Chief Engineer

Maple Leaf Foods   •  

Mississauga, ON

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 178 days ago

This job is no longer available.

  The incumbent will be responsible for the total operation of the plant in accordance with the TSSA Act 2000 and Operating Engineers Regulation (ONReg#219/01).


  • Ensure total care and control of ammonia based plant
  • Participates in the development of a preventative maintenance program for areas under his/her responsibility with the Maintenance and Manufacturing Departments
  • Ensures daily plant inspection of the ammonia-refrigeration and steam boiler systems and that all systems are operating in a safe and expected manner
  • Ensures the recording of data and all relevant information to the operation of the plant under the Chief Engineer's jurisdiction
  • Assesses the performance of the operating engineers and takes appropriate actions in line with Company policy and TSSA Act 2000
  • Has a bias for action to reduce energy consumption be it gas, electricity, water, and ammonia usage.
  • Undertakes capital projects to improve operating performance of the plant in consultation with the Maintenance Manager and Plant Manager
  • Provides leadership by instilling safety, objectives, and measurements; fosters good staff relationships in order to gain commitment from all employees
  • Conducts detailed diagnostic audits of each plant, using Six Sigma processes and techniques and provides coaching and direction to the plant's management team
  • Negotiates and partners with utility companies and urban government representatives
  • Proven team leader, team player, committed to excellence, positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as position requires, including acting as operating engineer as required.
  • Recognize, support and commit to the facility food safety and quality assurance promise
  • Other responsibilities as required

 The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with all employees. Candidates must have: 

  • Possesses and maintains a valid and current certificate at all times as a 2nd Class Stationary Engineer and / or Refrigeration ‘A’ Operator
  • 6-9 years of maintenance experience in a unionized environment
  • Experience with Process Improvement Methodologies (Six Sigma, TPM, etc.)
  • Experience driving Preventative Maintenance Systems
  • Working knowledge of computer software and computerized maintenance systems
  • Excellent planning, analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, leadership skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Knowledge of PLC systems with ability to troubleshoot problems preferred
  • Experience in a Food Processing or Manufacturing environment would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership ability

Reference No.: 10719160