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Maintenance Manager

Leclerc Biscuits Leclerc Ltée logo 2024-2-7
  • job type icon Full-Time
  • profile Maintenance and Engineering
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Leclerc is a family business with 118 years of experience, tradition and know-how passed down from people with heart. Thanks to our 1,900 employees in eight plants in Canada and the United States, we are constantly innovating to exceed the expectations of both small and large appetites.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Plant manager, the Maintenance manager is responsible for overseeing the maintenance operations to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the facility. This key role leads a team of maintenance technicians in assuring the highest standards of safety, reliability, and quality within our production environment. Working closely with corporate technical resources, this individual assumes a leadership role by offering guidance and technical expertise to technicians, ensuring their active participation and ongoing professional development.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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 USA, Inc.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to lift from floor to waist 52 lbs. 33% of the time.
  • Must be able to lift from waist to shoulder 52 lbs 33% of the time.
  • Must be able to push/pull a maximum force of 55 lbs.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.

Position Summary


Reporting directly to the Plant manager, the Maintenance manager is responsible for overseeing the maintenance operations to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the facility. This key role leads a team of maintenance technicians in assuring the highest standards of safety, reliability, and quality within our production environment. Working closely with corporate technical resources, this individual assumes a leadership role by offering guidance and technical expertise to technicians, ensuring their active participation and ongoing professional development.

Responsibilities

 - 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.

Requirements

 - 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 USA, Inc.


Essential Functions:
 - Must be able to lift from floor to waist 52 lbs. 33% of the time.
 - Must be able to lift from waist to shoulder 52 lbs 33% of the time.
 - Must be able to push/pull a maximum force of 55 lbs.
 - Regular and reliable attendance.

Kingsport, Tennessee

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Our Kingsport site has two ultra‑modern plants that primarily produce crackers and granola bars. Just like the city itself, our Kingsport plant is full of friendly, welcoming people who make you feel right at home. On a personal and professional level, everyone agrees that it’s a good place to work.

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