Location: North York, Ontario
Status: Full time-Contract Rotating 12-hour Continental Shift
Gay Lea Foods is a proud Canadian owned dairy food and beverage co-operative that includes 7 established and well-known brands such as Gay Lea, Nordica, Ivanhoe Cheese, Salerno, Hewitt’s Dairy, Stirling, Black River Cheese and Franco’s Brand. We operate out of 11 manufacturing facilities in Ontario and Alberta. Delivering high quality, locally made food products is what makes us market leaders. From the consumer favourite Spreadables and North America’s first Smooth Cottage Cheese, to Nothing But Cheese, we are continuously working at creating innovative new products to introduce to our customers and consumers. As a co-operative, we do things differently! It’s our own business, in our own local community, and there’s a greater sense of pride and accountability. For over 60 years, Gay Lea Foods has brought innovative new products to the market, but that’s not all. The reason for our success is simple – it’s all about our people.
Our employees inspire our culture of respect and ownership. Bringing the right people on board means finding passionate and dedicated individuals who share our core values:
If you’re looking for a growth-oriented company, a vibrant culture that welcomes and encourages everyone’s talent, ideas, and innovative thinking, as well as respect and integrity in the workplace, then Gay Lea Foods is the place for you!
Benefits of working full-time at Gay Lea Foods: * Competitive starting hourly rate * Progression step increases * Employer-Paid Health Benefits * Group Retirement Savings Plan * Shift premiums Annual bonus incentive program
The Role and Candidate: The Maintenance Technician is an integral team member of our fluid milk processing food operation, who literally helps to keep our 24/7 plant running by applying your preventative maintenance and troubleshooting expertise to maintain our processing equipment. You report to the Maintenance Supervisor and also collaborate with your Maintenance, Operations, Quality Control and Supply Chain colleagues, to determine the root cause when challenges occur.You have a safety-first mentality, pride yourself on maintaining a clean work environment, enjoy the challenge of hands on troubleshooting, and see the value in connecting with Operators and other colleagues on the production floor as a source of information to learn their perspective regarding how the machines they operate for 12 hours are running. You also have an interest in working for a Canadian-owned and operated business with a rich 62-year history of growth and success.
Qualifications & Competencies: * The ideal candidate must have a trade license, such as an Industrial Electrician License and/or Millwright License
Gay Lea Foods is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available upon request throughout our recruitment and selection process.
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Job Type: Full-time