Maintenance Manager

Serving North America their long track record of success in plastic film extrusion proceeds them. They are seeking an experienced maintenance manager to join their team on day shift. This person will be hands on and a strong leader for a group of about 13 direct reports. 


  • Day to Day direct supervision of a group of Craftsmen, labors, and Maintenance Planner, involved in repairing and maintaining all equipment in a Bag Manufacturing Facility including building facility, HVAC, Chillers and Air compressors.
  • Input to the long term work plans and budge for the facility.
  • Input, Preparation, Updating, and follow up of work schedule for all craftsman
  • Input to, and application of best practice work methods and procedures for trades group
  • Key management representative responsible for providing safe, timely and efficient repairs.
  • Application of engineering standards and government codes in trades.
  • Daily monitoring and purchase of maintenance materials, supplies, tools, equipment including spare part inventory in an efficient manor.
  • Technical trouble-shooting and problem solving of equipment failures; recommendation/initiation of corrective measures when appropriate/required
  • Day-to-Day application of plant safety practice and maintenance safety and compliance program.
  • Participate in the preparation of emergency and contingency plans.
  • Preparation of training, scheduling, and monitoring of on-the-job training and instruction to craftsmen and labors.
  • Recommendation to management for improvements and/or corrective action.
  • Maintenance of a working climate conductive to harmonious labor relation.
  • Coordination of temporary outside contractors for maintenance.
  • When necessary assist Engineering on Capital projects with either installation and/or commissioning
  • Manage the preventive maintenance program helping move the organization from a reactive maintenance to preventive/predictive maintenance organization.
  • Special tasks/duties/projects as assigned by management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering


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Production Supervisor


Our Toronto plastics manufacturing facility is seeking a production supervisor to join their team. This position has 12 hour shifts rotating every two weeks between day and night shift. The company employs about 120 individuals and offers a comprehensive benefit package.


  • Day to day general administration of the operations. (includes personnel, production rates, job changes, reliability)
  • Input to plant manager on supply and production optimization, control and use of raw material and inventory management
  • Recommendations to plant manager, work methods and procedures for section: technical assistance to lead hand in correct application of methods/procedures and efficient use of equipment
  • Responsible for the safe, continuous and efficient operation of production unit.
  • On-going coordination as necessary with other sectors in the department
  • Daily coordination, prioritization and monitoring of maintenance repairs, and authorization of work orders.
  • Plan all shutdowns on equipment with Maintenance.
  • Continuous improvement by requesting studies and projects to improve production (i.e. Product quality, production rates, reliability, cost effectiveness). Coordination of this effort with engineering manager
  • Input to and implementation of plant safety objectives
  • Operator training program
  • Input, preparation and update of shift work schedules including replacements as required
  • Evaluate his personnel on a periodic basis
  • Administer company  policies, address poor employee work attitudes and practices
  • Insure that all P.M programs are adequate for meeting equipment reliability needs


  • 3+ years experience in a leadership role
  • 3+ years of technical experience (plastics industry experience preferred)