Maintenance Supervisor (Fairlife) in Peterborough ON

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Maintenance Supervisor (Fairlife)
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Peterborough ON
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Job Types:
Maintenance Supervisor
Position Overview:

The Maintenance Supervisor will provide key on-site leadership and supervision to a team of hourly Maintenance Technicians to ensure maintenance reliability and highest operating standards. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor will have the following responsibilities:

Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supervision of maintenance team. Responsibilities include: the employing, the training, the supervising, the disciplining, and the discharging of the employees in the respective department; subject to the approval of the company.
  • Schedules and coordinates the departmental workload and effectively plan day to day and also short and long terms initiatives.
  • Creates and adheres to a work order planning and scheduling process; Ensure service calls, maintenance contracts scheduling, and machinery repairs are completed in a timely manner.
  • Continually reduces equipment downtime and increase availability through the establishment of a preventive/predictive maintenance program (including failure analysis) designed, directed, monitored, and continually improved.
  • Drive root cause corrective action for issues and continuous improvement in performance, reliability projects and supports/execute waste reduction initiatives
  • Supports plant facilities and equipment maintenance to produce quality products in an efficient and profitable manner (minimizing unscheduled downtimes).
  • Responsible to ensure the maintenance and repair of all production equipment: pumps, Pasteurizers, homogenizers, process equipment, packaging equipment, facilities (such as HVAC, boilers, chillers, compressor etc.), electrical and controls, etc.
  • Oversee the fabrication and manufacturing of equipment for production needs, product and process piping, sanitary equipment, steam lines, chemical lines, pneumatic lines, etc. Keep documents control and ensure to document changes and get the drawings/manuals updated
  • Participates in, and supports, the safety and environment programs.
  • With the approval of management, enforce all company policies including working rules.
  • Create and adheres to site master calibration program and maintains records
  • Conducts maintenance program effectiveness session to calibrate maintenance frequencies, tasks etc.
  • Develops maintenance team to support equipment changeover and train operators
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Food Safety Responsibilities:
  • Notify about any repairs or adjustments that are required that may affect product quality or food safety.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor Science degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering, at least 4 years of industrial experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Experience in the Food Manufacturing industry preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Experience in the Dairy Industry is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Aseptic or low acid filling systems is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Provincial, Federal regulations for a dairy manufacturing facility is a plus.
  • Familiarity with dairy productions processes, Clean In Place, CFIA, DFO, OMAFRA, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance and legal pasteurization controls/requirements is a plus.
  • Specific knowledge of GMP's and batch process control in the food science industry with validation experience is a plus.
  • Strong Engineering & Maintenance experience and working knowledge of plant maintenance software, SAP preferred.
  • Proficiency in commissioning and startup of control systems.
  • Ability to work with engineers, external vendors, operators and management to manage projects and assignments is essential.
  • Ability to troubleshoot control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases.
  • Proficiency with control system networking technologies and PC networking technology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse community.
  • Proficiency troubleshooting (and make changes as required) control systems with emphasis on PLCs, SCADA or HMI systems.
  • Familiarity with Canadian electrical and safety requirements
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the Electric Code and international standards.
  • Wiring schematic capabilities.
  • Tolerance of ambiguity.
  • Ability to develop and implement standard electrical and automation engineering practices.
  • Working knowledge of national, provincial, and local regulatory requirements in the areas of food safety, safety, environment, and emergency management.
  • Proficiency reading and red-lining PI&D drawings.
  • Programming experience with Allen Bradley ControlLogix, CompactLogix and SLC500 PLCs, Siemens, Mitsubishi, etc.
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley VFDs, ControlNet networks.
  • Good working knowledge with Endress + Hauser instrumentation (flow meters, level transmitters, RTDs/temperature transmitters, level probes, etc.)
  • HMI or SCADA programming and configuration of any of the following software packages Wonderware, Rockwell, Factory Talk, Siemens, US Data, etc.


Standard Operating Procedure (SOP); Lean Manufacturing; HACCP; Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP); Production Management; ISO 90001; Six Sigma; Ammonia Refrigeration; Microsoft Office; Food Safety and Sanitation; 5s; Quality Control (QC); PLC Logic; Change Management; Production Processes; Continuous Improvement (CI)

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:
We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what's possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors - curious, empowered, inclusive and agile - and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

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