Industrial Maintenance Supervisor

Kitchener, ON

Company Overview:

We are a leading North American bakery company with a specialized focus across all key bakery categories, including bread and rolls, donuts, pies, cakes, alternative breads, and others. We bake our products in more than 30 bakeries across Canada and the USA, conducting our business with integrity, contributing to our communities, and fostering a respectful culture. We are building a culture of success here, and it depends on our people striving for greatness and having the courage and commitment to getting better every day.

We are hiring to build a robust Talent and Development team to support our bakeries and Team Members.


Role Overview:

The Maintenance Supervisor assumes the role of a technical leader and has overall responsibility for ensuring timely and quality repair of equipment and plant machinery to minimize downtime for safe and efficient operation. The role takes initiatives to ensure operations are in compliance with safety standards and environmental practices.


Job Details:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Manage, coach, and train new team members and empower the maintenance team. 
  • Assess contractor skill requirements and liaise with contractors to provide assistance needed.
  • Use information tools to look for opportunities to improve line efficiency, trends, and drive bakery priorities.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair equipment failures
  • Direct and lead maintenance staff in everyday scheduling, preventative maintenance, repair of all production equipment
  • Maintain equipment and parts inventory using available resources
  • Schedule and supervise major equipment repairs, overhauls, and rebuilding to ensure that it is fully operational and safe
  • Monitors and reports on the site’s environmental conditions and practices and recommends actions for improvements and conformity
  • Coordinates all phases of plant projects to ensure timely completion and cost-effectiveness



  • 2+ years of experience working as a maintenance Supervisor or Team Lead, preferably in a food manufacturing environment (even better if it was Bakery!). 
  • Experience with OHSA regulations, PLC’s and Preventative maintenance programs
  • Must have 309A / 442A Electrician or 433A Millwright ticket
  • You have working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook



  • Pay Rate: $75,000-$85,000 per annum 
  • Full-time salaried job with competitive salary package
  • Competitive benefits package including strong pension plans;
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Growth path to leadership roles across the network
  • Yearly raises and Incentives
  • Quick, efficient, fair-minded hiring and selection process


If you’re excited about this opportunity and are a lover of bread, we invite you to apply!

Wonderbrands is committed to fostering a work environment with strong core values that support diversity through various policies, programs and activities that encourage sensitivity and accommodations. Wonderbrands offers employment regardless of race, colour, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Diversity is integral to our success as an organization and we will use diversity as a model to help identify and develop the best talent, create effective teams, and achieve overall excellence. In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.



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