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Facility Operations Leader

by SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 28, 2023
SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Job Description


Facility Operations Leader

About Us


SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc. is a leading North American supplier of engineered solutions for the pressure vessel and propane industries.  We design and manufacture a variety of products including propane motor fuel tanks, commercial and industrial pressure vessels, and automated propane cylinder vending kiosks.


Founded in 1963 and based in London, Ontario, we are proud to have developed a diverse team that unites highly skilled fabrication skillsets with innovative engineering professionals to produce exceptional products for our target marketplaces. We are a rapidly growing company that services specialized marketplaces in both Canada and the USA.


The Opportunity


We are recruiting a Facility Operations Leader to coordinate and facilitate daily activities pertaining to the maintenance, upkeep, troubleshooting, and repair of production equipment, machinery, and facilities as required. Beyond managing our current facilities, the idea candidate will also support the C.O.O. in sourcing, designing, and executing large capital projects to support the growth and evolution of the company. The ideal candidate will lead both our Operations Maintenance Team and Operation Support Team and support the day-to-day operations at each of our two London, ON facilities.




  • Coordinate daily activities of Maintenance Team Members
  • Follow-up on status of Work Orders and PMs, including daily Maintenance paperwork, communicating issues as they arise
  • Interface directly with equipment contractors and facility contractors to execute repair and installation activities
  • Source new equipment and investigate solutions/technology to enhance our operations as directed by the C.O.O.
  • Support Continuous Improvement/Preventative Maintenance initiatives
  • Evaluate Maintenance systems, tools, and equipment and implement improvements as necessary
  • Meet with external contractors/vendors as needed to conduct inspections, parts evaluations, etc.
  • Develop/Modify standard troubleshooting guides for common maintenance issues
  • Train existing and new Team Members as needed
  • Attend Production Operations Meetings and update Team Members on daily plant activities and capital projects as directed by the C.O.O.
  • Provide continuous support to Team Members, while acting and carrying on duties in a professional and courteous manner
  • Support Health, Safety, and Environmental Programs
  • Demonstrate and actively support safety and PPE standards
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Lead by example, including performing daily repairs and PM’s


Ideal Candidate:


  • Manufacturing Technology Diploma, Electrical and Mechanical experience is necessary
  • Strong technical background with a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Possess leadership qualities with an ability to direct and motivate employees
  • Self-starter with a strong organizational behaviour
  • Previous experience in project management
  • Experience leading and maintaining preventative and predictive maintenance programs
  • Strong communication skills including both written and verbal
  • Sound judgment in decision making and establishing priorities
  • Proactive and goal-oriented to make improvements in systems and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office programs


The Benefits: 


  • Competitive compensation package; wages are commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within SLEEGERS
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefit plans
  • Retirement plan with employee-employer matched contributions
  • Training and development opportunities available to enhance your skill set


SLEEGERS is committed to providing a barrier-free environment and promoting independence, dignity, integration, and equal opportunities for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available, upon request, for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

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