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Maintenance Supervisor

Hamilton, Ontario · Manufacturing
Bimbo Canada is Canada’s largest bakery, operating for more than 100 years. It is a leading producer and distributor of fresh packaged breads and snacks with more than 1,000 products across 18 brands Canadians know and love, like Dempster’s®, Stonemill®, Villaggio®, Vachon® cakes and Takis®. Bimbo Canada is proud to feed Canadian families with safe, high-quality products they can trust made by Canadians, for Canadians at 16 bakeries, 14 distribution centres and 191 depots across the country. Bimbo Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company. Together, they are nourishing a better world with delicious baked goods and snacks by building a sustainable, highly productive and deeply-humane company.

We are dedicated to building a diverse workplace that promotes equity and belonging, where all associates can develop and contribute to the transformation of our company, the baking industry and our communities. For more, visit www.bimbocanada.com.

Bimbo Canada is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor for a Hamilton food Production facility.

Position Responsibilities:
  • The Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for the overall supervision of millwrights and electricians in a unionized manufacturing environment.
  • Ensure employee safety and overall compliance to the OHSA.
  • This position requires initiative, leadership, excellent communication skills, and confidence regarding your technical and organizational talents.
  • Ensure the efficient operation of plant equipment and services, involving cost control, safety, and product quality.
  • Understand production requirements and day-to-day equipment operating issues by ensuring open and effective communications with all other departments. (This may require you to work several production shifts)
  • Responsible for scheduling work orders in Maximo, assessing employee training needs and performance.
  • Develop, lead and maintain capable and effective employees in all areas of the maintenance function.
  • Maintain a positive union and employee relations environment.
  • Continuously improve the preventive maintenance program to reduce downtime and improve overall maintenance costs.
  • Oversee and direct plant projects that involve our own employees or outside contractors
  • Effectively handle employee issues including in accordance with the collective agreement.
  • Assist with the implementation of capital projects.
  • Plan and implement PM’s on equipment as required.
  • Must be knowledgeable and be able to follow GMPs, Food Safety and Health & Safety requirements

Educational Background & Work Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should have a trade certification as a Licensed Millwright or Licensed Electrician
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a post secondary education or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3+ years as a maintenance supervisor experienced in a unionized, strongly automated, fast paced manufacturing facility.
  • Food, beverage or packaged goods industry is a definite asset.
  • Competence in PLC for troubleshooting and programming change would be an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of OHSA.
  • Proven track record of compliance and continuous improvement in improving safety in the workplace.
  • Ability to train Direct Reports.
  • Excellent knowledge of troubleshooting, adjusting or repairing of equipment.
  • Working knowledge of work orders and preventative maintenance.
  • Experience with food processing, CFIA, HACCP, Continuous Improvement Process, Six Sigma would be an asset.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as project management skills.
  • Ability to develop, and foster a results-driven team.
  • Experience in working with operational budgets.
  • Knowledge of MS Office.
  • Flexibility to work alternating shifts including weekends and holidays.
Please note that all applicants that will be considered for this role must be double vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will also be required to provide proof of their vaccination status during the recruitment process.

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