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Plant Maintenance Mechanic


Who We Are

Gwillimdale Farms is family owned/operated, based just 10 minutes from downtown Bradford. We here at Gwillimdale Farms do more than just grow vegetables, we are growing our business. We supply our produce both locally and abroad, working in tandem with food manufacturers, retailers, food service providers, and wholesale distributors. We believe our biggest asset is our team. We are always striving to build a better team and better work environment through continuing efforts in the areas of safety, education, and personal development.

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Plant & Sales Operations Manager, and indirectly to the Production Manager the Plant Maintenance Mechanic will focus on the maintenance of Gwillimdale production equipment and facilities while demonstrating sound mechanical aptitude. The successful candidate will be a team player with the ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

·      General plant equipment maintenance, preventing possible failures and malfunctions.

·      Develop preventive and corrective maintenance programs.

·      Analyze repairs and troubleshoot to find root issues.

·      Handle emergency maintenance and repair work of plant equipment.

·      Maintain the maintenance tools and equipment in safe, clean, and good working conditions.

·      Strive to maintain a clean, safe, and organized work area

·      Maintain complete records of daily maintenance activities.

·      Assist co-workers when needed.

·      Adhering to company policies and safety regulations.

·      Ad-hoc duties / requests as required.

Skills and Qualifications


  • 1-2 years of experience in a manufacturing facility as a maintenance mechanic millwright, industrial millwright, maintenance millwright, millwright mechanic, etc
  •  Has a diverse experience in welding (tig/arc), fabricating, troubleshooting, repair, rebuilding, pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical work, and general facility maintenance
  • Hands-on knowledge of pumps, conveyors, agitators, gear boxes, and compressors.
  • Strong organizational, entrepreneurial, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with many different departments, and with all levels of management and staff to assist everyone in achieving their goals.
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability
  • Organization
  • Decision Making & Judgement
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Mediating and Negotiating
  • Teamwork


  • Comfortable working at heights and in tight spaces.
  • Personal protective equipment required in plant (e.g., steel toe boots, hair net/beard net).
  •  Comfortable kneeling, bending, reaching, twisting and/or standing for periods of time.
  • Able to lift 50lbs. 

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