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Lead, Power Engineer

Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Lakeshore, ON, CA, N8N 5G8

Company:  Vista

Who We Are:

Vista is the industry leader in personalized physical and digital products. We empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression – and we’re fueled by forward-thinking and innovative technology. Just last year, Vistaprint generated $1.508B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, websites and more.


About the Role:

Responsible for the day-to-day duties associated with the operation, maintenance and inspection of facility-related mechanical, HVAC, central chiller, fire alarm/sprinkler, and compressed air systems.  Works with the Facilities Planner to schedule preventative maintenance and repairs with in-house maintenance and third-party vendors to maximize facility-related equipment uptime.


What you Will Do:

  • Employ your comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing facilities to ensure the delivery of cost-effective compressed air, natural gas, fire, and environmental control systems (HVAC, boilers, chillers, plant relative humidity etc.).
  • This position will be responsible for various building and grounds-related facility projects as assigned.
  • Manage plant improvements, facility-related design upgrades, and recommendations for corrective actions
  • Manage new facility equipment installations and improvement projects
  • Ensure contractors follow all Vista safety protocols when working on site
  • Proactively coordinate with Maintenance, Operations and other support departments to prepare for work in an area
  • Manage the professional documentation and drawings for all plant systems (compressed air, natural gas, fire and security, environmental control systems etc.)
  • Manage plant-level project management of capital improvement projects, including planning, design, preparation of specifications and tender packages, implementation, engagement with procurement for contractor selection and coordination, construction management, start-up and commissioning
  • Manage an effective predictive/preventative facilities equipment maintenance program, work order procedures and adequate spare parts inventory
  • Develop the facilities' 1-year expense budget and 2-10 year capital expenditure forecast
  • After hours support in plant power engineering facility-related emergencies as required


What you Need:

  • Post-secondary education in a technical field is required
  • 3rd or 4th class Power Engineer or equivalent work experience is required
  • 5+ years' of experience in Facilities Management and familiarity with Ontario Building Code, Fire Code, Electrical Safety Code, TSSA and OSHA required
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills in high paced, world-class manufacturing environment
  • The ability to adapt to changing priorities and respect deadlines
  • The ability to interact effectively with all levels and all positions within the plant organization, including executive presentations to gain approval for capital asset investment requests
  • The ability to manage multiple projects, work independently as well as on a team
  • Passion for excellence in people and processes
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project) and AutoCAD.  Adaptability to learn Enterprise resource Planning software such as SAP.
  • This is a hands-on position that will require a self-motivated, high-energy-level candidate

About Us:

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vistaprint is a dynamic organization that maintains an exciting, entrepreneurial culture. With founder Robert Keane’s as CEO, we’ve renewed our focus on empowering and helping small businesses. To do this, we create customer value (and delight) through accessible, cutting-edge technology. We thrive on providing opportunities for exploration, collaboration, innovation and growth – for both our customers and our team.



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires

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