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3rd Class Operating Engineer- Maintenance Shift

Hamilton, ON
Operating Engineer Maintenance Shift

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,500 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are enthusiastic about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.
As part of Maple Leaf Food’s manufacturing team, the 3rd Class Engineer will be a contributor to the efficient operation of the Central Utilities Plant (CUP). The incumbent will operate the engineering systems in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with applicable Acts, Codes, Regulations and Standards; engineering systems includes water (potable, sanitary, storm, etc.), compressed air, and steam and ammonia (NH3) refrigeration, boilers, and compressors.
  • The incumbent will support the development of SOPs for the start-up of equipment and complete documents to ensure assigned asset numbers as installed, review manuals and generate PM programs for installed equipment.
  • Maintain, monitor, test and log all steam generating requirements by operation code and establish operating parameters of equipment with setpoints.
  • Completes routine plant inspections of the ammonia-refrigeration, boilers and compressors and ensures that all systems are operating in a safe and expected manner.
  • Interface with necessary contractual and inspection departments for corrective or legal requirements.
  • Conduct work requests and apply corrective measures in a timely manner utilizing computerized maintenance system (including SAP).
  • Follow all Health & Safety, Food Safety, HACCP, WHMIS and MSDS policies or procedures.
  • Participate in machinery rebuilds, installations and repairs.
  • Shall demonstrate full commitment to the implementation of the requirements of the Global Standard for Food Safety and to processes which facilitate continual improvement of food safety and quality management.
  • Operate and maintain all building systems and equipment, including but not limited to, HVAC, cooling towers, emergency diesel generator, gas, steam, water, air system, plumbing, and electrical.
  • Maintain all auxiliary equipment in accordance with governing standards, codes, and regulations.
  • Monitor and control building operations through the Siemens Building Automation system.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and regular repairs with minimum supervision.
  • Adjusts thermostats, valves, dampers, etc. to maintain desired conditions.
  • Perform maintenance of mechanical equipment as outlined on the Preventative Maintenance Program including belt adjustments, lubrication, filter changes etc.
  • Oversee subordinate employees, contractors, and service personnel.
  • Assist with other duties related to the position as assigned.
  • Must hold a valid certificate of qualification as a 3rd Class Operating (Stationary) Engineer. Consider the 4th class operating engineer who will obtain the 3rd class certificate in 2 years (the candidate should agree and sign the employment contract) if the person has the maintenance experience.
  • Must have a compliment of hand tools 
  • Must have environmental and energy tracking and reporting knowledge 
  • Able to heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.) 
  • Knowledge of steam, compressed air, hot water, power boilers and refrigeration systems 
  • Willingness to obtain IMT
  • Experience in ammonia systems.
  • Working knowledge of computer software and computerized maintenance systems such as SAP.
  • Must be self-managed and able to set priorities among conflicting priorities. 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Can work well in a team environment 
  • Preference to the person with the dual ticket – G1; G2; millwright, electrician, instrumentation.
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.

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