IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR for our Warden, WA client.

This position is responsible for assigning, coordinating, and participating in the day-to-day maintenance activities of machinery and equipment at a Canola processing facility, while ensuring the provision of safe, timely and efficient service.


Plans, coordinates and participates in work activities generated through CMMS to manage preventative and corrective work orders so as to minimize processing downtime while ensuring a high standard of workmanship and acceptable standards of production and safety.

  • Researches alternative materials, checks pre-ordered material and makes local purchases.
  • Participates in work site business planning meetings as required with local management.
  • Coordinates local contractor services. Assists maintenance staff to expedite other projects as required.
  • Identifies safety training requirements, explains safe work practices to be employed in various work assignments and ensures safe working practices are followed by internal and external personnel on the work site.
  • Compiles accurate, timely and legible administrative documents including time certificates, job completion reports, pre-maintenance records, purchase orders and expense accounts, through the use of a computer.
  • Ensures company equipment and material receives proper care custody, maintenance and usage.
  • Maintain Preventative/Corrective Maintenance Program through CMMS and prepare monthly reports on Completed/Outstanding Work Orders.
  • Tracks all Critical Equipment.
  • Actively participates in morning production meetings.
  • Leads the maintenance department morning meetings.
  • Identifies, implements and communicates management and operational “best practices” to colleagues within Canola Processing.
  • In conjunction with operations staff, develops and provides training to employees in the operation of processing equipment. Provides ongoing technical support to operations staff.
  • Evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations to the manager on the hiring, promotion and discharge of employees.
  • Guides and mentors team members in accordance with department requirements to build and support a high performing team.
  • Creates and maintains Maintenance Shutdown Schedule which includes both hours and costs.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum of four (4) years progressive experience in a maintenance and repairs position.

Journeyman level certificate, in the Industrial Mechanic/Millwright trade is an asset, supplemented with supervisory training course.

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

  • Experience in reading building plans and blueprints.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the functions of the job.
  • Familiar with CMMS programs.
  • Previous Supervisory experience an asset.

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