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Maintenance Supervisor - Mississauga, ON

Mississauga, ON, CA

CRH Canada - Cement ON



Job ID:  408139


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview

The Maintenance Supervisor will coordinate and supervise mechanical maintenance activities to achieve the highest level of quality, safety and effectiveness to maximize equipment availability of plant equipment at the lowest optimum sustainable maintenance cost in compliance with H&S as well as environmental rules and regulations. To coordinate and supervise mechanical maintenance activities to achieve the highest level of quality, safety and effectiveness to maximize equipment availability. This position is based out of our Mississauga Plant. 


H&S and environment:
•    Follow the rules and regulations defined by the company as well as legal requirements; support the elaboration of safety standards for their area, control releases and follow all environmental regulations.
Plant Maintenance:
•    Systematic inspections of all assigned plant equipment.
•    Analysis of data collected, completed work orders, and process data in order to initiate appropriate maintenance work orders which include a detailed scope of work.
•    Non-systematic inspections (repetitive problems, validate work requests, daily incidents).
•    Familiar with precision maintenance technologies such as laser alignment and dynamic balancing.
•    Comfortable, at a hands-on level, with welding techniques and practices for industrial equipment.
•    Document and monitor equipment history files.
•    Tracking, analysis, and recommendation for equipment performance, cost, and life.
•    Providing direction to the maintenance and purchasing groups regarding technical purchases and equipment selection.
•    Cement Grinding Mills ( Ball Mills, Vertical Mills), Material Transport Equipment ( Mechanical and Pneumatic Conveying, etc), Compressors, Dust collectors Maintenance Experience.


•    Ensuring inventory and source of spare parts are consistent with plant equipment reliability and economic constraints.
•    Ensure implementation of equipment modification and maintenance projects with respect to costs and schedule.
•    Development of long term equipment maintenance strategies.
•    Quality Assurance of Execution work done on and off site, and of materials received.
•    Participate in and lead problem-solving task forces as required.
•    Ensuring inventory and source of spare parts are consistent with plant equipment reliability and economic constraints.
•    Improve plant mechanical and infrastructure equipment in order to meet or exceed plant reliability and production targets.


•    Provide technical support for plant activities and the maintenance functions.
•    Coach/mentor plant employees.
•    Report all accidents / incidents ensuring follow-up as per the CRH procedure
•    Follow up on completed work to ensure equipment operability and job site cleanliness.
•    Communication with pertinent operations departments.
•    Deal with and find a resolution to conflicts or problems in the maintenance department.
•    Promotion of and participation in the plant safety program.
•    The Supervisor will give constructive feedback and coaching as required to maintain a high degree of professionalism.
•    Directing of contractors in all areas of plant maintenance as required.
•    Preparing and presenting information on upgrades and restrictions with the operations group.



•    Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering is preferred
•    5 - 7 years of Heavy Industry maintenance experience or cement industry experience 
•    Experience supervising in an unionized environment 


Knowledge/Skills Required
•    Knowledge of manufacturing processes and mechanical maintenance systems is required
•    Computer skills; knowledge of Windows, Excel, Word, and Power Point
•    Experience with SAP desired


Core Competencies
•    Effective leadership, delegation, coaching and interpersonal skills; trustworthy and trusting of others
•    Excellent communication and coaching skills
•    Demonstrated problem solving skills and sound decision making based on available information
•    Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities
•    Able to facilitate the collaboration of people in process area teams
•    Initiative and self-starting abilities; willing to take action to resolve problems
•    Customer focused, both internally and externally
•    Demonstrated technical proficiency in the area of responsibility
•    Demonstrated planning, organizational and project management skills
•    Capable of being a change agent and motivating others towards a vision of the future

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

  • Physically able to climb ladders and scaffolds and work upon platforms 


Work Environment


  • Industrial/manufacturing working environment, subject to hazards such as electrical shock/arc flash, noise, dust, heat, etc.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jun 15, 2022

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