Maintenance Technician in Ancaster ON

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Aspire Bakeries
Maintenance Technician
Job ID: 
Ancaster ON
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Job Types:
Electrician/Elec. Supervisor, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands likeLa Brea Bakery,Otis Spunkmeyer, andOakrun Farm Bakery. With 15bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

This position is primarily responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the Refrigeration Mechanical rooms, Boiler Rooms and associated equipment and auxiliaries. The mandate is determined by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, and requires that the person in this position be in attendance during the operation of these devices, to ensure the safe efficient use of this equipment.


  • Under the direction of the Chief Engineer
    • Maintain a logbook, recording operating characteristics of the plant
    • Be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the plant
    • May perform work on the premises on which the plant is situated
  • Monitor and Maintain the onsite Environmental systems
  • Perform periodic analysis of boiler and cooling water
  • Collect operational data and enter the information on to required forms
  • Take a leading role in the absence of the Chief Engineer during emergency events related to the Refrigeration or Boiler operations.
  • Assist in the training of new operators.


  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Perform the facility maintenance to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the buildings and support systems
  • Ensure the continuous operation of the facility
  • Take a customer service role in dealing with various people through out the facility.
  • Take a leading role in the absence of the Chief Engineer during emergency events related to fire and spill emergencies until relieved by the Chief Engineer or Fire Warren
  • Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual
  • Adhere to GMP s and Health and safety rules as outlined in employee handbook
    • Keep work area clean and clear of hazards
    • Report any unsafe conditions, incidents or injuries to Supervisor immediately
    • Use all prescribed personal protective equipment
  • Ensure GMP s and safe food handling practices are being followed
    • All tools to be cleaned and maintained in good repair. Report any broken, damaged, or missing tools to your supervisor. Do not discard any damaged or broken tools.
    • Follow all GMPs including maintaining personal hygiene, handwashing/sanitizing hands, clean up spills (ie: ingredients, water, debris and wood)
    • Report any foreign material findings to your supervisor
    • As part of food security, report any unusual people or behaviors to your supervisor


  • Refrigeration B Operator certification requried.
  • Third Class Stationary Engineer Certificate (minimum target) required.
  • Third Class Stationary Engineer Certificatewith secondary trade ticket (millwright, electrician. etc.) preferred.
  • Experience in ammonia refrigeration
  • Pipe Fitting
  • Plumbing
  • Trouble shooting

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

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