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Job Title: Industrial Mechanic/Millwright
Location: Thunder Bay, ON, Central Canada, Canada
Company: Richardson International Limited
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 3
Salary: Competitive
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At Richardson, the work we do is essential. Every day, we work together to ensure a steady food supply for people around the world. They count on us to perform our roles consistently and responsibly. For this important reason, we are committed to remaining operational throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, we maintain a strong focus on safety and quality assurance.


For more information about how we are taking additional precautions to protect the health and well-being of our candidates, colleagues, and customers, visit our Career Opportunities page.


At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For over 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Richardson has approximately 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.


Richardson operates port terminals from coast to coast across Canada and exports Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds to end-use markets in over 50 countries around the globe.


We currently have an opportunity for an Industrial Mechanic/Millwright at our Richardson Port Terminal located in Thunder Bay, ON. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position will provide support for mechanical repair and maintenance of plant equipment in a heavy industrial environment.



  • Completes regular preventative maintenance on all mechanical equipment according to established schedules and procedures
  • Troubleshoots, fabricates, repairs and installs mechanical equipment/parts in accordance with established procedures
  • Participates in training related to this position
  • Operates in accordance with health, safety and fire prevention regulations and practices
  • Provides assistance to other Maintenance team members, including apprentices
  • Strong work ethic with focus on working safety while completing all tasks
  • Ability to work shift work, scheduled shutdowns and respond to Emergency Call-ins
  • Work additional overtime hours as required
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required




  • Red Seal Certificate of Industrial Mechanic/Millwright (inter-provincial)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Millwright in a heavy industrial environment
  • Ability to read and work from blue prints
  • Ability to organize and plan work order assignments
  • Basic computer skills with ability to learn in-house system
  • Must be capable of lifting and stacking 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Demonstrate organizational skills and personal initiative
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and a proven safety record
  • Ability to work in conditions such as confined spaces, heights, dust, and temperature extremes


Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of a competitive salary, pension, benefits as per the Collective Agreement and career development opportunities.


Interested candidates should click the Apply icon to apply online.  Candidates may be asked to participate in competency examinations and/or skill tests to assist in determining required qualifications.


Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

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Job Post Date: 07/31/20
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