Weston Bakeries is a leader in the fast-paced, fresh-to-market baked goods business. We operate in the delicious world of breads, rolls, bagels, English muffins, tortillas, pita and flatbreads, as well as in the baked snacks and sweet goods markets. We make many of Canada's favourite fresh bakery products on a daily basis across eight Canadian provinces.

Our products are marketed and sold across Canada and the United States. We partner with Canada's grocery, drug, and convenience retailers to bring fresh bakery products to shoppers every day.

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Weston Foods Maintenance Electrician 442A / 309A - Night Shift - Brampton

Ontario - Cakes & Pies - Brampton
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We conduct our business with integrity, contribute to our communities, and foster a respectful culture. We are building a culture of success here, and it depends on our people striving for greatness and having the courage and commitment to getting better every day.

We're always interested in connecting with high-performing, career-driven professionals who want to build the premier North American bakery organization with us.

Job Description

Maplehurst Bakeries Inc. a division of Weston Foods Canada is a proud Canadian company operating for over 125 years.  We are the national bakery leader producing a wide variety of fresh and frozen baked goods found in grocery stores, convenience stores, supermarket in-store bakeries and food service outlets.  Our operations include more than 35 bakeries across Canada employing over 3,500 staff in manufacturing bakeries, distribution centres and corporate environments.  Each day Canadian families start their day with the nutrients supplied by Wonder+, Country Harvest, D’Italiano and Oroweat.

As a member of the maintenance team, your primary responsibility includes perform electrical maintenance, install, examine, replace or repair components; trouble shoot electrical systems and building services. In addition, you will provide technical support to production teams in supporting production uptime, ensuring optimal functioning of the production equipment and facilities. This position provides critical support in reducing production down time, implementing and maintaining electrical programs, preventive maintenance of equipment, and effective troubleshooting and repair of equipment. The Electrician is a member of the maintenance team and as such, participates in team efforts to achieve assigned department goals; works closely with other team members to ensure all maintenance activities are completed on time, according to SOPs and regulatory requirements; and provides support to other roles within the maintenance team.

Shift: Nights Shift 11pm - 7am; opportunities to move to other shifts as scheduling permits.

Rate: $33.50 - $35.00 + Premiums, Quarterly Tool Allowance, $1 Dollar Raise after probation, $1 Dollar raise after a year of service

Responsibilities:

  • PLC and HMI troubleshooting including modification and calibration of equipment; weight scales VFD, Servomotors and network communications experience.
  • Repair, troubleshooting and installation of machinery including electrical and electronic equipment, control systems and automation
  • Electrical wiring and testing of automated systems
  • Optimize equipment safety, efficiency and reliability, participating in continuous improvement projects and completing work orders according to PM schedules
  • Previous Food industry experience preferred
  • Comply with all applicable legislative and Bakery food safety, health and safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Service, clean and perform preventative maintenance and overhaul on all production and bakery equipment
  • Continually improve equipment function via design improvements
  • Ensure that work area is clean of debris and hazards at all times and check work area for such hazards upon arrival and when departing each area of work
  • Work in a safe manner in accordance with legislated and company health and safety standards
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.
Skills & Requirements
  • Must have Industrial Electrician (442A) or Construction and Maintenance 309A ticket
  • Class B Refrigeration Ticket (a strong asset)
  • Instrumentation certificate (an asset)
  • 2-5 years' industrial, electrical and mechanical experience, preferably in the food industry
  • Strong knowledge of PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) and ability to assist all trades people as required
  • Problem solving skills and good communication skills are required
  • Ability to work straight nights and weekends and holidays

 

Job Details:

  • $33.50 - $36 / HOUR + Shift Premiums
  • Benefits and Pension
  • Unionized
  • Nights Shift 11pm - 7am; opportunities to move to other shifts as scheduling permits.
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