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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Sr. Team Lead, Production

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Senior Team Lead, Production

Ballard's Production Team has a position available for a Senior Team Lead in the Production department, based in Burnaby, reporting to the Production Director.

  • Develop and demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of products and technical processes used by the Manufacturing team
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized working environment at all times; report safety incidents and near misses according the EH&S protocol
  • Provide direction and leadership to employees within the area of responsibility
  • Coach and mentor staff on a day-to-day basis and provide regular, constructive feedback to maintain a team of high performers
  • Oversee the performance of members of their team and work to resolve any issues that arise to ensure Production targets are met
  • Report out on Production performance (using KPI's and various reporting systems) and complete process documentation in a timely manner
  • Liaise with other departments and management on safety, quality and technical issues
  • Assign staff to manufacturing processes, produce schedules, and perform staffing requirement planning activities
  • Facilitate training of new and current technicians on work processes, product, quality and safety procedures; ensure technicians have sufficient skill and ability to perform necessary work and meet Production requirements
  • Provide guidance and help develop competencies in junior team leads
  • Cultivate and maintain positive, productive relationships with stakeholders and cross-functional team members
  • Provide leadership in minimizing COGS and operating expenses
  • Support Lean Manufacturing and 6S activities within the department and across the company
  • Other duties assigned, as needed

  • Relevant technical education, including technical diploma or trade certificate
  • 5 to 8 years technical/supervisory experience in a related industry, or equivalent combination
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrate key Leadership competencies with a proven track record of translating corporate strategy into action and driving team performance to deliver results
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and overtime, as needed

Nice to Have:
  • Experience using Oracle (or similar MRP), 5S and Lean Manufacturing is considered an asset

How to Apply: If you have the experience required and want to be part of an amazing organization, please submit your resume through the Ballard website at

Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

Our Values

Listen & Deliver | Quality. Always. | Inspire Excellent | Row Together | Own It

Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.
Manufacturing and Production