Maintenance Planner

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Whitby, Ontario, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

Why Work for Us:

Generations have worked at Gerdau Whitby and now it's your turn!  Gerdau is growing and the Whitby Plant is expanding with the latest tools and technology. Are you looking for a sustainable career at a plant with over 50 years of history in the Durham Region? Are you a persistent person who enjoys identifying equipment issues and finding ways to resolve them? Do you like working in a team oriented and collaborative environment?


About Us:


At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development and more. Join us in our cultural & digital transformation, and help us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.


Job Overview:

Maintenance Planner will provide coordination, direction, and support for implementing and sustaining Asset Reliability Processes (ARP) to improve safety, equipment reliability, and product quality at optimum efficiency and costs.

This position is primarily responsible for planning and coordinating maintenance activities on equipment. The Maintenance Planner will develop job plans for all planned maintenance, predictive and preventive technologies, in conjunction with technicians, reliability engineers, mill operations, maintenance personnel and suppliers. This position will maximize the equipment reliability using a systematic approach to plan and schedule maintenance work. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage work order backlog for area of responsibility
  • Facilitate Down Day and Outage planning process and meetings
  • Prepare, plan, and provide work packages for maintenance activities during Down Day and Outages
  • Develop maintenance plans and schedules
  • Monitor and report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Ensure timely completion of preventive maintenance and predictive work orders
  • Interface between maintenance and engineering on capital expenditures and assist in the development of equipment specifications


What Gerdau Offers You:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 100% Matching DC Pension up to 6%
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Career Path System and Training
  • Opportunity to grow and create


What You Have:

  • An Engineering Degree or Advanced Technical Training Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Working knowledge of heavy machinery or other related maintenance engineering activities.
  • Experience in asset reliability technology in systems.

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. 


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866)-788-2798 or