Journeyman Electrician
Canada Bread Company, Limited
Concord, Ontario
5d ago

Canada Bread Company, Limited is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories.

The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada. It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns, and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Canada Bread seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution.

The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.


Canada Bread serves major grocery chains, retail outlets, and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream, and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories.

It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.

The successful individual is responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing industrial electrical equipment.

Associate works both as a member of crew and individually, under minimal supervision, to perform the functions of the job.


Responsible for completing a work schedule in cooperation with departments and the Maintenance / Production Supervisors / Maintenance Manager

Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair :

  • Electrical equipment (AC Drives, power controls circuits, starters, MCCs)
  • Microprocessor based systems (PLCs, DCS, Electronic circuits, controls)
  • Low and medium voltage distribution systems (single and three phase systems)
  • Instrumentation (pneumatic controls, PID, transducers, servos, analog / digital signals)
  • Performs all duties thoroughly and accurately to sustain optimal performance of equipment and minimize downtime and costs while in compliance with HACCP rules, JSA’S, SOP’s and other requirements.

    Actively participates in our electrical preventive maintenance program on processing equipment. Recommend and implement corrective action and required repairs

    Responsible for trouble shooting of machinery to minimize down time; acts upon an intense sense of urgency to on-floor calls and emergencies

    Ensures that all required documentation is completed correctly and on time and enter into Maximo

    Must practice good communication skills with Maintenance Team Members, Production Supervisors and Management and all plant associates.

    Has good teamwork and inter-personal communication skills.

    Responsible for compliance to Health & Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Safety and Environmental standards at all times.

    Actively participate in, and report all Health & Safety / Quality issues to Shift Supervisor / QA

    Attends all meetings as required

    Performs other duties as required by the Maintenance Manager


    Completion of high school

    1-2 years of experience in a highly automated industrial manufacturing environment

    Must have an Ontario 309A or 442A Red Seal Industrial Electrician certificate of qualification


    Strong electrical, instrumentation, automation, pneumatics experience required

    Medium Voltage, Weigh Scales, HMI, Siemens, Allen Bradley SLC5 PLC, VFD, Servomotors, Profibus / Ethernet Network Communications experience essential.

    Strong decision making, problem solving troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills.

    Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and effectively meet deadlines

    Excellent mechanical aptitude and ability

    Positive attitude with a willingness to learn

    Able to work alone and as a team member

    Must be able to work with minimal or no supervision

    Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)

    Must be willing to work rotating 12 hour shifts

    Must be prepared to work extra overtime hours when required

    Must have excellent work & attendance record

    Be able to follow GMP & Food Safety regulations


    Warm and humid working environment

    Fast-paced manufacturing environment

    Physically demanding, heavy lifting, must be able to handle weight up to 40 lbs.

    STARTING RATE : $26.40 per hour

    $26.40 per hour

    Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check.

    This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and / or credit check.

    Canada Bread Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

    We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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