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Industrial Lubrication Technician

London, ON

Industrial Lubrication Technician
London, ON. (London Poultry) 
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, operating within planetary limits, caring for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engaging with our communities to advance to foster a more unified culture. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We 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 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 collectively united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, which incorporates the following: 

  • 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 world leader in animal care. 
  • 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  
As part of Maple Leaf Food’s London Poultry Maintenance team, the individual will be responsible for lubrication routines related to processing equipment and building infrastructure used in the facility for daily production. Furthermore, they will ensure safe plant operations and a safe working environment for all employees.  

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do: 
  • Be deeply involved in progressive, proactive maintenance routines, with a philosophy deeply rooted in a predictive approach in a 24 hour/day operation. 
  • Troubleshooting and execution of identified corrective maintenance requirements. 
  • Carry out documented requests and apply corrective action
  • Navigate through an app-based lubrication routine map (LUBE-IT)  
  • Use of tools and equipment for routine and non-routine lubrication functions.
  • Draining and cleaning of reservoirs.
  • Grease relubrication with manual and automatic dispensing equipment
  • Maintenance of dispensing equipment and automatic systems
  • Perform field level oil analysis
  • Perform assigned work orders and account for inventory and labour on a computerized maintenance management system (SAP). 
  • Read and interpret drawings and schematics to determine layout of industrial equipment installations.
  • Report in writing any discrepancies or conditions that require corrective, predictive or planned maintenance for production systems.
  • Ensure all job-related operations follow GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practice), HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points), WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) and health & safety requirements. 
  • Understand and adhere to all plant Food/Health and Safety Polices. 

What we have to offer you:  
  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability, expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America  
  • A unified team, with a culture based in cross-functional collaboration. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits.  
  • Defined contribution pension plan  
  • Commitment to Learning. Courses, resources, and tools provided to all employees  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Maple Leaf Foods in Canada.   
  • Basic knowledge of plant and process equipment operations.  
  • Capability to operate moderately complex software and web-based programs for lubrication scheduling and oil analysis functions, preference for having worked with Generation Systems Lube-IT software. Training can/will be provided.
  • Ability to execute planned and scheduled daily tasks with minimal supervision.  
  • Understanding of fundamental lubrication concepts and application of these concepts, preference for having the MLT I (Machinery Lubrication Technician) or MLA I (Machine Lubrication Analyst) certification. Training can/will be provided.
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment.  
  • Basic mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.  
  • Basic knowledge of industrial safety, food safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety.  
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills  
  • Willingness to be trained in use of elevated work platforms, working at heights, forklift operation.
  • Qualified to perform lockout procedures.
  • Must be capable of meeting the physical demands required to perform the essential duties of the classification
  • Sense of urgency and attention to detail. 
  • Availability for weekend overtime as production/maintenance demands require. 
  • Ability to work various shifts 

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees.  As part of this commitment, we have adopted several 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.  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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