Instrumentation Tech
McCain Foods (Canada)
Florenceville, NB
Job Description

DATE: November 14th, 2019
JOB TITLE: Instrumentation Technician
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance
JOB GRADE: Grade 9
GRADE RANGE: $28.93-$36.85

McCain Foods (Canada) currently has an immediate opening for an Instrumentation Technician. If you are interested in taking on this challenging and rewarding opportunity, please apply today. We have made significant investments in our Florenceville Potato Processing Plant, adding a brand-new, state-of-the-art production line and are looking for a motivated individual to be a part of the team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include, but not limited to:
Reporting to the Electrical supervisor.
Day shift including scheduled week-ends and may be required to be on call (may be required to cover on shift during vacation)
Actively contribute to the “TEAM” by working diligently to correct and prevent any instrumentation mechanical or electrical problems where there is a safety or food safety risk or where there is the potential to limit OEE.
Responsible for identifying, detecting and documenting all potential electrical / instrumentation repair problems on the above-mentioned equipment during the course of your normal duties.
Responsible to report any HACCP Food Safety Risk’s or identified problems.
Attend Team meetings as required
Managing daily SAP - Accountable for all Instrument/Electrical deficiencies/findings by creating a Work Notification (work orders, Maintenance plans)
Maintain and manage equipment calibration and repair documentation.
Installs, maintains and configures control network and process systems (Profibus, devicenet, Ethernet) in collaboration with the site programmer.
Calibrates, commissions, configures, installs and troubleshoots all pneumatic, electronic, electrical, mechanical and analytical instrumentation devices
Services all process control communication networks
Services environmental and other analytical instruments
Electrical, instrumentation and mechanical maintenance of all equipment at the Florenceville complex..
Must work closely with production and maintenance supervision as a team player to keep line running with minimum downtime.
Responsible for housekeeping in shop and any work areas.
Perform other duties/tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Verbally communicate identified Emergency/Urgent repair problems effectively.
Must comply with GMP’s, Safety, and HACCP Best Operating Procedures.
Must be able and willing to promote continuous improvement of workplace safety.

Must have a high school diploma, or equivalent GED
Instrumentation Technician Certificate required, Industrial Electrician license will be considered. Proof of valid license is required.
Background in electronics/PLC’s required and /or willing and capable of obtaining further Electrical training and certification, as well as further training within the areas of Instrumentation and PLC programming
Self-motivated individual having good organizing and coordinating skills with a proven track record.
Maintenance experience would be an asset.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Effective Verbal and Written communication skills are essential.
Observant and detail-minded with a natural sense of urgency.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) and CMMS programs.

Applicants must possess a good safety record and continually demonstrate “safety first” on a continual basis. Selection of employees for promotion is based upon such factors as ability, special training, experience, job performance record, attendance, physical fitness, education and length of service. Length of service will be the determining factor when all other factors are relatively equal. An evaluation period will be used to determine the candidate’s suitability to the position.

If you wish to be considered for the above vacancy, please apply online
via the McCaintranet and clicking on “careers” on or before November 28th, 2019 McCain Foods (Canada)
8800 Main Street, Florenceville, NB E7L 1B2


McCain Foods (Canada)


McCain Foods is an EEO Employer that welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.




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