Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor – 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 Supervisor plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the maintenance of all buildings and production equipment owned by Sunrise Markets Inc. The incumbent formulates and arranges plans to update systems or reduce operating costs and also analyzes and solves technical maintenance problems in the manufacturing plant.


  • Reduces machinery downtime by ensuring that problems are diagnosed quickly and machines are repaired in a timely fashion
  • Maintains an effective preventative maintenance programs to reduce or eliminate machinery downtime
  •  Maintains and monitors an adequate spare part and tools inventory without overstocking parts or tools
  • Plans and manages the maintenance budget 
  • Monitors, reviews and improves the processes for planning and control over capital and operating budgets to prevent cost over runs
  • Assists in the design of new production lines
  • Assists in the re-engineering of existing production lines or equipment to ensure that continuous improvement and/or safety objectives are met
  • Supervises and provides technical leadership for the maintenance technicians  
  • Develops relevant training programs for Maintenance Technicians
  • Works jointly with production management staff to develop training programs for lead-hands and other company staff on operating the production equipment
  • Performs other duties or undertake projects as assigned by the Plant Manager


  • Permanent Full-Time (40 hours per week) position.  Regular work hours are Mondays to Fridays, 9:00m to 6:00 pm (1-hour lunch break). Flexible work hours to meet Production requirements
  • 75% of the time working in the production plant (repairs / maintenance / projects) and 25% of time working in an office environment
  • Light lifting 
  • Exposed to loud noise; need to wear hearing protection when working in the production areas


  • College Diploma or Post-Secondary Vocational / Technical School Diploma or Applied Science Technologist Certificate
  • Minimum 5 years experience in maintenance in a factory environment, including supervision
  • Electrician Certificate
  • Basic level First Aid
  • Strong problem solving and PLC programming skills
  • Intermediate computer skills 
  • Good written and verbal skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong teamwork, team building, leadership and motivation skills
  • Chinese language skills an asset


Please email, mail, 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.