shift engineer - 3rd class, Toronto

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Are you looking for a challenging role as a Shift Engineer where you can join an industry leader?
Do you enjoy working independently and having responsibility?

If so, this role may be for you!

What the role offers you!

Location: North York
- Rotating Continental shift
- 1 Float day (paid per year)
- 3 weeks (120 hours) vacation/yr.
- Benefits start after 3 months of employment (health, dental, vision plan- employer paid premiums), co. STD plan, LTD- employee pays the premiums
-Participation in Company Group RRSP program after 3 months. Company match to DPSP plan.
- Paid sick days (within acceptable range)
- 1 Volunteer Day (paid)
- Training & Development opportunities as well.

Details of the position:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is accountable for contributing to various Operating Engineering and Maintenance tasks at the division. This position will maintain the life of equipment, minimize downtime, and ensure the safe and efficient operations of the plant. Team members are required with the following qualifications and will perform the duties listed below.

Key Responsibilities:
Maintain and operate boilers, air compressors, ammonia refrigeration, water chillers, cooling tower, air compressors, and building facilities
Troubleshoot and maintain processing equipment such as UHT, VTIS, Pasteurizer, Silos, AST tanks, valves and pumps
Maintain and troubleshoot bag and carton fillers and high-speed packaging equipment
Responsible to maintain all mechanical and electrical systems, all machinery at the facility
Coordinate with Production, Maintenance and outside contractors and ensure that work is completed in a safe manner that complies with all necessary manufacturing codes, regulations and standards i.e. H&S, GMP’s, HACCP, WHMIS, MSDS etc.
Communicate daily Engineering Activities with Chief Engineer and update all daily engineering logs
Improve and maintain existing PM systems
Ensure that required parts are ordered
Identify opportunities and make recommendations to continuously improve maintenance operations and efficiencies
Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs & other training materials provided and accurate record keeping
Attend prescribed courses and training as required
Other projects as assigned by Plant Management.

Must have: a valid TSSA 3rd Class Operating Engineer Certificate
Industrial Millwright and/or Electrician License an asset.
Well experienced to maintain and operate Steam Boilers, Air Compressors, Ammonia Refrigeration
Proven ability to maintain and repair various packaging and processing equipment
Strong troubleshooting skills and a positive, solutions-oriented team player
Dedicated to safety and process excellence
A strong background in HACCP and GMP’s would be an asset
Minimum 3 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably food industry, dairy industry would be an asset
Must display excellent sanitary habits and possess knowledge of HACCP
Strong preventative maintenance and troubleshooting ability
Solid knowledge of high-speed filling and packaging lines and PLCs

Knowledge of GMPs, including
Familiar with continuous improvement processes and methodologies considered an asset
Good communication skills, including written and verbal
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Must be flexible in terms of shift work and perform other duties as required
Physically capable of performing the demands of the job
Computer skills would be an asset

Working Environment:
Regular interruptions and exposure to noise. Occasional exposure to dust, extreme temperatures, odour, humidity, dry conditions, chemical substances, heights, hazardous machines and moving objects.

Physical Demands:
Standing, walking, and sitting for a considerable length of time. Crouching, working in confined spaces, climbing stairs and working in awkward positions at moderate lengths of time. Regular climbing of stairs (there are 22 stairs from the production floor to the lunch and rest rooms, as well as the office areas).

If this role sounds like a good fit for you please APPLY ONLINE or submit your resume directly to Ariel Rodello at

Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.