Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 07-04-2018


Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.


  • Ensuring the efficient operation of plant equipment.
  • Supporting and driving the implementation of any improvement initiatives.
  • Managing the maintenance budget by controlling cost, planning repairs and curing best pricing.
  • Managing a team of three (3) mechanics and a plant currently running 2-production shifts/day, 5 days/week.
  • Develop his team by providing sound and consistent leadership, support and training.
  • Participate and support the implementation of new equipment.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a preventive maintenance program on production equipment and buildings ensuring that any planned preventive repairs are scheduled in accordance with production schedule.
  • Actively supporting the Maple Leaf, Quality, Food Safety and Health and Safety programs.
  • Overseeing and directing plant projects including those involving outside contractors.
  • Being flexible, capable and willing to perform any maintenance task as the circumstances may require.
  • Ensuring that the plant is in compliance with Federal, Provincial and Municipal legislation.
  • Developing and maintaining positive cross-functional relationships.
  • Representing the Maintenance Department at meetings as required.
  • Minimum of a college degree in either mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanics.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Very good inter personal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS-Office and AutoCAD.
  • 5 years experience as a member of maintenance team.
  • Previous experience working in the food industry would be highly advantageous.
  • Flexibility to work over time as and when required.
  • Excellent troubleshooter.
  • Understanding of HACCP and CFIA requirements.

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.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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