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Millwright Maintenance Supervisor

July 31 2020
Categories Maintenance, Service, Mechanical, Supervision, Surveillance, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Sherwood Park, AB

LOCATION: Sherwood Park, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Supporting our people. Caring for our communities. Living our purpose.

With our operations declared an essential service, we are continuing to operate and are looking to fill business-critical roles at this time. We require qualified and safety-focused employees to help keep things running. In terms of our current recruitment process, we’re doing things a bit differently to adjust to our new ‘normal.’ We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation.

We are bolstered by the unity across our community and the solidarity across the world. We continue to encourage you to support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Are you a strong and positive leader who strives to inspire and coach your workforce to achieve success? Envision yourself in a leadership role that advances your employees’ operational discipline behaviours and ensures they are performing quality maintenance and repair work on the rotating equipment at our Edmonton refinery. In this role, you will ensure all maintenance work for our millwrights and machinists is planned and scheduled as well as performed in a safe, efficient, and consistent manner. You will be responsible for working the daily schedule, communicating progress and planning/executing schedule breakers.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Apply leadership best practices to ensure safe, environmentally responsible, reliable, and cost-effective work practices
  • Mentor and develop competencies of the crew, set expectations and hold individuals accountable to meet those expectations
  • Perform all functions within our SAP computerized maintenance system to accurately document, approve and assign the work that is performed on shift
  • Maintain a visible presence in the field to develop employee engagement, assess work process efficiency and ensure that a well-adapted approach to safety is present
  • Demonstrate flexible work practices to decrease craft handoffs and streamline work processes
  • Recommend and implement systems and improvements that continuously improve the departments’ capabilities of enhance total plant reliability
  • Manage and encourage progression of each craftsperson in the maintenance progression program

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of leadership or supervisory experience within a maintenance setting
  • Ten years of working experience in a refinery environment or in a heavy industrial environment
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Knowledge and experience working with rotating equipment
  • Essential collaboration skills that enable you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • The ability to make decisions with integrity, resolve conflict in a timely and effective manner and support company objectives and policies
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Experience directing and leading within a unionized work environment
  • A post-secondary education
  • A valid Alberta Journeyperson Millwright Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyperson Millwright Certificate
  • Superb mechanical abilities, proven project management and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word) and SAP

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Edmonton refinery in Sherwood Park, located at 801 Petroleum Way
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Trade & Operators

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