Engineering Technologist

Engineering Technologist – Contract  

Since 1956, Sunrise Soya Foods has been trusted by generations to produce healthy and delicious soy products. As Canada’s leading tofu manufacturer, we are dedicated in our commitment to putting Goodness First® behind everything that we do. From our products to our workplace, we adhere to our values of: Customer Focus, Honesty and Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Corporate Citizenship.


The Engineer Technologist organizes, maintains, and executes programs regarding preventive maintenance, parts inventory and purchase, maintenance work orders, and records management of maintenance activities and equipment performances. Temporary 3 month contract with the possibility of extension


  • Maintains and update a yearly maintenance schedule (including daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly tasks) for preventive maintenance (PM) in conjunction with Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with suppliers of equipment, parts, tools, services, and supplies.
  • Optimizes space provided for inventory of parts and supplies.
  • Manages the inventory/purchase order system for all equipment, parts, tools, services, and supplies
  • Cost effective and timely management of all spare parts, and supplies.
  • Conducts biannual inventory audits on all spare parts, tools, and supplies. .
  • Provides guidance as a member of the maintenance team.
  • Supports Maintenance Supervisor, works as an equal member of the maintenance team, and provides hands on assistance if required.
  • Provides updates on equipment and parts operational longevity. Planned replacement.
  • Programs and maintains activity tracking and equipment performance reporting on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly bases.
  • Performs all duties in a work safe manner and wear Personal Protective Devices where and when appropriate.
  • Complies and adheres to HACCP, SQF and GMP standards, requirements and practices.
  • Performs other duties or undertakes projects as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.


  • Internal - All departments
  • External -Trades People, Contractors, Suppliers, Government Agencies, Third party auditors


  • Permanent Full-Time (40 hours per week) position.
  • Roughly 85% of the time working in the maintenance office and 15% of the time working in the production plant (repairs / maintenance / projects).
  • Light and medium lifting
  • Exposed to loud noise; need to wear hearing protection when working in the production areas.


  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (preferable), a combination of a TQ and work experience could be considered.
  • Previous maintenance experience is an asset
  • Intermediate computer skills in Cad drawing, Excel, Word, MS Project and maintenance related software
  • Proficiency in English both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong teamwork, team building, leadership and motivation skills
  • Planning skills
  • Other language skills an asset


Please email, mail, or fax your resume/CV to: 

Sunrise Soya Foods
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
729 Powell Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1H5
Fax: 604-254 2828