Maintenance Manager

by Steelway Building Systems

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Aylmer, ON
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2023
Steelway Building Systems

Job Description

Maintenance Manager

Our mission is simple: To enrich the lives of our partners. Steelway is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality products and services available today, and we believe that commitment begins with hiring the best people.


The Maintenance Leader is responsible for the leadership of the maintenance personnel and oversees all activities of the maintenance department. The Maintenance Leader will Lead, Inspire, Build and Motivate a high-performance team that delivers on our higher purpose – ‘Enriching the lives of our partners’ and influence behavior to create a culture of excellence.


As a member of the maintenance team and as a new Steelway family member, you will join a diverse, dynamic group of highly motivated individuals that bring with them a wide array of talents, skills, and backgrounds.




  • Monitor and drive improvements in maintenance expenditures through cost savings strategy development and execution
  • Responsible for the direct leadership of the maintenance department and the activities of the team; including all maintenance processes and procedures
  • Ensure all machinery and equipment operate in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Dependably demonstrates a relentless obsession with our higher purpose, values alignment, and our employee centered culture
  • Monitor KPI’s and departmental objectives while implementing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Direct the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems
  • Develop, implement, and execute schedules and procedures for safety inspections and preventive maintenance programs
  • Organize and schedule Preventative Maintenance on all equipment surrounding production needs
  • Solve issues utilizing troubleshooting and root cause analysis tools
  • Ensures adequate safety measures, which minimize the risk of accidents
  • Develop systems of open communications to be implemented between employees and leadership
  • Responsible for ensuring the highest level of employee training to support the business
  • Recommends staffing levels for maintenance activities, including recommendation for recruitment and selection
  • Ensures software systems are being utilized effectively and data is kept up to date and accurate (ERP, CMMS, etc)




  • Post-secondary education in electrical or mechanical engineering or in a related field
  • 5 – 10 years' maintenance management level experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, ERP, and other enterprise software for purchasing and maintenance management
  • Previous hands-on experience with heavy industrial plant maintenance including hydraulics, pumps, electrical, and overhead cranes
  • Demonstrated performance as high-energy team player, with ability to lead people and administer results
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to use team-building principles to constantly improve output and profitability
  • Excellent organizational skills and capability of managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work within a high-performance culture




  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits package including a health spending account
  • RRSP Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Monthly employee appreciation lunch
  • Family, friendly environment


Steelway Building Systems provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Director, of Human resources will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.