Maintenance Manager


Website McCain Foods

Position Title: Manager Maintenance

Position Location: Carberry

Relocation and sign-on bonus available within Canada!

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Manager to join us in Carberry, MB. This position will report directly to the Plant Manager. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for effectively planning, organizing, leading, and overseeing the Engineering and Maintenance department. The successful candidate must ensure they maintain a clean work environment with a focus on proper handling techniques and safety.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the factory operates at the highest possible efficiency at the lowest cost, by proper selection, installation, maintenance, and modification of all equipment/machinery.
  • Direct maintenance of equipment and plant infrastructure to meet production requirements and minimize downtime.
  • Develop and execute capital projects to meet schedules and budgets.
  • Lead continuous technical improvement of the facility, equipment, and production systems.
  • Manage the maintenance supervisor and personnel; effectively delegate work assignments and develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities of team members.
  • Ensure adherence to safety, food safety, and environmental regulations and practices.
    Proactively support internal and external customers (i.e., Operations, Quality, Safety, Human Resources, etc.).
    Attend required plant training programs per the training schedule. Ensure personnel are properly trained. Develop and deliver selected training programs as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field. The degree should have a primary emphasis in one of the following areas: mechanical, electrical, and / or industrial / structural engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • 5 to 10 years of engineering and / or maintenance experience in food manufacturing
  • 3 to 5 years of supervising people.
  • Experience managing projects, budgets, and a CMMS program.


  • Critical TECHNICAL (Function-Specific) Competencies:
  • Skilled CAD user
  • Equipment, processes, and practices used in frozen food manufacturing
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and building repair, refrigeration, pneumatics, electronics/instrumentation, robotics, PLCs, and / or programming
  • ISO 14001 and environmental regulations
  • Safety regulations and practices
  • Food safety regulations and practices
  • SAP/Meridian tools and processes

Critical Core Role Specific Competencies:

  • Skilled project manager
  • Strong working knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts
  • Effective leader and coach
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Language skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, legal documents, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the board of directors.
  • Good understanding of math and trigonometry consistent with an engineering background. Must also possess the ability to interpret the fundamentals of budgeting and accounting.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Microsoft Office software

About McCain:

McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.

McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables, and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.

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Job Family:Manufacturing
Division:NA Potato Manufacturing
Department: Carberry Potato Maintenance
Location(s): CA – Canada : Manitoba : Carberry CA – Canada : Alberta : Calgary CA – Canada : Alberta : Coaldale CA – Canada : Alberta : Edmonton CA – Canada : Alberta : Grand Prarie CA – Canada : Alberta : Lethbridge CA – Canada : Alberta : Red Deer CA – Canada : Alberta : Rocky View CA – Canada : Manitoba : Portage la Prairie CA – Canada : Manitoba : Winnipeg

Company:McCain Foods (Canada). Date posted: 12/20/2023


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