Millwright Apprentice B-155

Job title: Millwright Apprentice B-155
Posted on: June 8, 2022
Job Description:

Algoma Orchards is a 3rd generation family-run local business who are proud to be known as a leader in Canada’s apple farming and packing industry.  As an essential service, we provide healthy food to consumers across Canada year-round. 

Our local state-of-the-art packing and juice bottling facility in Newcastle, Ontario is currently looking to hire a 2nd or 3rd year Industrial Millwright Apprentice. 

What you will do:

  • Learn.  You will be part of a team who are willing to share their knowledge and offer training on our specialized equipment.
  • Solve problems. You will troubleshoot, inspect, install, repair, replace, maintain, and adjust mechanical equipment. You will determine the best way of making emergency repairs to minimize interruption of production and ensure equipment stays running.
  • Contribute to continuously improve our performance by following our preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Participate in projects.  You will learn how to set up and operate machine tools to repair and fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures.
  • Assist with all other duties within the department.

What you will bring to the Role:

  • You are registered in an Industrial Millwright Apprentice program (2nd or 3rd year).
  • Skills.  You have a strong mechanical aptitude, with excellent troubleshooting abilities and a desire to solve problems.  You are physically fit with a high energy level and positive attitude.
  • Experience.  Ideally in Tig/Mig Welding, pneumatic hydraulics, fabrication, machining, pumps, motors, gearboxes, chain drives, belt drives, bearings and conveyor systems. You have an ability to use hand tools safely and effectively.  You are always ready to learn and take direction. 
  • Interpersonal Skills.  You can take verbal and written direction and communicate effectively.  You can work independently with minimal supervision and prioritize your work. 

Schedule: This position works a 2-week rotating schedule of days and afternoons with a rotating weekend on-call schedule during our harvest season in the fall.

Wage: Up to $34.00/hour (based on hours and schooling completed) + shift premium of .50/hour for afternoons.  

For more information please contact our office at 905 697-4472 or apply directly by email to
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Employment Type: Full-time
Field of Work: Trades
Required skills:

Company information

Company Name: Algoma Orchards
City: Newcastle
Additional information:

What we offer:
• Being part of a great team!
• RRSP matching
• Group Benefits
• Annual Safety Footwear Allowance
• Store discount at our Gourmet Market
• Free on-site parking
• Free Coffee
• Company Events
• Safety Rewards Program
Algoma Orchards is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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