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Facilities Maintenance Technician


Trenton, ON, CANADA
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Empowering healthcare starts with you. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Canada -- a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

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Job Summary


The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for supporting all processing/packaging technologies.  Reporting to the Sr. Facilities Supervisor, this individual will be responsible for maintaining safety, quality, efficiency, equipment reliability and continuous improvement initiatives.



Section A - Specific Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Read and interpret drawings and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Maintain complete equipment records and documentation related to tests, maintenance, modifications and repairs
  • Responsible for following test, maintenance and installation procedures established as acceptable for the equipment under the care of this maintenance department.
  • Develop and recommend improvements, design changes or modifications to electrical/mechanical systems, equipment or procedures.
  • Inspect, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical or electronic components.
  • Routinely test electrical systems and electronic equipment and components to ensure they are working properly and safely.
  • Assemble, install, maintain and repair all electrical, electromechanical equipment and components as per manufacture installation procedures.
  • Perform routine daily, weekly and monthly preventative maintenance programs of all electrical and mechanical operating systems and rotating equipment to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair to avoid failure of equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctioning electrical and mechanical operating systems, equipment and components by using manuals, schematic diagrams and electronic test equipment to locate and repair faults.
  • Provide technical support to all employees on the shift.






Section B - General Responsibilities

  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Manager.
  • Assist in audits of supply inventories along with bench stock to ensure availability of replacement parts and equipment.
  • Advise Sr. Facilities Supervisor of hazards, defects or unsafe conditions on or off the equipment
  • Record equipment deterioration to determine whether to  continued operations of rotating equipment could be hazardous.
  • Evaluate electrical as well as operational problems.
  • Plan, prepare and coordinate maintenance and repairs with other departments whom may be affected by these activities.
  • Assist in maintaining clean, orderly and hazard free work areas.
  • Always keep work area safe, organized and clean.
  • Follow company Health and Safety policies.
  • Able to work without close, direct supervision.


Section C - Position Requirements



  • Experience in a similar role managing a team including electricians, industrial mechanics and refrigeration mechanics
  • Electrical Certification - Industrial Electrician 442A or Construction & Maintenance Electrician 309A
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings, operating manuals and maintenance instructions.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Programmable logic controllers
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with various software.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings, operating manual and maintenance instructions
  • Demonstrated ability in trouble shooting and isolating faults in electrical and electronic control systems
  • Ability to create electrical solutions to optimize production
  • Knowledgeable in repairing and performing routine maintenance on production equipment.
  • Mechanical skills and experience would be an asset
  • Able to prioritize work load and effectively meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi task and work in an organized fashion with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Willingness to respond to call-ins or overtime when required.
Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance - individual and team - that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can't do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission-whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company-and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

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