Maintenance Supervisor

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  • Permanent
  • Full-time


60 Ashwarren Road, North York, ON


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  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Full job description


RAM Iron & Metal Inc is a privately owned Canadian Company that has been actively involved in the recycling industry since 1983. We are dealers, processors, and brokers of all grades of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. As a buyer and recycler of metals, we are proud of the continuing contributions we make towards the protection of our environment which is achieved through our waste reduction efforts.

RAM Iron & Metal is ISO certified for 14001 and 9001, These structured systems ensure that we are able to consistently meet the expectations and requirements of our customers, suppliers, employees, governing legislations and communities.

Maintaining these credentials are key to our overall business as they reinforce our continual quality and safety mindset, while providing clarity on how best to avoid or resolve any challenges. Moreover, they drive our organization’s improvements, as well as our employee training and development.


RAM Iron & Metal is looking for a competent and experienced ManagerMaintenance to join our Team. The Manager, Maintenance, under the direction of the General Manager will be responsible for overseeing all maintenance operations within the metal recycling yard, ensuring the efficient upkeep of equipment, machinery, and infrastructure critical to recycling operations.


At RAM, it’s all about our people. RAM’s growth is based on our purpose and a vision focused on excellence. Our measures of success.

  • Environmental protections of reducing our carbon footprint through positive metal recycling
  • A culture of Safety, for everyone!
  • Continuous improvement through our ISO initiatives and objectives under our quality management and environmental commitments
  • Personal and professional growth of each employee
  • Customer satisfaction

RAM Iron & Metal Inc offers great career opportunities with competitive compensation, including Benefits, Group RRSP matching, Profit Sharing, Safety Incentives and Personal Paid Days, Personal Protective Equipment Allowance, and other incentives to attract, retain and support our talent.


The successful candidate must be able to develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation. They are responsible for carrying out inspections of the yards to identify and resolve issues. They will be well-versed in all maintenance process and health and safety regulations.


· Develop and implement maintenance procedures specific to metal recycling equipment, including balers, shears, and hydraulic systems, to optimize operational efficiency.

· Coordinate maintenance activities for a fleet of commercial vehicles, including trucks and trailers, to minimize downtime and ensure compliance with safety regulations.

· Manage the maintenance budget, forecasting expenses for equipment repairs, spare parts, and preventative maintenance measures.

· Recruit, train, and supervise maintenance staff, providing guidance on specialized tasks such as welding and equipment repairs.

· Conduct regular inspections of metal recycling equipment and facilities to identify maintenance needs, addressing issues promptly to prevent disruptions in operations.

· Evaluate equipment performance and reliability, implementing upgrades or modifications to enhance productivity and safety.

· Collaborate with procurement teams to source specialized parts and materials required for metal recycling equipment maintenance.

· Maintain detailed records of maintenance activities, including work orders, equipment history, and safety inspections, to ensure regulatory compliance and track maintenance costs.

· Implement preventative maintenance programs tailored to the unique needs of metal recycling equipment, prolonging equipment lifespan and reducing unexpected breakdowns.

· Stay informed about advancements in metal recycling technology and best practices in maintenance management to drive continuous improvement initiatives.

· Ensure health and safety policies are complied with.

· Other duties as required, not limited to responsibilities listed above.


· Five (5) to ten (10) years of prior practical experience.

· Experience in planning maintenance operations.

· High School diploma or equivalent; Degree from a vocational school or BSc/BA in business administration or facility management will be an asset.

· Ozone Depletion Certificate is an asset.

· Certified forklift driver is an asset.

· Prior Lock-out training and or certification.

· Knowledge of man lift equipment, fall arrest, and fire extinguishers.

· Working at Heights certificate is an asset.

· Knowledge of mechanics and machine maintenance.

· Knowledge of welding.

· Preventative maintenance.


· Communication

· Attention to Detail

· Drive for Results

· Dealing with Ambiguity

· Emotional Intelligence

· Priority Setting

· Time Management

· Multi-Tasking

· Team Leadership and Management

· Professionalism

· Safety Mindset


The working environment is busy and fast paced, with regular and ongoing interactions with colleagues, management, and the public at large.  There may be frequent interruptions, and from time to time be noisy.  The employee must have knowledge of how to manage their own personal safety under these conditions.


While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to be able to lift up to and including 50lbs, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time and reach with arms/hands. Walking, walking up/down stairs, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and moving items is occasionally required.


RAM has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where Everyone has the tools to reach their full potential.  We value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our team to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • Maintenance Supervisor: 5 years (required)


  • 421A or 310T (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • North York, ON M3J 1Z5 (required)

Work Location: In person

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