Maintenance Supervisor
33d ago

Maintenance Supervisor-GUE00510Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world.

Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.

We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


As the Maintenance Supervisor reporting directly to the Maintenance Superintendent out of our facility in Guelph, ON, you will primarily be responsible for supervision of the technicians and contractors performing maintenance of production and facility equipment.

This position requires collaboration with the other department supervisors, FSQR, procurement, admin and production team members to achieve goals & collaboration with peers at other locations in sharing leading practices in a manner that leads to engaging employees.

This position provides technical knowledge & management skills in a first line supervisory level.

Principal Accountabilities :

40% provide leadership to hourly trades to maintain plant production schedules and acts as a technical resource and coach to crew members and peers

20% plan, supervise, coordinate, schedule and assign all work requirements associated with preventative maintenance, project and day to day work orders

10% improve Preventative Maintenance processes, and enhance PM routines to improve upon current system

10% maintain HACCP program compliance and documentation

10% document and maintain standard operation procedures

5% communicate and work in cooperation with Production personnel to ensure maximum uptime of production line equipment

5% perform any maintenance task as required


  • Post-secondary education with a Mechanical or Industrial License, or Mechanical / Electrical Technologist / Refrigeration mechanic background
  • 7+ years of related work experience in a Reliability Based Maintenance environment
  • Knowledge of food industry standards including HACCP program compliance requirements
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Proven strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a high speed environment with low supervision
  • Demonstrated strong communicator, both written and oral, who is confident, decisive and continuously strives to achieve win-
  • win results for all stakeholders

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Preferred

  • Mechanical aptitude demonstrated in previous roles
  • Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional (CMRP).
  • Knowledge and / or certification in predictive technologies (vibration, infrared, ultrasound, machinery lubrication).
  • HACCP experience
  • Root cause analysis mindset and experience and / or facilitation
  • Continuous improvement experience or certifications
  • Experience with the Electric Code.
  • Experience with mechanical equipment including pneumatic, hydraulic, conveyor systems, packaging systems, air compressors, pumps and process piping.
  • Clear understanding of Reliability Excellence and working knowledge of reliability practices including precision work techniques
  • Proficient working knowledge of SAP, MS Office and Windows.
  • Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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