City & State: Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 3L1
Job Category: Maintenance
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.
To focus on measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, quick changeover initiatives and uptime opportunities. Provide leadership and direction to maintenance team members to ensure goals and targets are met in a safe and timely manner.
Troubleshoot and prevent maintenance related problems with Co-supervisors and manger by developing long and short term strategic plans.
Ensure efficient and cost effective management of maintenance processes and activities to maximize equipment reliability and asset preservation.
Prepare ongoing work schedules for maintenance technicians in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager.
Review work orders and notifications and work with planner to meet timelines.
Create and print SAP work orders and PO requests.
Organize and execute PM priorities on a daily basis.
Ensure that all work is completed in a manner that complies with Government regulatory guidelines.
Provide troubleshooting and support for unscheduled line shut downs.
Manage and direct the work of on-site contractors when necessary.
Maintain an open line of interdepartmental communication
Attend morning production meetings and all other appropriate meetings.
Liaison with QA over quality issues to ensure food safety.
Maintain employee safety while ensuring ARYZTA’s plant safety policies and practices are adhered to.
Initiates plans to motivate workers to achieve goals.
Ensure all reliable weekly startup of all production areas.
Estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of products.
Purchases building and maintenance supplies, machinery, equipment and furniture.
Member of Food Safety Committee- Ensure that compliance to the policies and procedures of the facility, regulatory and customer requirements are being met.
Responsible for tracking and predicting equipment failures and implementing improvement strategies based off data before equipment failure occurs.
Lead the team through process of trouble shooting breakdowns, downtime reports and root cause fault analysis.
Provide off hour technical support.
Maintain Maintenance activity logs.
Complete accident investigations.
Conduct shift meetings.
Create a positive work environment.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
Must be proactive and self-motivated with the ability to lead others.
Proven trades experience in technical problem solving and decision-making.
Must be willing to pursue additional certification/licenses.
The willingness to adapt to a dynamic environment with multiple priorities.
Knowledge of Government regulations as they apply to OHSA.
Knowledge of GMP’s and HACCP.
Willing to work shifts.
Able to understand scheduling process.
Able to problem solve, analyze and identify waste areas and recommend solutions.
Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level
Millwright or Electrician licensed to practice in Ontario or Engineering degree/diploma.
5-7 years of direct supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
Certification as a class A or B refrigeration operator would be an asset.
Experience in food manufacturing is an asset.
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.
Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time.
Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 35% of total work time.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
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.
ARYZTA Limited is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation
The temperature of the environment within the production area can range from 58 - 80
Degrees fare height depending on the department
The production areas are often loud, exceeding 85 decibels, due to the machinery that is
Running; earplugs are required to be worn while in the bakery at all times
Depending on position, some employees may be exposed to dust; dust masks and
Respirators are available if required
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and extreme cold.
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.