Our client located near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick has an immediate opening for an Maintenance Supervisor


  • Supervision of the work of maintenance workers, subcontractors, & contract staff.
  • Scheduling and preparing work orders
  • Assisting with parts and inventory control, payroll, and preparing and submitting daily and weekly reports
  • Commitment to top performance in a safe work environment is necessary
  • Management of continuous improvement initiatives and participate in the problem-solving process.
  • Organize, improving and scheduling routine and preventive maintenance of plant & equipment (shut downs).
  • Support and implement the values of the company, ensure Maintenance department is in compliance with various legislation & regulations including Environmental, Health and Safety.
  • Stimulate and maintain a positive work environment through use of excellent interpersonal skills, team building and communication with all departments.
  • Maintain, develop or upgrade the methodology of maintenance systems to maximize fast and reliable response to equipment problems. (In compliance with health and safety rules).
  • Analyze and identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Provide training and ongoing development to the Maintenance team.
  • Upgrade maintenance process of the work systems and maintenance contracts management.
  • Follow departmental budgets to ensure good cost control.
  • Maintain continuous improvement focus through effective leadership in maintenance meetings.
  • Other related task.


  • 3 -5 years of Lead or supervisory experience ideally in a sawmill or industrial related experience
  • Experience with Hydraulics and Compressors
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, mobilizing and conflict management.
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, team Player within tight deadlines.
  • Analyzing and good organizational skills.
  • Result-oriented and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Good troubleshooting and failure analysis skills
  • Proven expertise in preventive and predictive maintenance methods
  • Ability to identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent re-occurrence
  • Proven Health and Safety accountability and are knowledgeable of occupational health and safety.
  • Strong planning, follow up, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Office, other windows based programs and internet skills.


Please submit resumes to george@halliwellconsulting.com including salary expectations and availability.

Job Number 2211