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IKO Electrical Supervisor in Toronto, Ontario

IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Electrical Supervisor to join our team of skilled professionals based at our Toronto, ON Plant. Our manufacturing plant produces premium roofing shingles in a high speed, continuous, asphalt shingle manufacturing process environment.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Electrical Supervisor’s role is to provide leadership and technical assistance to the industrial electrical technicians, electronics technicians and external contractors to work in a safe and productive manner while minimizing unscheduled production downtime and maintenance costs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide first-line supervision, technical assistance and training to Maintenance department Electricians

  • Understand and reinforce the value of our behavioural based safety program (STOP), and use other tools such as Risk Assessments and Safety Shares to address safety concerns

  • Ensure all work performed adheres to all regulations, policies, procedures and work instructions

  • Leads the team in troubleshooting of electrical problems and devise solutions for these problem

  • Initiating Maximo tasks for the electrical department and making sure existing tasks get completed

  • Interface with Production and Engineering on downtime/RCA, shutdown planning, process troubleshooting, preparing and proposing recommendations, process upgrades and continuous improvement initiatives

  • Lead a positive change effort to improve performance by motivating, recognizing and inspiring others to be effective and efficient in their activities

  • Responsible for processing Maintenance work orders, purchase requisitions, weekly schedules, PM’s and updating the equipment database (CMMS)

  • Ensure proper documentation and completion of reports (compliance, checklists, audits, work orders, incident investigations, metrics, confined space, etc.)

  • Assist in the control of maintenance costs through managing spare parts

  • Evaluate individual employee skill levels and training requirements towards maintaining and improving quality of work and safe work habits

  • Participate in hiring and training of personnel Lead the team in troubleshooting of electrical and instrumentation problems, and devise solutions for these problems

  • Develop, review and update maintenance instructions and procedures

  • Work closely with Operations and Mechanical Maintenance personnel

  • Plan and oversee testing and calibration of electrical and electronic equipment, devices and tools on a scheduled basis

  • Review or prepare drawings and specifications for contract work and inspect work performed to determine compliance to standards

  • Participate in the development of the capital and maintenance budgets Qualifications:

  • Licensed Electrician with Red Seal Certification required

  • Electrical Engineering Degree or Diploma is a plus

  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory/leadership experience in a continuous manufacturing environment

  • Must have knowledge of Allen Bradley Drives, Relay Logic, PLC logic controls and Programming

  • Working knowledge and experience with CMMS

  • Structured problem solving tools to determine root cause of failures

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications and manuals

  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Experience with process safety management and creating a culture where all accidents are preventable

  • Highly developed interpersonal, leadership, coaching, mentoring, delegation and people management skills

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities

  • Ability to build morale and influence positive change

  • This role is on-call and will periodically require weekend work

Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

IKO is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing systems operating in Canada, the United States and multiple global markets. Our 60+ years of success has been enabled by the dedication of our employees. We would welcome the opportunity to consider you for one of our great opportunities!