Maintenance Planner

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
Canada Bread Company, Limited is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada.  It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns, and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Canada Bread seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.

Canada Bread serves major grocery chains, retail outlets, and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream, and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.

Job Summary:
Responsible to provide technical planning, scheduling and cost control assistance to maintenance, production and other departments
Develop logical work sequences, cost estimates and resource allocations
Update and maintain records in CMMS (Maximo)
Identify and resolve problems, recommend improvements in the planning process
Provide technical planning and scheduling for short and long range weekend activity and assist  departments to ensure optimal maintenance effectiveness
Prepare diagrams, reports and networks reflecting planned work, sequences of events, timelines and resource constraints
Assist Maintenance Supervisor by specifying, testing and implementing approved changes / improvements on information / work management systems
Work closely with Maintenance Inventory to ensure that all parts and all services are available
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders
Manage work order requests, planning & prioritization
Creating, processing notifications/work orders and all Preventitive Maintenance related transactions.
Ensure all work orders are completed / closed and rescheduled as needed
Create and/or revise new assets and job plans as approved by maintenance supervisor 
Qualifications and Requirements:
Working knowledge in CMMS – preferably Maximo
3-5 years of maintenance experience
Up to 2 years study in a related field plus a trade, apprenticeship or operating training
5-10 years in a food processing environment or related manufacturing industry

Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.

Canada Bread Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact Canada Bread Accessibility at


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