Journeyperson Electrician, Full-Time, Hourly, Winnipeg MB

Canada Bread - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Job Title: Journeyperson Electrician
Location: Winnipeg Bakery, 1525 Erin Street, Winnipeg, MB
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Any/All Shifts – receive full time hours, across different shifts (day, afternoon, and night)

Who are we looking for?
A skilled and confidant Journeyperson Electrician to join our amazing Maintenance team at our Winnipeg Plant! We want someone who is self-starting leaders that can take projects from start to end while mentoring apprentices, manages quality, and values safety as your number one priority. The successful applicant will be performing PLC troubleshooting, PLC programming, maintenance, General Electrical troubleshooting, installation and service work. This is a full-time role, which presents a great opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast paced facility in the food industry. This is a full-time role, which presents a great opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast paced facility in the food industry.

Who are we?
Bimbo Canada is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada.

Responsible for completing a work schedule in cooperation with departments and the Maintenance/ Production Supervisors/ Maintenance Manager
Performs all repairs and follows the preventative maintenance schedule thoroughly and accurately to sustain optimal performance of equipment and minimize downtime and costs while in compliance with HACCP rules, JSA’S, SOP’s and other requirements
All work performed and completed will require skills such as complete knowledge of Electrical, Electrical Controls, PLC troubleshooting, PLC programming
Help associated trades in troubleshooting such as refrigeration, hydraulics, pneumatics, vacuum, plumbing, fabricating and other areas as needed
Responsible for trouble shooting of machinery to minimize down time; acts upon an intense sense of urgency to on-floor calls and emergencies
Assist qualified Trades with safe operation of the power plant (boiler, etc.)
Operates the following machinery/equipment in compliance with HACCP, JSA’S and SOPS Hand tools, power tools, welding/cutting equipment and air tools
Material handling equipment like Power Jack’s/ Fork Lifts/ Pallet Jack/ lifts/ hoists, etc.
All plant or departmental machinery and equipment as required
Ensures that all required documentation is completed correctly and on time. This may include Daily Time Sheets, Pre- operational forms, Preventative Maintenance logs, temperature recording and equipment monitoring, work orders, inventory counts, etc.
Responsible for housekeeping and maintaining a tidy, clean and safe work area on the floor and in the maintenance shop. Follows established cleaning protocols
Acts as a liaison for contractors conducting repairs in the Plant
Must practice good communication skills with Maintenance Team Members, Production
Supervisors and Management and all plant associates. Has good teamwork and inter-personal communication skills
Responsible for compliance to Health & Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Safety and Environmental standards at all times
Attends all meetings as required
Performs other duties as required

Must be certified as an Electrician or Interprovincial Red Seal
Ability to communicate, read and write in English
Working knowledge of current electrical code
Grade 12 Education
Post-secondary education and training/ trade ticket; must hold a valid Industrial Electrician Ticket
Must have 3 to 5 years of PLC troubleshooting and programming experience in Allen Bradely Controllogix, Compactlogix and Siemens platforms as well as Allen Bradley PanelView Plus HMI screens
Should have an understanding of Ethernet based networks and IP addressing
Must have 3 to 5 years experience with AB Variable Frequency Drives, Encoders, Servos and associated software tools for each device
Excellent mechanical aptitude and ability
Positive attitude with a willingness to learn
Must be able to work with minimal or no supervision
Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
Must be willing to work scheduled (day/ afternoon/ night) shifts and weekends
Must be prepared to work extra overtime hours when required
Must have excellent work & attendance record
Must have a minimum of 5 years industrial experience, experience in food processing an asset
Preferably worked in food industry on high speed packaging equipment
Able to assist Millwrights with mechanical repairs and installations, have a good all round mechanical aptitude

Demonstrated ability to wear proper PPE and comply
Adherence with safety requirements and policies eg. Ensures lock out tag out policy adherence is enforced by self and others
Frequent twisting, bending, pulling, pushing, crouching, kneeling, walking and heavy lifting are required
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs overhead
Ensure all procedures are in accordance with Health & Safety legislation, Company Joint Safety Committee programs and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

Ability to communicate read and write in English
Knows and understands intermediate math skills
Interacts and shares information with employees at all levels (Team members, Supervisors, Others). Participates collaboratively in work groups
Ensures ongoing communication with supervisory and/or maintenance staff in the event of equipment malfunctioning
Actively finds new and improved ways of completing tasks. Is willing to try new things and assume additional responsibilities

Please note that the start times, scope and duties of this position may change periodically
Must be able to work shifts based on a 24 hour/7 day a week operation
Depending on production requirements, employees may be assigned alternate duties
Experience with working within a food production plant and operating multi-functional process control machinery, an asset

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications in response to this job posting, in order to be considered.

We thank all interested applicants, but only those selected will be contacted. Please note all offers of employment at Bimbo Canada (Formerly Canada Bread Company Limited) are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.