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. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada. It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns, and rolls.
As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Bimbo Canada seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.
Bimbo Canada serves major grocery chains, retail outlets, and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream, and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.
Safety Culture Job safety is the first responsibility of every individual that is part of an operating team. Compliance with safety rules, operating procedures, and sound practices is the expectation for all personnel working in the Bakery.
Product safety, legality and quality are essential responsibilities expected of every employee. Product safety is freeing the product of any contaminants like chemicals, allergens or foreign materials such as glass, wood or metal. Legality compliance is meeting regulatory requirements (Canada & US if intended for export) in terms of weight and declaration of ingredients. Product quality is meeting customers’ specifications and expectations.
Ensure the PM program is properly planned and executed, taking in consideration production schedule and resources available, update and maintain records in computerized maintenance management system (Maximo 7.5)
Plan and execute work originated by safety inspections, food safety inspections, and daily request from production meetings
Maintain close liaison with operational personnel and trades workforce to improve overall plant maintenance effectiveness
Provide technical planning, scheduling for short and long range weekend activity and assist groups to ensure optimal maintenance effectiveness
Order parts and maintain inventory to ensure that all parts and all services are available. Interact with customers and vendors
Maintain stock room organization and accuracy to facilitate cycle counts.
Maximo transactions – creating, processing notifications, work orders, purchase requisitions and all PM related transactions
Compliance / Reporting
Track and report on maintenance performance metrics and key indicators
Safety & Wellness
Perform work in a safe and healthy manner
Participation in ongoing H&S training, audits etc.
Quality & Food Safety
Ensure customer satisfaction by maintaining product integrity; practicing highest levels of GMP’s and conforming to HACCP pre-requisite program and all associated SOP’s.
Previous experience as Planner in a manufacturing environment
Educational experience in Mechanical or Electrical Technology is also an asset
Minimum 5 year of experience in mechanical / electrical trade in an industrial environment preferred
Strong analytical and problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude; basic understanding of industrial electrical and mechanical equipment preferred
Strong organization skills and attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally throughout the operation
Excellent computer skills; use of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS Maximo) is an asset
Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook & Powerpoint