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JBS USA Automation Technician (B-Shift) - Brooks, Alberta in Brooks, Alberta

Automation Technician (B-Shift) - Brooks, Alberta

Department: Maintenance

Location: Brooks, AB

Automation Technician-Brooks, Alberta

B shift

With approximately 3,300 employees, JBS Food Canada ULC (-JBS Canada-) is one of Canada's largest beef processors. Consisting of four locations-the main processing facility located in Brooks, Alberta, where approximately 4,200 head of cattle are harvested and processed daily; the Head Office and a case ready plant, both based in Calgary, Alberta; and JBS Ontario, a case ready plant located in Belleville, Ontario. The JBS Canada facility in Brooks has the capacity to produce products ranging from boxed beef primals, ground beef, beef trimmings, beef by-products and hides which are shipped across Canada and worldwide. At the multi-protein Mountain Creek Farms case-ready facility in Calgary, JBS Canada produces value-added products including marinated, portion sized, multi-pack options, kebabs and much more. JBS Ontario in Belleville produces fresh meat and seafood products for leading retailers in Canada.

During the pandemic, we have implemented hundreds of safety measures including offering unlimited PPE, constructing permanent physical barriers, establishing physical distancing protocols, and installing hospital-grade ventilation systems in all of our facilities.

At JBS Canada, our people are our greatest asset. We are very proud to have a team of high achieving, engaged employees. We are currently seeking an Automation Technician to join our team at our main processing facility in Brooks, AB.



This Role is eligible for the JBS Canada Critical Worker bonus program

You will:

Assist plant production by troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining and providing support for electronics including the following:

  • Wax printer for ground beef

  • Metal detectors and scales

  • Foss meat analyzers

  • Numerous label printers and applicators

  • Production data collection devices (scales, terminals, barcode scanners etc.)

  • Custom data collection and warehousing systems

  • Assist the electrical department in programming VFD, controllers, PLCs, etc.

  • Create and update custom software for production devices (scales, printers, etc.)

  • Install and terminate cabling other duties as assigned.

You have:

  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma supplemented by post-secondary education

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong computer skills as well as demonstrated problem solving skills are required

  • Strong troubleshooting, programming and calibration skills

  • Minimum 1 year of Automation technician experience

Please note that Applicants may be subject to drug and alcohol testing. If an Applicant is requested to take a drug and alcohol test, any offer of employment to the Applicant will be conditional upon passing the drug and alcohol test.

Exceptional Benefits including:

Competitive Wage | Relocation Assistance | Extended Health/Medical Benefit | Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance | Long Term Disability | Vision/Dental Care | Employee Beef Purchasing Program | Voluntary Employee RRSP Contributions | Employer RRSP Contributions | Medical Clinic on-site | Career Growth and Continued Training

JBS Food Canada ULC

Mailing Address: PO Box 1868 Brooks AB T1R 1C6

Physical Location: 193002A Range Road 150, Brooks, Alberta, T1R1C6

Telephone: 403-501-2223 Fax: 403-501-2239

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