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Dura-Line Maintenance Manager in St. Albert Alberta, Canada

At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it’s because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainment…your whole life; that’s our connection.

 

At Dura-Line, we are committed to advancing life around the world. As a leading global manufacturer and distributor, we are transforming the structure of communication. We rely on our passionate, empowered, and committed teams to “Create what connects us”

 

Dura-Line is hiring an experienced and highly skilled Maintenance Manager with an electrical background to lead our maintenance techs by implementing a successful maintenance program and establishing initiatives as part of our St. Albert Alberta, Canada team. We need an experienced leader with over 5+ years in manufacturing operations, maintenance management, and supervising roles to lead our maintenance techs. You will oversee and participate in all daily maintenance functions such as breakdowns and repairs, project planning for materials, coordinating all electrical, machining, and tooling requirements, developing, and fabricating, implementing a successful preventative maintenance program, and leading the local CMMS initiatives. 

 

In this role, you are not just joining a team, you are joining a family! You will need to be a proven people leader that can set high standards, improve accountability, actively promote culture change, and work as a coach and mentor to new hires and employees. Bring your best practices and implement new lean processes and 5S initiatives on all shifts by using your LEAN manufacturing background and continuous improvement mindset. We empower you to build a team that is dedicated and committed to excellence, with open communication, where all team members have a voice. 

 

In this critical role, you will be responsible for the maintenance programs and duties; mechanical (plumbing, fabrication, mounting stuff together), electrical (wiring power to equipment, running network cable), and electrical controls (PLCs, sensors, configuring drives, spec’ing equipment out, understanding networking). In addition, you will manage and support the operational expense budget for the department and facility, be responsible for the labor cost associated with maintenance and repair, and requests quotes for goods and services. You will need to track equipment downtime, repair costs, and recommended actions, assist with equipment breakdown and make improvements on equipment performance, determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow. We depend on working machines, low downtime, and quick turnaround to deliver quality products to our customers nationwide.

 

You will be empowered to bring your skills and knowledge to develop key programs, influence, lead a team and collaborate with other peers for best practices. On the production floor, we need you to be “hands-on”, proactive, and a go-getter.  

 

We are looking for a servant leader, creative thinker, and problem solver with strong organizational skills and excellent computer skills (Microsoft Excel, MS Project, or similar project management software), and experience using CMMS, ERP System (SAP is a plus) is required for this role. A background in the manufacturing floor and working in facilities where there was a strong discipline for standards and job instructions is key to be successful.

Things that are KEY!

  • Lead and manage the maintenance department- Coordinate and manage a team to handle all electrical, machining, and tooling inspections & repairs, develop and fabricate new equipment and tooling, and ensure the upkeep grounds, buildings, equipment, and tools
  • Project management & Lean maintenance process- Develop a preventative maintenance program, ensure training and procedures are followed properly, complete reporting documents, communicate changes, and drive process improvements ideas analysis to achieve industry-standard goals
  • Influence and lead the maintenance crew- We need an agile, leader that will coach and mentor the team, invest in their development, and hold the team accountable. You will need to be a proactive leader and implement measures to minimize breakdowns and repairs 
  • Communication and organization skills- Communication with the team is the key to implement measures to minimize breakdown and repairs quickly. We need a hands-on leader that will be on the production floor, inspect breakdowns, make quick decisions, prioritize, and delegate tasks in a clear manner, and ensure the machines are running efficiently. We need a hands-on proactive team, not reactive
  • You must have working knowledge of facility machines and equipment in a manufacturing environment (install, troubleshoot, repair)- Mechanical (plumbing, fabrication, mounting stuff together), Electrical (wiring power to equipment, running network cable), and Electrical controls (PLCs, sensors, configuring drives, spec’ing equipment out, understanding networking).

 

What do we offer?

  • A company pension plan (RPP) with a 3% company match in addition to Employer paid benefits for yourself and your dependents after 3 months (Medical, Dental, Vision, Paramedical) and includes Long-Term Disability, & Life Insurance.  
  • We also offer an inclusive relocation assistance package, tuition reimbursement, company holidays, vacation, paid sick days, career development opportunities, and many other benefits in a collaborative culture that focuses on innovation & teamwork.

 

READY TO JOIN THE DURA-LINE TEAM?

 

Discover how Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every day, in the little ways and the big ones, our lives depend on clear, consistent, reliable communication. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at www.Dura-Line.com 

 

All employees are subject to pre-employment Background Check and employment is contingent upon successful clearance results. Dura-Line is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, encouraging diversity in the workplace.  If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please contact Human Resources.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on any characteristic protected by law.

 

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Join Our Team: Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at www.Dura-Line.com.

 

Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known as Orbia, bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia’s business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.

St. Albert, AB, CA