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Position Title: Chief Engineer & Maintenance Supervisor
Requisition ID: 1305
Career Group (ADSP): Distribution Center
Division: Supply Chain (80190525) 
Department: Logistics and Distribution  
Work Location: METRO ON - 170 THE WEST MALL (#A-WEST) 
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  



Under the direction of the Director of Operations the primary responsibility is for the supervision fo the day-to-day maintenace and refrigeration requirements of the Distribution Centre.  Provide leadership and guidance to the maintenance staff.  Ensure compliance with all applicable codes and regulations related to the safe operation of refrigeration systems.



  • Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of unionized maintenance staff including selection, training and development, performance management, retention and scheduling, of direct reports and ensuring compliance with the CBA                    
  • Responds to emergencies and mechanical breakdowns and arranges for repairs and services to ensure continuity of operations. Schedules and coordinates maintenance operations between departments and DC operations to ensure safety, efficiency, and completion of jobs on time.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with the vendor community to build a network of equipment, parts, and service resources and suppliers.
  • Prepares for approval Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders for parts, equipment, and supplies.  
  • Ensures that expenditures are within approved budget levels.                    
  • Ensure a comprehensive preventative maintenance program is in place for compliance and improvement.                   
  • Actively participate in Metro Health and Safety Program and hold employees accountable to safe behaviours.                    
  • Provide recommendations to senior management on emerging technology, trends, legislative changes and industry best practices.                    



  • Qualified TSSA Engineer in good standing (Refrigeration B minimum)    
  • Must Have experience working with Ammonia Systems    
  • On Call 24x7 and able to work shifts as required (evenings and weekends)    
  • Ability to motivate a team of maintenance employees, above average communication skills    
  • Ability to prioritize, is organized and is capable of dealing with multiple tasks.    
  • Excellent oral and written communication    





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