Maintenance Supervisor

Mill Operations

Date Posted: June 26, 2024

Job Location: Ear Falls

Job Number: 9072

Job Type: Full Time

Start: December 31, 1969

Company: Interfor



Address: 361 Sawmill Road, Ear Falls, Ontario, Canada P0V 1T0

Job Description

When you join our team as a Maintenance Supervisor, reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, you will be responsible for leading the maintenance team of millwrights, electricians, heavy duty mechanics, saw filers, energy operators and more. You will be responsible for health and safety, the overall maintenance of the plant, scheduling, and working with the production team to ensure the uptime of the mill.

What You’ll Do

Supervise maintenance employees, subcontractors, & contract staff.
Assist with organizing and scheduling of routine preventive maintenance for the equipment.
Management of continuous improvement initiatives and participate in the problem-solving process.
Support and implement the values of the company.
Ensure Maintenance department personnel are up to date on all company and legal policies, procedures and training.
Stimulate and maintain a positive work environment within the department.
Analyze and identify root cause of equipment failures and initiate corrective action to prevent re occurrence.
Ensure budget targets are met.
Promote continuous improvement throughout the plant.

What You Offer

A completed program, University or College level in mechanical OR electrical engineering and/or possess a red seal certification in a maintenance mechanical field is an important asset.
Have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, ideally in a sawmill or manufacturing plant.
Proven experience in supervising in an unionized environment.
Knowledgeable of the occupational health and safety act.
Knowledge in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (SAP, EAM, etc.) considered an asset.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and conflict management skills.
Demonstrate excellent leadership skills, strong work ethic and good judgment to develop a successful maintenance team.
Good organizational, decision making and result oriented focus.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability. Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:
Extended Health & Dental
Short Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Disability Insurance
Life and AD&D Insurance
Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
RRSP Matching Plan
Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Paid Vacation
Employee Assistance Program

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 1 to 2 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Language: English

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