Job Category: Maintenance
Job Type: Full Time

Mechanical maintenance supervisor


Under the supervision of the Director of Maintenance, the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing and directing a work team whose mission is to ensure the proper operating condition of equipment. While promoting interdepartmental collaboration among work teams to ensure the smooth operation of the plant, he/she puts his/her skills to work in improving the systems already in place and in resolving problems. In addition, he rigorously monitors the application of occupational health and safety regulations.


  • Be a leader in health and safety;
  • Manage the operations of your team, ensuring that work is performed in accordance with health and safety regulations and quality objectives;
  • Implement and enforce best practices to eliminate hazardous situations in the workplace including maintaining order and cleanliness of work areas;
  • Actively collaborate with the OHS Coordinator;
  • Plan, supervise and organize the work of mechanics and subcontractors;
  • Coordinate and ensure the execution of preventive maintenance activities;
  • Prioritize emergency interventions on production equipment according to the plant’s priorities;
  • Participate in the resolution of maintenance-related problems (electrical, electronic, mechanical and pneumatic);
  • Optimize the management of spare parts inventories;
  • Issue work orders and follow up with service providers;
  • Participate in process improvement activities, equipment changes and project management;
  • Act as a facilitator and coach to employees to ensure that all work is done in accordance with standards and operational procedures while respecting safety and quality rules;
  • Carry out various management activities and ensure the application of the provisions of the collective agreement;
  • Actively participate in the achievement of the objectives of the sector by strategically managing human and material resources;
  • Encourage employee participation in the resolution of various problems;
  • Ensure that the personnel working under his/her supervision are well trained and use their full potential;
  • Carry out all administrative tasks for his/her shift (reports: maintenance, time sheets, accidents, performance, training, labor movement, environment, etc.) while respecting the collective agreement in effect;
  • Work closely with all supervisors to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness of activities;
  • Perform all other related duties.


(Knowledge, skills, training, experience, etc.)

  • Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) in industrial mechanics or other related field, or any other combination deemed relevant;
  • College diploma in industrial mechanics or vocational diploma in industrial maintenance;
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in industrial equipment maintenance;
  • Certified trade certificate/ticket Red Seal would be an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in managing personnel in an industrial field, preferably in the forestry field.
  • Integration of health and safety as a core value;
  • Teamwork and leadership;
  • Rigor and ability to plan and organize work;
  • Self-control and interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Analytical thinking, strategic reasoning and results orientation;
  • Ability to develop the skills of direct collaborators and others.

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