Maintenance Supervisor

Kitchener, ON

Company Overview:

Our company is a leading North American bakery (formerly Weston Foods, fresh and frozen businesses) with 140 years of experience in baking packaged breads, artisan breads, and donuts.  We are one of the largest bakeries in North America and makers of Wonder Bread, Country Harvest, D’Italiano, Gadoua, and Casa Mendosa.

The Maintenance Supervisor assumes the role of a technical leader and has overall responsibility for ensuring timely and quality repair of equipment and plant machinery to minimize downtime for safe and efficient operation. The role takes initiatives to ensure operations are in compliance with safety standards and environmental practices.


This is a 1 year contract with possibility of extension. 

Night Shift position (Wednesday to Saturday)


Job Details:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment, have 24-hour ownership of line results
  • Manage, coach, and train new team members and empower the maintenance team. Assess contractor skill requirements and liaise with contractors to provide assistance needed.
  • Own maintenance deliverables as assigned within the planning, assessment, installation and testing of new equipment, methods and/or products;
  • Use information tools to look for opportunities to improve line efficiency, trends, and drive bakery priorities. Track and eliminate causes of downtime. Lead smaller scope process improvements to achieve specific measurable goals;
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair equipment failures
  • Direct and lead maintenance staff in everyday scheduling, preventative maintenance, repair of all production equipment and resolve equipment related issues
  • Maintain equipment and parts inventory using available resources to continuously minimize downtime and organize Maintenance Workshop
  • Schedule and supervise major equipment repairs, overhauls, and rebuilding to ensure that it is fully operational and safe to operate and within schedule requirements
  • Monitors and reports on the site’s environmental conditions and practices and recommends actions for improvements and conformity
  • Coordinates all phases of plant projects to ensure timely completion and cost-effectiveness



  • You have 2-5 years of experience working as a maintenance Supervisor or Team Lead, preferably in a food manufacturing environment (even better if it was Bakery!). 
  • Experience with OHSA regulations, PLC’s and Preventative maintenance programs
  • Must have 309A / 442A Electrician or 433A Millwright ticket
  • You have working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook



  • Pay Rate: $75,000-$85,000 per annum 
  • Full-time salaried job with competitive salary package
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Growth path to leadership roles across the network
  • Quick, efficient, fair-minded hiring and selection process


If you’re excited about this opportunity and are a lover of bread, we invite you to apply!


Our company is committed to fostering a work environment with strong core values that support diversity through various policies, programs and activities that encourage sensitivity and accommodations. Weston offers employment regardless of race, colour, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Diversity is integral to our success as an organization and we will use diversity as a model to help identify and develop the best talent, create effective teams, and achieve overall excellenc



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