IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a MAINTENANCE MANAGER for our Edmonton, AB client.


Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice maintenance vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance

Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Maintenance activities

Effectively delegate any maintenance issues to be resolved on each shift and small projects to the right skills in the team, planning and managing effective works

Adhere to daily and weekly checks to ensure smooth operation of site

Audit and ensure compliance of the engineering data systems

Schedule both internal and external work(s) maximising planned down time and reducing unplanned downtime

Manage the team to ensure machine availability, reactively managing dysfunctional machinery with the shift management

Optimise equipment according to standard procedure, enhancing performance and product quality, ensuring the achievement of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Ensure routine calibration and maintenance requirements of a variety of equipment and systems are undertaken

Ensure that designated buildings, plant and facilities are fit for purpose and to provide proactive support/solutions when required

Develop clear accountability for maintenance material spend combined with a strategy to manage expenditure

Manage systems and equipment data storage and maintain high levels of standards and accuracy

Manage the process of the introduction of new machinery, plant and equipment from drawing up the specification, to managing suppliers through to full installation in collaboration with all relevant parties

Manage the process of disposal of obsolete machinery, plant and equipment from gaining agreement to write off to physically removing it and its safe and lawful disposal

Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions

Produce written reports and make presentations

Undertake continuous training and development

Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems

Provide technical expertise to the team

Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required

Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials and advise others of any impact

Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility

Ensure KPIs are met by working to the overall plan, including management of, and reporting

Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department

Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors

Manage, coach and develop a high performing Maintenance team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements

Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports

Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required

Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviours expected of them

Manage and lead the team, ensuring adequate staffing levels

Motivate and coach the team to operational success

Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record on appropriate systems

Review, implement and update company records e.g. training matrices, performance reviews, and risk assessments

Communicate KPIs from the strategic annual plan so that each employee is aware

Input and hold responsibility for maintenance budgets

Prepare the annual Maintenance budget and forecasts and all Capital Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with legal standards. Manage the budget from identification to completion of projects.

Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures


Post-secondary education

5-7 years’ experience as a Maintenance Manager, manufacturing environment preferred

Excellent supervisory and leadership skills

Strong communication skills, written and verbal

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



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