Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician – Full Time

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 Maintenance Technician performs a variety of skilled activities ranging from trouble shooting, maintenance, modification, repair, and project in the trades of electrical, mechanical, welding, pneumatic, plumbing, pressure steam boilers on all buildings and production equipment owned by Sunrise Soya Foods.


  • Carries out preventive maintenance / repairs on all buildings and production equipment owned by Sunrise Soya Foods under the supervision of Maintenance Management
  • Responds to emergency calls and carries out break down repairs as required. Reports major incidents (that cause serious machine downtime or require extra help) to Maintenance Management using the existing CMMS
  • Works jointly with the Production Lead-hands and other company staff on operating and troubleshooting problems with the production equipment 
  • Maintains a wide variety of power tools in good / safe working condition
  • Assists in the design and fabrication of new production equipment
  • Assists in the re-engineering of existing production lines or equipment to ensure that continuous improvement and/or safety objectives are met
  • Performs all duties according to Food Safety Standards
  • Inputs work performed, materials and equipment used into the CMMS
  • Complies and adheres to HACCP, SQF and GMP standards, requirements and practices, as well as all safety practices such as LOTO and Hot work orders
  • Reports observations of any deviation to the process/procedure or a defect or nonconformance to the product which may result in a situation requiring food safety assessment and placing product on hold or scrapping the product to management immediately 
  • Performs other duties or undertakes projects as assigned by Maintenance Management


  • Grade 12 or College Diploma or Post-Secondary Vocational / Technical School Diploma
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in maintenance in a factory environment
  • Inter-provincial Electrician Certificate, Millwright Certificate or another trade certificate is a prerequisite
  • Hands-on work experience on servicing motors, pumps, blowers, gearboxes, conveyors, packaging machines/equipment, boilers, compressors, lathe, milling machine, hand tools, power tools
  • Welding certification- TIG/MIG especially Stainless Steel is an asset
  • A valid ON driver license
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently and/or work in a team environment
  • Simple computer skills in MS Excel, MS Word
  • Good written and verbal English skills
  • Chinese language skills an asset


  • Permanent Full-Time (40 hours per week) position. Able to work shifts (days / afternoons / graveyards / weekends), with ½ hour unpaid lunch/dinner break
  • Frequent ladder climbing and kneeling down to repair machinery 
  • Exposure to loud noises 
  • Required to wear various personal protective equipment while working
  • Must possess strength, stamina and mobility to perform heavy physical lifting of machinery and parts 
  • Able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions


Please email or fax your resume/CV to: 

Fax: (416) 233 – 3995

Thank you for your interest in Sunrise! We appreciate your application, however, due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.