Electrician

Brantford, Ontario, Canada | Electrician | Full-Time

Amhil North America is part of the Wentworth Technologies group of companies that provide smart, safe and sustainable packaging solutions for the consumer, industrial and foodservice industries in North America and Europe.

Under the Wentworth Technologies Umbrella, Amhil North America is a privately held Thermoforming Plastics Packaging company focused on delivering Best Value to our customers and partners.

Over the past twenty years, Amhil North America has expanded its product offering to include drinking cups, portion cups and food packaging and now includes products that are 100% recyclable, produced with recycled content and available as carbon neutral.


Overview

The Electrician works as part of our Maintenance Team in a fast paced food packaging plastics manufacturing facility.

This position involves a combination of troubleshooting, preventive and predictive maintenance to solve issues, make repairs and bring new equipment into service. Documentation and Teamwork are critical to success in this role.

Details

  • Operate within a multi-skilled environment to maintain the plant’s machinery and equipment, while improving processes to minimize disruption to the production lines
  • Perform preventative maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment in accordance with standardized procedures
  • Maintain all electrical and mechanical maintenance records
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment, including PLC and motor controls, safety sensors and relays
  • Installation, troubleshooting and upgrading of industrial electrical systems and equipment, including electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
  • Practice safe work habits. Comply with all applicable legislative and Amhil’s health and safety, food safety, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance.
  • Ensure that work area is always clean of debris and hazards and check work area for such hazards upon arrival and when departing each area of work.
  • Interact with all employees in a positive manner and promote safe and co-operative working environment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.

What we’re looking for

  • A Great Attitude!
  • Must wear all required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Certified Ontario Electrician (442A/309A or inter-provincial license) with PLC and motor controls troubleshooting experience and technical knowledge.
  • 2 to 5 years’ industrial, electrical and mechanical experience, preferably in the food -industry.
  • Strong problem-solving skills related to troubleshooting equipment issues, preferably in a fast paced manufacturing/industrial environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional team members.
  • Mechanical aptitude/ interest.
  • Proven ability to adapt to changing priorities and working conditions.
  • The successful candidate must me flexible to work after hours as needed to resolve breakdown issues.
  • This position will be primarily days, yet requires some flexibility
  • The schedule will be either 12 hour continental or 8 hour days depending on business needs.

Also nice to have

  • Master’s electrician certification.
  • Previous experience working in a 24/7 Plastics manufacturing environment.
  • Sound understanding of industrial controls networks.
  • Sound understanding of industrial drives

 

This position is open to all applicants, legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is open to all applicants, legally authorized to work in Canada.

Amhil provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.

Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.