Electrician- Sundays Only in Guelph at Shearer’s Foods

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

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Job Description


You already us

Shearer’s is a privately held producer, co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer’s brand, and other “private labels.” As a matter of fact, Shearers is the number one producer of kettle cooked chips in the world! As the leader in North America, we make private label and co-manufacture salty snacks and are the second largest producer of cookies and crackers. We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. So, while you may not be familiar with our name, you likely eat the products we make on a regular basis. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to realize significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 11 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at www.Shearers.com .



Shift: Sunday from 7AM- 5PM 

Guelph, Canada $39.85/hour


At Shearer’s, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options.  Safety is our absolute priority.

Your seat at the table

Are you a motivated, focused and eager leader looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference from day one? Then we want you! This part time position works only on Sundays during the day, giving you the opportunity to earn extra income on the weekend! As a critical team member, you are responsible for routine inspections of electrical equipment, troubleshooting equipment, repairing and maintaining all mechanical issues on or food-safe production equipment 

What you bring to the table

    • Licensed 309A or 442A Electrical license-- REQUIRED
    • Must be able to perform and write Preventative Maintenance Programs
    • Knowledge of conveyors, high speed pumps/compressor & packaging equipment
    • Experience with electrical safety circuit controls
    • Experience with PLC Programming, modification and troubleshooting
    • Knowledge with VFD’s, Servo controls and HMI
    • Experience with electrical safety circuit controls
    • Perform routine PM’s and equipment inspections
    • Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required
    • Troubleshoot PLC, relay ladder controls, level controls, capacitive and inductive sensors, photo electronics and AC/DC variable drives
    • Strong experience in maintaining, repairing, installing and overhauling equipment typically found in a food processing facility
    • Interpret and use appropriate sections of the current Ontario Electrical Safety Code
    • Consult manufacturers' manuals to determine test and maintenance procedures
    • Read and interpret electrical drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to carry out assigned tasks
    • Perform periodic tasks and inspections of equipment and systems to observe operating conditions and determine what is needed for repair or adjustments
    • Execute preventative maintenance activities including trouble shooting and repairs to all equipment in a timely manner
    • Utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for processing work orders, weekly schedules, preventative maintenance, labour hours and additional tasks as assigned
    • Participate in safety programs and ensure the application of our safety standards for all maintenance operations
    • Train and guide new employees to carryout tasks safely and based on mill procedures and practices
    • Work in a safe productive manner to maximize quality, efficiency and availability while minimizing maintenance cost and unscheduled downtime
    • Good understanding of 5S and other Lean Manufacturing principles
    • Must be comfortable working at various heights
    • Must have a full complement of personal/professional hand tools
    • Experience in Food Processing facility would be considered an asset
    • Sense of urgency and attention to detail
    • Heavy lifting may be required
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Self-starter, working with minimal supervision
    • Must follow all safety regulations while working

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Shearer’s Foods Canada, Inc. is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities; please advise us if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.


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