Job Status: Filled

Maintenance Supervisor (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Miriam Sherris Recruiting

  Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in the beautiful Kamloops, B.C. area and requires a Maintenance Supervisor, with strong leadership and mechanical skills, experienced in a unionized manufacturing environment.  As the ideal candidate, you are interested in making a difference both within the operation and the career development of your employees.  Relocation assistance is being offered.

How can you stand out?  If You….

  • Are a Journeyman Millwright with proven leadership experience, preferably in a unionized manufacturing environment (Mechanical Engineers experienced leading maintenance teams, may also be considered)
  • Are interested and able to work the weekend rotation (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Are eager to join a team where you can truly use your exceptional technical and leadership skills to help build a well-rounded maintenance team by recognizing the strengths, weaknesses and ambitions of your team members and applying your coaching skills accordingly
  • Are interested in living in a beautiful community offering a year round active lifestyle with events and activities for all ages…This role might be for you!

As an integral part of the maintenance team, you thrive in a high volume environment.  You are passionate about leading a successful team with a focus on safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness.  Your proven track record related to coaching, planning, goal setting and management of KPIs has contributed to your career success, thus far.


  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have 3 to 5 years’ of mechanical maintenance management experience within an industrial manufacturing environment (forestry would be ideal)
  • MUST be a Journeyman Millwright (Mechanical Engineer with relevant experience may be considered)
  • Have experience leading and coaching a team of up to 10 people
  • Have strong labour relations and people skills
  • Have excellent communication skills and a strong command of the English language (both oral and written)
  • Are self-motivated with well-developed organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Are comfortable working with computers e.g. experience with JDE or similar CMMS program is important

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada.  As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.