Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

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Toronto/Ontario, Canada.
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Full time
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Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. The company is also a leading supplier of warehouse automation solutions. Established in 1949, Vanderlande has over 9,000 employees, of whom 1,900 are in North America, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing order intake of more than 1 billion euros, it has established a global reputation over the past seven decades as an exceptionally reliable partner for value-added automated material handling solutions.

Vanderlande has recently built a large advanced automated warehouse for one of the largest retailers in the world in Canada.

You will play a pivotal role in our support of this state-of-the-art warehouse. You will work closely with various teams to ensure that customer’s assets optimally optimized and available.

The ideal candidate for this position has a strong understanding of warehouse operations, is comfortable with high-tech systems and automation, and is committed to maintaining the highest standards of safety and efficiency.

This role is crucial to our mission of providing the best service to our customer to make sure their business can thrive in Canada.

As a Maintenance engineer you are responsible for ensuring the optimal performance and availability of the company’s automated systems and solutions. They apply engineering principles and methods to analyze, monitor, improve, and maintain the reliability of the systems throughout their lifecycle.

Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

  • Analyze system failures and performance issues and identify root causes and corrective actions.
  • Translates maintenance concepts into executable and effective maintenance plans.
  • Prepares and implements maintenance plans in our Maximo maintenance management system, including asset tree, inventory management, performance dashboards, reports, etc.
  • Uses and develops analysis methods for determining maintenance demands for components, equipment, and systems. Acquires maintenance data and analyses the data to optimize maintenance plans. Collaborate with other engineers, technicians, and stakeholders to ensure the reliability of the systems and solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any reliability issues or defects related to the warehouse system.
  • Execute the yearly maintenance plan for the systems and solutions and ensure compliance with the contractual and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate with the maintenance team and the customer to schedule and perform the maintenance activities and document the results and feedback.
  • Responsible for Work-order management executed by internal and external parties & Capture all data in Maximo maintenance management system
  • Update and maintain the CMMS database with accurate and relevant information.
  • Analyze and report the CMMS data to identify trends, gaps, and opportunities for reliability improvement.
  • Audit the quality of the work orders generated by the CMMS, and ensure they are clear, complete, and consistent.
  • Provide feedback and training to the maintenance team on how to use the CMMS effectively and efficiently.
  • Organize all materials, tools, permits and the right competences for executing the service

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in reliability engineering or related field.
  • Advanced user with Microsoft Office suite
  • Must possess a passport

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in automated material handling solutions is an asset
  • Experience with CMMS, Qliksense

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

  • Knowledge of reliability engineering principles, methods, tools, and standards.
  • Maintenance engineering and technical background.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in using CMMS or similar software applications.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday

This position supports sites with 24/7 operations, untraditional hours may be necessary from time to time.


This position requires occasional domestic and international travel to the USA and potentially Europe.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no direct reports.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary range:

This is a full-time, nonexempt position, eligible to receive a base salary and to participate in an annual performance bonus program. The salary range listed represents the maximum and minimum starting base pay for this position as of the time of posting. Final salary offered will be determined based on factors including but not limited to the candidate's skills and experience. The annual performance bonus program is preset and not candidate dependent.

Salary range for this position is CAD$82,000 to CAD$87,000

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