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Maintenance Team Lead

  • Coordinate the maintenance of the building services to maintain continuity of operations, minimize disruption to organizational activities and continually improve the sustainability of building operations. 
  • Test and inspect building fire system, generators, dock levelers, trailer restraints, dock doors, HVAC system, and electrical systems to ensure effective operation
  • Document building and equipment inspections and maintain accurate records using the CMMS program
  • Develop and monitor Preventative Maintenance Programs
  • Make appropriate heating, cooling, ventilation and lighting adjustments using the Building Automation System (BAS) software
  • Conduct minor repairs to dock levelers, trailer restraints, dock doors, heating, cooling, ventilation, plumbing and lighting systems
  • Work with the Maintenance Manager to ensure compliance with regulatory codes, manufacturer’s requirements, industry practices and company Policies and Procedures
  • Procure, arrange for and direct building and equipment maintenance/repair, including parts and services purchased
  • Ensure building and equipment complies with applicable codes and safety standards
  • Co-ordinate daily activities of maintenance staff and third party contractors and ensure Service Level Agreements are met
  • Monitor company maintaining MHE and help as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment as per Company requirements of the 5S Principles
  • Fill in and maintain all log sheets as required
  • Review and understand all operating and service manuals for all equipment within the building
  • All other duties as required or assigned by management


Improve operations through effective planning and scheduling of building and equipment maintenance activities and resources. Organize, direct, and control the maintenance department. Actively contribute to a positive and productive working environment.

Job Description

• Direct, plan, organize, assign, supervise, and evaluate operating and maintenance repair work to machinery and building electrical/ mechanical systems, completed by operators and selected service contractors
• Administer contracts for building supplies and services
• Manage repairs and maintenance of all equipment to ensure all warranty needs are met
• Manage the capital and operating expenses for maintenance within budgets and forecasts
• Review and ensure compliance with regulatory codes, manufacturer’s requirements, industry practices, company policies/ procedures, and operating performances targets
• Procure, arrange for and direct building and equipment maintenance/ repair, including parts and services purchased
• Develop and coordinate preventative maintenance schedules and repair activities with Witron Automation Maintenance Team
• Maintain a clean and safe working environment as per company requirements
• Other duties as required

Job Requirements

• Proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite
• Effective communication skills (both oral and written)
• Excellent mechanical, analytical, and mathematical skills
• Comfortable and flexible operating in a team environment

• Database and spreadsheet
• Understanding of grocery products distribution as a whole

• Knowledge and experience in maintenance and repair for various types of machinery as well as plant material handling and automation equipment
• Experience in general technical troubleshooting of building equipment and hands-on operating, diagnostics and repair

• Three to five years supervisory experience
• Two or more years of experience in a warehouse maintenance environment
• Experience in a 24/7 automated  retail grocery distribution centre

• Retail support centre 
• Physical work including frequent bending, lifting, and reaching 
• Occasionally lift over 88 lbs 
• Two person lift required for weights exceeding 50 lbs 
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time 
• Possible exposure to extreme temperatures 
• Alertness to other people and vehicles 
• Various shifts including evenings and weekends