Job 2112 Maintenance Supervisor Cowichan Bay BC

Cowichan Valley, British Columbia 27 June

Red Seal Recruiting

  • Description

    Red Seal Recruiting Solutions Ltd., is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor for Cowichan Bay, BC. We are a specialized trades and industrial management recruitment company.

    How would you like to settle down in an easy-going and beautiful waterfront community? A great opportunity with our client has just come up for their sawmill in Cowichan Bay, BC. They are seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to work closely with the maintenance and production teams, organizing and executing scheduled maintenance to extend reliability and minimize costs. If you’d like to work for a high-quality wood products manufacturer and leader in sustainable forestry management, then now’s your chance!

    Located just south of Duncan, Cowichan Bay, BC is about an hours’ drive either way from Nanaimo or Victoria. It’s also easily accessible by ferry from Vancouver or Seattle. This beautiful waterfront community is popular for boating, kayaking, fishing, and for its plethora of food and beverage options from local farms, bakeries, wineries and restaurants. Cowichan Bay is part of the “Cittaslow” culture, which seeks to improve the quality of life for their residents by slowing down overall pace—a kind of “stop and smell” the roses philosophy.

    Location: Cowichan Bay, BC.

    Salary: Competitive, depending on experience. Relocation may be provided for the right candidate.

    Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including dental, health and welfare benefits, and a defined contribution pension plan or other pension benefits as stipulated in the collective agreement.

    Shifts: Graveyard shifts (weekdays). Although the schedule is not expected to change, candidate should be open to flexible hours.

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
    • Sawmill, maintenance and heavy industry experience is preferred.

    • Sawmill, maintenance and heavy industry experience is required.
    • Experience dealing with a unionized workforce and collective agreements.
    • Experience working with a computerized maintenance management system.

    Skills and Abilities:
    • Strong safety background.
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of maintenance strategies and methodologies.
    • Self-starter who leads with integrity while maintaining a respectful and safe working environment.
    • Highly organized and able to prioritize work.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Supervise all maintenance activities and support capital project delivery, with overall focus to improve safety and productivity and minimize downtime.
    • Hire, train, coach, mentor and manage performance of hourly maintenance employees.
    • Develop preventative maintenance schedules and processes that are cost effective and increase the availability as well as maximize the operational life of equipment, with the key objective to lower the overall cost of ownership.
    • Support the interpretation of financial data and analytics to identify cost saving opportunities.
    • Other duties as required.

    Working Conditions:
    • Drug and alcohol test required.
    • Ability to work in an environment containing wood dust.
    • Own tools required.

    To view this job and other available positions, visit our Job Board

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: High school
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Knowledge: Microsoft Word
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Job 2112 Maintenance Supervisor Cowichan Bay BC

  • Employer

    Red Seal Recruiting

  • Location

    Cowichan Valley, British Columbia

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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