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Electrical Instrumentation Technician

Brandon, MB

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement

Raise the Good in Food

We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 

Eight core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

The Opportunity

Our pork processing plant in Brandon is currently seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and energetic individual to join our Maple Leaf family. Get a fresh start with Maple Leaf Foods.
 

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:

  • 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)
  • power distribution and generation (generators, transformers, switchgears, breakers)
  • Communication and Data Systems (closed circuit TV, timekeeping, phone/computer, Network),
  • HVAC, emergency systems (boilers, refrigeration, air compressors, energy control, alarm) Scales calibrations, Metal detector calibrations, Xray calibrations
  • Conduct Planned Preventive and Predictive Maintenance and keep maintenance records
  • Recommend and implement corrective action and required repairs
  • Assist in planning, and organization of work activities (drawing interpretation, parts preparation)

What we have to offer you:

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:

  • Red Seal Electrical Certificate and Red Seal Instrument Technician are required 
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a highly automated industrial manufacturing environment 
  • Strong electrical, instrumentation, automation, pneumatics experience required. 
  • Medium Voltage, Weigh Scales, Vision Systems, HMI, Siemens S5/S7, 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
  • Ability to work independently and in a multifunctional team with minimum supervision
  • Environmental work conditions can range from a cool environment, to one that is hot and wet
  • Will be required to work outdoors in all seasons

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

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