Chief of Maintenance, Refrigeration Class A

Employment type: Full-time
OPTIMUM TALENT QUÉBEC
City: Montréal
Last visit: 2014-10-09
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-09

Description:

Our client is Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company, focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products.  They currently have 2200 dedicated employees working in a network of 33 technologically advanced facilities throughout Canada. 

 

THE POSITION:

This position reports directly to the Vice President, Engineering. The selected candidate will lead the transformation and oversee the operation and maintenance of three refrigerated warehouse facilities.  He/she will be responsible for:

 

Creating documented processes for operation, maintenance and health and safety;

Leading continuous improvement activities and managing capital project implementation;

Directing and supervising the plants’ operating engineers, maintenance personnel, janitors, contractors, and technicians in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; scheduling, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; conducting staff meetings; addressing complaints and resolving problems;

Promote and ensure compliance with Provincial Stationary Enginemen regulations, Electrical Safety environmental, health and safety, labour and all other applicable legislation and regulations;

Monitor and adjust plant / building equipment and systems to reduce energy / utility costs;

Develop, monitor, and maintain, an effective preventative maintenance and safety program for all refrigeration, building, material handling equipment, and racking;

Purchase supplies, parts, and materials to complete the task of plant/building maintenance.

 

  THE CANDIDATE PROFILE

Certificate of Qualification to operate a Group B2 refrigeration plant 900 kw) as a Chief Operator in Quebec:

Class A Refrigeration operators certificate (MMF Categorie appareil frigorifique, Classe A

Operating/Power engineer certificate with Refrigeration experience

Ability to obtain Quebec certification through an Equivalent Standardized Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification.

10-year experience operating an ammonia refrigeration plant with a minimum of 5-year experience as a chief operator would be considered a strong asset;

Experience working in a HACCP or GMP environment is also a strong asset;

Strong leadership and supervisory skills; Strong mechanical skills;

Knowledge of  Quebec Regulation respecting stationary enginemen, Environmental laws and regulation, Occupational Health and Safety Legislation; building codes, Elevator regulations, pressure vessels, electrical safety and related codes and regulations;

Previous experience with plant safety programs, setting up preventative maintenance programs, and controlling energy, repair, and maintenance budgets is essential;

Computer skills with Windows, Microsoft Office, E-mail, spreadsheets and project management software;

Bilingualism in English and French is a requirement.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

CAROLE LEGAULT, RESEARCH ANALYST

clegault@optimumtalent.com

Career Level: Management

Years of Relevant Experience: 5 Years

Education: High School Diploma

Industry: Industrial Products and Machinery

Job Function: Skilled Trades and Labour