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Maintenance Supervisor

Etobicoke, ON · Construction/Facilities
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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