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Control Technician

Langley, BC · Construction/Facilities

Bimbo Canada is Canada’s largest bakery, operating for more than 100 years. It is a leading producer and distributor of fresh packaged breads and snacks with more than 1,000 products across 18 brands Canadians know and love, like Dempster’s®, Stonemill®, Villaggio®, Vachon® cakes and Takis®. Bimbo Canada is proud to feed Canadian families with safe, high-quality products they can trust made by Canadians, for Canadians at 16 bakeries, 14 distribution centres and 191 depots across the country. Bimbo Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company. Together, they are nourishing a better world with delicious baked goods and snacks by building a sustainable, highly-productive and deeply-humane company. We are dedicated to building a diverse workplace that promotes equity and belonging, where all associates can develop and contribute to the transformation of our company, the baking industry and our communities. For more, visit www.bimbocanada.com.


We are seeking a self-motivated candidate to provide controls support to a highly automated and fast paced distribution center. The qualified candidate should have strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills with a strong background in industrial controls.  The position will require experience with the latest versions of the various PLC’s, VFD’s and HMI’s to be used in conjunction with a strong understanding of electrical controls systems, mechanical drives, pneumatics, hydraulics, PC’s, robotics, and Ethernet networks.

Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Bring an outgoing and approachable personality to the job daily
  • Cross-functional leadership with an ability to influence people to a shared vision. 
  • High attention to detail with a great ability to multi-task

This role will operate out of the Langley, BC reporting to the Distribution Manager.

Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide expertise using electronics, servos, robots and computer systems.
  • Lead root cause problem solving sessions to review specific pieces of the process with the goal of eliminating waste and downtime to meet all distribution team goals
  • Maintain comprehensive log of all preventative inspections and other significant Cimcorp equipment related issues and activities. 
  • Ensure that system is operating optimally or take immediate corrective actions. 
  • Make recommendations if system should be operated differently. 
  • Make proposals on how the overall system could be improved. 
  • Troubleshooting:
  • Take part in troubleshooting. 
  • Analyze errors and plan corrective measures to further prevent problems. 
  • Execute corrective measures in co-operation with other Cimcorp organizations. 
  • Develop methods together with customer to determine root causes. 
  • Maintain records of system error quantity and error severity in order to prioritize the corrective actions. 
    • Ongoing control of the system functionality and initiatives to improve the system and practices 
  • Ensure that system is operating optimally or take immediate corrective actions. 
  • Make recommendations if system should be operated differently. 
  • Make proposals on how the overall system could be improved. 
    • Weekly meetings and reporting activities 
  • Take part in weekly/biweekly meetings with Langley DC management team. 
  • Maintain comprehensive log of all preventative inspections and other significant Cimcorp equipment related issues and activities. 
    • Spare part management 
  • Assist in having adequate spare part stock and act as link between Cimcorp and the Langley DC. 
  • Make spare part recommendations. 
  • Specify needed supplementary parts in co-operation with the Cimcorp Customer Support group. 
    • Provide support for the manufacturing Ethernet network and act as a liaison between distribution personnel and corporate IT
    • Supports without hesitation Distribution Center Safety, Food Safety, Food Defense Initiatives and Good Manufacturing Practices with an understanding that these are absolutes & are Priority #1.
    • Assures that General Safety and Food Safety is an absolute priority by setting the example as a member of senior management.
    • Work closely with distribution supervisors and managers to provide effective controls support
    • Promote a strong teamwork environment
    • Ensure equipment in area is maintained, guarded and operated in accordance with defined safety regulations and procedures
    • Understand levels of scrap and rework in area caused by equipment issues and associated points of cause
    • Identify potential cost savings and cost avoidance
    • Participate in budget planning for area and department.
    • Strong experience with the following software packages 
      • Microsoft Office
      • Robotic Software
    • Strong overall electrical knowledge and experience with control systems is a must
    • Excellent communication skills and effective team building skills a must
    • Must be a self-starter. Willing to travel for training and visit suppliers, bakeries and other locations as need, albeit it infrequently.
Please note that all applicants that will be considered for this role must be double vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will also be required to provide proof of their vaccination status during the recruitment process.

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