Utilities Supervisor

Unilever Canada Inc

The Utilities Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of utility systems within an organization. This role involves managing a team that ensures the efficient functioning of essential services like electricity, water, gas, and heating. The supervisor will coordinate maintenance schedules, manage budgets, ensure regulatory compliance, and respond to emergencies. They are also tasked with implementing energy-saving measures, supervising repairs, and upgrading systems as needed. Strong leadership, technical knowledge, and problem-solving skills are essential for this role to maintain uninterrupted utility services and support the organization’s operational needs.

Background & Purpose of Utilities Supervisor

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for managing operations and maintenance of building, facility, plant, amenities, utilities (HVAC, Compressed Air, Ammonia, Boiler systems) to provide a safe and reliable operation that meets internal & regulatory requirements.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Overseeing and agreeing contracts and providers for utility services.
  • Plan and support in execution of periodic inspection, maintenance including adjustment, calibration, or maintenance of heating and refrigeration plant control equipment.
  • Allocate work schedules and inspection routines to all the refrigeration operators in accordance with regulatory technical and safety codes and ensure proper compliance of regulatory codes as per government guidelines.
  • Responsible for training programs for upgrading knowledge / skills on utility management and plant safety aspects as per the department training execution plan.
  • Manage & provide short/long-term direction for Facility Maintenance Upgrades/Repairs (Operational and Capital expenditure), administering budgetary requirements.
  • Collaborate with leadership on long-term strategic plans.
  • Overseeing building projects and renovations

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Post-secondary education in Facilities Management or a related field equivalent.
  • Refrigeration A license is required
  • Experience in operating and managing refrigeration plant
  • Experience in risk management and creating SOPs
  • 3-5 years of experience in Facility/Plant management of a medium to large sized facility – preferably in food manufacturing.
  • Passionate about delivering consistent EXCELLENCE
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to exercise sound judgment, tact and discretion when dealing with others both internally and externally (Contractors, Auditors, Customers).
  • Strong analytical abilities coupled with effective problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills, capable of managing multiple tasks and competing priorities within short time lines.


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