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Job Title:

Maintenance Mechanic


Position Summary:

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for proactively maintaining operation of machinery and mechanical equipment thru preventive/predictive maintenance. 


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Understands and complies with all workplace safety regulations
  • Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills.
  • Works well independently and with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment.
  • Mechanical skills –should be comfortable using hand and power tools to perform repair and maintenance tasks on a variety of industrial machines
  • Troubleshooting –requires excellent troubleshooting skills, and should be able to follow steps to isolate and address mechanical issues
  • Physical stamina and dexterity –must be dexterous enough to maneuver around large pieces of machinery and should have the physical stamina needed to spend long shifts on their feet. Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery. Prolonged periods standing and walking. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted. Must be able to visually inspect machines.
  • Problem-solving skills – problem-solving skills are central in this role to devise solutions to keep machinery working safely without impacting efficiency
  • Communication skills – must possess solid written and verbal communication skills in English to interact with plant leadership and line workers

Candidate Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of food or production manufacturing preferred
  • Some vocational or community college with related coursework or equivalent experience, an asset
  • Must have 2-3 years experience working in an Industrial Mechanic role
  • Must be fluent in English (reading and writing)
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada without company sponsorship
  • Able to work straight night shift Sunday - Thursday 11:00 pm – 7:30 am but training will be on day shift for approx. 3-4 months before changing to the night shift
  • Able to work weekends when required

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment


Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.