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Industrial Millwright Mechanic Apprentice – Canada (PMDM)

Location:2430 Royal Windsor Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5J 1K7
Reports To:Maintenance Supervisor
Shift:Must be able to work any shift

What is an Apprentice?

  • An apprentice is someone who learns a skilled trade on the job, under the direction of more experienced workers. Apprentices also complete classroom instruction as a part of their training.
  • Apprentices must be members of the Ontario College of Trades.
  • Apprentices become skilled workers once they have acquired the knowledge and skills in a trade or occupation and are certified by a provincial or territorial authority.

Initial and Future Responsibilities:

  • Participating in in-class course work and on the job training
  • Courses will cover a wide range of technical knowledge, including drawings, schematics, rigging, power transmission systems, controls, pneumatic/hydraulics, preventative maintenance, welding, pipes, valves etc.
  • Provide general assistance to the millwrights
  • Preventative maintenance, installations, troubleshooting, modifications and rigging as required.
  • Completion of Preventative Maintenance work orders as per the PM schedule, complete and accurate feedback on the PM outlining completion or additional work and materials required to complete the PM.
  • Comply with all company safety policies and procedures and ensure all equipment is properly guarded and operating in a safe manner.
  • Provide technical support to the Human Resources, Processes, Products and Equipment employed within the departments that you are assigned to on a day-to-day basis
  • Ensuring that a smooth “hand-off” occurs with Technical Team Members on other shifts within the departments, so that the communication and transition between shifts is constantly occurring
  • Participating in department team meetings to review and resolve quality, service, operations, facilities, human resources and health and safety issues
  • Participate in 5 “S” activities.
  • Operational problem solving and seeking out continuous improvements to the process;
  • Assist in the training and development of new members of the department;
  • Measures for success:
    • Maximize equipment uptime, minimize equipment breakdowns
    • PM effectiveness and reliability, ensure that machines are returned to production ready to make parts
    • Effective feedback on equipment issues, after or during PM or breakdown activities, proper spare and material replacement ordering
  • Other duties as assigned

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Completion of high school or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be registered with the Ontario College of Trades
  • Team player with the ability to work with others in a team based environment
  • Must have at least three years relevant work experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Must be a reliable, mature individual with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

For additional information:

  • For additional information about an apprenticeship program, please contact the Ministry of training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) at one of their Local Apprenticeship offices OR online.

Application Instructions:

Please submit with you resume a cover letter indicating how you meet the requirements for this role. Applications without this information will not be considered.

To apply for this position online, please click here.