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Refrigeration B Operator - Simcoe, ON

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Supply Chain
Simcoe, Ontario
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Background & Purpose of the Job

We are looking for a Refrigeration B Operator at our Ice Cream Manufacturing factory in Simcoe, Ontario. Our factory produces brand names such as Breyers, Ben & Jerry's, Magnum, Klondike, Popsicle, and Wall’s!

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. 

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Operate the ammonia refrigeration system as outlined in the TSSA (Technical Standards and Safety Authority) 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 the 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 the Supervisor.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Education - High School Diploma or GED (General Educational Development) equivalent and valid Refrigeration “B” (or A) ticket, in good standing with the TSSA

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points), BRC (British Retail Consortium), FSSC (Financial Shared Service Centre), and proper employee hygiene practices to meet factory requirements.

  • Ability to do heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs) and work with minimal supervision.

  • Comfortable working in a hot and/or cold environment.

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

  • Electrically inclined troubleshooting skills with (Variable Frequency Driver) VFDs and (Program Logic Control) 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

  • Wage - $38.74/hr

  • Receive shift premiums when working a night shift

  • Generous performance-based bonuses 

  • Health and dental benefits (after probation)

  • Superior pension package 

  • Group home and auto insurance discountsOpportunity to grow and develop with the company 

  • Employee appreciation events and contests

  • Overtime hours & pay

  • Discount at the company store on your favorite Unilever products!



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.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at Please note: These lines are reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and are not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

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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