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Maintenance Technician / Industrial Mechanic – Waterloo, ON

We are hiring a skilled Maintenance Technician with a valid 433A certification for a reputable food processing plant. As a Maintenance Technician, you will play a crucial role in upholding the operational efficiency and safety of the facility by effectively maintaining all aspects of the physical plant, equipment, and associated utilities.

What sets this role apart is the environment you’ll be working in. If you prefer to stay cool rather than endure hot and stuffy summer conditions, this position is perfect for you! You’ll have the chance to utilize your technical expertise and problem-solving skills while enjoying a more comfortable atmosphere.

If you’d like to learn more, call us at 1-855-733-7325 (RED)-(SEAL), text 647-484-0311, or submit your resume online today! For more information on the local area, check out Waterloo, ON

Salary: $41.70/hr, $0.50/hr afternoon shift premium, $1.00/hr night shift premium, $2000 sign-on bonus.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including extended health, life insurance, short-term disability, free parking, food discount, 3 weeks vacation.

Shifts: Afternoon Shift, Mon-Fri 3pm – 11pm

      Night Shift, Sun-Thurs, 7/9pm – 6am  


  • Red seal ticket as Millwright and/or Electrician with strong mechanical aptitude and skill set;
  • Strong technical knowledge of mechanical, machining, fabrication, electrical, PLC & controls concepts and practices;
  • Experience and competence using CMMS systems;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in maintenance activities in a manufacturing environment – ideally food production;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with minimum supervision;
  • Work planning and continuous improvement experience would be considered an asset; and
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills and a good sense of risk management.

Typical Duties and Tasks:

  • Provide call-out support to the Production lines or Sanitation crew on shift – prioritize breakdowns over PMs and projects;
  • Perform maintenance tasks on production equipment as required and keep lines running efficiently;
  • Document and identify parts used and required;
  • Complete assigned daily work list and assigned PM tasks with a high quality of workmanship;
  • Contribute to overtime coverage; 
  • Interact regularly with Production and other departments to ensure equipment and systems are functioning properly, downtime is minimized and critical items are prioritized correctly; and,
  • Other duties as directed by the Engineering & Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Must be flexible to occasionally cover other shifts as needed (vacation, illness, etc.)
  • Must be able to work in refrigerated (~8C) and hot (~30C) environments as required.


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