Job Title:

Maintenance Mechanic


Mondelez International


Hamilton, ON

Job Reference:


Closing Date:



As part of Manufacturing, you’ll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you’ll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.

Nature and Scope

This role will ensure the efficient and reliable operation of high speed and complex processing and packaging equipment. This includes troubleshooting, problem identification, maintaining, testing, installing and conducting all mechanical repairs on all of the processing and packaging equipment

Major/Essential Responsibilities (% of time for each wherever possible)

  • Inspection, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of all high speed machinery in processing and packaging areas.
  • Conversion of high-speed packaging machines to take new product format changes.
  • Investigate, recommend and execute modifications to improve existing equipment.
  • Perform safety inspections, lubricate and make repairs or adjustments on machines when required
  • Check machines in operation on a continual basis in order to detect problems; exercise judgement in executing necessary adjustments as required in order to maintain quality control standards.
  • Perform minor electrical repairs on machines.
  • Work from blueprints and operate machine shop equipment.
  • Share questions, learning’s and best practices with fellow mechanics in order to contribute to machine efficiency levels and decreasing machine breakdowns and downtime.
  • Keep accurate maintenance records and journals.
  • Work in conjunction with the Engineering department with regards to machine modifications and the installation of new machinery and production systems.
  • Work closely with operating colleagues to ensure that high quality products are produced while maintaining budgeted efficiencies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SOP’s and work instructions
  • Understand, participate and support all safety programs, policies, and initiatives within the manufacturing location
  • Understands and follows Ewen Manufacturing food safety systems and procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring all products produced meets all GMP and food safety requirements
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor


Knowledge and Skills

  • A college or trade school diploma in a mechanical trade. 
  • Completion of a recognised apprenticeship and possession of certification in a related mechanical trade.
  • 5 years experience as a production or industrial mechanic, preferably in the packaged goods industry.
  • Initiative, good communication skills, ability to work as part of a team with little direct supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to work various shifts, including alternate shift structures. This includes weekends, nights and holidays.
  • Ability to use machine shop equipment such as lathe and milling machine; welding experience preferred.
  • Ability to meet physical demands of lifting and manoeuvring heavy objects.
  • Sound judgement and problem solving skills.
  • Computer literacy, Maximo, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint highly desirable.
  • Results-oriented and a strong sense of urgency/focus.
  • Lift Truck licence an asset.


Primary contacts required to fulfill the major responsibilities would include Manufacturing Team Leaders, Inventory, Process control coordinators, Maintenance and Team Lead

Physical Effort:

Work normally requires a moderate level of physical effort in bending, lifting, and manual dexterity.

Mental Effort:

Work normally requires a high level of mental effort in reading, creating written documentation, meeting deadlines, problem solving, and trouble shooting and repetitive tasks.

Working Conditions

  • This position occurs in a food manufacturing setting (plant environment).
  • Exposure to noise, raw materials, some dust and variable temperatures is common
  • The use of personal protective equipment is required, particularly protective footwear and hearing protection as well as hard hats and safety glasses when required


Thank you for your interest in the position, in order to start with the process please apply on our website where you will also find additional details regarding the position, you can do so at:

Quote Job Reference: 1806967

Posted 2018-07-25

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