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Labatt Breweries of Canada

Plant technical Expert

Wyandotte, MI

Job Description


  • Support the brewery in achieving its targeted KPIs in the maintenance and packaging department and ensure continuous improvement of production equipment;
  • Act as Technical Expert for similar major equipment on all production lines (e.g. all fillers, all labelers, all packers);
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving KPI's specific to the equipment for which he/she is the Technical Expert;
  • Organize and lead the management of anomaly reports on equipment failures;
  • Implement the root cause blocking strategy for equipment problems;
  • Reflect and implement the long-term equipment replacement/overhaul/obsolescence strategy;
  • Participate in CAPEX improvement projects and act as a consultant on the viability of these for the packaging department;
  • Lead a team of expert technicians and act as the 24-hour equipment and performance manager;
  • Responsible for the identification, development and succession planning of maintenance technicians;
  • Responsible for the coaching and development strategy for operators, technicians and managers on packaging equipment and machinery processes.

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Job Qualifications

Skills required
  • University degree in engineering, operations management or other technical knowledge related field; A technical college diploma with relevant experience will be considered;
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in maintenance management, production equipment or in a technical intervention/troubleshooting role or in production equipment optimization;
  • Strong mechanical, analytical or troubleshooting skills;
  • Understanding of electrical and industrial mechanics;
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office suite: Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint and strong computer skills and with a maintenance management system;
  • Bilingualism (frequent communication in French and English).

What we offer:
  • Full time/permanent position;
  • Competitive group insurance;
  • 3 weeks of vacation per year upon hiring (Possibility of purchasing an additional week or two);
  • Defined contribution pension plan - Up to 8% employer contribution;
  • Annual bonus (based on performance);
  • Beer donations;
  • Free parking.

Job ID: Labatt-21012308
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Fitness Subsidies
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Pension
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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