Maintenance Electrician
weston Foods
Kitchener, ON
15h ago

Weston Foods is a leading North American bakery company with distinct business units in fresh (Weston Bakeries), frozen (Maplehurst Bakeries), artisan (ACE Bakery), and biscuit (Interbake Foods).

We bake our products in more than 50 facilities across Canada and the USA, and are committed to delivering great quality and high value baked goods and bakery solutions to our customers across North America.

We conduct our business with integrity, contribute to our communities, and foster a supportive company culture.

We are building a culture of success here, and it depends on each of our employees committing to getting better every day.

We’re always interested in connecting with high-performing, career-minded professionals who want to build a better Weston Foods with us.

Location : 135 Otonabee Drive, Kitchener

Shift Details :

  • Bi-Weekly Rotations , 12 Hour Shifts
  • 2 Weeks Nights 6PM - 6AM , 2 Weeks Days 6AM - 6PM
  • Great working environment
  • Opportunity for growth and development
  • Must be able to work every other weekend
  • Pay Rate : $37.14 per hour to start + shift premium ($1.25 / hr night shift premium)

    Bonus : Health & dental benefits, tool allowance, pension plan

  • The Electrician is a member of the maintenance team and as such, participates in team efforts to achieve assigned department goals;
  • works closely with other team members to ensure all maintenance activities are completed on time, according to SOPs and regulatory requirements;
  • and provides support to other roles within the maintenance team.

  • PLC and HMI programming changes and troubleshooting including modification and calibration of equipment; weight scales VFD, Servomotors and network communications experience.
  • Repair, troubleshooting and installation of machinery including electrical and electronic equipment, control systems and automation
  • Electrical wiring and testing of automated systems
  • Optimize equipment safety, efficiency and reliability, participating in continuous improvement projects and completing work orders according to PM schedules
  • Previous Food industry experience preferred
  • Comply with all applicable legislative and Bakery food safety, health and safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Service, clean and perform preventative maintenance and overhaul on all production and bakery equipment
  • Continually improve equipment function via design improvements
  • Ensure that work area is clean of debris and hazards at all times and check work area for such hazards upon arrival and when departing each area of work
  • Work in a safe manner in accordance with legislate
  • Must have Industrial Electrician License (442A) or Construction and Maintenance 309A
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Instrumentation ticket a strong asset
  • 2 Years' industrial, electrical and mechanical experience, preferably in the food industry
  • Strong knowledge of PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) and ability to assist all trades people as required
  • Problem solving skills and good communication skills are required
  • Able to work rotations, 12 hour shifts. 2 Weeks 6PM - 6AM / 2 Weeks 6AM - 6PM
  • If you are an experienced electrician with an industrial background please apply today!


    Weston Foods is committed to fostering a work environment with strong core values that support diversity through various policies, programs and activities that encourage sensitivity and accommodations.

    Weston Foods offers employment regardless of race, colour, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Diversity is integral to our success as an organization and we will use diversity as a model to help identify and develop the best talent, create effective teams, and achieve overall excellence.

    Weston Foods will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. Please advise your Talent Acquisition, Operations, or HR contact about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

    Information relating to the need for accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

    Lastly, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

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