Electrician – Packaging Industry (Day Shift)

Location: ON - Ajax / Whitby
Salary: $35 per hour
Job Type: Permanent

Our Client, a leading Packaging Company, is currently seeking an Electrician to join their team.  This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated professional who is looking for a Day Shift position.

Position:  Electrician
Shift:  Day Shift

Required Skills – Responsibilities

Hands-on maintenance in a High speed Packaging facility. Responding to breakdowns, carrying out preventative maintenance, and other assigned work.

Proactively troubleshoot and correct problems with control systems, scaling systems or any electric or electronic systems on the production equipment
Conduct routine scheduled maintenance in accordance with preventative maintenance program
Carry out Installation and modification work – mechanical, electrical and refrigeration
Hazardous material handling
Be familiar with and take a lead role in emergency situations
Be observant and take initiative when a fault is detected
Report daily activities
Maintain good housekeeping practices in your work area and in the maintenance shop
Carry out repairs on equipment and buildings not associated with the production lines. (ie. cold store equipment, yard lighting, forklifts, trucks, office fittings and facilities, building fabric, etc…)
Adhere to safety and quality standards
Other duties as assigned
Work schedule: Day Shift

Required Experience

Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Industrial Electrician Certification
Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
Strong working knowledge of Siemens and Allan Bradley PLC’s and frequency drives
Experience in a consumer goods packaging manufacturing facility would be an asset
Team player
Prior involvement with Continuous Improvement projects
Self-motivated and able to take initiative
Computer literacy

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit, along with the required degrees, licenses or certificates listed in the job description.

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