Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Auto req ID: 193435BR

Job Description

If you're looking for a challenging position with one of the world's leading snack food companies, here's your chance to join our team as a Maintenance Technician with our Kentville Facility!

Our Maintenance Technicians are responsible for preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. Maintenance Technicians troubleshoot issues, repair failures of production and facilities equipment, and ensure maximum equipment efficiency, effectiveness and reliability.

This position would report to the Maintenance Supervisor at our Kentville location.


  • Performing preventative maintenance on production equipment
  • Repairing all production equipment as needed
  • Performing breakdown analysis
  • Upgrading production lines with new equipment/technology
  • Working with outside contractors
  • Complying with GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES, safety, and audit standards
  • Working independently under limited supervision (self-management)
  • Regular, reliable, predictable attendance
  • May perform other related duties as assigned
  • Completing Quality/Food Safety training and adhering to the Food Safety Pre Requisite Programs (PRP/oPRP) that is required for your area



  • Certified Journeyman Electrician or Millwright
  • Welder
  • Steam engineer 5th class
  • Minimum of one year of preventative maintenance experience
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to prioritize multiple important priorities
  • Able to lift <50 lbs, walk stairways, bend and twist, and stand up to 12 hours per day
  • Experience with VFD, PLC, controls, and instrumentals is considered an asset
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is considered an asset

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular