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Maintenance Electrician

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Job ID 290310 Date posted 04/08/2024 Location : Brampton, Canada Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Hourly Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Location: Brampton, ON
Job Type: Full Time
Shift Available: 2nd 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive maintenance throughout the facility while working in a fast-paced environment around raw meat
  • Complete scheduled quantitative preventative maintenance inspections on critical equipment
  • Work independently and/or cooperatively with personnel of various departments to troubleshoot and resolve electrical, control and process systems problems
  • Complete installation of new equipment
  • Operating forklifts and/or scissor lifts
  • Participate in meetings, training activities, and in the plant safety program
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties
  • Documenting completed work and the conditions found, utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary
  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions in a warm or cool environment, as well as slippery surfaces at varied heights
  • Standing for long periods of time, the use of stairs and ladders, and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated areas of the facility
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: 

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment with or without reasonable accommodation
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Basic use of a computer
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
  • Pursuing or in possession of the Interprovincial Red Seal Electrician trade certification
  • Knowledge of motor control and troubleshooting
  • Experience with variable frequency drives and various type of sensors
  • Basic knowledge of industrial safety, food safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in the grain industry or related food industries
  • Working experience with Modicon 984 and Quantum PLCs
  • Power distribution (600V, 12.47kV and 69kV) equipment installation and operation
  • Programming experience with ladder logic, function block, and structured text
  • Experience with PROFIBUS, MODBUS and MODBUS+, Ethernet, fiber optic and industrial wireless communications installations and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge and training in workplace electrical safety standards and arc flash hazards
  • Forklift certification
  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (204) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement. 

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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