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Posted 8 days ago

Job Title: Electrical & Instrumentation Supervisor

Location: Lake Utopia, New Brunswick


Lake Utopia Paper Mill, a prominent industry leader, specializes in manufacturing high-quality corrugating medium for global markets. With a history of over fifty years, the mill has consistently supplied customers across diverse industries such as food & beverage, consumer goods, and electronics. As a part of J.D. Irving's Pulp and Paper Division, Lake Utopia Paper Mill prioritizes sustainability, ensuring cost-effective delivery and providing exceptional customer service while upholding J.D. Irving's 140-year legacy of quality, service, and environmental stewardship.

Meridia is excited to be partnering with Irving Pulp & Paper Division to recruit an Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Supervisor to join the Lake Utopia Paper Mill in New Brunswick. The mill is located just outside of St. George, about 45 minutes from the city of Saint John.

Role Description

Reporting directly to the Electrical & Instrumentation Superintendent, the E&I Supervisor will oversee a crew of tradespeople throughout the mill, providing leadership in the areas of safety, housekeeping, productivity, quality, and best practices. They will play a key role in maintaining a safe and efficient work environment while ensuring adherence to company policies and industry standards. The E&I Supervisor will also collaborate closely with other department leaders to optimize operations and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and supervising a team of unionized tradespeople.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Overseeing the maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical and instrumentation systems.
  • Diagnosing and resolving electrical and instrumentation issues promptly to minimize downtime.
  • Planning, scheduling, and managing E&I projects.
  • Managing contractors and suppliers as needed.
  • Ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Staying current with innovative technologies and best practices in the field.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of mill operational strategies.
  • Supporting the production team by ensuring electrical and instrumentation systems operate efficiently.

Your qualifications include:

  • A bachelor's degree or other completed 2-year (minimum) post-secondary program in Engineering or another technical discipline and/or a Red Seal in an Electrical/Instrumentation trade.
  • 3+ years experience in Pulp & Paper or another industrial environment is considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of electrical and instrumentation systems, including PLCs, DCS, and SCADA systems.
  • Knowledge of CMMS software (experience with JD Edwards E1 is an asset).
  • Excellent troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team.
  • Effective communication, organization, and people skills.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and industry standards.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This role offers a unique opportunity to work in a close-knit, environment. The Lake Utopia Paper Mill is well-invested with modern equipment, providing a clean and safe work environment. As a JDI company, Lake Utopia Paper Mill offers a competitive salary and benefits package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development. The organization is focused on providing a supportive and collaborative work environment, emphasizing a commitment to safety and sustainability.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking "Apply Now" below.

For more information contact Emma Roberts, Sr. Recruitment Specialist at 902-424-1104 and [email protected], or Heather Simmons at 902-421-2335 and [email protected], or please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects leading organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches with candidates because we are only successful when you are. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.

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About Meridia Recruitment Solutions

About Meridia Recruitment Solutions

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches quickly, because we are only successful when you are.
With a focus on professional, managerial, technical and administrative roles, we offer recruitment solutions for permanent positions as well as interim and project-based needs.
As a KBRS company, Meridia is a part of a tradition of excellence in recruitment that began in Atlantic Canada in 1975. The Meridia Recruitment team of more than 60 professionals operate from offices in Halifax, Moncton, St. John's, and Toronto.
Whether you are an employer looking to hire outstanding professionals, or a professional considering your next career move, connect with us to learn how we can work together.

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