Maintenance Mechanic

Contract types Full Time
Country St. Marys , Ontario
Location St. Marys , Ontario

The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for the maintenance of two feed manufacturing plants. This role requires the incumbent to follow preventative maintenance and major equipment maintenance schedules ensuring they are up to date. The Maintenance Mechanic is expected to conduct all matters in a manner consistent with Shur-Gain, a Nutreco company’s Corporate Values of Innovation, Caring, Capable, and Collaboration.


Job Description:


 Strong mechanical aptitude required and ability to perform plant preventative maintenance plan;

 Track and maintain spare parts inventory stock levels including critical parts listing

 Maintain a safe and organized maintenance shop maximizing shop inventory capacity and functionality;

 Coordinate or install, inspect, repair, and maintain process and packaging equipment for two feed manufacturing plants and administration office;

 Review diagrams and schematics to troubleshoot industrial machinery and mechanical equipment;

 Inspect and maintain plant boilers;

 Must work within established HACCP procedures;

 Identify, coordinate or complete maintenance requirements, ensuring a culture of teamwork, resilience and high performance;

 Must demonstrate a strong approach to working in a safe manner, follow strict safety procedures and ensure that co-workers are following safety policies during maintenance procedures;

 Work with production staff, interact with supervisors and work well with outside contractors, service technicians and engineers;

Adhere to corporate, plant and legislative safety requirements:

 Be willing to work at various heights;

 Shift work will be required

Being on call will be required



 Licensed Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Certification or final year of apprenticeship: 

 Must have a strong mechanical background;

 Familiarity with processing equipment and packaging equipment in a feed manufacturing facility an asset;

 Ability to work with minimum supervision, and have strong organizational skills;

 Able to be on call and possible overtime as required, particularly during the maintenance off shift hours and on weekends;

 Strong knowledge of applicable safety requirements and ability to follow safety policies and procedures;

 Strong verbal and written communication skills.






Our organisation:
Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Our advanced nutritional solutions are at the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles, embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future.


Equal Opportunity Employer: 

Nutreco is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, military status or any other status protected by applicable local law. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation. Nutreco is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation, including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities.