Maintenance Manager

Posted on March 4, 2024. Primary Region: Altona, MB

Kroeker Farms is one of Canada’s leading producers and suppliers of conventional and organic table potatoes. We take pride in our progressive approach to land stewardship, innovation, and quality. Our success is due to our passionate, driven People who work toward a common goal: to produce the highest quality potatoes in North America.

Healthy Food. Healthy World. is our vision. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, deliver on their commitments, are collaborative team players, and are always in search of a better way.

In the role of Maintenance Manager, you will ensure all equipment is operating at required capacities, downtime is planned, and operators are trained on appropriate use.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinate and schedule all maintenance of washing and packing equipment.
• Lead the maintenance team. This includes scheduling, performance management, and training.
• Provide expertise and input on equipment repairs – troubleshoot and be hands-on as needed.
• Create and implement a preventative maintenance program.
• Build strong relationships and trust with suppliers and vendors.
• Oversee procurement and accurate inventory of parts, equipment and various other required items and services.
• Ensure that standards for safe working conditions are observed.
• Oversee equipment modification projects – internal and contracted.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• An optimistic person who sees solutions and improvement opportunities in every situation.
• A self-motivated, service-oriented mindset and willingness to take initiative.
• Mechanical aptitude and interest.
• Basic computer skills (MS Excel, email, etc.).
• Strong communication skills.
• Exceptional ability to plan, prioritize, and drive projects - especially during peak seasons.
• Team building and leadership skills.
• Experience with basic plumbing, electrical, mechanical and construction.
• Understanding of Welding, Metal fabrication and reading of drawings.

We are a family/employee-owned business – our people are our greatest investment and strength. We offer a competitive wage & benefits package, group RRSP, and a profit-sharing plan.

If you’re interested in a rewarding career with a progressive company, please submit your resume to We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Winkler, MB

Job types: Full-time

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