Roseburg Forest Products
  • 13-Jun-2018 to 12-Aug-2018 (PST)
  • Pembroke MDF
  • Pembroke, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

About Roseburg Forest Products: Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and one of North America's leading producers of particleboard, medium density fiberboard and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Ore. Roseburg products are shipped throughout North America and the Pacific Rim. To learn more about the company please visit

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of all administrative and maintenance operations, including staff and service administration. The incumbent must effectively and efficiently manage the development and direction of the operational team to drive the growth of revenue and technical productivity. He/she must ensure that all departments under his/her control are compliant with all applicable legislation, including but not limited to Occupational Health and Safety and Ontario Electrical Safety Regulations. This individual must supply critical information to the Plant Manager concerning financial matters in addition to leading his/her team in the achievement of company objectives.

  • Model Company core values
  • Follow Health & Safety policies and programs
  • Establish the overall vision and direction for the implementation of the internal operations
  • Responsible for the financial accountability of the operations and maintenance department budgets
  • Provide planning and forecasting to allow for the adequate approvals for the departments under their control
  • Provide support and expert opinion to subordinates and to management as needed
  • Prepare and monitor P&L department budgets to ensure department is meeting or exceeding budgetary commitment
  • Develop and implement new business strategies for creating or improving processes and procedures to improve corporate performance
  • Monitor departmental performance against goals to ensure that progress is being made, and that corrective action is taken if necessary
  • Setting appropriate priorities for preventive maintenance
  • Analyze and report on the daily, monthly and annually department's key performance indicators and industry trends
  • Develop and implement strategies around improving the financial performance of the department.
  • Examine reports (e.g. inventory, sales and daily reports) to determine the operational activities of the company and ensure optimum performance
  • Ensure safety is made a priority and that compliance and safety procedures are in place and followed to avoid any accidents or incidents
  • Ensure employees adhere to company policies, procedures and all Health & Safety regulations
  • Manage staffing levels, work schedules and job assignments
  • Ensure that new employees are trained and oriented as appropriate for their new positions; perform follow-up sessions to ensure proper fit within the company
  • Resolve people issues appropriately in a timely manner and engages appropriate resources (HR, site leadership) when needed
  • Ensure adequate skill depth in team by analyzing strengths and opportunities of the team, and implementing development plans to strengthen the team's performance
  • Ensure all assigned tasks are completed safely and efficiently
  • Ensure employees are updating and maintaining maintenance information, files, warranties and work orders
  • Responsible for the completion and retention of the following reports and others not listed; service reports, preventive maintenance, technical reports, insurance reports, service agreements, energy reports, fire plans, contingency plans and standard operating procedure
  • Assist with energy solutions and make suggestions for the energy consumption
  • Keep current with technological changes and any governmental regulations changed regarding the chemicals used in the performance of the maintenance duties
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Maintains respectful communication with co-workers and supervisory staff
  • Familiar with the Company's policies/processes and understands the impact of this position on the competitiveness and performance of the company

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors' degree in engineering or related technical field preferred and/or equivalent work experience considered
  • 5+ years' previous management experience in a technical environment
  • 5+ years' experience in a maintenance leadership role
  • Project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on operations and business processes
  • Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal challenges or obstacles
  • Holds a clear and solid understanding of personnel policies, practices, and procedures and other operational issues faced by the organization
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Maintains a high level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Maintains a well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills
  • Advanced working  knowledge of Excel, Outlook, Word
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative with high ethical standards
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional service orientation

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