Maintenance Coordinator (Engineering)

Full Time

  Fornebu Lumber Company Inc

  Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

Fornebu Lumber Company Inc., located in Bathurst, employing approximately 115 employees, is currently looking for a Maintenance Coordinator for our sawmill facility.


Reporting to the General Manager, this position is primarily responsible for managing the effective delivery of maintenance services to operations; to guarantee equipment reliability and functionality, and to support the achievement of uptime and productivity targets. This position also ensures health & safety, cost, environment, quality, and human resources objectives are achieved.


  • Cost effective predictive and preventative maintenance planning and execution.
  • Participate in annual budget preparation.
  • Optimizing processes, machines, equipment availability and reliability.
  • Lead in the planning, material procurement, services, scheduling, and coordinating of the required work for approved major repairs.
  • Ensure maintenance systems exceed local safety and environmental regulations.
  • Promote a safe work place.
  • Develop and implement a maintenance plan with a long term vision.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead change and continuous improvement.
  • Comply with the collective agreement while maintaining sound union/management employee relations. Provide leadership to department personnel to address the day-to-day operating and maintenance issues.


  • Mechanical engineering degree, technician diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience related to trades or engineering in the maintenance field. Mechanical and electrical background preferred.
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance program.
  • Drafting ability with Auto Cad experience considered an asset.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, computer skills, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to implement change.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and participate in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Prior leadership experience in a unionized setting and an industrial environment preferred.
  • Bilingualism considered an asset. 
  • Competitive salary, pension plan, and benefits are offered.