Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd.
  • 02-Jul-2019 to 30-Dec-2019 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • Breslau, ON, CAN
  • $36.05 plus $1.25shift prem
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive Benefits Package


Conestoga Meat Packers is a vertically integrated processor of premium quality, fresh pork. Based in Southwestern Ontario Canada, we have been supplying the Canadian market with wholesome, delicious pork since 1982. Our company is owned and supplied by a co-operative of 170 Southern Ontario family farmers who got into the business, so they could provide the same quality pork their own families were enjoying.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, we are currently looking for a Millwright to join our Afternoon Maintenance team.

Job Summary

The Millwright will maintain, troubleshoot, overhaul and repair all equipment to required standards and be responsive to line calls, and equipment failures. The Millwright will routinely performs work independently and must be able to work in an environment with many distractions while maintaining a high level of accuracy in performing their duties.

Job Duties:

  • Provides support in troubleshooting / repairs and system improvements (optimization) to ensure quality and efficiency
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures; identifies replacement parts
  • Assist onsite contractors, as required
  • Perform preventative maintenance (PM's) on all equipment as required; documents and maintains details of inspections
  • Participate in ongoing cross-training and multi-skilling activities within the organization
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency in achieving results
  • Ensures that all operator safety devices function properly on completion of repairs, modifications and installations
  • Knows and understands process documentation and customer specific requirements, as they relate to this job function
  • Install, align, dismantle and move industrial machinery and mechanical equipment, such as pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, furnaces and generators according to layout plans using hand and power tools
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices such as forklifts, jacks and Manitou to position machinery and parts during the installation, set-up and repair of machinery
  • Operate machine tools such as grinders to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up of machinery
  • Rebuild and/or overhaul machinery and equipment, as required
  • Confined space entry and working from heights, as required
  • Follows and complies with all Operational Procedures and Policies including the Ontario Health & Safety Act and regulations
  • Interacts with CFIA on a daily basis
  • Follows and complies with all Food Safety regulatory requirements, including GMP's

Minimum Requirements

  • Ontario Certificate of Qualification Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (433A)
  • Candidates will have a Certificate of Apprenticeship or possess a recognized equivalent (optional)
  • Minimum of two (2) years demonstrated and verifiable experience working in a food processing environment
  • Competent using SMAW and GTAW (tig) welding processes
  • Working knowledge (oral/written) of both English and Mathematics
  • Working knowledge of OHSA Standards and regulations
  • Working knowledge PLC Programming and troubleshooting experience, an asset
  • Ability to work in various locations within and outside the plant
  • Good attention to detail, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and multiple demands and uphold confidentiality
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs
  • Ability to work independently and without supervision

Physical Requirements

  • Physically able to perform the essential duties of the job

Working Conditions

  • Required to work in a multi- disciplined and fast paced work environment where Safety, Quality, People and Productivity are the focus of all organizational objectives
  • Required to work in a cold environment
  • Exposure to odours and slippery floor conditions


We thank all respondents for their interest, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Conestoga Meat Packers is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Recruitment Team at 519-648-2506 or hr@conestogameats.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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