Maintenance Engineering Manager

Canadian Kraft Paper offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and encourages continuous growth and development for every team member. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in our success and where individual efforts are acknowledged. If you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we want you to be a part of our Team!

We encourage innovation, growth and change in an open environment, and we believe in and practice sustainable forest management.


Reporting to the Mill Manager, the Maintenance Engineering Manager will provide leadership, management and support to his/her team. Minimizing downtime and achieving optimum equipment performance through immediate response to maintenance problems, while maintaining and enhancing preventative and predictive maintenance programs are a key priority of this position. The Maintenance Engineering Manager ensures that the department’s services are effectively planned, coordinated and delivered on time while meeting the maintenance and repair budgets. This position will support CKPI values, principals and guidelines while promoting an open and cooperative team environment


  • Completion Engineering Degree or Engineering Technologist Diploma.
  • 5+ years’ experience of progressive leadership in a mill maintenance or engineering environment.
  • Ability to provide leadership, expertise and advice to senior management.
  • Strong self-motivation with a commitment to achieving excellence.
  • Demonstrated sound judgement with excellent decision-making, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership to employee health and safety.
  • Familiarity with working in a unionized environment.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of company personnel.
  • Experience developing and managing annual operating budgets for site repairs and maintenance, in addition to capital expenditure. Ability to explain variances and take appropriate action as need.
  • Planning and executing shutdown activities for facility and process equipment.
  • Proven experience developing and implementing maintenance and engineering standards and procedures.

Living in The Pas

The Pas is one of the oldest and most striking settlements in Northern Manitoba. It is truly a place to call home for those that love the outdoors with an abundance of activities such as skiing, hiking, ATV and skidoo trails, camping, boating, hunting and fishing. In Manitoba, these are at their finest! Boasting one of the three true blue lakes in existence, Clearwater Lake’s raw, natural beauty attracts visitors from around the world.

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Closing Date

October 31, 2018

To Apply

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being a part of our team, please submit your resume to