Maintenance Millwright



brockville, on, canada
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Ontario, Canada

Job Family Group:

Production and Manufacturing Downstream

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

Business unit:

Downstream and Renewables

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

What is the Maintenance Mechanic responsible for?

Carry out high quality, efficient and safe operations (extraction, refinement and production) of all the products in the most cost efficient and timely manner.

If you’re highly ambitious, safety-conscious, and thrive in complex and uncertain situations, then this role is for you. It will help you grow and develop in a business that encourages both personal and professional development where you’ll be part of dynamic diverse team.

Working in our terminals, oil refineries, petrochemical plants, onshore and offshore production fields, and other operations, a career in Operations and Maintenance at Shell is one right at the front line of the company’s activities.

Where does this job fit in?

Operations and Maintenance jobs at Shell are essential to the ongoing successes of the company. Shell’s Brockville Lubricants Plant is the largest blender and packager of retail passenger-car motor oils in Canada, manufacturing multiple lubricant products resulting in the production of over 1,000 finished goods, and the newest facility of its type in North America.
We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive culture and work environment where you can thrive, innovate and develop but most of all, be yourself.

What You’ll Be Working On
The Maintenance Mechanic responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • This role is responsible for troubleshooting and providing an immediate corrective maintenance response during equipment scheduled operating time, as well as responding to other equipment and facility-related issues.

  • Use of SAP and other computerized programs for inventory management and daily maintenance transactions.

  • Diligent and thorough record keeping.

  • Major duties include: preventative maintenance program, breakdown response, as well as working with production, engineering, and other technical resources to improve equipment uptime in a high-speed packaging environment, bulk blending process, bulk truck and rail sidings.

  • Housekeeping, maintain clean and orderly work areas.

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production cycle. Perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment as made available.

  • Perform troubleshooting and repairs on automated equipment.

  • Provide basic controls troubleshooting and programming.

  • Interact with contractors and vendors as required.

  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.

  • Perform simple non-structural welding.

  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines including high-speed packaging equipment such as bottle fillers, case erectors, palletizers, de-palletizers, drop packers, various types of conveyors, and other equipment. Bulk batch blending equipment, truck and rail car loading and offloading processes.

  • Operate and maintain large utility equipment such as air compressors, steam boilers, air driers, hot oil heaters, etc.

  • Diagnose, repair and rebuild varying pumps, motors, gearboxes and other rotating equipment.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

  • Diagnose problems, replace, or repair parts, test, and adjust.

  • Team with planning and engineering to develop preventive maintenance practices as required.

  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance and document all activities associated plant equipment.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.

  • Comply with safety regulations (Lock-Out Tag Out, ePTW, PPE requirements, etc.)

  • Diagnose and apply results using alignment tools for power-driven connections (i.e., reverse dial indicator and laser alignment tools).

  • Execute maintenance activities per direction of Maintenance Manager or delegate, may include the keeping of records, monitoring of maintenance costs, and production performance.

  • Work with OEE data to make improvements to process equipment based on poor performing equipment.

  • Electrical, and PLC experience a plus.

What schedule can I expect to work?

  • Shift work required based on position. Normal plant operating hours between 7 AM and 11 PM.

  • Extended hours and/ or weekend work may also be required.

The hourly rate for this position is $35.99/hr

What is needed in order to be considered for this role?

  • 433A-Industrial Mechanic Millwright Certificate of Qualification is mandatory.

  • Mechanical aptitude with experience in operator assisted preventative maintenance.

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada for anyone other than current employer.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting ability.

  • Strong operations background in continuous/batch processes and high-speed packaging.

  • Strong computer literacy skills.

  • Willingness to continually learn and upgrade proficiency.

  • 5+ Years’ Experience with Production Processes and related equipment.

  • Proven technical competency in equipment design, optimization, and maintenance.

  • Proficient in Maintenance Practices – Work Order creation & closure, documenting activities, spare parts, schedule adherence, etc.

  • Use of Machine Shop Equipment – Lathe, Milling Machine, Welding, etc.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Self-managed team player,adept at working with teams in a production environment.

  • Good leadership skills.

  • Good oral and written communication.

  • Strong Computer Skills (Word, Excel, experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Software, e.g., M-ERPS/ SAP).

What additional skills are important?

  • Ability to juggle several conflicting priorities without compromising safety or quality.

  • Strong, proven sense of urgency.

  • Ability to work in a high-performance team-based environment that requires high degree autonomous decision making.

  • Familiar with spare parts organization and work order part issue procedures.

Communication Skills

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to write and follow ISO procedures as required.

  • Ability to function in a dynamic team-based work environment.

  • Ability to explain and communicate technical issues and procedures with larger, non-technical team.

Asset Skills and Knowledge

  • ISO processes, procedures and Quality management principles.

  • Shop Floor Accounting.

  • Use of Tools/Power Tools.

  • Operation of high-speed packaging equipment.

  • Knowledge and user familiarity with automated process control systems.

  • Computer literacy; familiarity with SAP is a definite asset.

  • Shell operates in a diverse and inclusive global environment. Ability to adapt to change, strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, as well as collaboration with all work teams is key.

  • Willing to work a rotating shift schedule.

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work at heights and in confined spaces.

  • Willing to work outdoors in inclement weather.

  • Able to serve as a member of an emergency response team.

  • Must reside within the area or be willing to relocate.

  • Using safe lifting techniques, able to lift and carry 20 kg from ground to waist level.

  • Ability to work safely wearing a respirator or Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).

  • Willing to comply with Shell's drug-free and harassment-free work environment and comply with all safety policies and procedures.

  • Willing to work in a diverse and team-oriented environment.

  • Shell strives to eliminate or minimize health and safety risks associated with its business activities and is committed to providing a safe workplace for all workers.

  • A condition of employment for this position is successful completion of a pre-placement medical assessment of your fitness for duty, background check, driving record check and Pre-Site Access testing for alcohol and specified drugs.



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