SUEZ- Water Technologies & Solutions is now known as Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions. As part of Veolia, we join in its mission of "resourcing the world." With the addition of our industry-leading technologies and expertise, our combined strengths will help to turn the tide for Ecological Transformation.

Manufacturing Team Leader

Date:  25-Feb-2023

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5

Company:  SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions Canada
Category:  Supply Chain ES
Req ID:  7465

Around the globe, we help cities and industries manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. We provide an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials to promote a cleaner more sustainable world for all of us.

The collective expertise and passion of our people, combined with a broad portfolio of over 10,000 technologies, makes us uniquely positioned to deliver solutions that positively impact the environment. Come be part of something special - start your journey today! 

VEOLIA Water Technologies & Solutions (WTS) is a worldwide leader in water recovery, treatment, and reuse. We design, supply, and operate a range of water systems – from food and beverage applications, to municipal water, to microelectronics ultrapure water and heavy industrial wastewater treatment. Our portfolio includes chemicals & monitoring solutions, start-up & operation, membrane & ion exchange products, and custom engineered equipment.


This is a hands-on,  team leading position.  Team leaders work alongside with a team of Mechanical/Electrical Technicians/Assemblers and also provide team  guidancewhile ensuring that production goals and outputs are met, a safe work environment is maintained and that the team adheres to Quality standards and principles. Team Leaders  use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and must evaluate information from a variety of sources.  THis position is approx 85% hands-on initially and then progress to approx 65%  hands-on/35% leadership/ production problem resolution


Key Responsibilities:

These duties and responsibilities are not exhaustive and will be supplemented as necessary.

  • Work with and Lead a team of Production employees to complete work on time, within budget, with high quality standards. 
  • Demonstrates safe work practices and is responsible for employee adherence to all EHS policies within their team.
  • Ensures that ISO 9001 quality system requirements are met, prepare and maintain work procedures and instruction.
  • Approximately 60-80% of time will be spent performing assembly requirements associated with area job description, and the remaining time spent identifying/resolving project issues.
  • Coordinates with cross-functional teams and supervisors to identify and resolve production assembly issues.
  • Provide supervisors with feedback of team performance with respect to EHS, Quality and Compliance.
  • Identify errors in parts or supplies within Bills of Materials and reports issues to Supervisor, Planning, Engineering, and Sourcing.
  • Ensure UNBW (nuts, bolts, wire etc) materials are available in a timely manner to not delay project execution.
  • Review shipping plan for projects in conjunction with supervisors and Logistics team.
  • Maintains and promote good housekeeping.
  • Observes, promotes and exhibits all environment, health and report safety violations.
  • Identify Production issues and track to full resolution and closure.
  • Advocate lean ideas within work area.
  • Actively reviews, updates and improves production processes and related ISO documentation.
  • Help to raise awareness and promote participation in company events
  • Organizes work areas to display required work metrics.  
  • Provide leadership in the Plant-wide EHS program and be a H&S Framework owner
  • Be available to work overtime on weekends
  • Knowledgeable with  SAP
  • Performs any additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor


Position based in Ancaster and may  involve travel to Guelph

Why join our team?

We offer a full set of benefits, including:

  • Professional and flexible leadership
  • Competitive salaries
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan AND company-sponsored retirement plan
  • Advantageous medical coverage (vision, dental, prescription and complementary medicine)
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program

We offer competitive compensation and benefits working in a dynamic environment with challenging projects and training provided to ensure your success.

We realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We’re an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!