Maintenance Mechanic
in Wheatley, ON

Wheatley, ON
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 22003354

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Block 1 Industrial Mechanic Apprentice will be a self- starter with a "Can Do" attitude and the ability to adapt in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.
Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Block 1 Industrial Mechanic certificate or successful completion of a recognized post-secondary education (minimum 1 year program) in a maintenance trade within the last 10 years
  • Experience in Manufacturing would be considered an asset.
  • Required to work in all areas of the plant. (Receiving, front line and packaging etc.)
  • Must have the physical ability to perform all job functions
  • Must accept responsibility of helping maintain all Cavendish Farms equipment and buildings.
  • Must be willing to work alternative shift schedules when applicable for assignments.
  • Must be willing to work overtime.
  • Good work history

Key Responsibilities:
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Day to day maintenance of equipment;
  • Trouble shooting, preventive and predictive maintenance;
  • Communication with shift managers and supervisors;
  • Involvement in projects and new equipment installations;
  • Participation in or conducting training on familiarity with equipment.
  • Be willing and able to learn all aspects of the business inside of all departments.

Physical/Environmental Demands:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk and/or hear
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk and climb; regularly use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color acuity, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus
  • Work is inside and the noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud

Cavendish Farms is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:
  • A flexible health, drug, dental, and vision plan
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs
  • Health & wellness reimbursements, includes gym memberships, fitness classes or online workout programs
  • Maternity leave top-up program (if applicable)
  • RRSP matching program
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development as well as 24/7 access to online curated learning
  • Growth and progression opportunities within Cavendish Farms and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about our products and services, click here.
Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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