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24 Feb 2023

Full-Time Industrial Mechanic Millwright / Millwright Apprentice

Employment Professionals Canada – Posted by Pamela Durigan Welland, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager as part of an interdependent team, the Industrial Mechanic Millwright / Millwright Apprentice will ensure operation of systems and equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements and troubleshooting technical aspects of equipment in Welland, Ontario. This position is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of equipment, machinery to meet the stringent production standards vital to support a 24/7 production schedule. The Industrial Mechanic Millwright / Millwright Apprentice position is capable of evaluating and repairing equipment to minimize lost production time in the entire facility.


Essential Duties:

  • Ensure safe practices prior to working on any equipment to prevent harm to him/herself and to others;
  • Enhance reliability of operation of systems and equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements and troubleshooting technical aspects of the plant’s equipment;
  • Install, maintain, dismantle and overhaul machinery, such as heavy mechanical equipment, conveyor systems, pulleys, mechanical clutches, gear boxes, hydraulic and pneumatic systems;
  • Control downtime by involving production workers in the company’s scheduled preventative maintenance plans;
  • Actively participates in problem-solving activities related to operation of equipment in the facility on both a preventive and reactive basis;
  • Prepare mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends. Make recommendations to the Maintenance Manager as necessary for improvements;
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams and schematics to determine work procedures;
  • Providing emergency/unscheduled repairs during production and performing scheduled maintenance repairs of all equipment;
  • Assemble machinery and equipment prior to installation and post installation;
  • Demonstrate safety in the workplace by following and complying with company’s safety policies;
  • Create, execute and complete all work order tasks and details utilizing CMMS system;


Secondary Duties:

  • Ability to make pre and post installation recommendations on equipment to supervisor;


Secondary Duties:

  • Develop a parts list of all items to be purchased for projects assigned;
  • Compliance to Environmental Health and Safety standards and engagement with EHS program and duties as assigned;
  • Safe Operations of equipment, lifting devices, industrial vehicles including but not limited to: Forklift, crane and gator;
  • Provide coaching and expertise to other members by sharing expertise and working as a team to meet common business objectives;
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities to drive efficiency and cost savings.
  • Conferring with supervisors and operators in order to report equipment malfunctions and resolve production problems;
  • Using a variety of hand and power tools and material handling equipment to perform duties.
  • Participating in meetings and committees to communicate information and serve as a liaison with other departments and managers;
  • Other duties as assigned for which he/she has received required training, possesses qualifications and/or is considered competent.

Job Specifications:

Educational and Experience Requirements for this position:

  • Must hold an Industrial Mechanic Millwright License that is valid in the Province of Ontario;
  • A minimum of 5 years related work experience operating sophisticated equipment and machinery in an industrial setting;
  • Advanced technical aptitude including but not limited to: computers, math, assembly and general manufacturing principles;
  • Experienced with a variety of equipment in an automated, high tech production facility;
  • Experience with highly automated production lines that utilize PLCs, SCADA systems and software driven control systems;
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours/shifts;
  • Previous experience with pneumatic, mechanical, electrical and industrial applications;
  • Working knowledge of tools, materials, methods and practices used in plant management, construction and repair;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and recognized PLC programs;
  • Satisfactory criminal reference check in accordance with the company’s policy.

Personal Skills/Attributes Required for the Position:

  • Professional, co-operative attitude and behaviour;
  • Ability to work productively in an environment with a wide range of temperatures;
  • Ability to frequently lift/push/pull objects that are 75 pounds or heavier, repeatedly;
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, squat and walk about the facility;
  • Ability to meet physical and cognitive demands assessments;
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and concentrate on tasks;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to motivate, and support a work team on both individual and team basis;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with front line workers and management, and to function as an effective team member;
  • Excellent communication skills, including both verbal and written skills with the ability to give and receive feedback;
  • Excellent organizational skills, i.e. time management, ability to prioritize, etc.;
  • Willingness to be actively involved in problem-solving activities following effective and proven methodologies such as Root Cause Analysis;
  • Willingness to embrace new challenges.
  • Attention to detail, manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination and an ability to distinguish between colours

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $29.37-$32.01 per hour

How to Apply

Email: Phone: (905)684-8222

Job Categories: Trades/Transport/Equipment. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: $29-$32 and Based on experience.

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