Maintenance Associate PM Technician - $5000 SIGN ON BONUS

Mars Incorporated

Guelph, ON

Guelph, ON, CA
Guelph, ON
30+ days ago
Job Title: Maintenance Associate PM Technician

Hours: Dayshift based; variable hours as needed


The Role:

The Maintenance Associate PM Technician is responsible for the efficient, safe, and reliable operating condition of complex process and high-speed food processing equipment (80% mechanical, 20% electrical). This candidate must be multi-crafted (mechanical/electrical) and mainly focused on providing equipment troubleshooting and breakdown maintenance. As troubleshooting requirements are accomplished, the Industrial Maintenance Associate will change focus toward preventive maintenance activities as assigned through planned work orders. They must systematically repair, adjust and maintain processing, filling, conveying, packaging machinery and monitor utilities such as Biofilters, Boiler, Air Compressors, and Wastewater treatment plant as assigned using established maintenance reliability practices, consistent observation, repair, and follow-up of operational effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, troubleshoot electromechanical equipment to include but not limited to:
    • Grinding tower
    • Extrusion Tower
    • Pressurized fluid systems
    • Raw product material handling
    • Mixers and vessels
    • Dryers with gas burners
    • Coating system
    • Dry product handling and conveying systems
    • Flexible filling and sealing equipment
    • Packaging printing, labeling, and conveying systems
    • Case packers and palletizing equipment
    • Pumps and liquid systems
  • Apply mechanical and electrical knowledge to eliminate production problems and improve efficiency and reliability
  • Participation in continuous improvement activities
  • Perform Root Cause Failure Analysis on major unplanned breakdowns and recurring problems
  • This position and all site associates are responsible for quality and food safety

Physical/Environmental Requirements:

  • Standing on a concrete floor, extensive walking
  • Frequent climbing of stairs
  • Wearing proper personal protective equipment (safety glasses, hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)
  • Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting
  • Must be able to adapt to temperature and tolerate environmental extremes such as hot to cold, working in hot conditions, dust, dirt, and chemicals

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification for an Industrial Millwright
  • Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language
  • 5+ years' experience maintaining mechanical systems on complex process and/or high-speed production equipment.
  • Demonstrable capability of experience troubleshooting, testing, and pneumatic circuits
  • Ability to work independently or as a group
  • Boiler and Facility maintenance
  • Competent in machining, welding, and fabricating
  • Wastewater experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of safety regulations as related to the trade
  • Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email
  • Ability to maintain, troubleshoot, and modify close-tolerance mechanical systems, mechanically timed equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic controlled and powered systems, and components.
  • Management of area assets, equipment maintenance schedules, predictive maintenance, and improvement projects
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic control and powered systems
  • Thermal processing instruments and controls
  • Welding certificate
  • Proper use of hand and power tools
  • Electrical troubleshooting experience
  • Pump and liquid transfer experience

About the Company

Mars Incorporated