Mill Operations

Date Posted: September 02, 2021

Job Location: Ear Falls

Job Number: REF273Q

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately



Address: 1, Sawmill Road Off Hwy 105, PO , Box 250, Ear Falls, Ontario, Canada P0V 1T0

Job Description

We are looking for a Maintenance Superintendent for our Ear Falls Sawmill.

Reporting to the Sawmill Manager, you will be responsible to coordinate the completion of all maintenance work in accordance with health & safety practices for the optimization or upgrading of site equipment, with the aim of improving operational efficiency.


Support and implement the values of the company, ensure Maintenance department is in compliance with various legislation & regulations including Environmental, Health and Safety.
Supervise the work of maintenance workers, subcontractors, & contract staff.
Organize, improve and schedule routine and preventive maintenance of plant & equipment
Management of continuous improvement initiatives and participate in the problem solving process.
Stimulate and maintain a positive work environment through use of excellent interpersonal skills, team building and communication with all departments.
Maintain, develop or upgrade the methodology of maintenance systems to maximize fast and reliable response to equipment problems. (In compliance with health and safety rules).
Analyze and identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
Provide training and ongoing development to the Maintenance team.
Upgrade maintenance process of the work systems and maintenance contracts management.
Follow departmental budgets to ensure good cost control.
Maintain continuous improvement focus through effective leadership in meetings.
Other related tasks.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, mobilizing and conflict management.
Demonstrate excellent leadership, team Player within tight deadlines.
Strong organizational, Result-oriented and problem solving skills.
Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills.


Post secondary education in Business, Project management, engineering or other relevant field or equivalent
Have a minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in budgeting and project management, ideally in a sawmill or manufacturing plant;
Proven experience in supervising technical staff in unionized environment;
Must be fluent in both written and spoken English; French is an asset.
Proven Health and Safety accountabilities and are knowledgeable of occupational health and safety.
Knowledgeable in the areas of electrical, mechanical (hydraulic, pneumatic), fabrication/welding and PLC programming.
Advanced computer skills; SAP knowledge is an asset.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 2 to 5 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a Technical School
  • Language: English

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