Posted on: June 21, 2022
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!
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
Manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices,
emphasizing effective planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive
Plan, coordinate and prioritize maintenance requirements in
conjunction with operations departments to obtain minimum cost and
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
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
Update equipment history, repair records, repair frequency and
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
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
Bachelors degree in a related technical field (BSME is
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
Financial understanding of overall plant performance metrics at
Experience with repair and maintenance of process equipment.
Ability to conduct assessments, audits and evaluations to measure
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
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to make independent and sound decisions.
Strong interpersonal skills to influence and drive results through
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.
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