Millwright Apprentice


Ancaster, ON, CA, LG9 3L1

LG9 3L1
Job Type:  Bakery Operations
LG9 3L1

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 like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 13 bakeries 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.



Position Purpose

This position is responsible for learning and developing skills associated with performing preventive maintenance, repairs, assisting with troubleshooting equipment and some project work.


Key Accountabilities

The apprentice will additionally be asked to do a variety of other routine duties such as shop cleanup, equipment changeovers, creating work orders and completing root cause analysis with corrective action reports.



  • Follow bakery safety and procedures to be in compliance with company policies
  • Set-up production lines and assist in changeovers as required
  • Perform routine preventative, proactive, corrective and emergency activities
  • Effectively use the SAP maintenance system to create work orders, complete PMs, and find parts
  • Must attend and be successful in the in-school portion of training as outlined by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities
  • Maintain accurate log book and daily shift reports
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of their responsibilities specific to food safety, legality and quality
  • 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
  • Adhere to food safety practices and ensure they are being followed


Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum grade 12 education
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Has demonstrated an interest in maintenance and taken part in self-improvement initiatives
  • Has good analytical skills and demonstrates ability to find solutions
  • Understands high sense of urgency to solving problems
  • Able to lift 50 lbs, work from heights and in tight spaces
  • Will be required to pass a mechanical aptitude test as a part of the selection process


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must attend and be successful in the in school portion of training as outlined by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities



  • Experience or demonstrated interest in maintenance


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The majority of work in the bakery requires employees to stand on their feet for the entire 

8-12 hour shift

  • Physical demands may also include reaching, bending, walking, lifting (up to a maximum

of 50lbs) and performing repetitive actions

  • Please refer to the PDA for all physical requirements of this position


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • ASPIRE BAKERIES Limited is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation
  • The temperature of the environment within the production area can range from 58 - 80

degrees Fahrenheit depending on the department 

  • The production areas are often loud, exceeding 85 decibels, due to the machinery that is

running; earplugs are required to be worn while in the bakery at all times

  • Depending on position, some employees may be exposed to dust; dust masks and

respirators are available if required


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.