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Opportunity ID

138

PFM Contact

Shaun Carpenter
Jennifer Madden
pfm@pfmsearch.com

Company Website

www.dpworld.ca

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DP World
Manager, Maintenance

As a new world takes shape, DP World enables smarter trade and improves lives. Our modern, strategically positioned marine terminals and logistics parks have the speed, reliability and reach to ensure your cargo gets to where it needs to be – but what sets us apart is our team of experts with our unceasing commitment to innovation. The world is changing at an unparalleled pace and we are growing to meet its needs. With more capacity coming online we are ready for the future. We trade smarter. For us, going beyond is a brand of service that has made us a leader the world over. Our dedicated team of over 45,000 employees from 130 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities and many other important constituents of the global supply chain to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow. With a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 78 related businesses across six continents, DP World aims to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.

DP World Vancouver is in the midst of phenomenal growth, with a $650M expansion underway which will see a 70% increase in terminal capacity through a strategic investment in state-of-the-art technologies, including increased automation and physical infrastructure.  Given the ongoing impact of these projects, the Maintenance Manager will play a lead and critical role. Reporting to the Director, Operations, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for the strategic oversight and management of all terminal maintenance, ensuring maximum operational availability, reliability and safety of equipment and facilities. This leadership role has full cost accountability as well as capital project responsibilities for his/her maintenance area and contributes to the planning, executing and achieving of organizational strategic objectives.

The Maintenance Manager will provide inspired leadership, mentorship and guidance to a high-functioning and established team, developing strengths within the group, all while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance standards are adhered to.  The ability to be nimble and embrace an environment of continuous improvement and progressive change is key.

The ideal candidate will be intelligent, engaging and dynamic and bring a depth of experience managing a heavily unionized workforce on planned, emergency, preventative and predictive maintenance programs. Ideally, the incumbent’s background includes large-scale project management and maintenance planning within a heavy industrial or terminal operation where 24/7 uptime is essential. In addition, he/she will bring a successful track record of achieving positive results in safety, systems optimization and continuous improvement. The successful candidate will possess strong people management skills, process optimization aptitude, a customer service orientation and strong financial and business acumen.


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