Chief Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Food & Beverages

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18
Mississauga, ON
5 - 7 years experience
Food & Beverages
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18

  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

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