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Maintenance Journeyman - Electrician

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Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2X 1R2

R2X 1R2
Job Category:  Maintenance
R2X 1R2

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.



Position Purpose

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance of the bakery equipment. Maintaining open and reliable communication with co-workers on the safety and operating status of all equipment operations.



  • Prepare, test and troubleshoot all production lines prior to start-up in a timely manner.
  • Promote and adhere to safe work practices in the bakery i.e. lock-out procedure.s
  • Work in accordance with company policies, departmental procedures, good manufacturing practices, and workplace health and safety regulations.
  • Carry out duties as specified by Maintenance Manager and Supervisor.
  • Timely and accurate completion of all paper work on repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Repair production equipment in a timely manner, using blueprints and manuals.
  • Carry out minor building maintenance and repairs.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with other departments and assist in continuous equipment improvement.
  • Problems solve, analyze and identify waste areas and recommend solutions.
  • Install new equipment according to layout plans using hand and power tools.
  • Carry out equipment modifications to improve product quality and reduce downtime.
  • Report any concerns and/or problems to supervisor.
  • Adhere to GMP’s and Health and safety rules as outlined in employee handbook.
  • Report any unsafe conditions, incidents or injuries to Supervisor immediately.
  • Use all prescribed personal protective equipment.
  • Ensure GMP’s and safe food handling practices are being followed.
  • Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual .
  • All tools to be cleaned and maintained in good repair. Report any broken, damaged, or missing tools to your supervisor. Do not discard any damaged or broken tools.
  • Follow all GMPs including maintaining personal hygiene, handwashing/sanitizing hands, clean up spills (ie: ingredients, water, debris and wood).
  • Report any foreign material findings to your supervisor.
  • As part of food security, report any unusual people or behaviours to your supervisor.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good understanding and application of English oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to understand the scheduling process, quality training and safety policies and procedures after training completion
  • Strong organizational and communication skills are essential
  • Good analytical skills – finds solutions quickly
  • High sense of accountability
  • Understand 3 phase motor controls
  • Can read and or wirte PLC programs
  • Can program VFDs
  • Install electrical equipment based on Canadian Electrical Code
  • Understand and troubleshoot ciruit boards
  • Understanding of Robots and Ultra Sonic Cutting equipment
  • Takes pride in their work


  • Red Seal Certified Journeyman Electrican with a minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Certified in WHMIS/MSDS program
  • Proven experience with SAP software


  • SAP knowledge with SRM, ECC and Ariba Environments.
  • Food Manufactuing experience an asset





ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.