Maintenance and Facilities Leader Assistant
Garibaldi Glass Industries Inc. - Burnaby, BC

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Garibaldi Glass Industries Inc.
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Maintenance and Facilities Leader Assistant

Garibaldi Glass is a privately held, well established Burnaby based glass fabrication facility currently employing 170 staff and servicing international markets. Garibaldi is a leading glass fabricator and has recently moved to its new 150,000 square foot facility. We are a make to order facility with short lead times. The company is on a journey to becoming world class and is employing continuous improvement, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma tools to achieve this.

Reporting to the Maintenance and Facilities Leader, the Maintenance and Facilities Leader Assistantis co-responsible for all ongoing maintenance and repair of company facilities and equipment. This position is a trainee position towards being promoted into the long term career position of the Maintenance and Facilities Leader.

Qualifications and Experience:
Millwright or Electrician licensed trade
2 to 5 years’ experience in manufacturing
Sound analytical, planning and execution skills
Excellent communication skills with all levels of the organization
Excellent team development and leadership skills
Engineering background preferred
Maintenance manager experience is preferred
Excellent computer skills: excel, word, database
Works well under pressure, can do attitude, finds creative solutions



  • Equipment Control Plan
  • Equipment Installation
  • Contribute to Equipment Lifecycle planning/execution
  • Equipment Upgrades

 Conduct Huddles: meetings with staff to communicate priorities and relevant information needed to complete daily tasks

  • Tool Box Talk Planning and Delivery for sign off and compliance to policy or procedure, as required and may include Safety Talks


  • Assist with recruitment, hiring and selection
  • New Hire Orientation (lockers, walkabouts, training setup)
  • Time Sheet Approval
  • Effectively manage staffing levels/scheduling to ensure optimum efficiency and budgetary consideration (all shifts)
  • Performance management: counseling, discipline, performance reviews
  • Follow Labour Standards
  • Supervision of maintenance team members
  • Attendance Monitoring
  • Deliver Training; Lockout Management plan

Equipment Breakdown Resolution
 Equipment uptime maximized
 Breakdown Analysis/911 Cycle and troubleshooting (in a timely and cost effective manner)
 Reconcile equipment breakdown trends with maintenance routines and take correct actions on maintenance routine tasks if necessary

Maintenance Work
 Develops schedules and resources to complete preventative and predictive maintenance routines
 Monitors on time schedule completion, taking appropriate action as required
 Reporting/Reacting to PM Variances
 Develop SOP’s

Safety Systems Execution

  • Contribute to Safety Engineering/Safety SOP's - regulatory compliance
  • Contribute to Safety Ops Committee, possible membership
  • Promote safe work practices; Resolve safety concerns promptly
  • Near Misses, Lost Time days control and management
  • Accident/Near Miss investigation conducted when necessary


  • Lean & Continuous Improvement
  • Maintenance of Facilities

All Garibaldi staff are expected to demonstrate the following attributes: “ABILITY” to perform all job related tasks. “FLEXIBILTY” to adjust on the fly. “WILLINGNESS” to help others when asked and to offer help and share your knowledge. “TEAMWORK” to work with others in a fast-paced and close knit environment fulfilling End to End Customer Care. Available on call and or weekends.

Why Join our Company:

  • You are not afraid of hard work and the rewards of being the best
  • You are honest, do everything with integrity and are take pride in the performance of your team
  • You have an eye for detail and are highly organized

To Apply in Confidence:
Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiatives, skills and achievements.

  • By e-mail stating " Maintenance and Facilities Leader Assistant " in the subject line
  • By fax to 604-421-7678, Attention Human Resources

Thank you in advance for your interest. We regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for interview.

About this company
Garibaldi Glass is a privately held, well established Burnaby based glass fabrication facility currently employing 145 staff and servicing...