Are you hungry to innovate? To do things differently? To work with a company that’s real, thoughtful and very forward-thinking?

Meet Riverside. We are an organic, “better for you” snack company, manufacturing award-winning, nutritious, allergen-free snacks. Your kids know us as MadeGood, tasty school-safe snacks. Your workout buddies grab GoodTo Go Keto certified bars. And your pup begs for a Cookie Pal treat, our human-grade, vegan dog treats.

At Riverside, we make delicious snacks that are good in every way. From our ingredients to our manufacturing practices, we’ve raised every bar on every aspect. We’re friendly and focused on creating foods that are good for you and good to the planet as well. Riverside Natural Foods is B-Corp certified, Triple-Bottom Line, Zero Waste, and Canadian owned and operated.

Come work with a new Canadian leader! We value teamwork, humility, respect, ownership, adaptability, passion and fun. Our amazing culture is reflected in our recent employee engagement score of 92%!

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We continue to grow and today are looking for a committed, talented, star to join our team as our Maintenance Technician.

Position Summary/Objective:
As a Maintenance Technician, you are responsible for contributing to the company’s operational performance by improving the overall effectiveness of production equipment through reactive and preventative maintenance activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate and uphold Riverside Natural Food’s Core Values
  • Preventative Maintenance: Conduct preventative maintenance activities in scope
  • fabrication required with overhaul Identify and troubleshoot repairs / installations of equipment irregularities and equipment malfunctions
  • Repair and / or replace malfunctioning machinery parts through a preventative maintenance program or through ad hoc maintenance requirements
  • Perform parts, maintenance and / or set-up
  • Maintain records of inspections and work completed using database given for use by the Plant Management.
  • Ensure compliance of current legal, municipal, provincial, and internal standards and codes for all work performed
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives, such as 5S
  • Completion of all required work orders and associated documentation
  • Responsible for the highest standards of housekeeping & safety in all aspects of the job.
  • Flexibility to work afternoons and weekends

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Knowledge in vertical and horizontal wrappers and packaging machines is an asset
  • Experience in troubleshooting food manufacturing machinery is an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Millwright Mechanics
  • Drawings and schematics
  • Rigging and hoisting
  • Power transmission systems
  • Electric and electronic controls
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Welding, brazing, and soldering
  • Servo and electric motors
  • lubrication types and systems
  • Proven machining skills using lathes, milling and drill presses

Key Objectives

  • Ability to perform Reactive Maintenance work and proper documentation
  • Preventative Maintenance Schedule Attainment
  • Number and Outcome of Continuous Improvement Projects
  • Proven desire to learn, take initiative, and a PASSION for technical fields
  • Previous experience in maintenance and/or related fields
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • ADAPT quickly and effectively to change
  • Flexibility to work afternoons and weekends
  • TEAM player with a positive attitude
  • Demonstrates HUMILITY while interacting within the company on a day to day basis
  • Aptitude to exhibit, RESPECT and protect Riverside’s Core Values in a changing environment
  • Keeps the work atmosphere FUN by keeping it light and welcoming
  • Other duties as required

How to Apply:

If you have the commitment to excellence, the energy, the attitude and experience we need, then please submit your resume to careers(AT) with the subject line Maintenance Technician or click the apply button!

Riverside Natural Foods is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you have a disability and require accommodation in the interview process, please let us know when you apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to volume, please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.