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Electrician

City & State: 

Brantford, ON, CA, N3S 7X6

N3S 7X6
Job Category:  Maintenance
N3S 7X6

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

Job Title

  • Licensed Electrician (Technician 2, Bakery - Maintenance)

Department

  • Maintenance

Reporting to

  • Supervisor, Bakery - Maintenance

Position Purpose

  • To maintain the operation of all electrical and mechanical operating equipment.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Hands-on maintenance in a state of the art continuous process food manufacturing facility. Responding to breakdowns, carrying out preventative maintenance, and other assigned work.
  • To ensure all equipment operates safely and all plant GMP standards are met.

 

Responsibilities

  • Proactively troubleshoot and correct problems with control systems, scaling systems or any electric or electronic systems on the production equipment
  • Conduct routine scheduled maintenance in accordance with preventative maintenance program
  • Carry out installation and modification work -  mechanical, electrical and refrigeration
  • Hazardous material handling
  • Be familiar with and take a lead role in emergency situations
  • Be observant and take initiative when a fault is detected
  • Report daily activities
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices in your work area and in the maintenance shop
  • Carry out repairs on equipment and buildings not associated with the production lines. (ie. cold store equipment, yard lighting, forklifts, trucks, office fittings and facilities, building fabric, etc…)
  • Maintain and adhere to the required hygiene, safety and quality standards on the production floor
  • Other duties as assigned

 

All of the above major duties and responsibilities require the ability to be mobile in an industrial environment, to communicate effectively, organize effectively, with varying degrees of independence, judgment, and discretion.

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

 

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Strong working knowledge of Siemens and Allan Bradley PLC’s and frequency drives
  • Experience in a food manufacturing facility would be an asset along with knowledge of food safety and HACCP
  • Team player
  • Prior involvement with Continuous Improvement projects
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative
  • Computer literacy
  • Flexibility to undertake other work that may be assigned from time to time which may be outside the area of normal duties
  • Must be able to work 12 hour rotating continental shift schedule (2 weeks days & 2 weeks nights)

 

 

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

 

Required

  • Industrial Electrician Certification (309A or 442A)
  • Clear criminal background check (or has received a pardon)

 

Preferred

  • Class “B” Refrigeration license would be an asset

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Standing & walking for extended periods of time
  • Frequently pushing, pulling & bending
  • Reaching & Stooping
  • Frequent Flexing, extending and turning

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee must be able to work in cold, wet, hot, dusty, slippery, loud and close space for extended period of time. 

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.