Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

– Under general supervision repairs, installs, maintains, and tests industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls, such as motors, transformers, wiring, switches, and alarm systems, used for the generation, distribution and utilization of electric energy in a food manufacturing establishment, in accordance with applicable building codes and safety regulations
– Installs, calibrates, operates and ensures the proper maintenance of Programmable Logic Controls for food manufacturing equipment according to technical manuals and verbal and written instructions
– Work within a team to provide support for the production line and troubleshoot, locates determines and diagnoses electrical malfunctions in the facility and repairs
– Participate, collaborate and cooperate with millwrights and other trades to promptly repair
– Develops and conducts preventative maintenance program and keeps maintenance records
– Tests electrical equipment for safety and efficiency
– Inspects circuits and wiring for appropriate shielding and grounding
– May rewind or make major repairs to motors
– Prepare purchase orders or requisitions
– Ensures all work complies with Safety Standards and all Applicable codes while maintaining all electrical wiring as to ensure operator safety and machine integrity
– Provide leadership and training for junior technicians
– Adheres to Pinty’s policies and procedures
– Other duties as assigned

Credentials Required

309A

Education Required

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

– Electrical/Electrical (Electronic) trade certification and minimum of two /three years of industrial experience and PLC programming certificate / training
– Electrical and or electronic training at college or university level and 2 – 3 years of practical manufacturing experience required, preferably in the food industry
– Experience with Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) essential
– Understand preventative maintenance concepts and computerized work order systems
– Good understanding of AC and DC motors
– Independent and self-motivated troubleshooter and problem solver.

Skills Required

Technical & Skill Requirements:

– Specific knowledge and experience with pneumatics
– Class B refrigeration an asset

Experience Required

– Electrical and or electronic training at college or university level and 2 – 3 years of practical manufacturing experience required, preferably in the food industry

How to Apply

Please submit resume by email to: douglaswhidden@olymel.com