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Maintenance Manager

Burnaby, BC

Maintenance Manager



About Us:

STRIVE is a specialist recruitment firm offering proactive recruitment solutions in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration, and Manufacturing Operations. STRIVE supports various clients from small to medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 organizations for their permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment needs. 

The Role:  

At STRIVE, we are partnered with an exciting company in the food production space. We are currently seeking an eager Maintenance Manager to join and lead a small maintenance team in their Burnaby facility.

The Maintenance Manager will be overseeing a small team and providing hands-on guidance and mentoring to the maintenance staff. This will be a Monday-Friday day position.


  • Lead and manage the Maintenance team to schedule, conduct preventative maintenance, and ensure the safe and efficient operation and repair of all plant equipment.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in maintenance operations and efficiency, providing recommendations accordingly.
  • Improve and maintain preventative and predictive maintenance systems.
  • Plan and schedule maintenance personnel weekly within the plant.
  • Supervise the safe and efficient operation of all utilities and equipment used in the production, packaging, handling, storage, and shipment of products.
  • Ensure timely ordering, organization, and stocking of required parts.
  • Uphold Food Safety & Quality responsibilities as per SOPs and provided training materials, maintaining accurate record-keeping.
  • Coordinate with external contractors to ensure safe compliance with manufacturing codes, regulations, and standards (H&S, GMPs, HACCP, WHMIS, MSDS).
  • Oversee Capital Projects assigned by the Operations Manager.
  • Train and develop maintenance staff using continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Assist senior management in establishing and implementing operating and capital budgets, ensuring maintenance operates within budget parameters.
  • Undertake other projects as assigned by management.

Must Have's:

  • 5+ years in a leadership position in a manufacturing facility.
  • Preferably 2nd or 3rd Class Engineering ticket but open to 4th Class Engineering ticket.
  • Excellent hands-on preventative maintenance experience with mechanical and electrical production equipment. A Red Seal Millwright or Electrician ticket is an asset.
  • Solid troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, including PLC programming
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills and MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)


  • $100,000-$120,000
  • Vacation
  • Comprehensive benefits program
  • Contribution plan
  • + more



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