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Millwright

Edmonton, AB

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement

Raise the Good in Food

We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 

Eight core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Supervisor, the Millwright is responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Trouble shooting/repairs/installations of processing equipment with a working knowledge of electrical to allow efficient repair/replacement results.
  • Carry out oral/electronic work requests and apply corrective measures in a timely fashion.
  • Have an above average grasp of related mechanical requirements and apply corrective measures.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and regular Work Orders and account for inventory and labour. Welding repairs and/or fabrication of equipment parts to Food Safety Standards.
  • Extensive mechanical knowledge including power transmission, pneumatics and hydraulics,
  • Be able to read and understand mechanical drawings/schematics.
  • Machining and fabricating for equipment repair and/or upgrades.
  • Welding of equipment or part repair.
  • Communicate daily repair activity with Maintenance Team, Production etc.
  • Understand and adhere to all plant Food/Health and Safety Polices.
  • Input notes, labour hours and parts used into the plant’s SAP computerized maintenance system
  • Fulfill all Health and Safety, Food Safety, HACCP, WHIMS, MSDS and BRC and Company policy requirements

What we have to offer you:

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:

  • Poultry processing and food production experience an asset
  • Able to work shifts on 24 hour/ 7 day week, Rotating Shifts
  • Journeyman Red Seal Certificate holder for a minimum of 5 years
  • Accustomed to working with an SAP based computerized maintenance and inventory reporting system
  • Excellent English both verbal and written skills
  • Self-directed / motivated team player open to new technology with a sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Able to work effectively in a high pressure production environment
  • Strength and stamina required to work with heavy equipment weighing in excess of 25 kilograms
  • Must have a full compliment of personal/professional hand tools identified specifically for Food Safety program
  • Candidates applying to this role must be able to work a Sunday – Thursday schedule from 9:00pm - 5:30am 
We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package within a unionized environment.
 

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees.  As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination.   In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022).  We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

 

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