Cargill Maintenance Technician-Strathroy in Strathroy, Ontario

Maintenance Technician-Strathroy

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


As the Maintenance Technician in this union plant your primary job requirement is to oversee & implement the plant maintenance program. Included are the repair, replacement, lubrication and inspection of parts or equipment in production and around the facility. Work is completed out in the plant site or at a bench in the maintenance shop. Weekend work and overtime may be a requirement . This position is required to rotate shifts as required.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensure safe, timely and satisfactory completion of all mechanical maintenance work.

  • Maintain and improve the plants preventive/predictive maintenance system.

  • Lead problem solving and analyze results of maintenance repairs to ensure plant objectives are met.

  • Maintain a professional relationship by active collaboration with other departments in the plant.

  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.



  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada.

  • Practical ‘hands on’ experience in a manufacturing/agricultural environment.

  • Possess basic knowledge of industrial safety, food safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety.

  • Self-starter with ability to work effectively and lead within a team environment.

  • Strong problem solving skills, good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a high-performing team.

  • Knowledge of the Maintenance Reliability process (predictive and preventative maintenance) and Predictive Technologies.

  • Requires rotating on-call weekends, occasional shift rotation, holidays, overtime and additional hours beyond regularly scheduled shift for occasional emergency or planned routine maintenance.

  • Must be able and willing to work from heights, work outside in various weather conditions, inside the plant, in confined spaces, in dusty conditions and in a potentially physically strenuous environment.


  • Possess an Inter-provincial Red Seal Journeyman Millwright trade certification or other relevant industrial certification ex. Electrician.

  • Agricultural experience.

  • Automation control, boiler and steam systems training and experience will be considered an asset.

  • Electrician certification .

  • Welding certification or experience.

  • Demonstrated computer skills including data entry and data retrieval

  • Mechanical aptitude to work from all types of blueprints, maintenance manuals, and drawings and the mathematical knowledge required for such work.

  • Forklift operator license.

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Strathroy

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: STR00067