Licensed Millwright

Listowel, ON, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

Spinrite is looking for 2 licensed Millwrights to preform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and complete repairs.

At Spinrite, our plans are to grow, so this position is an excellent opportunity for anyone who thrives within an evolving workplace and would like exposure to growth. If you would like to get onboard with the fastest growing company in the industry and aspire for success, this role may be for you.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks including overhaul and repair of pumps and production equipment, line changes, and critical mechanical repairs.

  • Maintaining and troubleshooting all production equipment in a steam environment.

  • Maintain logs to support preventive maintenance.

  • Ordering and maintaining the inventories of parts.

  • Refurbishing components when required.

  • Perform line changes and critical mechanical repairs.

  • Assemble and install new equipment and make modifications to existing equipment.

  • Apply PLC logic for troubleshooting.

  • Order required material.

  • Perform route cause analysis for troubleshooting.

  • Perform up-keep of boiler systems in the Dyehouse production area.

  • Replace steam pumps, traps and piping.

  • Repair dye processing chemical lines and valves.

  • Work in other areas within Spinrite as assigned.


  • Possess Industrial Millwright License.

  • Excellent attendance and safety records.

  • Understanding of steam production systems.

  • Ability to weld stainless steel.

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Use shop tools such as tig/mig/arc welders, lathe, milling machine and oxy/acetylene torch.

  • Knowledge in pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.

  • Knowledge shop tools and blueprint reading.

  • Application of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.

  • Communication and math skills.

  • Available for emergency call-in and overtime work.

  • Ability to climb ladders and handle parts weighing up to 90 pounds.

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.