Maintenance Supervisor

MDA Space
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: April 4, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

We’re on the hunt for a Maintenance Supervisor on our Satellite systems team at our Montreal office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.


The Facilities Supervisor is responsible for overseeing building maintenance activities and for ensuring an optimal service delivery for matters relating to the facility. In addition, the Facilities Supervisor is responsible for the planning and coordination of the building maintenance team and providing them support to ensure that both compliance with MDA standards and the various regulations surrounding Quebec building maintenance are respected.


  • Supervise and coordinate the various activities relating to facilities maintenance, plan and assign daily tasks to team members;
  • Reviews operational requests, assesses constraints and resolves operational issues that may arise;
  • Coach and train staff, actively participate in their skills development;
  • Act as the main point of contact for the maintenance team and internal departments, provide expertise to assist the team in diagnosing technical issues, troubleshooting equipment, etc.;
  • Advise operations managers on the resolution of maintenance issues or to identify their immediate and/or future needs;
  • In collaboration with the maintenance team, develops the maintenance program and continuity plan;
  • Communicate and coordinate with line managers as needed regarding critical failures and recovery plans, and may participate in strategic resource initiatives;
  • Implements best practices for maintenance techniques and actively works to improve maintenance work methods and processes;
  • Supports the maintenance team in planning major work or projects;
  • Responsible for the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System);
  • Manages documentation and drawings for installations and equipment;
  • Collaborates with suppliers for acquiring parts and services;
  • Prepares quotes for maintenance service contracts;
  • Participates in the selection process for new employees.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • DEP/DEC/BACC in a field related to building or facility maintenance;
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience in management/supervision/control (sensitive to quality, costs, schedule);
  • In-depth knowledge of industrial building electromechanical systems;
  • General knowledge of Quebec building codes and standards;
  • Excellent understanding of planning tools and ERP systems;
  • Knowledge of planning, purchasing, finance and ERP system modules, and understanding of how these modules interrelate;
  • Ability to read technical drawings and specifications;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word/Excel/Powerpoint;
  • Advanced knowledge of CMMS;
  • Advanced interpersonal communication skills;
  • Experience in a unionized environment.

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    Comments/Special Considerations

    Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

    Benefits Statement

    MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    MDA Ltd. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.