Job Title: Millwright


From the very beginning, Canplas prioritized state-of-the-art equipment, stringent quality testing, and an unrelenting commitment to customer service. Today, Canplas manufactures high-quality plastic plumbing, ventilation, central vacuum and grease separation products for residential and commercial buildings all over the continent.

Do not miss the opportunity to join a broad family of people-centric professionals with a continuous improvement focus. Innovation is central to our corporate DNA, from manufacturing processes to supply chain management, we are continually looking for areas in which we can innovate in order to better serve our customers and our growing business.

We currently have an exciting opportunity as Millwright. This role is based out of our Barrie, ON Plant and reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. We are seeking an energetic individual with a keen eye to detail and a positive attitude. The successful candidate will work with a focus on safety, quality and continuous improvement.

Principle Accountabilities:
• Perform hydraulic and mechanical preventative maintenance processes
• Troubleshoot hydraulic circuits involving servo valves and variable displacement pumps
• Install equipment on injection molding machines and throughout the facility
• Welding and fabrication as needed
• Troubleshoot failures on injection molding machines and determine root cause
• Maintain and repair automation equipment
• Repair material loading systems and material dryers
• Repair and rebuild pumps as needed
• Repair and maintain material grinders
• Maintain and modify conveyors
• Follow and consistently exercise current work instructions daily
• Actively participate in the 5S, SAFE and Continuous Improvement programs
• Continuous participation in all facility waste management and environmentally related programs and training
• Perform other duties as required and/or assigned

Knowledge & Skill Requirement:
• Licensed Millwright (Red Seal), preference given to dual ticketed candidates
• 5 + years in a previous manufacturing environment is strongly preferred, plastic experience is an asset
• Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Knowledge of robots and automation equipment a must
• Experience/exposure working with Injection Molding Machines required
• Good communication skills both written and verbal
• Current forklift and overhead crane license an asset – Training to be provided as needed
• Knowledge of health and safety practices in a manufacturing environment
• Comfortable in a fast paced in environment
• Must be able to work a 12-hour continental night shift 7:00 pm – 7:15 am (84 hours bi-weekly)
o Week 1 work Monday, Tuesday and Friday (36 hours)
o Week 2 work Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday (48 hours)

Working Conditions:
• Manufacturing plant environment requiring varying degrees of physical labour consisting of lifting from light to heavy (up to 50 lbs.)
• Climbing heights in excess of 10′
• Working in confined spaces
• The use of hand tools
• Considerable amount of sensory attention is required

What We Offer:
• Canplas offers a competitive wage and benefit package (Flexible Benefits, Defined Contribution Pension Plan and Voluntary RRSP program)
• Bonus Program
• An ISO 9001 and 14001 registered company
• Internal promotion and growth opportunities
• Company provided Uniforms and Annual Safety Shoe allowance
• Annual Tool allowance
• Training and Educational resources provided
• Positive working environment and company culture

Canplas Industries Ltd is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for Canplas Industries Ltd positions. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at
Qualified applicants should apply by sending their resume to

Apply By: 29/01/2021

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