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Supervisor Maintenance MHE

Date:  12-Sep-2022

Richmond, BC, CA

Work Location Type:  Onsite

Workplace Environment:       Onsite 


This role can sit in the following cities:    Richmond                                 


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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.


Job Description

This role will effectively manage MHE assets located at multiple PCL facilities (Depots A, B, C, and subs) within a defined geographical region (i.e., Province of Quebec and the Atlantic region), PCL employees, and contractors through defined processes and systems. Success measurements include equipment performance (reliability/quality), safety (compliance with regulatory standards, plus accident frequency and severity), cost (equipment, facility, and labor), and successful implementation of continuous improvement projects.


  • Ensure 100% compliance with quality, health & safety rules, guidelines, and regulations; ensure the Maintenance Programs are properly executed, meeting the requirements of all OHSA and legislative rules and regulations.
  • Develop, manage, inspect, and oversee Material Handling Equipment / Conveyor maintenance programs to ensure availability and reliability, work order completion, and performance
  • Maintain preventative maintenance programs and schedules for all pieces of equipment and coordinate/plan schedules for in-house repairs and outside contractor repairs
  • Perform periodic inspections of recently maintained equipment to observe the quality of the maintenance performed and the operating condition of the equipment.
  • Regularly check and inspect the material and tools inventory and place an order when needed.
  • Measure and verify parts for major jobs and work in conjunction with the Maintenance Coordinator to ensure the tactical procurement of supplies, parts, services, and equipment
  • CMMS system standardization, formatting & content development
  • Support implementation of the Maintenance System - Life Cycle Asset Management program for the Hubs through commissioning and operations transition.
  • Contribute to developing and maintaining a positive work environment by engaging and motivating employees
  • Work in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager to provide and/or ensure effective training and development of employees


  • Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years experience in a supervisory role, supervising and managing skilled trades (i.e., welders, millwrights, electricians, mechanics).
  • Conveyor system experience in a high-volume, 24x7, high-speed package sortation environment; must have lead-hand or supervisory experience managing 8 to 10 skilled tradespeople for 5 to 7 years.
  • Diploma or other equivalent qualification in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or equivalent)
  • Over 5 years and including 7 years (progressive experience)
  • Relevant work experience of 5+ years in a progressive reliability-centered environment; conveyor, material handling, courier, and mail operations.
  • Red Seal Certification would be an asset.
  • Experience in the manufacturing facility or logistic industry is an asset.
  • Experience managing or supervising staff in a unionized environment is an asset.
  • Knowledgeable of AutoCAD, Navisworks, or Revit
  • General health and safety knowledge (Ontario OHSA, ESA, CSA, ULC, etc.).
  • Proficient in some, if not all, of the following: PHA - Preliminary hazards analysis, FMEA - Failure modes and effects analysis, CA - Criticality analysis, SFMEA - Simplified failure modes and effects analysis, MI - Maintainability information, FTA - Fault tree analysis, ETA - Event tree analysis, Data analysis techniques including Statistical Process Control, Reliability modeling, and prediction, Fault Tree Analysis, Weibull Tree Analysis or Six Sigma Methodologies
  • Must have hands-on experience and troubleshooting skills with a mechanical background.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding communication, customer service, and leadership skills.
  • Some flexibility is required to work during weekends, stat holidays, and in the afternoon or night shift.





Location:                    541 - Richmond  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; Warehouse Environment 

Reports to:                  Regional Maintenance Manager Western Canada 

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At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.



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