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GreenMantra® Technologies Ltd. is a rapidly growing clean technology company in Brantford, Ontario, that utilizes a proprietary catalyst and patented depolymerization process to upcycle and transform recycled plastics into value added specialty polymers. GreenMantra combines the excitement of working in a growing, fast-paced entrepreneurial enterprise in a new industry with the knowledge that the work you are doing will help improve the environment. Please send your CV and cover letter to careers@greenmantra.com.

Maintenance Technician Millwright

Maintenance Technician Millwright

GreenMantra™ Technologies is a specialty chemical company that has commercialized a patented and proprietary catalytic depolymerization technology to economically produce high- value industrial waxes, polymer additives, and other specialty chemicals derived from recycled plastic feedstocks using an innovative and environmentally friendly process. Through our proprietary thermo-catalytic system and patented process, we can cost-effectively convert waste plastics, including hard-to-recycle materials such as grocery bags and film, into high-value waxes and other specialty chemicals. We sell specialty wax products, marketed under the CERANOVUS™ brand name, for use in a broad range of applications in polymer processing, adhesives, coatings, roofing and paving, and other industries.  The company is at the forefront of providing an environmentally positive alternative source for synthetic waxes, reducing reliance on traditional fossil fuels as a raw material. This helps advance progress toward the goal of a circular economy that responsibly reuses waste streams.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Repairs, overhauls, installs, dismantles, modifies, replaces, adjusts, tests, cleans, lubricates and maintains all types of machinery and plant equipment using various hand and power tools. Moves machinery and equipment using appropriate lifting and transport devices
  • Installs, maintains and troubleshoots hydraulic systems including valves, pumps, filter / strainers, flow control, proportional valves, actuators and servo controls
  • Inspects job and determines nature and extent of repairs, methods, materials, tools, etc. exercising judgment in the selection of materials, tools, and methods
  • Aligns machinery and equipment using the appropriate tools and devices
  • Carries out regular inspections and performs designated preventative maintenance procedures to machinery, utilities, services and buildings as directed
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment for wear and damage. Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with Maintenance Manager to diagnose problem or repair machine
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Performs preventative maintenance to equipment as required, including minor electrical repairs and welding
  • Maintaining metering systems, compressors, dryers, filters, coolers, pumps, extruders, heat exchangers is a must
  • Millwright will be responsible for planning and organizing his/her work, tools and equipment required to perform his/her tasks in accordance with the instructions and objectives of the Maintenance Manager
  • Submits verbal and written reports as required or requested related to the condition and performance of machinery, equipment, buildings and facilities that he/she has worked on
  • Requisition of parts and supplies required for the maintenance of equipment worked on
  • Attends meetings as required, related to safety and maintenance
  • Addresses part requisition needs for timely repairs and reviews cost sensitive repairs and approval of purchase order requests with Maintenance Manager
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipates the need of equipment, parts, and supplies; places and expedites orders; verifies receipts
  • Keeps detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Adheres to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances
  • Performs all other work as assigned by Maintenance Manager or other authorized management persons

Required Competencies:

  • Must possess a valid Maintenance Millwright certificate of qualification (Ontario 433A) with a minimum of two years practical experience
  • Advanced training and understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics and electricity would be a preferred asset
  • Welding & fabrication experience is a must; CWB Certification (W47.1) an asset
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in petrochemical / chemical / plastic / rubber industry an asset
  • Energetic and enthusiastic approach, balanced with strong problem solving and decision- making abilities
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of parts and terms not limited to bearings, gearing, shafting, tolerances, precision fit, alignment, backlash
  • Knowledge of various styles of conveyors, pumps, compressors, fans, blowers, extruders, heat exchangers
  • Problem solving ability, identify failure mode and offer recommendations for improvement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a clean performance and attendance record
  • Results-oriented and a strong sense of urgency / focus
  • Work with team to prioritize work and make efficient use of available time
  • Use personal protective equipment with lockout / isolation procedures as required
  • Understand and interpret schematic drawings and symbols as well as manufacturers’ manuals and specifications and logic diagrams for pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Able to use precision measuring tools to verify component size to specifications
  • Ability to select and identify correct fasteners to install various materials and plant equipment
  • Must be able to work overtime when required
  • Flexible to work weekends, off shift work (on call) and varying shift patterns

How to Apply

Please send your CV to careers@greenmantra.com. GreenMantra Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please be advised that, because of high volumes of applications, we will only be able to respond to candidates who will be selected for interviews and will not respond to inquiries about the process unless we initiate contact. Thank you for your understanding.

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