Maintenance Mechanic - Requisition Numbers 260060 & 262495

Posted on March 16, 2023. Primary Region: High River, AB


Cargill's North America protein business produces fresh, frozen and cooked beef, turkey, pork, chicken and egg protein offerings, sauces, soups, case ready products, pet treats and by-products for our retail, foodservice and food ingredient customers.

Cargill Protein focuses on product quality, employee safety, food safety, animal wellbeing, environmental impact, improved sustainability and community engagement as it strives to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Cargill Protein has a diverse 28,000-member team and operates approximately 60 protein primary and further processing facilities, distribution centers, feed mills, hatcheries, and an innovation center in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to maintaining international sales offices. Canada is home to 10 of these facilities and includes over 5500 stakeholders.

As a Maintenance Mechanic you are responsible for daily completion of production processes within a work area, operational department, operational support area, or technical domain. You need to ensure that areas of responsibilities meet BU/Plant standards for safety, quality, efficiency and financial performance.

Perform general maintenance work to install and maintain process equipment and structures, has a basic knowledge of and ability to complete welding, pipe fitting, pump work, machinery, heating and plumbing, etc. This work requires knowledge of various trade fundamentals sufficient to dealing with general repair work.

Perform tasks by applying skills and knowledge of one or more products, processes, areas or machines. Have a thorough understanding of the process, work flow and works on assignments where judgment is required to resolve problems and make recommendations.

If you are an internal candidate, please notify your supervisor prior to applying for this position. If selected for an interview, you will be required to submit signed copies of your last two performance reviews.

Principal Accountabilities:

This person must also be willing and capable of assisting and/or replacing mechanics in other parts of the plant and perform other duties as required.
Operate motorized vehicles with components used to move or lift products, equipment, or materials within and amongst destinations (warehouses, storage yards, plant factories, railroad stations, offices, etc.)
Comply with corporate policies and procedures related to Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory (FSQR)
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications

Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old
Perform physical job duties such as bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
Must be able to read, write and speak English
Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in production related work
Possession of Alberta Millwright ticket or equivalent Interprovincial certification
Forklift certified
Basic computer use and typing skills
Ability to perform typical maintenance activities
Possession of an Industrial Refrigeration certification
Previous experience with SAP
Self-starter with ability to work effectively and lead within a team environment
Basic knowledge of industrial safety, food safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety
Strong problem solving skills, good written and verbal communication skills
Welding certification and/or other trade experience
Ability to read blueprints and layout drawings

This Full Time position is located in High River, Alberta; however please expect to receive telephone calls from a Recruiter with a 204 area code. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Journeyman Millwright Wage: $42.70/hour
Please Apply Online at:


472 Avenue & Highway 2A North
High River, AB

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Jonathan Corsino