Journeyman Millwright, Full-Time (Hourly), Winnipeg MB

Location: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Date Posted: 07-31-2018
Job Title: Journeyman Millwright
Location: Winnipeg Plant
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Any Shift
 
Bimbo Canada is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada.  It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Bimbo Canada seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being, and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.
 
POSITION SUMMARY: 
In our mission to provide delicious and nutritious baked goods and snacks in the hands of all, we are currently hiring an Journeyman Millwright for our Maintenance Department, and will report directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. The main purpose of a Millwright is to install, maintain, test and trouble-shoot equipment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Must be able to work independently to troubleshoot machine problems and devise solutions
  • Identify and correct any problems found in machines, equipment or processes in order to facilitate production
  • Maintain, repair and overhaul of plant production equipment, building and grounds
  • Provide quick response to trouble calls by shift supervisors and or operators/technicians.
  • Assist Operating Engineers in maintenance of plant utilities
  • Perform preventive maintenance and improvements or modifications to production equipment
  • Support projects including working on a project team in the design, installation and commissioning
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of shift logs, maintenance inspections and meter readings
  • Ensure smooth, efficient communication to the next team at shift change
  • Participates collaboratively in process improvement teams as required
  • Actively participate in our 5S program and any other duties as assigned
 
REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
  • Must hold a valid provincial certification as an Red Seal Journeyman Millwright 
  • Must have 3 – 5 years proven practical experience performing as a mechanic in a fast paced, high volume production environment or similar
  • Experience in food manufacturing and industrial setting is an asset
  • Ability to communicate, read, and write in English
  • Strong verbal communication and teamwork skills. Must be able to communicate well with operators.
  • Possesses intermediate math skills
  • Interacts and shares information with associates at all levels
  • Participates collaboratively in work groups
  • Ensures ongoing communication with supervisory and/or maintenance staff in the event of equipment malfunctioning
  • Must be capable of working independently at a high level, dealing with contractors, other tradespersons, supervisors and line operators/technicians
  • Demonstrated ability to wear proper PPE and comply
  • Adherence with safety requirements and policies, eg. Ensures lock out tag out policy adherence is enforced by self and others
  • Ensures appropriate GMP apparel and procedures are being followed
  • Ensures all procedures are in accordance with Health & Safety legislation, Company Joint Safety Committee programs and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Ensures compliance with BRC food safety guidelines
  • Actively finds new and improved ways of completing tasks and is willing to try new things.
  • Maximo, PLC, and controls knowledge would be an asset
  • Good use of computer programs is an asset
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Environment:
  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work shifts including days, evenings, nights based on a 24 hour/7 day a week operation, including general holidays
  • Start times, scope and duties of this position may change periodically
Volume of work: 
  • Depending on production requirements, associates may be assigned alternate duties and additional responsibilities
Physical Requirement:
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs overhead
  • Frequent twisting, bending, pulling, pushing, crouching, kneeling, walking, and heavy lifting are required
 
To be considered for this role please apply with an updated resume by clicking “Apply Now” below. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note all offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.
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