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Lehigh Hanson Maintenance Superintendent in Calgary, Alberta

AutoReqId: 15528BR

Line Of Business: Pipe

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Calgary-AB

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

Inland Pipe a division of Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Maintenance Superintendent for the Spyhill Pipe Plant.

This position is primarily responsible for reducing maintenance costs and improvement equipment reliability through the implementation of a predictive maintenance program and by planning, designing, coordinating, scheduling, and supervising corrective maintenance staff. Assist the plant in achieving maximum productivity with minimal downtime due to equipment issues, and reduce the need for subcontractors.

The Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for building a team through training, development, and the hands-on oversight of the production floor measured by the quality of the work performed.

What you'll get to do:

  • Coordinate all maintenance activities for the plant. Prioritize and schedule work from the work order backlog system and produce annual, monthly, weekly, daily work schedules to ensure all required maintenance is performed.

  • Manage the planning of the step by step execution of all major equipment outages and significant repairs by utilizing project-planning techniques and software.

  • Ensure that all regulated inspections are completed within guidelines to maximize safety and to minimize downtime.

  • Develop and maintain files such as: equipment lists, suppliers list, operating, maintenance manuals, purchase orders, drawings, checklists, spare parts lists, corrective maintenance details, maintenance history, departmental performance and PM compliance.

  • Oversee the availability of parts, controlling and reducing parts, minimum/maximum inventory.

  • Facilitates daily, weekly, monthly planning meetings to recommend the necessary repairs based on input from the Production and other plant departments.

  • Provide ongoing maintenance support to the plant for all shifts. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends while on call and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency.

  • Provide guidance to the mechanical maintenance personnel in the areas of: training, repair, maintenance and installation.

  • Work closely with production and other departments in developing the work schedules including the coordination of all maintenance activities for efficient flow of operations.

  • Serve as the liaison between departments for optimal coordination.

  • Assist the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance staff and contractors in the preparation of the annual maintenance budget; the development of the department's long-term goals and objectives to meet the overall plant operational and cost containment goals.

  • Support maintenance projects by identifying parts required to execute work, tool requirements, manpower requirements and the estimated completion time for effective planning & execution of maintenance work.

Essential Skills:

  • Industrial Mechanic - Red Seal Millwright

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of maintenance experience in a supervisory role in an automated manufacturing facility

  • Solid understanding of preventive/predictive/corrective maintenance principles, techniques and technologies and provide oversight for hands on implementation

  • Demonstrated proven ability to supervise, teach and motivate others in a union environment in a large capacity, a crew of 6 people would be an asset

  • Prior experience working with large rotating heavy industry machinery and equipment

  • Strong trouble shooting skills (electrical/mechanical)

  • Project management and organizational skills; strong attention to detail; computer skills, including maintenance modules; ability to manage multiple tasks; problem-solving, creativity and decision making skills, ability to interact with many levels within the organization

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

What we have to offer:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • Pension plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions and RRSP options

Work Environment

Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions. Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

Our pre-employment process includes: reference checks, a medical including drug & alcohol testing, and a criminal record check.