Maintenance Manager


About this role

We are hiring an experienced Maintenance Manager to join our client’s team. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the overall utilization of plant resources to achieve strategic maintenance and reliability objectives.


  • Accountable for the entire maintenance department’s adherence to safety policies and procedures;
  • The maintenance manager sets the example for safety in the department by leading outage hazard recognition meetings, auditing daily crew meetings, performing housekeeping audits, and maintaining excellent personal safety performance;
  • The maintenance manager also leads or participates in incident investigation;
  • Implement and update policies and procedures and oversee the plant mechanical integrity program which includes: Vibration Analysis, RCFA, Oil Analysis, Infrared Analysis, Maintenance Work Flow, and other developing reliability programs;
  • The maintenance manager is accountable for reliability metrics such as plant availability, and for completing the majority of the action items from the corporate database;
  • Accountable for cost control of daily work, 1 day outages, and annual turnaround;
  • Also responsible for budgeting, scheduling, pre-outage hazard preparation, measurement metrics, critiques, etc;
  • Perform engineering troubleshooting of plant process and/or equipment issues and also lead group troubleshooting meetings;
  • Lead development and management of projects;
  • Hold maintenance department accountable to performance expectations;
  • Assist maintenance supervisor when needed on people issues such as answering grievances and other contract relations.



  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university or equivalent foreign accreditation;
  • 5 years minimum supervisory experience in a reliability or maintenance setting in any of the following industries: Chemical, Oil Refinery, Power, or Pulp and Paper;
  • Experience with preventative maintenance programs;
  • Proven experience as an industrial safety leader;
  • Competent user of all Microsoft Office programs and experience with SAP;
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System;
  • Ability to “adjust on the fly” to changing priorities;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.


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Rory Lyden
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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