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Maintenance Technician Apprentice


Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2X 1R2

R2X 1R2
Job Type:  Maintenance
R2X 1R2

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 14 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.



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 paperwork 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 as basic machining skills
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • 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
  • Completed (minimum) Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Able to work shifts and understand scheduling processes.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • 1st or 2nd level Industrial Mechanic Apprentice
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Basic welding, fabrication, and machining skills
  • Able to read hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and diagrams
  • Knowledge of refrigeration systems
  • Certified in WHMIS/MSDS Program
  • Knowledge of PLC/VFD and control circuits
  • Experience in rebuilding pumps, motors, gearboxes, and process equipment
  • Experience in machinery installation and rigging


Hourly Rate: $25.75


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.