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Position: Maintenance Mechanic
Organization: Sweets From the Earth
Location: North York, GTA, Ontario

About Our Company

Sweets from the Earth is a family run, vegan commercial bakery manufacturing a wide range of products for retailers and foodservice operations across Canada. For the fourth consecutive year, we have been named one of PROFIT 500 Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. As a proud plant-based manufacturer with an emphasis on organic and non-GMO ingredient sourcing, we boast a reduced-footprint operation compared to conventional food manufacturers. We are currently operating out of our third production facility in North Toronto that has excellent TTC access and have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join our organization as a Maintenance / Mechanic .

About the Role

Full-time Days

  • Performs minor and major repair of all equipment and facilities.
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on equipment on a scheduled basis; inspects belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, greases bearings, seals, etc.; repairs or replaces broken parts.
  • Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on equipment and facilities.
  • Replaces broken windows; repairs doors, door locks and closets; installs window blinds.
  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly checklists on equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Responds to emergency maintenance requests as required.
  • Maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Performs outside custodial duties such as snow removal as required.
  • Spare part inventory ordering and management
  • May obtain estimates for supplies, repair parts; orders parts as needed.
  • Develop preventative maintenance schedules
  • Implement preventative maintenance schedules
  • Ensure all equipment sanitation schedules are followed and completed.
  • Work with the Operations Manager to develop sanitation schedules.
  • Provide staff training on correct use and sanitation of all bakery equipment.
  • Control and manage inventory levels (packaging, ingredients)
  • Responsible for the overall organization of the plant as well as the layout.
  • Assist with packaging, receiving, shipping and other duties as required by the Operations Manager.

Minimum Requirements:


High school diploma or and one year of responsible experience in equipment maintenance and repair; or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. Good skill in the use of hand and power tools. Basic knowledge of computer software.

To apply:

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:
subject: Maintenance Mechanic

Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

Sweets from the Earth understands and values diversity within the workplace; we are pleased to be an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process. We would like to thank all applicants who apply, but only those selected will be contacted.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 25 2021    ID: 59591