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Maintenance Mechanic - TPM

Location: 

Ft Erie, ON, CA, L2A1W3

Req ID:  26504
Segment:  Maintenance

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 $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Maintenance Mechanic performs preventative maintenance functions to keep production operational.  This is a steady day shift position that will also be responsible for driving and owning TPM (Total Productive Manufacturing) across the plant. TPM is a new initiative for Rich Products Fort Erie starting this year, with the goal of empowering our associates to own their equipment and make decisions to drive out losses.  Successful candidates will receive complete TPM training after hire.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
  • To maintain, troubleshoot and repair manufacturing equipment and share knowledge of applicable mechanical concepts and principles with other maintenance personnel.
  • To respond quickly to any calls from production to keep equipment operational and ensure production runs smoothly.
  • To make sure all food safety standards are followed.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks as scheduled and report results
  • Perform special projects from time to time as assigned in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Communicate effectively with outside vendors and equipment manufacturers.
  • To work in a safe and efficient manner.

 

TPM Responsibilities

  • Owns the PM systems for the line, focusing on Defect Handling and Breakdown Elimination, and later Maintenance Planning and Scheduling.
  • Supports and leads portions of loss-elimination planning. 
  • Drives breakthrough results in Planned and Unplanned Downtime, and owns:
          • Maintenance & Repair costs for the line
          • % Planned Maintenance and % PM’s complete
          • Breakdown reduction
  • Coaches and develops Shift Teams by serving as a technical coach / resource.
  • Actively participates in trio Daily Line Meetings and execution of the daily action plan.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Industrial Millwright Certificate 443A.
  • Knowledge of TPM (Total Productivity Manufacturing) would be a definite asset.
  • Refrigeration operator B certificate would be an asset.
  • Computer skills, MS Word, Excel, and Outlook would be an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years experience working as a millwright.
  • Must be able to perform various physical skills associated with the trade.
  • Daily activities include walking, standing, reaching, twisting, stooping, grasping and working near noisy equipment, and occasionally working in the freezer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 22 kg (50 lbs).

                                                     

In accordance with the Canadian Human Rights Act, Rich Products of Canada Limited, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”) will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, age, sex, record of offences, marital status, family status, handicap, sexual orientation or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, provincial, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under certain provincial or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

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.

MEET RICH’S.

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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