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Corporate Reliability Maintenance Manager (SW Ontario) 132K to 137K plus 40% bonus, car package etc
This newly created role, Corporate Reliability Maintenance Manager, reports to the Divisional President. This is a critically important Division and as such you will be considered a Highly Visible individual in the overall Corporation. University degree with 5 to 10 years of experience in the heavy industrial field (construction, mining, foundry, aggregate etc preferred) Corporate office space, while available for you to work from, is not essential for you to attend day to day. You will be responsible for multiple sites in Canada, primarily Ontario and the North Central US so the ability to cross border travel is essential. The position will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a Maintenance Management System as well as its ongoing development and improvement. Work order planning. Maintenance planning and scheduling. Predictive/condition-based maintenance processes. Failure analysis processes including FMEA and bad actor management. Vendor selection and the management of Critical Spare Parts. Provide direction and support to the divisions businesses in tracking, documenting, auditing, improving, and implementing maintenance processes. Determines root causes of the maintenance performance KPI’s and leads the development of strategies and implementation of tactics for improvement. This includes defining and implementation of CAPEX projects (both rebuild and replacement programs) and development of the 5-year CAPEX plan.

310T or 421A or 425A Mechanic (Stratford, Ontario) $38.71 per hour with trade premium coming
Large construction company seeks ticketed 310T, 421A or 425A mechanic for straight days - Monday to Friday - at their facility. Higher rate for dual ticket. Small team of ticketed mechanics to work with so department is self directed. Union environment with increase coming. Full beneifts and pension. Wide variety of rolling stock makes and models so opportunity to work on a variety and challenges of equipment issues. Tools supplied or acquired by company if need be. Flexible start time with O/T available after 8 hours in the day.

Maintenance Manager (Kitchener, Ontario) 95K to 105K
Reporting to the General Manager, the Maintenance Manager coordinates maintenance activities and supports the various installations and modifications of the plant and customer-suppliers sites in Ontario. Direct supervision, coordination, and oversight of activities for maintenance department. Strong leadership capabilities who can demonstrate his/her ability to lead change, and implement sustainable Quality strategies in support of rapid operation. Engineering degree or equivalent education and/or experience. Maintain and manage critical parts inventory including purchasing of equipment accessories and repair components. Leads site and plant installations. Lean Manufacturing and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) principles. Extensive technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical and control equipment. Hands-on experience is ideal. Experience implementing a CMMS preferred.

Manager, Retirement and Benefits (Toronto, Ontario) 100K to 115K plus 15%
This is a newly created position, reporting to Senior Director, Total Rewards & H.R. Technology, and currently has two direct reports. The Retirement and Benefits Manager will be responsible for strategizing, planning, budgeting, developing, implementing, and communicating all aspects of the company’s benefits and retirement programs in the US and Canada while also having an opportunity to provide some assist with Global retirement and benefit programs. This role presents an opportunity for the incumbent to shape the future of the Corporations benefits and retirement landscape by leading the design and implementation benefits and retirement plans in US and Canada. In your capacity you will be able to make a difference by optimizing benefits and retirement operations and improving administration quality and efficiency

Mechanic / Millwright (Kitchener, Ontario) $35.50 to $38 PLUS O/T after 44 hours - Small Signing bonus available
Operation far west Kitchener requires experienced individual preferrably with large equipment and rolling stock experience. Ticket or hands on individual with experience fabrictaing, welding and working on large process equipment. Also experience with Conveyers, Pumps and compressors, Grinders, Heat exchangers, Automated systems, Electrical and electronic controls, Power tools, Fans and blowers, Hydraulic systems, Pneumatic systems etc. Rate increases at six, nine and twelve months. Primarily working on site at but on occassion might require short distance travel (1 hour max) so good driving record needed. Plans for new structure build and equipment on the property in near future.

Health & Safety Specialist (Detroit, Michigan) 90K to 100K plus 20% - 25% bonus
Major manufacturing organization involved in heavy product process. Leads the safety process between various city, state and federal agencies to assure that operation is in compliance with legal and company policy in these areas. Develops, implements and maintains safety procedures and programs necessary to improve the safety program's effectiveness. Monitors adherence to safety program policies and procedures in the plant and reports discrepancies to plant management. Provides leadership in ISO, responsible for maintaining the safety ISO certification. Actively participates in plant conformance requirements for ISO 9001, 14001, and 18001. Develops and delivers safety training to employees, supervisors, and plant management to support developed programs. Updates safety procedures

Director of Talent and Organizational Development (Toronto, Ontario) 150K to 180K with 30% bonus
Multi-national manufacturing leader seeks Degree individual from recognized University with experience from large, multi-location organization with facilities in North America as well as other global sites. You will show your capabilities as both a hands on and as an administrative leader. Your previous experience should entail having held responsibilities as a Manager in a talent management role focusing on the developing & implementing of performance management programs, succession planning, leadership development programs, competency development etc. You should be experienced in key change mgmt. initiatives. Have done presentations and facilitating at various levels in the organization up to and including executives. You will have developed & delivered training. Developed employee engagement surveys, analyzing results, action plans. Experience with developing and implementing diversity & inclusion initiatives.

