Maintenance Millwright
Gay Lea Foods - Guelph, ON

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Key Responsibilities:
Performs preventative maintenance for all packaging and production equipment as well as service and utilities

Communicate with the rest of the maintenance team and plant personnel when resolving problems

Repair high speed filling and packaging lines and other plant production equipment

Maintain the life of equipment and minimize down time

Ensure the safe and efficient operations of the plant

Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs & other training materials provided and
accurate record keeping

Attend prescribed courses and training as required


Minimum 3 years maintenance experience within the food industry, preferably in dairy

Must possess an Ontario and/or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification as an Industrial
Mechanic (Millwright) - 433A license and a Certificate of Apprenticeship required

Knowledge of GMPs, including excellent sanitary habits and possess knowledge of HACCP

Strong preventative maintenance and troubleshooting ability

Solid knowledge of high speed filling and packaging lines and PLCs

Refrigeration B license and boiler experience an asset

Familiar with continuous improvement processes and methodologies considered an asset

Strong working knowledge of basic welding, machining and plumbing

Pneumatics, hydraulics and waste water treatment experience considered an asset

Good communication skills, including written and verbal

Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Must be flexible in terms of shift work and perform other duties as required

Physically capable of performing the demands of the job

Computer skills would be an asset

Working Conditions:
Regular exposure to noise, odour, chemical hazards, hazardous machines and frequent interruptions. Occasional exposure to dust and extreme temperatures. Standing and walking for extended length of time and frequent lifting of heavy materials. Night shift.