A Package Line Mechanic Portage FG
Portage la Prairie, MB, CA
1d ago

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.

The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Packaging Mechanic diagnoses packaging equipment problems, repairs minor and major breakdown of high-speed packaging equipment, sets up and installs all packaging equipment, performs preventative maintenance items, improves line efficiencies, and ensures all equipment is in safe working condition.

Key Responsibilities

This position is responsible for maintaining the mechanical operation of all Plant equipment in the packaging areas.

The individual in this position must be able to disassemble, repair and reassemble all machines in the packaging area. The individual needs to be able to perform these tasks with minimal supervision.

The individual in this position will accomplish these tasks by utilizing a team concept through working with team members and following direction and instructions from a supervisor or fellow mechanic.

The individual in this position will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the areas in which they are working and is required to have the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates it.

It is imperative the individual conducts themselves in a manner that ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation of equipment and its surroundings

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and / or training

Required Certifications

Must have a minimum of two years of maintenance experience and certification as an Industrial Mechanic (millwright).

Other Information

  • Good knowledge of Computer Systems.
  • Experience with troubleshooting mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and electronic Systems.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work in refrigerated and frozen environments.
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment.
  • Job Requisition ID : 1839

    Travel Required : None

    Location(s) : FG Plant - Portage la Prairie

    Country : Canada

    Simplot Canada (II) Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.

    If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact simplot.com.

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