Waste Connections of Canadathe leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for an experiencedFleet Maintenance Managerfor our London, ON district.We are looking for an innovative, creative and proactive individual capable of creating change and driving results. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for maintaining Waste Connections of Canada vehicles so they are safe and have minimum downtime (all vehicles on the road each day, except for those requiring major repairs). The manager develops and runs a Preventative Maintenance Program to minimize disabled vehicles, major repairs and to prolong vehicle life.
Located in London, ON, the shop is has around 50 trucks from all LOBs. Team consists of 7 mechanics, 1 shop labourer and 2 welders. The shop currently runs 2 shifts from Monday to Friday, with on-call services over the weekend.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Establish annual budget within Waste Connections guidelines (e.g., cost/hour based on age of vehicle).
- Recommend capital expenditures; develop a business case for replacement vehicles, equipment or tools.
- Monitor and spend within allocated budgets, e.g., tires, parts, repairs and outsourced maintenance (for electrical and advanced diagnostics).
- Schedule work assignments, shifts, PMs, back log, and repairs (typically assigned through Supervisor).
- Monitor labor costs and parts usage by type of repair to achieve appropriate labor costs (standard repair times) and parts usage.
- Develop Preventative Maintenance (PM) schedule for Supervisor to assign to mechanics.
- Conduct periodic checks to make sure PMs are up to date and trucks are safe to minimize roadside breakdowns and MTO issues.
- Prepare a business case for modifications that are good investments, or for safety
- Maintain parts ordering system and inventory replenishment (e.g. adequate supply without shortages).
- Purchase parts and materials; source the desired quality at the best price.
- Reconcile and approve invoices.
- Participate in joint health and safety committee.
- Maintain WSIB forms, conduct safety meetings and ensure safe procedures are followed.
- Periodically audit safety programs and inspect facility (e.g., lock outs, exit lights, extinguishers).
- Hire mechanics and welders who can diagnose issues accurately, produce quality work
- Coach team to work effectively on company-owned vehicles, perform high-quality repairs and respond to driver VCRs.
- Conduct discipline, handle grievances, etc.
- 3 years' experience as maintenance manager (with responsibility for developing and maintaining a preventative maintenance and asset replacement program) in a related industry, ideally in a unionized environment.
- Knowledge of heavy duty trucks essential
- Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic license is an asset.
- Knowledge of waste management industry is helpful.
- 5 years previous work experience in relevant trades (e.g., mechanic, welder) is an asset.
- Familiarity with container shops and welding is an asset.
- Must be able to communicate effectively, read, estimate, calculate, interpret, measure and document in writing, including a high comfort level with computers and technology.
- Excellent interpersonal and managerial skills.
What's In It for You?
You will be joining and serving in a team environment and colleagues who embrace a "work hard, play harder" culture.
Our compensation package is competitive and comes with excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, RRSP plans.
You'll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives, and more.
Please apply online at www.wasteconnectionscanada.com or call Iram at 416-907-5364 .