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Sofina Foods Inc. Electrical Apprentice in Mitchell, Ontario

Electrical Apprentice – Mitchell, Ontario

Department: Maintenance

Rate: $21.00 - 25.00/hour (based on term)

Number of Positions: 1 position

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Shifts: Monday to Thursday - 12:00pm to 8:30pm / Friday - 7am to 3:30pm

Position Summary:

Sofina Foods is currently seeking a 3rd or 4th year Electrical Apprentice for our processing facility in Mitchell, Ontario. The Electrical Apprentices' prime responsibility is the maintenance, repair, and continuous improvement of our packaging and process equipment safely and efficiently. Solid working knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Code is required. The electrical apprentice will report to and provide a daily summary of work to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager and assigned work by the maintenance leadership team.


  • Setup, maintenance and continuous improvement of our food processing and packaging equipment

  • Understand and maintain Packaging and Process Control Systems

  • Electrical equipment (troubleshooting & repair)

  • Electrical equipment installations in compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Logically perform troubleshooting techniques on complex machinery including electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems

  • Prepare work orders using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)

  • Responsible for the Preventative Maintenance (PM) of all site equipment

  • Provide support to source and prepare parts for all preventative and reactive work

  • Prepare basic dimensioned sketches

  • Read and understand technical bulletins, manuals, instructions and blueprints

  • Performs daily, weekly, monthly and annual electrical & mechanical PM's

  • Participate in all maintenance team meetings

  • Participate in production line changeover including but not limited to conveyors, case packers, tray formers and sealing equipment

  • Maintain excellent housekeeping and follow the 5S principles. Practice a "safety first" policy by addressing: hazards, defective equipment, wearing personal protective equipment as required, and by reporting & correcting unsafe conditions immediately

  • Comply with all Health & Safety, HACCP, BRC and Good Manufacturing Practices


  • 3rd or 4th - year Electrical Apprentice

  • Solid working knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Code

  • Fundamental compentency with MS Office Applications

  • Excellent Communication skills and ability to communicate in English, both verbal and in writtin

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Req No.: 2021-2806

Position Status: Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries): Food Processing and Production, Manufacturing

External Company Name: Sofina Foods Inc.

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