Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world. We have two state-of-the-art potato processing plants in PEI and another in Jamestown, ND, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Head office is in Dieppe, NB and sales office locations are in Toronto, Montreal and Boston.
Duties to include but not limited to: In a timely and professional manner to perform all aspects of maintenance, preventative maintenance, monitor, troubleshoot and repair of all electrical elements in the facility ensuring safety, communication and efficiency. Ensures that all OSHA regulations are being met. Safeguard both employees and customers by maintaining the highest level of safety and sanitation. Proactively communicate with all departments in professional manner to fulfill company objectives. Create and lead a positive, safe, productive & professional atmosphere.
To respond to process line or emergency calls to efficiently analyze, evaluate and direct repair of the electrical systems so that maximum safety and efficiency of the system is maintained. Perform lock out tag out procedures as required. Keep accurate documentation.
Perform all equipment preventive maintenance as required by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and preventive maintenance as determined by management. To proactively supervise the electrical maintenance to ensure its optimum performance. Maintain and organize equipment documentation parts lists, drawings, schematics, PLC programs, repair manuals and maintenance history.
Inspect, repair, and maintain electro-mechanical production machinery. Troubleshoot and diagnose PLCs, control circuits, instrumentation, sensors, drives, industrial motors (AC/DC), VFDs and transformers. Must understand of all aspects of the Sorters, Case packers, ADR’s, Baggers, Palletizer and Wrapper.
Assist outside contractors as needed. Install new or revised equipment or devices. Forecast any probable future issues that may cause downtime. Train new employees as required. Participate in Six Sigma projects and carry out new innovative ways pertaining to maintenance to help reduce downtime, cost and waste.
To maintain a clean, organized, and safe work area. To attend and participate in meetings, training and continuing education programs internally or externally as deemed appropriate by management. Notify the Lead Electrical Technician or Maintenance Manager of daily performance and/or issues.
High School Diploma
An Industrial Instrumentation, or Industrial Electronics’ AAS degree is preferred. Knowledge with Fundamental Digital Electronics, Electrical Control Systems, Pneumatics, High Voltage AC and proficient with Schematics. Strong computer skills are required.
Successful candidates must be able to work 12 hour shifts (7am-7pm). Starting wage for this position is $17.97 per hour depending on experience. Employees regularly scheduled to work after 7 pm receive $1.00/hour shift differential. Cavendish Farms offers a competitive benefit package incuding health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401-k, and relocation assistance.
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