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Maintenance Technician

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

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for maintaining operation efficiency of production equipment and general plant operations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directly responsible for ensuring the health and safety of others beyond one’s own team or functional area (may include responsibility for health and safety of outside visitors or contractors). Responds to crisis situations where the health and safety of others may be at risk.

  • Resolve machine problems as they occur

  • Perform mechanical maintenance related to repairing heavy industrial equipment including hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

  • Perform Maintenance in accordance with company policy

  • Communicate with supervisors daily on issues concerning the department

  • Create a team atmosphere

  • Conduct safety inspections, maintenance audits and training.

  • Assist in installation of new equipment

  • Responsible for entering work and part requests into computerized maintenance management system

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Blueprint reading

  • Electrical diagram knowledge

  • General mechanical knowledge including hydraulic, pneumatic systems.

  • Variable speed motor control installation and maintenance

  • Ability to solder, braze, rod weld or tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding

  • 1 year’ experience maintaining industrial machinery and controls

  • 1-year experience maybe from equivalent technical educational training in a relevant field

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Technical education training in industrial maintenance, electrical, welding, machine tool and/or HVAC systems.

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.

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