Maintenance Mechanic - Central Kitchen

Production Centre Central Kitchen, Vaughan


Longo’s is committed to maintaining an environment where team members have a place to grow and pursue excellence, have the latitude to take ownership of their careers and the support and encouragement necessary to be the best they can throughout their career. We are a Canadian, family owned, independent food retailer which has grown and prospered since 1956. Our team members are dedicated to exceeding customer expectations by offering the best food experience to every customer, every time.  It is through such commitment that Longo’s now operates 31 stores within the GTA along with Grocery Gateway; our online grocery delivery service, is celebrating 60 years of business and is continuing to grow.  Longo’s has been recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and one of Canada’s 10 most admired corporate cultures. 

Are you able to troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance?
Have you diagnosed and repaired malfunctions on various production equipment?
Would you love to pursue a career with a company that is recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and is one of Canada’s 10 most admired corporate cultures?
Why not join us?

Position:        Maintenance Mechanic- Central Kitchen

Reports to:     Plant Manager

Location:        Central Kitchen- 8800 Huntington Road Vaughan, ON

Hours of Work: Day shift with various start times between 6:30 AM – 11AM

Days of Work: Part Time (weekdays + weekends)

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic who specializes in conveyor systems to support our Central Kitchen Facility. The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on equipment. Operations equipment includes all processing and packaging equipment. The position requires a proactive, innovative and analytical individual who can perform in a fast-paced work environment

What you’ll do;

    Diagnose and repair malfunctions in various types of production equipment and refrigeration systems.

    Install new production equipment and systems when required

    Relocate and expand existing production systems as required

    Repair, replace, or calibrate controls, thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring

    Wire and connect motors, temperature controls and humidity controls according the wiring schematics

    Perform all scheduled preventative maintenance on all production equipment as required

    Inspect job upon completion and ensure areas are clean

    Detect needed repairs on equipment following established inspection procedures

    Repair store equipment such as buggies, food meat bucket etc. as required.

    Respond to emergency calls as needed

    Continuous improvement mindset

    Liaison with contractors & coordinate their activities onsite

Reporting & Documentation: 

    Create and maintain preventive maintenance schedules and procedures for all production and refrigeration equipment, including changing of filters and cleaning condenser and coils

    Create time and materials estimates for installation/move or repair of existing equipment

    Provide manager with monthly spend on all equipment

Inventory Management:

    Maintain inventory of company owned tool, equipment and materials

    Maintain accurate records on material used

Health and Safety:

    Promote and endorse Safety vision “Safety is our way of life”

    Observe and support Longo’s Safe Work guidelines and other safe work practices

    Role models the importance of health and safety by always working safely and call out and address safety issues

    Joint Health & Safety Committee Member

    Recognize risks which may pose a danger to Team Members and resolve such issues (where possible) or modify work, minimizing the risk to Team Member/customer until resolution can be sourced and implemented

    Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures

    Follow established safety procedure and techniques to perform duties of job, including but not limited to lifting, climbing, etc.

    Ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition

What we’re looking for:

• High School Diploma 

• Good verbal communication skills

• Strong initiative, excellent work ethic, time management skills and sense of urgency

• Ability to work in a fast paced environment

• Reliable and organized 

• Team Player who shares mutual respect with all team members 

• Able to lift up to 50 lbs

• Able to perform work in a cold environment <4?C

Longo’s is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

Note: A qualified job applicant with a disability is one who possesses the required skills, education, experience and training and who can, with reasonable accommodation, perform the essential functions of the position applied for.

If you require accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Coordinator at:

Telephone: 905-264-4100 

Email: [email protected]om

Mail: 8800 Huntington Road, Vaughan, ON, L4H 3M6