JBS USA Automation Technician - Brooks, Alberta in Brooks, Alberta
Automation Technician - Brooks, Alberta
Location: Brooks, AB
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.
NOTE: THIS ROLE WILL BE LOCATED IN BROOKS, AB
*RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE*
This Role is eligible for the JBS Canada Critical Worker bonus program
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.
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