Maintenance Technician Lead

  • Full-time
  • Shift: 1st Shift
  • Job Posting Date: 02-Aug-2022
  • Department: Manufacturing

Company Description

For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them! 

Job Description

The Maintenance Lead shall supervise the scheduled and unscheduled repair of manufacturing equipment, material handling equipment, building, and grounds to consistently produce a product that meet customer and quality standards. This is a grooming role for Maintenance Manager.

Safety: Maintains high safety standards and does not accept excuses for unsafe acts.

Quality: Conveys urgency when correcting maintenance related quality issues and performs maintenance with a prevention mind set.

Customer service: Treats all customers as if they are the Plant Manager. IE Operators, Safety, Shipping, Sales, Engineering, and Truck drivers.

Leadership: Lead with the intention of meeting goals; Remove subordinate’s obstacles, praise successes, give opportunities to correct mistakes, and train on knowledge gaps. Lead by example and enforce company policies.

Assist: Find reasons to win. Nothing happens without maintenance involvement. Assist with process improvements and projects.

Environmental Impacts of this Position:

The Maintenance Lead has a responsibility to take all foreseeable precautions to avoid environmental impacts, while performing daily duties, such as: oil containment, good housekeeping practices, and spill clean-up if needed.


Minimum Required Education / Skills:

High School Diploma, Effective communication and leadership skills to lead a 2-3 person crew towards daily, weekly, and monthly goals, Trouble shooting skills in general electrical and mechanical, hydraulics, and pneumatics equivalent to a level three technician.  Computer skills to accomplish administrative work related to maintenance. Maintain forklift qualification and licenses to operate vehicle. Bilingual a plus.

Minimum Required Experience:

  • 5 years leading maintenance crews.

Equipment / Tools Used:

Proper use of all hand and power tools.  Micrometers, tape measures, files, computer, calculator, telephone, blueprints, catalogues, instrumentation and equipment manuals, forklifts, cranes, Blue Scope computer system, various software programs, etc.

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 


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