Our client located in Northern Ontario has an immediate opening for a General Manager – Maintenance & Engineering

Salary: $150-170K


  • Experience in a Kraft Mill or comparable manufacturing industry with 5+ years in a similar capacity & a minimum 10 years of experience in a continuous process industry.
  • High level of integrity and conviction.
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities.


  • Education: Minimum of 2 years’ post-secondary education. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering will be preferred.


  • Minimize downtime and improve reliability by effective preventive maintenance system in the Kraft Mill.
  • Ensure for equipment history and maintenance scheduling as per OEM recommendations.
  • Execute capital projects within cost and time limits with best engineering practices.
  • Manage department manpower and resources to get the job done
  • Optimize maintenance cost by effective resource planning.
  • Plan and execute shutdown and critical jobs in coordination with production department.
  • Effective Spare Part planning and optimizing inventory levels.
  • Lead engineering team for detailed engineering plans, procurement, shutdown & major repairs.
  • Create & promote innovative maintenance culture across maintenance department.
  • Develop and promote a cost reduction program and support cost savings initiatives.
  • Ensure for world-class maintenance systems that exceed local safety and environmental regulations. Promote a safety culture, implement and maintain health, safety and housekeeping programs.
  • Skills analysis, to develop competencies by way of mentoring, coaching and training in coordination with HR.
  • Develop team members and execute HR processes.
  • Comply with collective agreement while fostering sound union/management employee relations. Provide leadership to department personnel to address their day-to-day operating and maintenance issues.
  • Ensure direct reports demonstrate effectiveness in role are provided development opportunities.


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

Job # 2330