Sr Maintenance Supervisor

at Maple Leaf Foods
Location Winnipeg, Canada
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


The Opportunity:
The Senior Maintenance Supervisor reports directly to the Maintenance Manager and leads a team of Maintenance Supervisors and trades to maximize facility up time and daily production, while ensuring that all facility equipment is properly maintained through the application of the proper maintenance tactics. This is a "hands-on" supervisory position which is relied upon to lead supervisors and tradespeople to excellence in maintenance and the achievement of world class results.
Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:
Manage, motivate, develop and provide direct leadership to maintenance supervisors and maintenance staff
Supervise repairs carried out by maintenance staff and/or Contractors
Audit the review and approval of incoming work notifications and, when warranted, assist in prioritizing the work
Assist with the development, approval and implementation of capital projects
Ensure effective use of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS);
Review, management and approval of maintenance expenditures and oversight of cost, scope and timing of capital projects
Ensure that all scheduled work orders are completed in the allocated time
Review and periodically audit completed work orders for correctness and completeness
Perform periodic inspections of recently maintained equipment to observe the quality of the maintenance performed and the operating condition of the equipment
Liaise with Engineering and Operations on matters relating to equipment maintenance and availability
Provide guidance to the Planner/Scheduler when approving, prioritizing and estimating work, and technical assistance when developing job plans
Participate in various production meetings, KPI review meetings, and pre- and post-maintenance schedule review meetings
Assist with the identification of root causes following equipment failures and development of new maintenance tasks to eliminate them in the future
Support the development of KPI s to manage the Equipment Reliability Process
Development and implementation of a proactive maintenance strategy
Ensure compliance with BRC and CFIA requirements as it relates to food safety and ensure that corrective action requests are dealt with in an effective and timely manner
Ensure compliance with all applicable provincial and federal labour regulations and adhere to the terms and conditions specified in the appropriate collective bargaining agreements
Demonstrate an active involvement/commitment to a progressive health and safety program, food safety program and environmental program
What You ll Bring:
3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing, unionized environment
Familiar with the concept of world class maintenance and best practices
Familiar with, and/or have utilized Six Sigma, RCM and autonomous maintenance principles
A College graduate from an electro-mechanical program or a licensed tradesperson with related experience
Knowledgeable with preventive and predictive maintenance tactics
Willing to work flexible hours when required
Comfortable using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), SAP-PM preferably
The ability to troubleshoot and demonstrate organizational skills
Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills; ability to build positive relationships with others
Experience in a food processing would be an asset
Knowledge of ammonia-based plant refrigeration systems and their operation would be asset
Able to manage maintenance and maintenance resources effectively through the use of key performance indicators and benchmarking
Proven record for identifying reliability issues and participation implementing improvement strategies
What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:
Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
A hybrid work model that embraces remote work for eligible roles, helping team members achieve work-life balance-combining the best of both spending time working remotely, benefitting from focus time, and purposeful collaboration in the office setting.
Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, speaker series events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.
About Us:
We re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let s build a better future, together.

We re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf , Schneiders , and Greenfield Natural Meat Co. We re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company - not just in Canada - but on earth.
We are carbon neutral.
We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.
A diverse and inclusive work environment
Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We re so much stronger when we know we re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.
We embrace a strong, values-based culture
Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
Doing What s Right
Shared Value
High Performance
Diverse and Inclusive Teams
Disciplined Decision Making
Our Accountability
Intense Curiosity
Transparency and Humility

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees. As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination. In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022). We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at .

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