• Industrial Electrician

    Job Locations CA-ON-Woodstock
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    Full Time
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  • Company Overview

    Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


    Leading to better.

    Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!


    Leading to better, together. 

    Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

    • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
    • Empowering our people
    • Promoting diverse thinking
    • Investing in innovation
    • Acting on sustainability
    • Embracing our differences

    Description and Responsibilities

    We have an Electrician position open located in Woodstock, Ontario. We have over 41 sites across North America and our Woodstock, Ontario, plant is a part of the Dairy & Culinary business and has around 50 employees. This is a site we are looking to grow and has multi-food technologies. We are looking for someone open to career advancement throughout Canada, and/or internationally, and also someone who is comfortable working all shifts. This includes Monday through Friday 1st shift: 7am – 3pm, 2nd shift: 3pm-11pm and 3rd shift: 11pm-7am. Shift premiums apply to 2nd and 3rd shift. 

    Starting Hourly Rate is $33.00 per hour and increases accordingly with canddiates experience



    Responsibilities include: 

    • Read diagrams and drawings to determine work procedures
    • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during installation, setting up and repair of machinery
    • Install machinery and mechanical equipment according to the layout plans using hand and power tools
    • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate abnormalities and malfunctions following the preventative maintenance schedule
    • Adjust machinery and repair or replace faulty parts through fabricating or installing new parts
    • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machines
    • Make modifications to tools and fixtures including the fabrication of new parts as required
    • Complete appropriate documentation according to company procedures
    • PLC & troubleshooting and programming skills
    • Assist with inventory of maintenance parts
    • Inspect and repair heating and cooling systems
    • Preventative Maintenance
    • Follow maintenance schedule to ensure efficiency of company’s systems

    Continuous Improvements

    • Maintain technical proficiency through participating in training and development courses as provided by Kerry Canada and others
    • Adhere to the ethical standards of those implicit within Kerry Canada
    • Participate with team members in continuous improvement projects and suggestions

    Equipment/Technology Utilized

    • Hand and Power Tools
    • Welder – Tig and Stick
    • Verniers, Micrometers
    • Decision Making
    • Priority of repairs


    Industrial Maintenance Electrician certifications. 442A; preferred OR 309A 

    • If applicant has 442A certification, then no food industry experience required. If applicant has 309A certification, they have to have minimum 2-5 years of food industry experience. 
    • Minimum 3-5 years industrial experience (production/plant experience)
    • Must be completed with apprenticeship and have 442A or 309A licenses 
    • Must have 3-5 years of experience with PLC troubleshooting, instrumentation and sensors 
    • PLC courses preferred
    • PLC programming experience preferred 


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