Electrical and Instrumentation Coordinator (Detroit, Michigan) 95K to 100K Plus Bonus
Well established process / manufacturing organization requires E&I Coordinator at their Detroit facility. This requires an Electrical Engineer, Technologist or Master Electrician with two to five years experience to supervise and coordinate activities of Electricians and Instrumentation techs in the areas of construction, maintenance and repair. Oversee projects from inception to commissioning of process/electrical equipment. Experience with low to medium voltage systems and large industrial electrical equipment required Develop department training programs and promote plant safety programs to team. This is but a stepping stone to more senior responsible positions in the organization.

Human Resources Manager (Concord, Ontario) 120K to 130K Plus Bonus
Tier 1 automotive supply company seeks Generalist to take on role of Human Resources Manager. You will oversee 3 to 5 individuals in this 400 to 500 non union assembly operation. Your previous experience will have exposed you to a full range of generalist repsonsibilities (Compensation, benefits, performance management, succession planning etc) You have a University degree from a recognized University with minimum of 3 to 5 years in a Management capacity

Assistant Production Manager (Oshawa Ontario) 92K to 97K plus 20%
Assist the Production Manager in establishing and achieving efficiency goals short and long-term action plans and communicate them to the production department in order to meet them. Assist with short and long-term programs in conjunction with engineering staff for the production department. Reviews production, quality control, logistic, maintenance and material reports and statistics to plan and modify production activities. Manages departmental KPI's. Manages subordinate supervisors and unionized employees within the Production Department. Responsibilities also include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems / grievances with workers? representatives.

Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor - Days - (Oshawa, Ontario) 90K to 100K plus 20% Bonus
The Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor supervises and coordinates activities of millwrights on a daily basis engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment, housekeeping and in fabricating parts and tools. Directs workers in mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment. Promotes safe work practices and provides resources to ensure that equipment and personnel operate in a safe manner. Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment. Ensures the Maintenance department operates in the most cost effective manner to meet department and plant goals. A 433A Trade certificate is considered an asset plus three to five years related experience or equivalent combination of education (diploma / degree) and experience. MUST have experience working and supervising in a union environment. Strong Communication skills essential along with strong working knowledge of SAP, Kronos, and Basic Excel Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software and Outlook.

Process Engineer (Michigan, USA) 70K to 90K plus 20% bonus
Engineer with minimum two (2) years experience from continuous process manufacturing environment. Assists in the plant process development to improve plants overall equipment efficiency, environment and costs by troubleshooting process problems. Ensures equipment efficiency by performing routine equipment and process audits. Is committed to reducing the consumption of energy to the maximum extent without affecting productivity. Optimizes process efficiency for the medium and long term. Focus includes fuels, power and raw materials optimization and specification. Ensures the plant is kept abreast and current with technological changes in process methods and equipment while conserving energy, and minimizing the emission of greenhouse gases.

Maintenance Manager (Michigan, USA) 110K to 120K Plus 30%
Multi-national leader seeks Maintenance Manager from heavy industrial environment (mining, construction, foundry, building products, pulp & paper) to oversee maintenance team of supervisors and planners (6 to 7) in this 24/7 operation in Michigan. Develops and administers maintenance systems (asset management systems, lubrication, predictive, preventative and selective maintenance) that meet or exceed the expectations for the organization in the most cost-effective manner while working towards prevention of unplanned downtime, at a sustainable cost year after year in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. Ensures that the departmental personnel actively participate in safety and environmental initiatives. Will ensure maintenance programs embellish ISO certification efforts. Develops and maintains the annual Repair & Maintenance budget and strives to adhere to that budget. Provides leadership to department employees by establishing goals and objectives and is responsible for communicating these goals. Follows up on activities include directing, coaching, supporting, and delegating, as the situation requires staying focused on these goals.

