Employment Opportunities

Maintenance Technician and Shift Enginner

Status: Full-time- Rotational (Continental) shift- overtime as per business requirement
Location: Longlife Facility (180 Ormont Drive, Toronto)

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position  is accountable for contributing to various Operating Engineering and Maintenance tasks at the Longlife division. Candidates are required with the following qualifications and will perform the duties listed below.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain and operate boilers, air compressors, ammonia refrigeration, water chillers, cooling tower, and building facilities
  • Troubleshoot and maintain processing equipment such as UHT, VTIS, Pasteurizer, Silos, AST tanks, valves and pumps
  • Maintain and troubleshoot bag and carton fillers and high-speed packaging equipment

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Must have: valid 3rd Class Operating Engineer Certificate
  • Industrial Millwright and/or Electrician License required.
  • Well experienced to maintain and operate Steam Boilers, Air Compressors, Ammonia Refrigeration
  • Proven ability to maintain and repair various packaging and processing equipment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and a positive, solutions-oriented team player
  • Dedicated to safety and process excellence
  • A strong background in HACCP and GMP’s would be an asset


Working Environment:


  • Regular interruptions and exposure to noise.  Occasional exposure to dust, extreme temperatures, odour, humidity, dry conditions, chemical substances, heights, hazardous machines and moving objects.


Physical Demands:


  • Standing, walking, and sitting for a considerable length of time.  Crouching, working in confined spaces, climbing stairs and working in awkward positions at moderate lengths of time.


Gay Lea Foods is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available upon request throughout our recruitment and selection process.




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Mobeen Khalid

Process Excellence Lead

"I joined the Gay Lea team looking for an opportunity to challenge myself in a rewarding environment and to further grow my skill set. What I experienced since then has been more than just an opportunity; it has given me a sense of family. The family and friendship within Gay Lea far surpasses any other reward."

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