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Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift

  • Full-Time
  • Maintenance and Engineering

Canada’s leader in the production of cookies, Leclerc also manufactures sugar wafers, snack bars, breakfast cereals, crackers, and chocolates. The thriving family company currently sells its products in more than twenty countries all over the world.

Leclerc is, and has always been, on the leading edge of technology and constantly works to ensure the complete satisfaction of its customers. Together with over 900 employees, the company builds on production processes and rigorous distribution networks in order to offer the highest quality products. For more than 110 years, Leclerc has successfully balanced innovation, freshness, and good taste, pleasing customers of all ages.



Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Electro-Mechanical Technician conducts, maintains, tests and repairs electrical/electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. Provides skilled mechanical and electrical/electronic support to all areas of Manufacturing


  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include but is not limited to: lock-out tag-out, PPE, confine space safety awareness, chemical safety, fall protection, etc.
  • Perform all tasks in accordance with company safety and GMP policies/guidelines;
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair high-speed manufacturing and packaging equipment;
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment;
  • Make adjustment to equipment ensuring the proper performance and safe operating conditions;
  • Assist maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting;
  • Advise operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with
  • electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components;
  • Document and track all corrective and preventive maintenance performed, aiming to achieve maximum plant availability, with a target of zero unplanned downtime;
  • Perform preventive maintenance functions as directed;
  • Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications;
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions;
  • Install, start up and shut down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements;
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area;
  • Support and help implement continuous process improvements;
  • Create and maintain POKA guides relative to operations;
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Technical Associate Degree or accredited apprenticeship program of the equivalent in a technical field;
  • Three (3) year applicable experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Equipment knowledge, Computer experience/operation and PLC programming are necessary (Allen-Bradley preferably);
  • Knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic
  • purposes;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and effective communication with peers, supervisors;
  • Must be flexible with work hours and be able to work overtime and weekends when needed;
  • This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position within Leclerc Foods USA, Inc


Our Kingsport site has two ultra‑modern plants that primarily produce crackers and granola bars. Just like the city itself, our Kingsport plant is full of friendly, welcoming people who make you feel right at home. On a personal and professional level, everyone agrees that it’s a good place to work.

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