Maintenance Millwright (Afternoon Shift)

Posted on 20 November 2020


Industry Manufacturer
City Milton
Code postal N/A
State Ontario
Required experience 3 years
Salary $35.31/hour + .50 cents premium


Our client, a leader in the food industry located in the Milton area is looking
to add a talented Maintenance Millwright to join their organization.


  • Understand, participate and support all safety programs and policies within the Milton manufacturing location
  • Inspection, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of all production machinery, including high speed packaging lines, conveyors, pumps, motors, kettles, and various other processing equipment
  • Continually identifying, reporting and maintaining equipment
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives. Investigate, recommend and execute modifications to reduce equipment breakdowns and increase operating efficiency
  • Exercise judgment in executing necessary adjustments on equipment as required in order to maintain a safe operation and quality control standards
  • Keep accurate maintenance records and complete all work orders paper work in a timely manner
  • Work in conjunction with the Engineering department with regards to machine modifications and the installation of new machinery and production systems
  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure that high quality products are produced while maintaining budgeted efficiencies. Share best practices with other members of the maintenance team.
  • Understand, participate and support all food safety and quality programs at the Milton site. Responsible for ensuring all products produced meet all GMP and food safety requirements
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications-Must Haves:

  • A college or trade school diploma/licence for 433A Millwright. Completion of a recognized apprenticeship and possession of a valid Millwright license or equivalent certification in a related mechanical trade.
  • 5 years of experience as a production or industrial mechanic, preferably in the food or packaged goods industry
  • Initiative, good communication skills, ability to work as part of a team with little direct supervision
  • Ability to read blueprints and operate a lathe machine, as well as basic experience with Mig and Stick welding.
  • Ability and willingness to work various shifts, including weekends and nights.
  • Creative problem-solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • Ability to meet physical demands of lifting and maneuvering heavy objects.
  • Results-oriented and a strong sense of urgency/focus.

Qualifications-Nice to Haves:

  • Working knowledge of a CMMS system and computer literacy highly desirable
  • Basic plumbing knowledge and experience with monitoring plant utilities like boilers, chillers and air compressors would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience working on Hayssen and Triangle packaging equipment
  • Previous Candy Manufacturing experience considered highly valuable

Working Conditions:

  • This position occurs in a air conditioned food manufacturing setting (plant environment).
  • Exposure to noise, raw materials, some dust and variable temperatures is common
  • The use of personal protective equipment is mandatory, particularly protective footwear, safety glasses and hearing protection as well as strict adherence to Lock Out Tag Out processes


Millwright 433A License

Pay Rate is $35.31/hour+.50 cents premium

Contact us now

for an assessment of your needs

1 866 798-9992
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