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Maintenance Superintendent

Company: IKO
Location: Sumas
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!
Job Description
The Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for the safe maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment and systems to ensure maximum productivity, quality, and safety while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reports to the Plant Manager

Facilitates the Maintenance Department safety processes to achieve plant safety goals, including Zero Injuries.

Participates as a member of Plant Leadership Team.

Supervises plant maintenance organization including a Maintenance Supervisor, Electrical Supervisor, Planner/Scheduler, and Inventory Coordinator Coordinators.

Manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices, emphasizing effective planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.

Plan, coordinate and prioritize maintenance requirements in conjunction with operations departments to obtain minimum cost and high reliability.

Ensures maintenance mechanics are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that maintenance procedures are accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.

Communicates regularly with all maintenance team, both individually and as a group, to ensure two-way information flow.

Conducts employee performance feedback based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution of the maintenance team.

Maintains and updates operating and training manuals for the maintenance department and supports mechanic skill development.

Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment. Relying on Supervisors and Planners for day-to-day operations.

Update equipment history, repair records, repair frequency and resource library.

Adheres to L & I requirements/processes and records in compliance with statutory and Company requirements.

Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies and equipment.

Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems.

Oversees preventative and predictive maintenance program.

Controls the repair and maintenance budgets, ensuring they are in line with the fiscal plan.

Implements cost reductions to offset negative or unplanned variances to budget.

Ensures city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to the maintenance department are met at all times.

Minimum Requirements / Knowledge / Skill For Maintenance Superintendent Job:
Bachelors degree in a related technical field (BSME is preferred).

3+ years of manufacturing maintenance experience in a continuous manufacturing operation strongly preferred. Minimum of 5 years (prefer at least 10 years) of Industrial Maintenance experience.

Financial understanding of overall plant performance metrics at minimum cost.

Experience with repair and maintenance of process equipment.

Ability to conduct assessments, audits and evaluations to measure progress.

Leadership skills to manage diverse groups of people with varying levels of education, expertise, and skill-sets.

Analytical, data-driven problem-solving and action planning skills.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Ability to make independent and sound decisions.

Strong interpersonal skills to influence and drive results through others.

Must be self-motivated, results and action-oriented.

Must have a proven track record in improving KPIs (i.e. OEE) Metrics as a successful maintenance leader with strong trouble shooting and RC/CA skills.

Predictive/Preventative Maintenance experience

Leadership experience--successfully managing others in a cross-functional environment: setting clear expectations and holding other accountable, managing via KPIs, motivates others.

Strong sense of urgency

Critical Thinking Skills

Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Keywords: IKO, Bellingham , Maintenance Superintendent, Professions , Sumas, Washington

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