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Maintenance Supervisor, Night Shift

Lethbridge, AB

 The Opportunity:

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the management, development and efficient operation of the Maintenance, Planning and Rendering Operations.
The Maintenance Supervisor is an experienced Maintenance leader with at least 3 years of experience in a Maintenance supervisory or leadership role applying proven Maintenance best practices in a fast pace industrial environment.  A technical diploma/ticket is required. The Supervisor is familiar with using a CMMS system. The Supervisor follows company policies, standards, and guidelines as they apply to all activities.
The Maintenance Supervisor has strong leadership and communication skills, works well in a team environment, is responsible and is open to change. The person is results oriented and quality driven. 
The Maintenance Supervisor promotes and maintains a safe working environment through compliance with MLF’s Health and Safety Program. This includes Food Safety and Environmental compliance.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Daily supervision of the Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Team Members including electricians, millwrights, rendering and maintenance support staff.
  • Motivate team members to high performance, complete payroll, vacation schedules, and work schedules and assignments.
  • Meet Key Performance Indicators, Reduce Downtime, Improve Wrench Time, Maintenance Excellence Index, maintain Maintenance Budget, Complete Safety Scorecards.
  • Oversee the maintenance and rendering staff day to day equipment and process challenges
  • Develop, implement preventative/predictive maintenance program.
  • Optimize equipment uptime and reliability.
  • Order required parts and supplies, monitor, and maintain department parts stock levels.
  • Maintain and monitor outside service contracts.
  • Track PMs and work orders and ensure completion.
  • Schedule and coordinate projects, with the Planner, schedule plant inspections.
  • Oversee various contractors as services are required.
  • Assess team progress with plant work order results and team progress.
  • Enforce HACCP and CFIA regulations and pant GMP’s.
  • Enforce safe work practices and company policy.
  • Ensure constant use of housekeeping practices, satisfying all safety requirements.
  • Plan and hold safety and policy meetings, investigate accidents and incidents.
  • Respond to Operations, FSQA and H&S concerns/inquiries.
  • Liaise with outside services (sales/technical services) as required.
  • Continuously strive for top performance from staff and equipment.
  • Research processes and equipment to help continuously improve operations.
  • Ensure training is up to date for employees and data collection.
  • Lead shift handover meetings.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Minimum 3 years supervision experience in a fast paced, unionized environment.
  • Electrical, Millwright or Mechanical or equivalent tickets (Red Seal preferred).
  • Excellent troubleshooting, adjusting, or repair new or existing equipment.
  • Familiar with health & safety regulations. 
  • Familiarity with CFIA statutory regulations(an asset).
  • Preventative and proactive maintenance strategy expertise.
  • Strong knowledge of labour relations and good oral and written communication.

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.
  • 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 accommodations@mapleleaf.com.


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