Job Status: Filled

Sawmill Maintenance Manager (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Impact Recruitment (

  Northern Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada

Title: Sawmill Maintenance Manager

Location: Saskatchewan
Industry: Forestry
The Forestry industry has seen a major resurgence in the past 5 years and in many cases the senior leadership at the mills are looking to retire soon. This role will enable you to live and work in the same small community in Northern Saskatchewan and be home to sleep in your own bed each night.
Company Profile
With humble beginnings as a small sawmill, the constant growth and excellence of this company has allowed it to expand as a manufacturer diversified not only by geography, but by product as well. To this present day, they manufacture a wide range of products including, though not limited to, lumber, panel product, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products. While maintaining their core values of safety, respect, integrity, progressiveness, open communication, and profit, customers and business partners have long recognized this company for their reliability, flexibility, and efficiency. In addition to their success as a business, this company plays an active and constructive role in the communities that they operate in, committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. With over 50 years of excellence, this organization can offer you a fun, easy going and friendly environment!
Growth Opportunities
This organization promotes from within and this role will have plenty of opportunity to grow into more senior roles in the business. This company is looking to hire people who stay. They are eager to create a long-term rapport with their employees through many attractive opportunities. This includes regular performance discussions, new challenges to tackle, and promotions to work towards.
Specific Job Description
This role will lead the budgeting, forecasting and expenditures relating to the maintenance of the sawmill and planer facilities and oversee the training of all maintenance staff and hourly personnel including apprentice trades people. Additionally, this opportunity will be assisting in the preparation of capital plans and the responsibility for the implementation of those plans. A key project focus for this role will be the maintenance and evolution of a Computerized Maintenance Management System. 
1. Absolute minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Maintenance Manager role in an industrial setting
2. Must know the difference between predictive and preventative maintenance
3. Must come from a manufacturing background
4. Excellent communication skills
5. Strong experience with budgeting and scheduling of a plant's maintenance team


Compensation and Benefits:
This role will pay based on the experience of the applicant. The company has a very strong benefits program and relocation package.