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Chief Operating Engineer/ Facility Maintenance Manager

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Other Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada · Montreal, QC, Canada · Québec, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024
We are a growing organization and currently looking for a passionate and motivated Facility Maintenance Manager to join our winning team.

Employment Type: Full Time
Facility: "St. Francois" Facility - Montreal, QC


The Facility Maintenance Manager is responsible for assisting with the operations and maintenance of three refrigerated warehouses as well as the management of employees assigned to maintenance and operations, the creation of documented processes for operations, maintenance and health and security. This individual carries out continuous improvement activities and the implementation of capital projects.


  • Lead and promote a culture where Health and Safety is the #1 priority. Provides leadership and support for Health & Safety initiatives within the department.
  • Create and maintain efficient communication with employees.
  • Be an example in terms of professional and ethical practices and attitudes as well as the guiding principles of the Company.
  • Promote and ensure compliance with provincial regulations on stationary engine mechanics, electrical safety, the environment, health and safety, labor and all other applicable regulations and laws.
  • Monitor and adjust building / warehouse equipment and systems to reduce energy consumption and service costs.
  • Ensure that the temperature control requirements of the Company's customers are met, monitor, recorded and perform daily checks of the refrigeration equipment / building.
  • Carry out continuous improvement initiatives for warehouse energy management operations and programs.
  • Develop, monitor and provide effective preventive maintenance and a safety program for all refrigeration equipment, the building and the pallet racking system.
  • Participate in the management of major repairs, improvements and additions to warehouse / building systems, pallet racking system and equipment.
  • Keep records of maintenance and repair schedules.
  • Ensure warehouse and product security by monitoring security systems and enforcing security procedures.
  • Recommend procedures and programs to improve operations and equipment.
  • Provide open access and assistance to regulatory authorities with respect to warehouse / building systems and equipment.
  • Purchase supplies, parts and equipment necessary for the performance of maintenance tasks at the warehouse / building.
  • Give directions to and manage contractors and suppliers.
  • Active participation in joint health & safety committees’ meetings for all three sites


  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills
  • Fluency in English and French is required (written and spoken)
  • Class A refrigeration mechanic certificate (MMF - Refrigeration, Class A) or Ability to obtain certification in Quebec
  • Trade license, post-secondary training in engineering techniques is an important asset.
  • Experience working in a HACCP GMP environment is an important asset.
  • Experience in refrigerated warehouses considered an important asset.
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Experience with building management and equipment control systems.
  • Knowledge of Quebec regulations regarding stationary engine mechanics, environmental laws and regulations, occupational health and safety law, building codes, regulations for elevators, pressure vessels, electrical safety and related codes and regulations.
  • Experience with warehouse security programs, establishing preventive maintenance programs and controlling energy costs, managing repairs and maintenance budgets.
  • Budgeting control experience and project execution experience.
  • Computer skills with Windows, Microsoft Office, emails, worksheet and project management software.

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, RRSP matching and paid time off.