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Reliability Plumber

Hamilton, ON

 The Opportunity:

The Reliability Pipe- Fitter / Plumber will be responsible for maintaining and servicing equipment used in the facility for the daily production of our DeliBolo and Wiener products. They will ensure safe plant operations and a safe working environment for all employees.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by June 10. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Conduct planned preventive & predictive maintenance Work Orders and keep maintenance records and enter required information into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • As needed Troubleshoot corrective work repairs and install processing pipework fixes and upgrades to allow efficient repair/replacement to occur.
  • Actively participate in preventive maintenance WO program on Facility equipment and processing pipe systems daily and provide record keeping of such tasks. Where necessary identify parts required to complete these tasks as follow ups.
  • Complete Pipe repairs and system maintenance activities (eg. hot water, brine and cold water systems running from the tank farm to AI holding tanks).
  • Ensuring unblocked and secured flow in and around the facility through to waste water plant and sewers.
  • Complete Steam pipe upgrades and securing of such systems as required throughout the Facility steam systems.
  • General facilities work in the plant with plumbing repairs to Sinks, Eye Wash Stations, Emergency Safety Showers and drain systems as needed to the Waste Water Plant.
  • Assist in planning, organizing of work activities (drawing interpretation, parts preparation) and provide feedback to planners to improve current system of work.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain piping systems and various production systems as needed (eg. vacuum, hydraulic and pneumatic systems).
  •  Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematic and drawings to determine work procedures and/or order necessary parts and participate knowledge to plant issues.
  • Collaborate with Reliability Peers to ensure that all preventive and predictive routines are completed at predetermined intervals.
  • Continually analyze and improve the state of current PMs and corrective work orders by participating in weekly meetings with supervision.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Certified Steam Fitter/Pipe Fitter (307A)
  • Certified Plumber (306A/NOC 7251)
  • 3+ years experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience with CMMS (computerized maintenance management systems). SAP Knowledge would be an asset.
  • High regard to safety and environment in both own personal work and that of others in team
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills in communications and team dynamics
  • Strong oral and written communications
  • Self-motivated and passionate individual who has a high sense of urgency, thrives with a wide variety of work and can deliver consistent results on multiple priorities.

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, ‘speaker series’ events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
  • Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
  • Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.

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

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.

Disclaimer:  Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board.  Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.


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