Maintenance Supervisor
Covia Corp
Havelock, ON
Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. The formation of Covia in 2018 is the most recent of many significant milestones in our shared history. Built from the merging of Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Corporation, Covia’s rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Maintenance Supervisor who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Havelock, Ontario location. As a Maintenance Supervisor, you will direct and maintain the efficient operation of all mechanical equipment and labour in the Maintenance Department in the safest manner possible for the Blue Mountain Plant.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

Provide Safety, Environmental and Quality leadership through mentoring, motivating and administration of the maintenance department consisting of millwrights and established apprenticeship program.
Maintain a high level of safety understanding and promoting all regulations, company policies and procedures.
Complete regular safety inspections of maintenance work areas. Reinforce and document safe work behaviours through SBI observations.
Lead formal monthly safety meetings, complete job hazard analysis, high risk work permit documentation. Promote and act to support a high level of site housekeeping, ergonomic initiatives, and reduced employee dust exposure.
Ensure timely investigation and reporting on all safety incidents including participation in ICAM investigations as required. Ensure compliance with report recommendations to prevent further occurrences through follow up and utilization of site action management system.
Evaluate individual employee and department-wide skill levels to develop training as required with support of other departments.
Work with the maintenance leadership team to plan, assign, direct and inspect the efficient completion of work orders developed through IFS maintenance system to ensure maximum equipment availability.
Ensure proper documentation is maintained for equipment inspections, field measurements, and work order completion.
Develop periodic reports of maintenance department activities and improvements.
Recommend spare parts and stock levels and order parts as needed maintain proper bill of materials.
Provide input for Capital Budget submissions
Promote all change initiatives as prescribed by Plant Management.
Maintains good labor relationships with hourly and other staff employees through consistent application of the CBA.
Handle grievances at first-stage and suggest resolutions.

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

Trade certificate in applicable field is required
4+ years experience in a maintenance industrial setting strongly preferred - experience in crushing, screening, or mining an asset
Supervisory experience required
Advanced excel skills and process analysis experience are required
Must possess a working knowledge and experience with the application of a CMMS (computerized maintenance management system
Must be able to read and interpret drawings, specifications and manuals
Must have safety focused leadership and teamwork mindset
Incumbent must exhibit values of integrity, respect for others, collaboration and accountability

Excellent Healthcare Benefits – medical, vision, dental
Company paid Pension Plan
Vacation + Paid Holidays
Education Assistance
Disability, Life / AD&D
Employee Assistance Program

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

Covia is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Please advise if you require accommodation; we will work with you to meet your needs.

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