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Maintenance Electrician

Moncton, NB

Bimbo Canada is a major, public Canadian Corporation and part of the Grupo Bimbo family of Companies 
POSITION: Maintenance Electrician
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager  
LOCATION: Moncton Plant

SALARY: $33.00 per hour, 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.

Premiums Offered: 
  • We offer a shift premium of 0.75 cents which shall be paid for all hours worked between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
  • We offer a shift premium of 0.75 cents which shall be paid for all hours worked between 12:00am and 9:00pm on Sundays
  • Dual ticket rates for additional maintenance tickets 
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain, install and service electrical panels, control panels, electrical circuits and motors for specialized processing and packaging equipment in a food processing plant
  • Start-up and test, troubleshoot, modify, program and optimize Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), specifically Allen Bradley
  • Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions, commission machinery and equipment, repair or replace defective components
  • Perform routine maintenance on machinery
  • Pull cable and wires and terminate connections
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications
  • Perform basic mechanical tasks and troubleshooting
  • High school diploma
  • Licensed Industrial Electrician or Construction Electrician with equivalent experience 
  • Apprentices in Industrial Electrician or Electromechanical technology field are encouraged to apply
  • Results oriented individual who is able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Experience in industrial controls
  • Mechanical skills an asset
  • Need to be able to: read, write and understand instructions in English, work at heights, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, climb ladders, crawl under conveyors, work in extreme hot/cold environment, work in dusty environment, work in close proximity with the allergens.
  • Comfortable using computers and programs such as Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Must be very flexible with work hours and available to work weekends.
What we offer:
  • Competitive compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package (health, medical, dental, vision) and company pension plan. 
  • Paid vacation 
  • The company will pay up to $175 toward the purchase of CSA approved safety footwear
  • The company will supply all tools for maintenance associates
  • The company supports maintenance apprenticeship programs to assist associates who are interested in pursuing further education 
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 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.

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.​

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