.


  • Provide a safe working environment for all employees and ensure safe operating conditions of equipment;
  • implement the maintenance strategy, analyze results, and implement vital actions (short/medium term);
  • lead a team of multidisciplinary maintenance professionals to ensure reliability of equipment, in particular solving issues of obsolescence;
  • contribute to process reliability by implementing and ensuring the efficiency of maintenance plans;
  • manage the maintenance budget (workforce, supply, and services); and,
  • develop and empower their team, build, and update the succession plan under the leadership of the Maintenance Manager.


  • Technical college diploma, bachelor or graduate degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • demonstrated ability as a maintenance manager or supervisor;
  • proven experience working in a manufacturing environment;
  • experience working in a mentor and/or employee development role; and,
  • demonstrated experience in successful resource planning.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate the following:

  • strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and resolve issues;
  • both written and verbal communication skills, including development of positive relationships with internal plant customers;
  • ability to set and achieve goals with minimum supervision; and,
  • confirmed proven teamwork, interpersonal, leadership and planning skills.

How to apply:

Candidates should clearly indicate how they meet the requirements listed above in their applications. We ask you to merge your covering letter and resume into one Word or PDF document. Applications should be submitted on or before September 26th, 2023.

Candidates selected to participate in the first round of interviews will be contacted via e-mail. All other candidates will be notified when the hiring process is complete.

Moving Forward Together: your career with Michelin

Michelin firmly believes that business performance and the professional success of our employees go hand in hand. Our approach to career development reaffirms the values that guide us every day and expresses the mutual commitments that the Group has undertaken to ensure everyone is able to find fulfillment in their role. Performance and potential are assessed with a view to the long-term and training policies allow each employee to continue to grow throughout their career, while helping to drive the Group's development.

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. offers competitive compensation and benefits, comprehensive training programs, opportunities for advancement and a workplace that values and demonstrates its dedication to diversity.