What you'll do
As the Maintenance Manager of the FGL GTA DC you will report into the AVP of Maintenance and Facilities under the Maintenance Center of Excellence. Your primary role is to provide direction, delegate and remove any obstacles to delivering best in class maintenance and building services that enable the business to achieve its service and financial plans.
This will involve providing technical direction for tactical and strategic maintenance activities and one time projects, leading subject matter experts across multiple shifts to deliver Key performance indicators on a daily, monthly and quarterly basis. This position will be responsible for driving employee engagement of a multidisciplinary team made up of maintenance supervisors, planners, electricians, industrial mechanics, inventory controllers and MHE operators.
Leads, engages, mentors, and coaches a multi-disciplinary team of maintenance skilled trades-persons, and team members across all DC shifts i.e. Days, Afternoons, Weekends and Midnight
Ensure reliable, safe and effective operations of the CDC facilities and assets.
Lead, motivate mentor and coach multi-disciplinary maintenance team o Manage the staffing requirement of the Maintenance department. Facilitate professional development by conducting on-the-job training, performance appraisals, coaching, mentoring, and ongoing feedback
Ensure a positive working environment through regularly scheduled meetings with the maintenance staff to inform, resolve issues and provide direction o Working closely with Operations peers to achieve production goals, provide support and expertise to the DC Operations teams
Ensure Maintenance staff is fully trained and competent
Create a shared vision for a proactive and preventative maintenance team
Change management skills
Ensure safety standards are met for both the Maintenance department and facility and operational equipment. Support required safety programs, Health and Safety Act and compliance records and response on outside inspections
Assist in developing a capital budget for facilities, equipment and maintenance of DCs. Includes a detailed scope plan highlight planned costs of projects, schedule, proposed vendors, contingency cost
Negotiate Contracts with all external contractors and determine when and where to outsource services o Ensure budget expectations are met or achieved
Review RFPs and recommend vendor/contractor selection based on project scope, competitive bid results building specifications
Complete project agreements, develop SLAs with external vendors/suppliers/services providers confirm insurance certification, track budgets, process invoices and approve change orders and close out contracts
Resolve issues, conflicts or discrepancies with vendors and service providers
Manage the overall maintenance function of the distributions centres. Ensure proper preventative maintenance and emergency breakdown repair capability on all equipment and systems
Continuously optimize maintenance to ensure the DC meets planned facility capacity and operations forecasts and targets
Develop and manage the maintenance department budget and yearly capital
Service the DC operations team to ensure attainment of operational KPIs
Direct on site work to ensure compliance to FGL and industry standards. Maintain all facility compliance with all related municipal, provincial and federal regulatory legislation and codes, including the testing/inspection of all fire protection systems
Manage/track and control all costs and activities associated with maintenance of power equipment fleet to include preventative maintenance and repair
Trigger purchasing of supplies, equipment, and maintenance items. Partner with Logistics Administrative Assistant on all aspects of bidding, purchasing and vendor management to best optimize quality and costs
Manage trainings and certifications for team members on power equipment.
Monitor maintenance and operations performance metrics to ensure problem areas are addressed and appropriate actions plans are developed to resolve issues
Direct work orders to ensure predictive maintenance strategies are being deployed to maximize operational uptime and quality results
Ensure the maintenance parts inventory is managed appropriately to ensure availability and contain costs, with effective justification on expenditures
Manage external vendor, contractor relationships and maintenance services to ensure contract compliance and successful delivery of services
Proactive and supporting role in Joint Health and Safety committee
What you bring
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Engineering or equivalent to industry standards licensed trades-person with related experience
5 years of related management experience
Familiar with the concept of world class maintenance and best practices
Experience with material handling equipment(i.e.. GTP/ASRS, conveyors), PLC, Robotics.
Conversant in preventive and predictive maintenance tactics
Strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills
Experience in a supply chain distribution and manufacturing environment
Able to manage maintenance and maintenance resources effectively through the use of key performance indicators and benchmarking
Ability to motivate maintenance team associates and to help them develop pride and ownership
Good understanding of mechanical and electrical troubleshooting (power and controls)
Proactive problem solving approach focused on action.
Ability to organize and prioritize
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and other maintenance scheduling tools
Working knowledge of fire and safety codes
Working knowledge of racking configurations, standards of Provincial and Federal codes
We value flexibility. We have adopted a hybrid work model whereby employees use a combination of working in office and virtually in service of outcomes. Each leader is empowered to decide what work is best achieved in person based on the unique needs of their team.
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (“CTC”) is one of Canada’s most admired and trusted companies. With more than 90 Owned Brands, 1,700 retail locations, financial services, exemplary e-commerce capabilities, and exciting market-leading merchandising strategies. We dream big and work as one to innovate with purpose for our customers at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on top talent to drive the company forward. We offer competitive salaries and wages to CTC employees, as well as store discounts, supported learning through our Triangle Learning Academy, Canadian Tire Profit Sharing, and retirement and savings programs for eligible employees. As part of our enhanced flex benefits program, we offer mental health benefits in the amount of $5,000 per year for benefits-eligible employees and their families, including total well-being, and mental health tools and resources for all employees. Join us in helping to make life in Canada better through living and working our Core Values: we are innovators and entrepreneurs at our core, outcomes drive us, inclusion is a must, we are stronger together and we take personal responsibility. It is an especially exciting time to join CTC and its family of companies where career opportunities are wide-ranging! Join us, where there's a place for you here.
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We are committed to fostering an environment where belonging thrives, and diversity, inclusion and equity are infused into everything we do. We believe in building an organizational culture where people are consistently treated with dignity while respecting individual religion, nationality, gender, race, age, perceived ability, spoken language, sexual orientation, and identification. We are united in our purpose of being here to help make life in Canada better.
We stand firm in our Core Value that inclusion is a must. We welcome and encourage candidates from equity-seeking groups such as people who identify as racialized, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQIA+, women, people with disabilities, and beyond. Should you require any accommodation in applying for this role, or throughout the interview process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to help meet your needs.