We refuse to live in a world where food and nutrition insecurity abound, and we have the Audacity, Skills, Passion, Ingenuity, Rebelliousness and commitment to Excellence (ASPIRE) to do something about it.
We are an award-winning social enterprise with a focus on addressing food insecurity and promoting healthier lifestyles using insects as a sustainable, wholesome source of nutrition. We do this by pioneering sustainable insect agriculture for the good of all.
Aspire London, Ontario is a 24 hour facility; Production and Production Support positions must have the ability to work 12 hour rotating (days and night) shifts, on a 2-2-3 basis. Please ensure you thoroughly review and respond to the prescreen questions regarding shift and availability to be considered.
Process Controls Technician
Reporting to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager, the Process Controls Technician you will analyze, adjust, and provide valuable feedback to ensure we are optimizing the equipment in a highly automated state of the art facility.
Promote a Health and Safety, Food Safety, and GMP culture.
A focus on a Lean Culture that promotes performance by analyzing data to reduce waste, inefficiencies, while improving working conditions.
Liaise with the leadership team to provide best practices, analyzed data, and report uptime/downtime impact.
Excellent hands-on ability relating to a highly automated, robotic facility.
Ensure work is in accordance with relevant codes and specifications.
Diagnose, locate the cause of, and repair malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components using test equipment.
Excellent PLC programming; Allen Bradley, and Robotic Programming; Fanuc.
Inspect equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair to ensure compliance with codes and specifications.
Advise management on hazardous continued operation of equipment.
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
Ensure immediate corrective action is taken on all breakdowns to ensure customer expectations and demands are met.
Seek continuous improvement by ensuring regular inspections, hazard analysis, risk assessments are completed.
Foster positive relationships with external vendors, regulatory bodies, and employees
Assist in the development and maintenance of SOPs, forms, policies, and procedures.
You will monitor Aspire’s Maintenance program and provide recommendations, mentor, and advise on required changes.
Other duties as assigned.
You have 3-5 years experience as a Licensed Electrician 309A or 442A. Food manufacturing is considered an asset.
Highly qualified in PLC programming, Allen Bradley.
Fanuc Robot Programming experience a considerable asset.
Willing to be trained in different levels of Lean manufacturing.
You have a strong customer service focus, both internal and external.
You have a strong attention to detail, clearly communicate both written and verbal.
Able to work within a team with strong interpersonal skills to include leadership and collaborative influence skills.
Ability to work in a team / independently in a busy environment.
Experience with routine maintenance operations.
Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
If required, you can work outside of your normal work schedule. 24/7 availability is required.
Physical ability to lift to 50lb.
May require some travel, driver’s license is required You can stand for long periods of time, use of a respirator, bend, twist, kneel, and work in extreme cold when required.
You are able to work 12hr continental shifts including day and night shifts.