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Industrial Electrician

St. John's, Newfoundland

Bimbo Canada is a major, public Canadian Corporation and part of the Grupo Bimbo family of Companies 
POSITION: Industrial Electrician
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor 
LOCATION: St. John's, Newfoundland 

SALARY: As per collective agreement 

Bimbo Canada (formerly Canada Bread Company, Limited) 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.
Bimbo Canada serves major grocery chains, retail outlets and food service operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and food service outlet.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain, service and repair conveyors, pumps and compressors and pneumatic systems in a food processing plant. 
  • Start-up and testing; Renovating and restoring; Troubleshooting, Programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
  • Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions.
  • Install machinery and mechanical equipment, repair or replace defective machinery parts, [erform routine maintenance work on machinery, program PLCs.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
  • High school diploma
  • Licensed Industrial Electrician
  • Results oriented individual who can work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Experience in industrial controls
  • Mechanical skills is an asset
  • Required to read, write and understand instructions in English
  • Required to perform physically demanding work, capable of, lifting and carrying weight approximately 50 pounds, work at heights, climb ladders, crawl under conveyors
  • Required to work in extreme hot/cold environments and ability to work in dusty environment 
  • Required to work in close proximity of the following allergens: soy, gluten, sesame seeds, sulphites, tree nuts and dust.
  • Comfortable using computers and programs such as Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Must be very flexible with work hours and available to work weekends
Application Process:

If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to Lesley Baker, HR Advisor at lesley.baker@grupobimbo.com

Please note all offers of employment at Bimbo Canada (formerly Canada Bread Company, Limited) 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.

Bimbo Canada is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.​

Bimbo Canada offers a competitive compensation package including a comprehensive benefits program.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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