Share this Job

Maintenance Mechanic


Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2X 1R2

R2X 1R2
Job Type:  Maintenance
R2X 1R2

Job Title - Maintenance Journeyman - Industrial Mechanic

Location- Winnipeg , MB 

Pay rate - $35.81/HR + Evening & Overnight Shift Premium
Shift- 12-Hour Rotation

Aspire Bakeries offers the following benefits:

  • Company Paid Health & Dental Benefits

  • Flexible Work Schedules

  • Company Matched Registered Pension Plan up to 2% per year

  • Education & Tuition Reimbursements

  • Employee Events including BBQs, Holiday Parties, Contests, Prize Draws and more!

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

  • Paid on-the-job training and ongoing on-the-job training opportunities

  • Career Advancement & Great Work Environment

  • Transit Accessible Location


Position Purpose

This position is responsible for maintaining the bakery equipment, in a safe and efficient manner. Maintain open and reliable communication with co-workers on equipment operations, safety and operating status.



  • Prepare, test and troubleshoot all production lines prior to start-up in a timely manner.
  • Promote and adhere to safe work practices in the bakery i.e. lock-out procedures
  • Work in accordance with company policies, departmental procedures, good manufacturing practices, and workplace health and safety regulations
  • Carry out duties as specified by Maintenance Manager and Supervisor
  • Timely and accurate completion of all paper work on repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Repair production equipment in a timely manner, using blueprints and manuals.
  • Carry out minor building maintenance and repairs.
  • Perform basic welding with both Arc and TIG, as well
  • Maintain ongoing communication with other departments and assist in continuous equipment improvement.
  • Problems solve, analyze and identify waste areas and recommend solutions.
  • Install new equipment according to layout plans using hand and power tools.
  • Carry out equipment modifications to improve product quality and reduce downtime.
  • Understand Pneumatic and hydraulic systems and can demonstrate skill by applying the knowledge.
  • Must be able to rebuild, electrical 3 phase motors, rebuild centrifigual, positive displacement and gear pumps, gearboxes and mechanical systems.
  • KNoweldege and understanding of Freon refrigeration systems, HVAC and hot water and steam boiler systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of dry and wet sprinkler systems.
  • Understand material handlgin systems and can demonstrate skill by applying the knowledge.
  • Be able to replace all power trainsmissoin parts, belts, chains, pullys.
  • Be able to align and install all prime movers.
  • Knowldege of gas-fired equipment and gas trains.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and pivot to frequent changes that may occur on the production line
  • Good understanding and application of English oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to understand the scheduling process, quality training and safety policies and procedures after training completion
  • Ability to punch in an out for every break/ shift with company time clock system
  • Able to work shifts and understand scheduling processes.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects on a timely basis.
  • Punctual and organized.
  • Capable of heavy lifting up to 50 Pounds
  • High sense of urgency and ownership of ones work
  • Able to work with minimum supervision in a diverse team environment


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level



  • Post-secondary school education in a technical field or trade certification as Millwright
  • Basic welding, fabrication and machining skills
  • Able to read hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and diagrams
  • Knowledge of refrigeration systems
  • Certified in WHMIS/MSDS program.
  • Experience in machinery installation & rigging.



  • Red Seal Certified Journeyman Millwright with a minimum 2 years experience or equivalent 
  • Familiar with computerized maintenance management databases (SAP)
  • Knowledge of PLC


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.


  • Physically capable of performing repeative function such as reaching, bending, lifting, and spreading
  • Physically capable of standing for long periods of time and lifting 20 lbs


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.