Mechanical Maintenance Technician

by Motif Labs

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Sep 05, 2022
Motif Labs

Job Description


Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Job Description: Mechanical Technician


Position Summary

The Mechanical Technician role reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanical Technician will be responsible for providing mechanical expertise to the maintenance team, running the day-to-day functions in CMMS and helping implement capex/improvement projects. Also responsible for generating reports for Maintenance KPI’s and actioning tasks to help improve them. Working within the budget to keep the equipment on site in good operation and build up spares/consumables as the Maintenance Dept grows.  Effective communication with all functional groups on site to act as a liaison to ensure that maintenance tasks are performed, completed, and closed out in a timely manner.   Must possess strong problem-solving skills and be able to wok on various equipment or machines either alone or with other members of the Maintenance Team.

The Role

Duties and Responsibilities

·       Daily tour of the facility to look for issues to ensure all equipment is in a good state of repair
·       Working with CMMS
o  Creating PM’s, closing out work orders, assigning asset ID’s, creating/monitoring spare parts, planning
·       Responding to maintenance requests
·       Performing mechanical maintenance tasks as required
o  PM’s, troubleshooting, repairs, installations
·       Communicate effectively with maintenance team, contractors or suppliers
·       Sending out equipment for repairs/rebuilds
o  Maintaining records of the equipment location and status 
·       Sourcing spare parts or fabrication services for resolving breakdowns to continuous improvement projects
·       Escort contractors or suppliers while on site
·       Follow and enforce company safety procedures
·       Other duties/responsibilities as assigned

The Candidate


By training, education and/or experience, must be able to perform the essential duties of the job.  Post-secondary education preferred. 


·       Minimum 5 years’ experience in mechanical role
·       Experience within cannabis industry an asset
·       Experience within GMP or GPP facilities an asset
·       Working at heights with proper certifications
·       Operation of forklifts or other equipment typically used at a production facility
·       Knowledge of safe work practices according to WHMIS/GHS, OHSA
·       Computer use for data entry, creating/closing orders

Skills Required

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Knowledge related to HVAC, pumps, pneumatics, hydraulics, basic plumbing
  • Use of hand tools lift operation
  • Read and interpret drawings, manuals or written documents
  •  Periodically lift up to 50 lbs and spend hours standing, sitting and/or walking during a normal day