Electrical Supervisor

  • Company:
    JBS Food Canada ULC.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
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Job Description

Electrical Supervisor

With approximately 3,300 employees, JBS Food Canada ULC (“JBS Canada”) is one of Canada's largest beef processors. Consisting of four locations—the main processing facility located in Brooks, Alberta, where approximately 4,200 head of cattle are harvested and processed daily; the Head Office and a case ready plant, both based in Calgary, Alberta; and JBS Ontario, a case ready plant located in Belleville, Ontario. The JBS Canada facility in Brooks has the capacity to produce products ranging from boxed beef primals, ground beef, beef trimmings, beef by-products and hides which are shipped across Canada and worldwide. At the multi-protein Mountain Creek Farms case-ready facility in Calgary, JBS Canada produces value-added products including marinated, portion sized, multi-pack options, kebabs and much more. JBS Ontario in Belleville produces fresh meat and seafood products for leading retailers in Canada.

At JBS Canada, our people are our greatest asset. We are very proud to have a team of high achieving, engaged employees. We are currently seeking an Electrical Supervisor to join our team at our main processing facility in Brooks, AB.

NOTE: This role is located in Brooks, Alberta.

You will:


  • Supervise electrical personnel, and be responsible for planning, leading, organizing, controlling co-ordinating, scheduling and assigning all work requirements associated with breakdown, preventative maintenance, predictive technologies, project and day to day work orders while ensuring compliance with all internal and external regulations in maintenance.

  • Provide immediate response to operational electrical concerns and communicate directly with the operations department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in all areas to minimize interruptions in production.

  • Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair low and medium voltage distribution systems (single and three phase systems), power distribution and generation (generators, transformers, switchgears, breakers), HVAC, emergency systems (boilers, refrigeration, energy control, alarm)
  • Work with electrical equipment (AC Drives, power control circuits, starters, MCC's, motors), Microprocessor based systems (PLC's, Electronic circuits, controls), and Instrumentation (pneumatic controls, PID, transducers, servos, analog/digital signals)
  • Conduct monthly safety talks. Maintain a safe and clean work environment by ensuring that the plant is in accordance with all codes and regulations

  • Provide direction, motivation and technical support to skilled and semi-skilled staff for the purpose of maintaining the plant, equipment and service functions;

  • Maintain accurate records of safe management, operations and maintenance through compliance with company policies, procedures and property loss control programs;

  • Supervise repairs/projects carried out by Electrical personnel and ensure the quality of their work and their adherence to deadlines through rigorous follow-ups;

  • Plan and control expenditures in accordance with the operating budget of the department;

  • Maintain safety, health and environmental policies and procedures while ensuring compliancy with all regulations pertaining to the electrical department are met at all times.




You have:


  • Educational background in electrical or engineering technology (diploma or degree), and coupled with a Journeyman Trade Designation (or equivalent) is considered an asset.

  • Three years supervision experience in the electrical/maintenance and/or operation of process manufacturing facility in a fast paced unionized environment. Consideration will be given to candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • In depth knowledge of a continuous process manufacturing facility and strong experience with equipment overhaul, medium to heavy equipment, automated packaging, refrigeration, steam equipment is considered an asset.

  • Experience with Weight Scales, HMI, Allen Bradley SLC5 PLC, VFD,

  • Experience with Process Improvement Methodologies (Six Sigma, TPM, etc.)

  • Experience driving Preventative Maintenance Systems

  • Excellent troubleshooting in repairing new or existing equipment – CNC, PLC based equipment

  • Willingness and flexibility to work in any shift as scheduled (afternoon shift/weekends)

  • Excellent planning, analytical and organizational skills

  • Excel interpersonal, communication, leadership skills and the ability to work in a team

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of Windows and MS Office suite.


Work Site Environment: Noisy, Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated.


Please note that Applicants may be subject to drug and alcohol testing. If an Applicant is requested to take a drug and alcohol test, any offer of employment to the Applicant will be conditional upon passing the drug and alcohol test


Earn Competitive Wage

Exceptional Benefits including:

Competitive Wage | Relocation Assistance | Extended Health/Medical Benefit | Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance | Long Term Disability | Vision/Dental Care | Employee Beef Purchasing Program | Voluntary Employee RRSP Contributions | Employer RRSP Contributions | Medical Clinic on-site | Career Growth and Continued Training


JBS Food Canada ULC.

PO Box 1868

Brooks AB T1R 1C6

Apply online https://jbsfoodcanada.ca/