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Scout Talent

Maintenance Manager, Manufacturing ($100,000/yr)

Posted 20 hours ago

Job Description

  • Join an established industry leader, promising you stability and security
  • Become a key part of a forward-thinking, inclusive, and diverse team that values every perspective
  • Earn an annual salary of $100,000+, negotiable based on experience, and comprehensive benefits! 
About Standen's 

Introducing Standen's: Manufacturing Excellence Through Great Products and Great People. Built on a foundation of 100 years of experience and expertise, Standen's vision is to craft, cultivate and forge success in the manufacturing industry. Located in the industrial heart of Calgary with over 250,000 square feet of space, we are one of North America’s largest full-line leaf spring, suspension component and agricultural tillage tool manufacturers, priding itself on quality products and services.

Part of IMT Group, Standen's safeguards our employees' futures, providing unwavering job security in a renowned industry leader. 

At Standen's, we're all about giving our amazing team the recognition they deserve! From Employee of the Month/Year awards to holiday bashes, Family Days, and sizzling Calgary Stampede BBQs, we want to celebrate your success. We pride ourselves on being 'Community Connectors' who love giving back through regular volunteering and exciting competitions. 

To learn more about us, please visit:

About the Opportunity

Standen's has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Maintenance Manager, Manufacturing based in Calgary, AB.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will manage, assign, review and participate in the work of staff responsible for the up-time of the Manufacturing and Service equipment, machinery and related facilities; ensuring work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures.

A critical aspect of this role will be to enhance or establish production asset reliability and preventive & predictive maintenance programs, ensuring the long-term efficiency and reliability of our manufacturing processes.

In this position, you will be primarily responsible for managing and supporting the Trades and Facilities Managers and their departments through analysis, oversight, employee departmental training and development, competency and contingency planning and implementation, along with budget planning and capital costing.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing P&L performance and reporting for Maintenance
  • Operating department and personnel within approved budget; monitoring and adjusting variables as needed
  • Planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the work of staff responsible for maintenance
  • Establishing schedules for maintenance and repair services; identifying resource needs
  • Participating in the development of policies and procedures; and ensuring their compliance
  • Managing the maintenance, aesthetic and building safety of the plant facilities
  • Managing air conditioning, venting, and HVAC systems for facilities
  • Creating the maintenance program budget; monitoring expenditures
  • Preparing analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities

To read the full position description, please click here.

More About You

To qualify for this role, you will ideally have at least 3-5 years of progressive management/supervisory experience preferably in Engineering, Project Management or similar relevant background. Those with substantial direct working exposure to steel, foundry, forming, or heavy manufacturing environments will find themselves particularly well-suited for this position. Candidates with fewer years of experience and the required skills to excel are encouraged to apply.

The following skills and experience will be strong attributes:

  • Proven understanding of mechanical equipment and project management (asset)
  • Proficiency in supervision, training, and performance evaluation techniques
  • Eagerness to mentor and serve as a subject matter expert for team support
  • Ability to visualize and reorganize workspace and skilled resources to optimize effectiveness
  • Proven capability to quickly and objectively assess and execute organizational changes
  • Knowledge of modern and complex procurement practices for equipment and materials
  • Ability to swiftly adapt to and improve existing projects and workflows
  • Familiarity with OHS standards and regulations
  • Competence in office procedures and proven computer literacy
  • Experience with CMMS/MaintainX for maintenance management
  • Demonstrated skill in preparing clear and concise reports
  • Capacity to respond effectively to emergencies, maintaining order and safety

As our ideal candidate, you demonstrate exceptional leadership and communication skills, essential for directing cross-functional teams toward achieving maintenance goals.

Your commitment to strategic planning, decisive action, and continuous self-improvement underlines your capability to navigate complex challenges. A collaborative spirit that builds and maintains trust-based, productive working relationships is fundamental to thriving in this role.

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive an annual salary of $100,000+, negotiable dependent on experience, along with a great host of benefits, including:

  • Extensive Health & Dental Coverage
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Paid vacation and Personal Flex Days
  • Performance Based Bonus
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-the-job training and support
  • Years of Service Program
  • Annual safety boots allowance
  • On-site physiotherapist and kinesiologist
  • On-site cafeteria with 2 free lunches a month
  • Service discounts for employees, and their friends and family
  • Free lunch vouchers for volunteers, and members of Joint Health and safety committee
  • Enjoy regular events/activities, including holiday parties, food truck visits, seasonal Hot Chocolate and Freezie days, and much more!

Ready to mold your future in a growing organization? Join us and gear up to forge your path - apply now!

About Scout Talent

Who is Scout Talent? Despite what you might be thinking, Scout Talent is not a traditional recruitment agency. Born out of a great idea and an understanding of what employers really want, we provide customized, intelligent recruitment marketing, employer branding and candidate management services to clients throughout Canada and around the World. Our key strength lies in our ability to create unique candidate attraction strategies that enable clients to tap into the best talent pools. We're proud to say that 90% of our clients are repeat business which is testament to the value of our service. At ST, we're revolutionizing the recruitment industry. Our purpose: Connecting people to grow companies, careers and communities.


Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

Company Size

11-50 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-22

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