Maintenance Coordinator

Maintenance Coordinator – Full Time

Since 1956, Sunrise Soya Foods has been trusted by generations to produce healthy and delicious soy products. As Canada’s leading tofu manufacturer, we are dedicated in our commitment to putting Goodness First® behind everything that we do. From our products to our workplace, we adhere to our values of: Customer Focus, Honesty and Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Corporate Citizenship.


The Maintenance Coordinator develops, plans, organizes, maintains, and executes programs regarding preventive maintenance, parts inventory and purchase, maintenance work orders, and records management of maintenance activities and equipment performances.

We are seeking a team first leader who is flexible, self-accountable, and has an enabling and influencing approach with the entire plant team.


  • Ensures that the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) is working properly and reflects a realistic status between the software and in actuality.
  • Develops and maintains a yearly maintenance schedule for preventive maintenance of machinery and equipment as well as for the building(s).
  • Ensures a clear and defined library of spare parts needed per equipment, complete with specifications and lead-time requirements, to facilitate ease of replenishment
  • Optimizes storage and tracking for inventory of parts and supplies through practicing 5S (Inventory Map)
  • Develops and maintains relationships with suppliers of equipment, parts, tools, services, and supplies; coordinates spare parts replenishments, and maintenance schedules
  • Cost effective and timely management of all spare parts, services, and supplies.
  • Provides a monthly summary on key indicators to facilitate progress tracking 
  • Provides and prepares One-Point-Lessons (OPL’s) and documentations learned during PM activities, and shares these data with other departments for training and continuous improvement purposes
  • Closely monitor the PM Program and Work Order System (CMMS) to ensure PM and emergency repair activities are carried out in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Works with managers/supervisors of other departments and sits in on production and food safety team meetings, to facilitate Root-Cause Analyses (RCA)
  • Supports the Maintenance Manager, works as an equal member of the maintenance team, and provides hands on assistance if required.
  • Works with managers/supervisors of other departments and sits in on production and food safety team meetings, to facilitate Root-Cause Analyses (RCA)
  • Provides updates on equipment and parts operational longevity - Planned replacement.
  • Programs and maintains activity tracking and equipment performance reporting on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly bases. 
  • Participates in planning and managing the maintenance budget by providing historical data, trend analyses, spare parts consumption rate, and factual evidences
  • Performs all duties in a work safe manner and wear Personal Protective Devices where and when appropriate.
  • Complies and adheres to HACCP, SQF and GMP standards, requirements and practices.
  • Reports observations of any deviation to the process/procedure or a defect or nonconformance to the product which may result in a situation requiring food safety assessment and placing product on hold or scrapping the product to the management immediately. 
  • Performs other duties or undertakes projects as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Plant Superintendent


  • Permanent Full-Time (40 hours per week) position
  • Able to work shifts (days / afternoons / graveyards / weekends)
  • After hours availability on emergency calls
  • Roughly 50% of the time working in the maintenance office and 50% of the time working in the production plant (repairs / maintenance / projects)
  • Light lifting 
  • Exposed to loud noise


  • High school graduate or Vocational / Technical School Diploma 
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in maintenance in a production environment including 2 years of procurement experience in a maintenance department
  • APICS certification, PMP designation; other trade certifications may be considered
  • Valid Driver License (minimum class G2)
  • Intermediate computer skills in Cad drawing, Excel, Word, MS Project and CMMS maintenance related software 
  • Proficiency in English both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong teamwork, team building, leadership and motivation skills
  • Planning skills
  • Other language skills an asset


Please email or fax your resume/CV to: 

Fax: (416) 233 – 3995

Thank you for your interest in Sunrise! We appreciate your application, however, due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.