Maintenance Supervisor (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Tolko Industries Ltd

  Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

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Maintenance Supervisor
Williams Lake, BC

As an integral part of the maintenance team, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for providing supervision of maintenance crews to obtain proper operating efficiencies and achieve quality and machine safety standards.

In conjunction with the other maintenance staff and under the direction of the Maintenance Superintendent, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for supporting the planning and development of an effective plant maintenance program. This includes but is not limited to equipment configuration database, downtime analysis, repair and preventative work order development, allocation and scheduling of resources, ongoing follow-up and refinement of maintenance procedures.

This role will also focus on improving the reliability of equipment within the Sawmill environment.


  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ leadership experience within the forest sector;

  • Journeyman or Diploma or Technical Degree in a mechanical, electrical, or related field;

  • Working knowledge of safety program development, implementation, and safety legislation;

  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems; preferably JD Edwards;

  • Able to lead diverse trades groups and create a highly effective Maintenance Team;

  • A strong ability in Analytical Troubleshooting and applying Failure Modes and Effects Analysis;

  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation and effective communication, organizational and time management skills;

  • Experience working in a unionized environment is an asset.

    About Tolko:

    With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world.  For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

    At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

    We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.  And, through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work.  Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation. 

    When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.

    We’re more than an industry leader.  We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

    We offer:

    • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
    • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
    • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
    • Diverse opportunities
    • An open, innovative culture
    • A positive, dynamic work environment
    • Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
    • The chance to live (and play) where you work