Maintenance Supervisor

Saputo Inc. - Edmonton, AB (11 months ago)

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Everything begins with passion, a legacy from the Saputo family, which offered tasty and quality cheeses to its community. Today, after more than 65 years, the company employs thousands of dedicated employees, proud of their role, who work day after day to deliver quality products to customers and consumers.
Ensuring the well-being of our employees is our priority. We offer attractive working conditions and benefits to our employees and their families:
Competitive salaries
Advantageous corporate agreements
Full range of group insurance benefits
Group retirement pension plan with employer contribution
Purchase option of company stocks
Group RRSP
Health and wellness program in the workplace
Assistance program for employees and their families
We support employment equity. Saputo strives to embed diversity and inclusion in its operations and invites candidates from all horizons to join its family.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for efficiently and economically maintaining in good repair all mechanical, electrical, computer-aided and utility technologies used to manufacture, package, store and ship products at the Edmonton Facilities. This is to be accomplished utilizing continuous improvement strategies, keeping up with current and future technological developments but also develop sound relationships within the organization.

  • Leadership/coaching of maintenance personnel through pro-active communications, employee involvement, participation, individual feedback and appraisal;
  • Maintains a current knowledge of all sanitation, refrigeration, packaging and storage equipment, machines and devices used to produce, package, handle, store and ship products made at the Edmonton Facilities;
  • Establish, with the help of the Maintenance Manager, an annual maintenance plan and budget; Review revenues and costs relative to budget on a monthly; establishes further action plans;
  • Maintain a high standard of sanitation, housekeeping and cleanliness within the maintenance shop and related equipment areas within the facility;
  • Provides professional advice regarding the repair and maintenance of all machines and equipment;
  • Facilitate the timely and efficient packaging of fluid products;
  • Carries out preventative maintenance on assigned equipment;
  • Trouble shoots and repairs equipment in breakdown situations to ensure production efficiencies are achieved;
  • Provides training to maintenance & plant staff as required;
  • Works with all trades groups to complete project assignments. Deals with vendors & engineering as required;
  • Supervises electrical installations;
  • Ensures PLC programs are updated and current;
  • Develops appropriate schedules, manning and material requirements;
  • Ensuring the availability of the appropriate tools;
  • Maintain in good repair all production, packaging, storage, shipping and material handling equipment and machines as well as the physical plant;
  • Ensure that all work is performed safely, while following OH&S, WCB and Company regulations and procedures;
  • Other duties as required.
  • Engineering Degree or Journeyman ticket;
  • 5+ years of experience in a supervisory or management role;
  • Experience in a Preventive Maintenance Program, knowledge of MP2 software would be an asset;
  • Experience in Parts Inventory;
  • Experience in Cost Control;
  • Experience in Sourcing Parts;
  • Experience in Managing budget;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages;
  • Knowledge and experience in SAP & Kronos are an asset;
  • A broad understanding of computer-aided processing and packaging equipment;
  • Excellent in diagnosing and problem solving and spatial relations ability;
  • Food industry or high-speed packaging experience;
  • PLC training and experience an asset;
  • Excellent trouble shooting and analytical skills;
  • High level of self-motivation and initiative;
  • Available to work a flexible week