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Maintenance Manager

  • Full-Time
  • Maintenance and Engineering

Canada’s leader in the production of cookies, Leclerc also manufactures sugar wafers, snack bars, breakfast cereals, crackers, and chocolates. The thriving family company currently sells its products in more than twenty countries all over the world.

Leclerc is, and has always been, on the leading edge of technology and constantly works to ensure the complete satisfaction of its customers. Together with over 900 employees, the company builds on production processes and rigorous distribution networks in order to offer the highest quality products. For more than 110 years, Leclerc has successfully balanced innovation, freshness, and good taste, pleasing customers of all ages.


  • Analyze downtime, identify causes and recommend action plan for improvement;
  • Collaborate and lead locally predictive and preventative maintenance plan;
  • Prepare departmental budget and ensures close follow up;
  • Review budgets for current and upcoming projects and schedule forecasts to ensure maintenance projects are completed on-time and on-budget;
  • Identify and prioritize major maintenance issues with production and initiate and develop action plans to resolve issues in order to achieve maximum productivity;
  • Manage and direct the maintenance department of the facility to achieve business objectives;
  • Oversee maintenance activities and programs implementation to ensure compliance with all health and safety standards;
  • Support the maintenance team on a daily basis and act as technical resource;
  • Implement and manage routine systems for technical problem solving and accountability;
  • Collaborate and communicate with other plant management team members on various technical and key performance issues;
  • Pursue improvement opportunities and provide technical support for capital improvements;
  • Promote and enhance a positive and safe working environment through teamwork and high level of employee involvement


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or a related Engineering field or equivalent work experience;
  • Have 8 + years of relevant experience combining technical and management experience, preferably in a food manufacturing / fast pace environment;
  • Knowledge of GFSI / BRC, SQF, GMP and other food safety standard including HACCP or similar food industry regulations is preferable;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability for decision making under pressure;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent judgment, strong sense of ethics & integrity, result oriented.
  • Excellent people skills, maintain a positive attitude and ability to motivate people, specifically mentoring and coaching individuals;
  • Ability to adapt operational changes;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging, and consistently changing environment;
  • Efficient at handling multiple priorities;
  • Be familiar with SAP or other ERP system;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and other computer based application (I pad, One Note, etc.);
  • Experience with AutoCAD is a plus;
  • Strong knowledge of mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, instrumentation and control;
  • Excellent manual dexterity; Strong physical endurance; Ability to stand for long periods of time;
  • Flexible with work hours and be able to work weekends when needed;
  • This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position within Leclerc Foods Nutrition Arizona.


If you love the sun, you’ll be happy to know that Leclerc also makes delicious treats in the heart of Arizona’s Valley of the Sun. Even though the city is known for its warm, sunny weather, our employees work in a modern, air‑conditioned facility that’s always comfortable. Our Phoenix plant has more than one trick up its sleeve. Granola bars and crackers are the main fare, but our team in Phoenix also makes pet treats!

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