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.


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.


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


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 –