Senior Manager, Garage Operations

Metrolinx - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Senior Manager, Garage Operations (BUS00HN)

Employee Status: Regular

Barganing Unit: Non-Union

Pay Range: 124,275.00 - 173,817.00

Location: Streetsville Garage

Closing Date: 17-Aug-2020

Salary Range: $124,275 - $173,817 per annum

Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

Our Bus Fleet Maintenance Office is seeking a Senior Manager to oversee Garage Operations. This will include planning, directing & overseeing the activities of the Bus Fleet, Support Fleet, and Facilities groups to ensure services provided meet corporate and divisional objectives of maintenance, quality, and on-time performance.

Key Responsibilities

Establishes standard operating procedures for fleet and facilities, to maintain high levels of quality and service reliability
Identifies elements to improve the performance, efficiency, and quality of fleet and facilities operations, including fleet and facilities improvements, and forecasting recruitment requirements
Oversees the administration, repair and maintenance and retrofit programs of GO Transit’s buses, vehicles and equipment
Liaises with external transit providers to ensure coordination and alignment of operations
Oversees the maintenance of fleet and facilities for adherence to maintenance schedules and regulatory requirements
Oversees the development and implementation of branch goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for service areas
Stays abreast of applicable legislation and regulations and evaluates impact on current practices to ensure compliance
Develops annual budget, monitors and controls expenses, and initiates effective cost control measures to adhere to budget restraints
Meets service delivery objectives and manages project and department activities within budgetary limits
Monitors progress to ensure that program objectives are delivered on time and within budget, and that anticipated business results are achieved
Leads the development, implementation, and quality assurance of Metrolinx policies and procedures relating to fleet services, and ensures their continued relevance through ongoing review and maintenance
Provides creative thought leadership with input from others to develop and deploy a strategic vision
Determines appropriate service and staffing levels required to ensure effective and efficient services, and monitors and evaluates the overall service delivery model
Directly supervises more than 6 employees and manages a large department of over 100 bargaining unit and non-bargaining unit staff members through subordinate supervisors
Defines team member roles, responsibilities, and expectations
Provides timely feedback to meet the project schedule, scope, deliverables, and financial targets
Leads, coaches, and motivates employees in their work processes

Location: 6190 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario

What skills and qualifications do I need?

Completion of a degree in Business, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent
Minimum ten (10) years’ progressive related experience
Managerial and leadership expertise to provide senior technical and administrative leadership to an operating unit with multiple teams
Management experience in a unionized environment is an asset
Experience maintaining excellent labour relations is an asset
Experience with Lean Maintenance (Reliability Centered Maintenance, Total Productive Maintenance) is an asset

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online, no later than August 17, 2020.

Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required.