Sofina Foods Inc. Maintenance Supervisor in Toronto, Ontario

Maintenance Supervisor – Canarctic

Closing Date: December 12, 2016

Position Summary

The incumbent is responsible to organize, plan, direct and control the maintenance department, staff and equipment.

To achieve progressively positively results through the willing cooperation and development of others as well as other departments. To support Plant Production to achieve the prescribed results of the plant.

Key Accountabilities

  • Coordination of Maintenance of equipment, facility and schedule of employee shifts in the Maintenance Department

  • Direct and lead unionized staff in the maintenance of facility and production equipment

  • Implementation of cost control, safety procedures and work quality

  • Plan preventive maintenance and Coordinate and organize schedules

  • Ensure employees and contractors conform to all company policies i.e. OHSA, HACCP, Collective Agreement, environmental diligence and housekeeping is taken

  • Ability to troubleshoot PLC’s, sensors, servo drives etc.

  • Implement installation of new capital equipment

  • Provide training as required and ensures employees are trained in maintenance of all equipment and health &safety

  • Ensures all start up required forms/reporting are complete and control of line downtime

  • Ensures all equipment is safe to operate and all maintenance work is signed off

  • Participates in monthly Workplace Inspection Tour as required

  • Investigates and completes all Accident Reports immediately including First Aid Incidents. Ensures corrective action is applied immediately

  • Ensures Lock-out, confined Space etc. are adhered to by the maintenance crew and machine operators

  • Manages the shift and employees in keeping with the rules of the Collective Agreement

  • Works with H. R. Department to ensure good labour relations are maintained

  • The duties and responsibilities outlined above are representative but not all inclusive

  • Holds weekly maintenance team meetings on KPIs.


  • Graduate of a Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or Technology Program

  • Class B Refrigeration, and/or Millwright, and/or Electrician’s license

  • Fully computer literature

  • Five years’ experience as a maintenance supervisor in a manufacturing environment particularly in high-speed packaging, food processing experience an asset.

  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical equipment

  • Experience in managing employees in a unionized environment.

  • Strong planning, analytical, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to lead meeting with hourly employees

  • Excellent Leadership skills.

  • Knowledge of all Labour and Health & Safety Regulations

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Req No.: 2016-1725

Position Status: Full Time

Career Level: Management

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries): Manufacturing