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Industrial Electrician

Port Perry, ON

 Do you consider yourself a team player?  Are you double-vaccinated and eligible to work in Canada?  If so, we want to hear from you!  At MLF Port Perry, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our team members and producing quality products!


Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Be deeply involved in progressive, proactive maintenance routines, with a philosophy deeply rooted in a predictive approach. 

  • Troubleshooting and execution of identified corrective maintenance requirements. 

  • Carry out documented work requests and apply corrective action  

  • Perform assigned work orders and account for inventory and labour on a computerized maintenance management system (SAP). 

  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.

  • Conduct preventive maintenance routines and update maintenance records.

  • Interpret electrical code specifications

  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices

  • Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, variable frequency drives, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic/pneumatic electrical control systems

  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.

  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic, ethernet and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.

  • Ensure all job-related operations follow GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practice), HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points), WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) and health & safety requirements. 

  • Understand and adhere to all plant Food/Health and Safety Polices. 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Red Seal Certification (Ontario Electrician license), with proven industrial field experience (3 years or greater preferred). 

  • Knowledge of the design, techniques and tools applied in electronic and electrical applications, with experience in pneumatics and hydraulics.

  • Ability to collaborate with automation engineers.

  • Operate production equipment and evaluate performance as required

  • Extensive knowledge of plant and process equipment operations.  

  • Ability to execute planned and scheduled daily tasks with minimal supervision.  

  • Ability to work in a team-based environment.  

  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.  

  • Must have a full complement of personal/professional hand tools 

  • Knowledge of the Maintenance Reliability process (predictive and preventative maintenance) and predictive technologies. This includes: 

    • The use of precision tools such as laser alignment equipment, dial indicators, micrometers, and precision/optical levels. 

    • The use of testing equipment such as vibration analysis as well as other techniques used in predictive and preventive maintenance. 

  • Basic knowledge of industrial safety, food safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety.  

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills  

  • Must be capable of meeting the physical demands required to perform the essential duties of the classification

  • Sense of urgency and attention to detail. 

  • Basic computer skills 

  • Availability for weekend overtime as production/maintenance demands require. 

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Hourly Rate: $37.01

  • Monday-Friday Schedule

  • Shift:  Rotating days/afternoons

  • Opportunity for overtime

  • Benefits available approx. 2 months after start date.

  • Pension after 1 year of continuous service

  • Tool allowance

  • All PPE is provided to employees (boots, hearing protection, etc.)

  • Support of a union

  • Opportunities for growth and training development

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.

  • We are carbon neutral.

  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.

  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.

We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.

  • Doing What’s Right

  • Shared Value

  • High Performance

  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams

  • Disciplined Decision Making

  • Our Accountability

  • Intense Curiosity

  • Transparency and Humility


Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees.  As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination.   In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022).  We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws
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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