Manager, Planned Maintenance and Reability – Montreal, Quebec

Company: The CSL Group Inc.
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Salary: $85,000 to $140,000 (with Annual Salary Review and Employee Bonus Plan)
Term: Permanent
Start Date: Immediate
Deadline: June 30, 2021

Job Description:

The company

The CSL Group Inc. (“CSL”) of Montreal, Canada is a world-leading provider of marine dry bulk cargo handling and delivery services. Through its major operating divisions, Canada Steamship Lines, CSL Americas, CSL Australia, CSL Asia and CSL Europe. CSL owns and operates a global fleet of self unloading bulkers. Maintaining the complex machinery and arrays of conveyor belts to ensure safe and predictable operations is one of our top cost center, and key to business sustainability. As such, CSL has a well-established structure and team in place, operating within the confines of traditional ship management. As part of its digitalization journey, CSL invested significantly in equipment sensors and telemetry, setting the basis for data driven maintenance planning. We are looking for a specialist with extensive experience in vessel equipment planned maintenance, to help us define and implement our next generation processes for better managing our assets and increasing the reliability of our operations.

At CSL, we are committed to the wellbeing of our crews and employees, and to promoting a corporate culture that values high ethical standards, a safe and healthy workplace and respect for the environment. A career with CSL is both stimulating and challenging, and we are continually seeking skilled and passionate individuals to occupy key roles throughout our company.

For more information on CSL Group, please visit our website:

Duties and responsibilities

Responsible to deliver the strategy and plan of global in-house planned maintenance to yield meaningful opex savings whilst increasing assets up-time;
Implement a framework of collaboration across chief engineers and vessel managers;
Lead the assessment and integration of condition monitoring into planned maintenance;
Responsible to collaborate with classification societies (LR and DNV) to enact digital class and CBM;
Define, manage and govern the vessel equipment and planned maintenance master data;
Implement a process for continuous review and improvement of jobs definition and interval;
Participate as a key stakeholder to the implementation of a new technical management tool;
Define a strategy to leverage our vision in our vShips’ managed assets.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s in mechanical or industrial Engineering, or marine engineering;
Masters of Business Administration or equivalent, specializing in ship management and/or logistics, an asset;
Advanced knowledge level of Microsoft Word and Excel, an asset;
At least 10 years in marine asset management, with a strong focus on maintenance planning and reliability;
Experience managing reliability, up-time, potential failures, and critical sparing;
Knowledge of planned maintenance systems, AEM and APM;
Experience with geared vessel equipment;
Experience with data-driven condition-based maintenance planning;
Experience with maintenance planning in a regulated environment;
Good interpersonal, communication, and team-working skills;
Experience with financial and budgetary planning;
Ethical and accountable;
Bilingual (English and French), an asset.


Medical Benefits + Annual Medical Examination
Defined-Benefit Pension Plan
Fitness Reimbursement Program
Flexible Work Arrangements

To Apply, Contact:

Alyssa Walters

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

759 Square Victoria, 6th floor

Montreal Quebec

Canada H2Y 2K3


Phone: 514-982-3841

Fax: 514-982-3801