Production machinery maintenance mechanic, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Job Description
Company: Canadian Fruit & Produce Co. Inc.
Business information: We are a third generation family owned and operated wholesale fruit and vegetable company in business for over 85 years. Our wholesale fruit includes a variety of Watermelons, Melons, Lemons and Limes. The vegetable commodities include Peppers, Beans, Cucumbers, Zucchini and Squash.

Business Location: 306-165 the Queensway, Toronto, ON, M8Y 1H8
Work location: 885 Avonhead Road, Mississauga, ON, L5J 4B1
Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
• Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions
• Repair or replace defective machinery parts
• Perform routine maintenance work on machinery
• Program programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
• Operate hoisting and lifting equipment
• Fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up
• Operate machining tools to fabricate parts
• Installing machinery and equipment
• Assembling machinery and equipment (prior to installation)
• Coach and instruct apprentices
• Supervise other workers
• Estimate costs and materials
• Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
• Oiling, greasing and repairing machinery and melon line dumping heavy lift and automated production and processing equipment
• Maintain, repair and paint as required the facilities, equipment and machinery of the company
• Collect replacement parts

• Education: Completion of secondary school is required.
• Experience: Completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program OR a combination of over three years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in industrial machinery repair or millwrighting is required.
• Driver’s licence is required due to the nature of the daily tasks
• Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail, Physically demanding, Handling heavy loads.
• Personal suitability: Team player, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication.

Salary: $36.00 hourly – 44 hours per week.

- 60% of drug and medical insurance
- 80% of dental insurance
- 60% Eye glasses
- Work uniforms and tools
- Use of company vehicle to collect parts, on call work, arriving to work when there are no bus routes, etc.

Important Information:
Total flexibility on schedule hours is required.
Operating shifts are between 6:30 am to 6:00 pm from Monday to Sunday.
On call work on short notice to repair equipment
The shifts vary according to the business needs and overtime will be required.
Weekend and night hours will be required on a regular basis to complete maintenance and facility repairs
This is an extremely physical and demanding position.

Apply by e-mail to:
Apply by mail to: 885 Avonhead Road, Mississauga, ON, L5J 4B1 marked for the attention of Richard Gelder
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