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Millwright (Afternoon and Night Shift)

Full Time + Milton, ON

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned portfolio of brands established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our Corporate office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

We are offering a fast paced, career elevating opportunity at our candy plant in Milton, Ontario. The expectation for every employee of this unique and flexible facility is to work cooperatively as part of the team to produce safe, high quality food products, efficiently and effectively.  As an integral team member you will be required to help out as needed to accomplish this goal, regardless of the position, consistent with Dare values.


Industrial Millwright – 433A (Afternoon and Night Shift positions)

  • Hourly rate of $39.14 + shift premium.
  • Afternoon shift position is an 8-hour shift, 2:30pm-10:30pm Monday to Friday.
  • Night Shift – is an 8-hour shift, which begins on Sunday night at 10:30pm and continues for 5 shifts, working 10:30pm-6:30am each day.


Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate solid communication and interpersonal skills in a team based work environment
  • Ensure production downtime is minimized and production output is maximized
  • Perform mechanical preventative maintenance on all facility equipment as assigned
  • Respond promptly to breakdown calls and troubleshoot/repair the problems
  • Perform breakdown analysis to create action plans to address root causes
  • Perform mechanical maintenance activities safely and report unsafe conditions
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness and organization in maintenance shop
  • Requires standing, walking, reaching and bending for periods of time across all areas of the facility. Ability to lift up to 30lbs in a safe manner.
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality; flexibility in work schedule to accommodate business requirements; including optional weekend overtime
  • Some repairs will be conducted in high or low temperature environments, depending on the location within the facility
  • Utilize our CMMS to receive, complete and close Work Orders, as well as order parts.


Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-5 years relevant working experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have a valid Ontario industrial millwright trade licence 433A
  • Experience reading and troubleshooting based on mechanical diagrams and schematics drawings
  • Experience using a CMMS to receive, complete and close Work Orders, as well as order parts.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment would be considered a definite asset
  • Experience fabricating and welding is considered a definite asset
  • Must bring your own tools, a tool allowance is provided to replace tools.
  • Experience with packaging equipment, specifically bagmakers is an asset.


We offer career elevating opportunities. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by July 15, 2022 quoting the appropriate position title and your name in the subject line to hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats)


Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please

Guided by our Purpose, Mission and Values Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, supported and proud to work here. 

Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.