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Maintenance Director

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Departement: Maintenance
Workplace: Bedford
Company: Nortera

Maintenance Director

The Bedford factory is located in Estrie


Joining Nortera means choosing opportunities to grow together!


As ​​the North American reference for ready-to-cook vegetables, we do everything we can to contribute to the well-being of society by providing access to healthy and sustainable food.


Nortera produces major private and retail brands and markets its own Arctic Gardens and Del Monte brands.

Why choose Nortera

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus, advantageous leave policy;
  • Flexible work schedule in hybrid mode;
  • Complete range of benefits (telemedicine) and employee assistance program (PAEF);
  • Possibility of contributing to an RRSP with an employer contribution;
  • Participation in a volunteer day at the employer's expense;
  • Reimbursement for tuition and physical activity;
  • Environment promoting learning and professional development;
  • Opportunities to work on challenging projects within a growing company!

Your daily role

Reporting to the Plant Director, the incumbent will work in a collaborative context with his team as well as all of his partners and internal clients. The Director of Maintenance will promote the dissemination and commitment to the values ​​and priorities of the organization among managers and all staff.

  • Lead the preventive and corrective maintenance of production, packaging, shipping & receiving and quality control equipment to optimize results and ensure optimal and flawless efficiency ;
  • Develop, maintain and improve practices using key performance indicators (KPIs);
  • Lead, supervise and motivate maintenance staff by establishing a knowledge transfer, mentoring and training plan;
  • Direct water treatment activities and assigned personnel;
  • Coordinate maintenance work on factory site buildings and site offices;
  • Lead capital projects in collaboration with corporate engineering;
  • Act as responsible for the health and safety of employees under his direction as well as corporate social and environmental responsibility (CSR) and promote its application;
  • Ensure a good social climate, mobilize your team and generate motivation and commitment among your employees;
  • Maintain and control departmental expenses, including subcontracting costs;

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or industrial engineering or other related field;
  • Minimum of five years of experience in maintenance management;
  • Experience in a unionized work environment, desirable;
  • Knowledge of the standards in force in the food sector;
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methods such as Lean, 5S, Kanban, kaizen and SMED.


We need people like you!

Come grow with Nortera!



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