Mobile Equipment Specialist
Founded in , J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States.
We are a team of 15, dedicated employees.
At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.
With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the role of Mobile Equipment Specialist working in a centralized head office role.
Location is flexible and this position is accountable for managing our fleet of wheeled loaders, log loaders, forklifts, and company road construction equipment along with those same assets in our affiliate businesses.
The role is key to ensuring we have reliable low-cost operations in all of our sites with high equipment utilization.
Own the machine group and drive continuous improvement in all areas
Management and improvement of equipment financial model analysis for optimized purchasing cycle and equipment brand selection.
Development and improvement of technical specifications to guide the purchase process.
Research and deploy new technologies and tools to drive increased utilization, reduce costs and increase overall reliability
Lead root cause failure analysis on repeat failures
Identify opportunities to improve productivity, decrease cycle times, reduce loading and unloading time
Support the regions in the event of equipment failures with rentals for operations support
Foster an environment of continuous improvement
Model company values and standards
Identify system training requirements for employees and coordinate training to achieve 90% proficiency
Complete quarterly audits on maintenance, inventory, purchasing and administration processes
Create, enter and update equipment PM Strategies in CMMS
Monitor data integrity through equipment and item setup in CMMS (business data steward)
Represent the Woodlands Division within the larger centralized group on CMMS challenges, opportunities and improvements
Experience & Qualifications :
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with heavy equipment would be an asset
Bachelor's degree in forestry, business, engineering, or other related discipline
Demonstrated ability to work with teams within and outside of direct control is a must
Effective communication style at all levels in the organization
Strong organizational, problem solving, and time management skills
Ability to balance multiple priorities in a challenging, fast-paced environment
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