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Refrigeration B Operator

Job ID: R-15964 Category: Supply Chain Location: Simcoe, Ontario Date posted: 06/02/2021
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Background & Purpose of the Job

The Refrigeration B Operator will be responsible to operate all plant refrigeration and heating systems. In addition, this position requires the individual repair and maintain production related equipment and systems.

What You’ll Do:

  • Operate the ammonia refrigeration system as outlined in the TSSA regulations.                                         

  • Conduct facility inspections on a regular basis and provide routine maintenance support for other non-refrigerated building mechanical devices.

  • Diagnose machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions.                                               

  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor.                                                                                        

  • Perform scheduled Preventative and Predictive maintenance services.                                                                           

  • Fill out logs and communicate with Supervisors, Managers and equipment operators on work performed.                                    

  • Respond to emergency situations and support the operations of the buildings fire suppression system.                    

  • Repair and or maintain compressors, air dryers, boilers, condensers, and water softener systems as required.  

  • Perform plumbing tasks like repairing leaks and installing new lines.                                                                                      

  • All other duties as assigned by your supervisor

Who You Are:

  • You’re a dot connector: Creative thinker with problem solving skills.  Ability to determine root cause for emergent problems and equipment breakdown.

  • You love to win, and have fun doing it: High performance site looking to continue to drive improvements in Process Safety and Systems management. 

  • You’re a changemaker: Forward thinking and open to new concepts and ideas.

  • You’re a culture & change champion: Cascade a Safety First Culture and work with that mindset.  Safety is not a singular action, but a culture change.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Post-secondary education and valid Refrigeration “B” (or A) ticket in good standing with T.S.S.A

  • Ability to do basic mathematical calculations (additions, subtractions, divisions and calculation of percentages).

  • Demonstrates knowledge of GMP, HACCCP, BRC, FSSC, and proper employee hygiene practices to meet factory requirements.

  • Ability to do heavy lifting (up to 40 lbs)

  • Working with minimal supervision

  • Working in a hot and cold environment

  • Repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment

  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or material to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

  • Electrically inclined troubleshooting skills with VFDs and PLCs is an asset.

  • Experience working in the food industry and working with packaging equipment would be a strong asset.

  • 3rd class operating engineer or millwright experience would be a strong asset.

  • Must be able to work across shifts, including weekends.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability


Unilever Canada is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, and a conviction for which a pardon has been granted.

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Unilever Canada est une organisation engagé à la diversité et à l'inclusion pour stimuler nos résultats d'affaires et créer un meilleur avenir chaque jour pour nos employés, les consommateurs globaux, les partenaires et les communautés. Nous croyons qu'un effectif diversifiée nous permet de faire correspondre nos ambitions de croissance et de stimuler l'inclusion dans l'entreprise. Tous les candidats qualifiés recevront la considération pour un emploi sans égard à la race, la couleur, la religion, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité ou l'expression de genre, l'âge, l'origine nationale ou ethnique, l'état matrimonial, la situation familiale, l'invalidité, les caractéristiques génétique, et une condamnation pour laquelle un pardon a été accordée.

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