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Maintenance Technician


Winnipeg, MB, CA

Job Type:  Maintenance

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 15 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.



  • Prepare, test, set up, 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 the 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
  • 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 motors, rebuild centrifugal, positive displacement and gear pumps, gearboxes, and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Freon refrigeration systems, HVAC, hot water, and steam boiler systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of dry and wet sprinkler systems.
  • Understand material handling systems and can demonstrate skill by applying the knowledge.
  • Be able to replace all power transmission parts, belts, chains, and pulleys.
  • Be able to align and install all prime movers.
  • Knowledge of gas-fired equipment and gas trains.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Familiar with computerized maintenance management databases (SAP) is preferred
  • Basic welding, fabrication, and machining skills
  • Ability to read hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and diagrams
  • Knowledge of refrigeration systems
  • Certified in WHMIS/MSDS program.
  • Knowledge of PLCs




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.