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Maintenance Electrician


Fort Erie, ON, CA, L2A 1W43

Req ID:  25002
Segment:  Maintenance

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


Do you want to work for a great company while also benefitting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism in a family environment? Then Rich Products is the place for you! We are a world leader in the production of quality food products. An opportunity exists at our Fort Erie Ontario manufacturing location for a Maintenance Electrician. This position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of electronics and electrical equipment on the plant floor. The preferred candidate will have a 442 Electrician Ticket and experience with Allen Bradley PLC programming.  For more information or to apply on line please visit https://careers.rich.com and type "Fort Erie" in the search by location box.



The Maintanence Electrician controls the efficient operation of all plant equipment by performing mechanical, electrical and electronic repair and preventive maintenance.

  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses all maintenance failures.
  • Licenced electrician, 442 Industrial, preferred
  • Must have Allen Bradley PLC programming experience, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000, preferred, familiar with some advanced logic
  • Allen Bradley Panelview programming experience,
  • Allen Bradley Variable Frequency drive experience, Powerflex 40, 70, 525 preferred
  • Uses assembly drawings, P&ID’s and manuals to tune equipment for operation, uses electrical (VFD’s, SCR’s, motor starters) and logic (PLC, SLC) principles to solve equipment problems.
  • Uses basic plumbing, metal working and general facilities and building maintenance knowledge as needed.
  • Works with operating devices such as gages, RTD’s, pressure transmitters, I/P’s and vortex flow meters.
  • Trains new Associates and team members on required skill sets for Maintenance.
  • Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to GMP and Safety guidelines.
  • Performs any other related miscellaneous duties assigned by Team Leader.
  • Will be required to work with and train operations Associates on basic equipment troubleshooting and assist operations as needed with productio
  • Must have 3-5 years experience in food processing, working with standard troubleshooting and repair of production equipment with highly sophisticated control systems
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have the ability to train other Associates in Maintenance operations
  • Must have the desire and ability to operate as a member of a Self-Directed work team
  • Must have general mechanical knowledge and electrical and logic principle knowledge
  • Has basic plumbing, metalworking and general facilities/building maintenance knowldege
  • Has an awareness of and the ability to follow Associate Safety guidelines
  • Has an awareness of and the ability to follow GMP and Food Safety guidelines
  • Understands proper machine operating and adjusting procedures
  • Must have the ability to work in and contribute to Production Improvement, Associate Involvement and Temporary Teams, as assigned

We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability. If you need assistance in the application process please contact the Rich Products HR Department.


As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.


Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

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