Asset Maintenance Support Manager


About this job

  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • Branch: Biotechnology
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Alberta

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Secondary School
  • Closing date: Monday, 24 October 2022

About this role: Asset Maintenance Support Manager


We are currently hiring an Asset Maintenance Support Manager for our client, a leading marketer and handler of grains, oilseeds, pulses, and cotton. The company is known for its world-leading, fully integrated agriculture network that connects producers and consumers to supply sustainable, traceable, and quality-controlled agricultural products.

This position is responsible for supporting the maintenance management through participation, analysis, recommendations and administration of maintenance and capital related requests/programs. This includes supporting operations management, project/program development, evaluation and planning, project management, corporate asset maintenance and technical support.


  • Selects and directs work of external contractors, ensuring contractor onboarding, with a focus on the EH&S program, is completed. Responsible for monitoring contractor performance and compliance
  • Responsible for the planning, development, submission, closures, and ongoing management of capital projects. Develops and maintains databases for tracking of capital funding request submissions and authorizations
  • Participate in monthly management meetings to plan and review capital project budgets, schedules, and overall project status
  • Supports and coordinates the planned facility maintenance shutdowns in consultation with the effected maintenance and operations staff
  • Manage quality assurance programs for projects/activities, ensuring that all work complies with applicable quality regulations, codes, divisional standards, and customer requirements
  • Provide direction to Supply Chain Services in negotiations and evaluates the services of contracted maintenance and construction resources
  • Promote, supports, and recommends maintenance related, proactive, health, safety, environmental and security programs within the company
  • Develop and submit reports to the Maintenance Manager and General Manager outlining work achievements, challenges, and opportunities
  • Identify, implement, and communicate management and operational “best practices” to colleagues within the department, division, and inter-divisional partners/customers
  • Provides direction and insight into predictive maintenance programs for future facility development and towards new equipment specifications, capacities, and standards
  • Evaluates and recommends critical spares inventory based on facility equipment design and requirements
  • Develops and manages a program to identify asset reliability risks and manage asset failure prevention, including creating, optimizing, and validating asset PMs and PM frequencies



  • Post secondary degree in Engineering. Registered as a professional member of the Association of Professional Engineers of the incumbent's respective province
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in facility maintenance and/or construction, including bulk material handling systems, three (3) years of which have been in a supervisory capacity would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in reading building plans and specifications and developing and effectively managing contracts with external service providers
  • Computer competent, with demonstrated experience in the use of spreadsheet, database, word processing


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Ksenia Mosends
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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