MAINTENANCE MANAGER, THUNDER BAY, ON, CANADA – #5013

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a MAINTENANCE MANAGER for our Thunder Bay, ON client.

The position is accountable for the development, planning and management of the maintenance and engineering activities required to ensure safe and optimal operational efficiency of terminal equipment and processes. Manages the ongoing modification of and improvement to the facility to ensure ongoing competitiveness and profitability.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Plans, develops, organizes and supervises repair and maintenance programs to ensure equipment installation and Terminal is maintained in good operating condition.

Directs and supervises the Maintenance Supervisors in completing their work assignments.

Analyzes new technologies in grain processing, recommends enhancements as appropriate, and plans and manages project teams in the implementation of approved new/revised systems and processes.

Plans, develops, organizes, and monitors systems such as equipment records, scheduling, reporting and a preventative maintenance system to ensure equipment is properly serviced and maintained with the most efficient utilization of manpower and materials.

Administers and monitors divisional and corporate policies.

Develops major and minor repair and maintenance budgets for the Terminal; monitors and explains deviations from budget.

Develops capital budgets and directs capital related projects.

Manages engineering projects related to improvement and protection of assets.

Ensures requirements and licensing fees are met relating to appropriate government agencies.

Manages and monitors personnel issues relating to all maintenance department staff.

Communicates management information and plans through written correspondence, meetings and presentations.

Participates in the development and conduct of Safety Training and Staff Development Programs for repair and maintenance personnel.

Investigates new methods and procedures for repair and maintenance of terminal equipment and selects and implements improvements that are economical and feasible to the physical plant.

Drives continuous improvement to sustain and enhance productivity.

Hires, promotes, and discharges staff within company policy and provides for effective staff development.

Performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in the following fields as a tradesman:

Maintenance

Terminal Elevator

Supervisory/Maintenance Management

PE or Certified Engineering Technology

Equivalent combinations of education and experience that result in the required level of knowledge skill and competence will be considered.

Mechanical and analytical ability.

Poven planning, problem solving, organizing, project management and supervisory ability.

Demonstrated oral, written and listening communication skills.

Expertise in delegating and controlling.

Proven ability to work effectively under stress as related to extreme flexibility and variation required of daily planning within a terminal elevator.

Computer competent.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to – info@indemand.ca

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER – BELLE, WV, USA – # 5003

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER for our Belle, West Virginia client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Become a technology expert on the PGA processes by working closely with PGA technology experts to learn the PGA plant process and equipment.

Supports Production Manager and works with Production Team to ensure production is completed to meet business requirements (safely, on spec quality and on schedule)

Ensure timely technical input provided for process or facility changes utilizing the site MOC process, and appropriate communication and training is provided for all affected employees.

Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are written, maintained, utilized and complied with.

Ensures sufficient production engineer staffing for 24/7 production operation.

Works with production staff to determine maintenance needs in a manner that is least disruptive to production.

Work closely with Production and Reliability Teams to prioritize and schedule all maintenance and reliability work.

Works with production staff to determine maintenance needs in a manner that is least disruptive to production.

Work closely with Production and Reliability Teams to prioritize and schedule all maintenance and reliability work.

Work closely with Engineering Manger to support execution of annual Capital and Expense project work (Production Engineers provide Process Scope and MOCs).

Ensures timely incident (SHE, Process, Quality and Reliability) reporting, investigation and documentation, with corrective actions identified to prevent recurrence, and followed up to completion.

Ensure appropriate Hazard Review for process changes or non-SOP production activities.

Support ensuring good housekeeping is maintained in production areas

Supervise and coach direct reports (Production Engineers and Production Staff) to ensure organizational goals are met.

Involve team in problem solving activities with an emphasis on continuous improvement.

Conducts safety huddles with staff on an on-going basis.

Serves as a role model for ensuring compliance with company policies.

Ensures compliance with all federal and state safety/environmental laws and regulations.

Issue, verify and sign special work permits, confined space entry permits and tank entry permits.

Ensures adequate training for operations personnel is completed

Raw Material Demand, Production Planning and Scheduling

QUALIFICATIONS:

BS Chemical Engineering degree

8+ years of Chemical plant experience.

Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership Role

Demonstrated experience with requirements of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)

Experience with frequent, major plant shutdowns, turnarounds and start-ups.

Solid ability to utilize Microsoft Office products

Strong attention to detail, ability to manage data with a high degree of accuracy.

Excellent interpersonal skills to allow productive collaborative relationships with all levels of the organization.

Must be authorized to work in the US

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

PRODUCTION MANAGER – SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA – #4978

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PRODUCTION MANAGER for our Salt Lake City, Utah client.

A leading international producer of specialty ingredients for the health and nutrition industry is seeking a Plant Production Manager. Salt Lake City, in addition to being home to the Winter Olympics in 2002, has nearby mountains that are widely known to be the home of “The Greatest Snow on Earth” and several world class ski resorts. US News ranked Salt Lake City 15th out of 125 metro areas in the US in terms of best places to live. This person will be groomed to be the next Plant Manager.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, will be the number two person on site for this 3 shift operation.

Manage supervisors and hourly workforce to consistently and reliably meet the operating plan. Responsible for performance management, hiring, training and succession planning

Assist in development of site budget.

Review production plans to ensure adequate resources are in place to meet plan objectives.

Drive safety and environmental compliance.

Use Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode and Equipment Analysis tools to prevent recurring failures.

Participate on the Site Safety Committee

Work together with Supply Chain, Engineering and Maintenance to drive continuous improvement, reduce costs and improve efficiency.

Work with Process Technology to coordinate product scale ups and technology transfer.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BS Degree in Engineering, Chemical or Mechanical

Minimum of 8-10 years industry experience including 3-5 years in an Operations Management role.

Experience in the food ingredient industry a plus.

Track record of driving Continuous Improvement in a manufacturing environment.

Experienced HAZOP Leader.

Knowledge of GMP, OSHA and EPA regulations

Should be viewed as promotable to a plant management role.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED