Electrical Technician - Brantford Only

About the Role!

*This role will be housed at the Brantford facility only*

You are an experienced Electrical Technician with a minimum of 2 years of experience, and an asset if you've already worked in a manufacturing environment. We will not be unionized at Brantford, however ideal if you have union experience.

It is preferred you hold a 309A or 442A certification and have either a Technical Degree or HS Diploma. 


Your Main Responsibilities:

This is a responsible support position that directly interfaces with and proactively supports our Production Facility.

Other on-going activities include leading 5s activities and helping push forward the overall TPM agenda.  Working on focused improvements and being an active member of a cell team responsible for the overall safety, quality, waste and efficiency of a set of lines.

  • Have solid computer & typing skills and be able to use Microsoft Windows Products.
  • Have experience using test electronic test equipment.
  • Be experienced and able to use hand tools, small power tools and pneumatic tools.
  • Be able to read and understand technical drawings, P&ID’s, datasheets, and written work instructions.
  • Customizes systems and adjustments or repairs according to written specifications.
  • Maintains and writes work procedures and all related documentation for each task performed.
  • Works closely with engineering & Equipment suppliers to modify systems according to custom requirements.
  • Knack to detect electronic malfunctions and restore the same immediately.
  • Ability to effectively use electronic repair tools and testers.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and complete all tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Ensure all work is managed in such a way as to adhere to the HACCP and GMP policies/processes of a Food Manufacturing facility.
  • Complete all required documentation including fully updating the CMMS.
  • Participate in all TPM training and apply this knowledge to the daily job duties and responsibilities.
  • Update all related KPI information and graphs as required.

About you!

You have a strong sense of teamwork and ability to work cross functionally between team members.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Technical Diploma in industrial Electricity required.
  • Certification ideal: Certified Electrician (309A or 442A).
  • 2+ years’ experience as an Electrician.
  • Knowledge of WHMIS and HACCP trained preferred.
  • Familiarity and ability to troubleshoot Allen Bradley PLC Code; Allen Bradley AC, DC VFD, Servo.


About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.