Maintenance Manager – Food Industry

Location: ON - London / St. Mary's Area
Job Type: Permanent

Our client in the Food Industry is currently seeking a Maintenance Manager to join their management team. This is a permanent role with great growth potential offering an excellent salary and a great working environment.

POSITION: Maintenance Manager


  • Accountable for maintenance of all production equipment, operation and maintenance of utility services and building facilities.
  • Have ability to create and develop relationships, which will enable them to influence and effect change through others. 
  • Research new equipment and technology to enable the Plant to operate in an extremely competitive environment.
  • Strong involvement in the initiation, development and installation of capital projects/initiatives to improve productivity, plant efficiencies, associate safety and product quality.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction programs through new methods.
  • Minimize production downtime by ensuring the maintenance staff is properly scheduled, trained, equipped and motivated while ensuring associate safety.
  • Promote associate safety and ensure overall compliance to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Promote associate compliance to GMPs and all related food safety practices
  • Manage all mechanical contracted services (refrigeration, electrical, construction)
  • Manage a preventative maintenance program
  • Implement improvement programs and projects
  • Assist to produce capital request, develop and manage a capital plan budget.
  • Administer weekly departmental budget spending responsibilities; report and address any discrepancies.
  • Schedule and monitor all installations, equipment reliability work and PSSRs Conduct PSR’s on new or used equipment.
  • Develop, lead and coach associates, through effective training and communication


  • 7+ years maintenance experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment (preferably in a food manufacturing plant) with a proven track record in outstanding results within their scope of responsibility.
  • 7+ year’s progressive maintenance/manufacturing/supervisory experience.
  • Possesses sound knowledge of troubleshooting, adjusting or repairing equipment. Including PLCs.
  • Working knowledge of preventative maintenance software
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Office, Outlook and Excel.
  • Experience with food processing, CFIA and HACCP would be an asset
  • Ability to maintain composure while managing pressure.
  • Aptitude and interest for learning while demonstrating leadership in a progressive work environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Ability to delegate and hold people accountable for results/satisfactory completion of tasks
  • Effective team building skills.
  • Demonstrated bias for action
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective presentation skills both formally and informally.
  • Demonstrated ability to strive for results
  • Must be knowledgeable and be able to follow GMPs, Food Safety and Health and Safety requirements

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit, along with the required degrees, licenses or certificates listed in the job description.

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