Production Manager (Stratford, Ontario) 68K to 72K Plus Vehicle Plus 20% Bonus
Multi-national looking for a Production Manager area operation. Excellent opportunities for career and personal development / advancement as organization busy and expanding. Preference will be given to those from the heavy industrial manufacturing sector with strong H&S values. Construction, foundry, mining, large assembly or other like industries. You will provide leadership for 8 to 10 non -union employees by directing, coaching, supporting and delegating as the situation requires. You will generate solutions to production problems and develop employees' understanding of the process. Promote safe work practices and provide resources to assure that equipment and personnel operate in a safe manner.

Production Manager (Woodstock, Ontario) 68K to 72K Plus Vehicle Plus 20% Bonus
Multi-national looking for a Production Manager area operation. Excellent opportunities for career and personal development / advancement as organization busy and expanding. Preference will be given to those from the heavy industrial manufacturing sector with strong H&S values. Construction, foundry, mining, large assembly or other like industries. You will provide leadership for 8 to 10 non -union employees by directing, coaching, supporting and delegating as the situation requires. You will generate solutions to production problems and develop employees' understanding of the process. Promote safe work practices and provide resources to assure that equipment and personnel operate in a safe manner.

Plant Supervisor (Cambridge, Ontario) 62K to 68K Plus Vehicle
Well established client looking for a Production Supervisor seeking career and personal development / advancement in expanding organization. Preference will be given to those from the heavy industrial manufacturing sector. Construction, foundry, mining, oil and gas or other like industries. You will provide leadership to 30 to 40 non -union employees by directing, coaching, supporting and delegating as the situation requires. You will generate solutions to production problems and develop employees' understanding of the process. Promote safe work practices and provide resources to assure that equipment and personnel operate in a safe manner.

Industrial Electrician - CONTINENTAL SHIFT (Oshawa, Ontario) $40+ per hour / annual bonus
Hi speed print / packaging operation in Oshawa requires 442A or 309A with industrial equipment experience who will be responsible to install, maintain and repair all electrical apparatus within the plant. Perform minor mechanical repairs and assist the mechanics as needed. To support and help train other electricians as required. You will ensure electrical equipment within the plant is regularly serviced and operating well. Operate necessary equipment/tools to perform the repairs. Read electrical and mechanical blue prints to determine how problem is to be approached. Keep a log of repairs made to each of the presses. Improvises acceptable electrical and electronic fixes to get equipment running properly. Respond to machine operators request for a work order by running the machine to determine exactly electrical faults. Read and understand blue prints, specifications, and manufacturers manuals. Regularly clean/check all electrical equipment within the plant to ensure satisfactory operation and safety.

Industrial Mechanic / Millwright - CONTINENTAL SHIFT (Whitby, Ontario) $38+ per hour / annual bonus
The Maintenance Mechanic will have a 433A ticket. They will be responsible to work as a team member ensuring equipment within the plant is regularly serviced and operating smoothly at all times. Maintain continuous contact with the operators of each machine. Position functions under the guidance of the Maintenance Mechanic Lead Hand, but reports directly to the Maintenance Manager. To assist the Maintenance Mechanic Lead Hand in projects as required. Position requirements include a good understanding of all the equipment in the maintenance shop, and good problem solving skills. Ensure machinery within the plant is regularly serviced and operating well. Operate Power Tools to perform necessary repairs. Operate Lathe, Welder, Milling Machine, Drill Presses, Cutting Tools and Saws to repair damaged parts or design new parts. Responsible for maintenance to sprinkler system. Regular cleaning checking all equipment within the plant to ensure satisfactory operation and safety. Respond to machine operators request for a work order by running the machine to determine exactly what the problem is. Read and understand necessary blueprints, to help determine where the problem is located

Project Manager (Pickering, Ontario) 82K to 87K plus 20% bonus
Well established heavy industrial manufacturing facility has newly created role for a Project Manager. You will have a degree, from recognized University, in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil discipline. The role directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of projects within area of assigned responsibility to ensure that goals or objectives of the projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project and assigns project tasks. Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Prepares project reports for management. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems. Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer (Stratford, Ontario) 85K to 92K Plus Bonus - Relocation Package
Client looking for an individual - Mechanical Engineering or similar Degree from recognized University - to take on the responsibility of overseeing two (2) Maintenance Supervisors directly and indirectly 15 to 20 union millwrights. This is a development role leading into more senior responsible positions in this worldwide Corporation. This would best suit an individual from unionized heavy industry environment - safety and environmental challenges incurred in operation with large machinery, noise, dust, heat, cold etc.


If you have skills in these or other similar areas, or you represent a company looking for professionals with these skills, please give ICS a call. Address all resumes to the attention of Greg Hawkes.
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