Maintenance Superintendent (#MSI- 001)

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba · Posted on October 7, 2015



Bachelor Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, and/or a Certified Journeyperson Tradesperson with the equivalent knowledge and experience of building and electrical/mechanical codes.
10 years’ experience in facilities management or equivalent project experience.
Proven leadership abilities including successfully managing a team of employees

Experienced Project Manager
Good decision making and communication skills including the ability to resolve conflict and promote teamwork.
Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and the use of spreadsheets for Maintenance Management Software. Understanding of inventory control systems for maintenance part tracking.
Able to use and understand computer aided drawing software for blue print and ladder logic reading.
Able to prepare comprehensive management maintenance performance reports as required.
Familiar with 5S, kaizen and lean manufacturing practices and management.
Familiar with the operation of forklifts, maintenance overhead cranes and rigging.
Familiar with building, electrical, gas and utility codes.
Familiar with Workplace Health and Safety Regulations, Environmental Codes and Responsibilities.
Technical Knowledge of conveyor systems, PLC and computer system integration, robotic systems and safeties.
Technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, lock out, tag out procedures related to manufacturing equipment.



MacDon Industries has multiple manufacturing, warehouse and office facilities located throughout Winnipeg and Western Canada. Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for ensuring the facilities, equipment, fleet and systems are available to enable the production of the best harvesting equipment worldwide.



The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities that this position must focus on, achieve and excel at:


Leading a substantial team of skilled Maintenance personnel that includes Journeymen, Engineers, Facilities staff and Managers to ensure the effective operational and strategic oversight of facilities.
Confirming legislative and industry compliance through the establishment of best practices.
Maintaining the facilities and machinery in a manner that is both cost effective and meets regulatory requirements for employee safety and the environment.
Providing direction to trades people and general contractors when performing work on site and assuring quality work and all corporate safety standards are met.
Supporting project management activities and works with internal and external suppliers.
Managing the overall operation of the maintenance database for work orders, maintenance parts inventory control and plant asset list.
Coordinating the purchase and installation of infrastructure items and equipment. Overseeing expenditures on replacement equipment.
Inspecting contract work, repairs and general maintenance to ensure all quality, safety standards and best practices are followed.
Overseeing and managing the TPM PM, and QMS services provided by the maintenance department and providing guidance to the proper order of maintenance work tasks associated with the buildings and equipment.