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Capital Projects - Asset Manager

  • LocationAjax, ON L1S 2E2 - Canada
  • Work TypeAny Employment
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:11 days ago
  • Job no: JTHF3
  • Category: Skilled Trades

Capital Projects - Asset Manager

  • Ajax, Ontario
  • Full-time permanent
  • 120K-140K + Full benefit plan
  • Professional Engineer preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of Industrial Project Management a MUST

Ian Martin Workforce is working alongside a global leader in the supply coatings, plastics, color pigments, and ink industries. We are looking to hire a Capital Projects -Asset Manager who is responsible for the maintenance strategy, CapEx portfolio & project execution, and automation at all facilities sites. The Capital Projects - Asset Manager will provide leadership in the development and implementation of engineering design and process improvements, including automation, aimed at decreasing production and product unit costs and increasing manufacturing productivity.


  • Develop the concepts in relation to the execution of a maintenance plan for the sites to ensure reliability and availability of process equipment and site infrastructure.
  • Monitor maintenance dashboard and work with Maintenance teams to improve KPIs.
  • Develop standards and identify synergies between sites.
  • Develop robust recommendations to address any process and system issues at the sites.
  • Work with site managers to develop and monitor a 3-year CapEx plan for each site based on strategic agenda and investment plans.
  • Develop, execute and/or manage strategic projects at the sites to meet the proper efficiency, time, scope, budget, quality, and stakeholder satisfaction requirements.
  • Drive the conception & execution of the automation agenda at the various sites together with the site teams.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable Regulatory policies, guidelines, and industry best practices on processes, methodologies, working methods, and systems.
  • Responsible for implementing standardized work processes supported by INFOR M3 and best practices on maintenance, turnarounds, projects, and engineering.
  • Ensure staffing needs are met, (functionally) lead, coach, appraise and develop maintenance technicians, operators, and staff as appropriate.
  • Manage a strong relationship with sites and senior management.
  • In partnership with Purchasing, develop and maintain a network of engineering companies, vendors, contractors, manufacturers, consultants and be able to take part in projects and follows its standards.
  • Participate in and execute value-improving practices (peer reviews, value engineering) and knowledge management (sharing, maintaining, updating information and best practices)

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Minimum 10 years of industrial project management with a broad scope of responsibility
  • Experience in the chemical industry is a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of more than one field of engineering, including process design automation and control, is a strong asset.
  • The incumbent must be a registered member of the Associations of Professional Engineers of the Province of Ontario or equivalent
  • Strong ‘hands-on’ management style with proven ability to adjust style according to the situation.
  • Proven managerial skills, proactive when dealing with challenges, and confident in setting and achieving goals
  • Proven track record in planning, organizing, leading, coaching, and multi-tasking diverse projects.
  • Ability to lead, manage, recruit, develop and motivate personnel in a plant environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and solid business acumen

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If you're a professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Workforce, we exist to connect people like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment. 

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We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


  • Published on 06 Jan 2022, 9:41 PM