Manager - Mechanical Maintenance (Management & Executives)

Full Time

  Catalyst Paper Corporation

  Crofton, British Columbia, Canada

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Catalyst Paper is western North America's largest producer of mechanical printing paper and manufactures a broad range of high quality products ideally suited to our times.  With mills in Western Canada, Catalyst serves a global customer base that includes retailers, publishers and commercial printers. We are recognized for our industry-leading customer service and a focus on environmental sustainability demonstrated by partnerships and certifications that underscore our commitment. Catalyst offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and the unique opportunity to advance your career in an innovative and dynamic business that values great ideas and rewards performance.

Our Crofton mill is looking for a Manager, Mechanical Maintenance. Reporting to the Manager, Kraft and Utilities this role provides leadership to mechanical maintenance supervisors and technical support staff to support our integrated and fast-paced operating mill. The incumbent will work closely with other members of the maintenance and operating teams to promote world class safety, to maximize availability and efficiencies and to optimize technological advancements.

Key accountabilities of this role are:

  • Ensure maintenance services are effectively planned, coordinated and delivered on time, while meeting cost and quality standards.
  • Maintain and improve an effective preventative maintenance program for the operations to ensure maximum equipment efficiency and reliability.
  • Develop, implement and maintain maintenance standards and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency and performance of mill equipment.
  • Ensure maintenance and repair budgets are prepared, met, and variances explained, with appropriate action taken as needed.
  • Ensure mechanical areas are manned with a capable workforce by applying succession planning systems, effective coaching processes, accountable leadership practices, and effective training.
  • Take a leading role in developing strategies for technology migration to avoid obsolescence within the context of continuous plant operations.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and possess:

  • A proven track record in a complex operating industrial environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Safety awareness
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • A team focus
  • Keen interpersonal skills including the ability to coach others
  • Leadership characteristics demonstrating the ability to drive customer focus, lead change, provide direction and involve and motivate others
  • An appropriate technical degree or diploma, or trade qualifications, and 10 years related experience is required for this position

If you would like to join us for a strong future together, and you meet the requirements above, please apply without delay. Please note only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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