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Maintenance General Helper in Cornwall at Olymel

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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Job Description

Leader in the agrifood industry, proud of the impeccable quality of our products and our 11,500 employees, Olymel L.P. operates in Canada and in over 65 countries under the brand names Olymel, Lafleur and Flamingo.


POSITION TITLE: Maintenance General Helper

JOB STATUS: Full-time


Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance General Helper will: 

  • Assist trades person in repairing, maintaining and installing machinery and equipment;
  • Dismantle movable part for cleaning;
  • Purge oil and other liquid;
  • Assist Maintenance Mechanics in plant start-ups;
  • Clean parts and equipment, moving tool, and other materials from work area;
  • Clean up chemical spills and other contaminants using the proper personal protective equipment (PPE);
  • Perform preparatory and accessory works such as demolition, sanding, cleaning, polishing, gluing, application of coating or primer, etc.;
  • Perform basic carpentry work;
  • Maintain and paint doors, frames, floors, safety guard, equipment, etc.;
  • Perform general labour jobs such as replacing light bulbs, clearing blockages in sewer lines, snow removal, etc.;
  • Perform other labouring and elemental tasks as required;
  • Assist in the installation, assembly, disassembly, and transport of scaffolds, furniture, and miscellaneous objects and equipment;
  • Handle, carry, set, adjust, and use various tools and equipment such as keys, bolting devices, grinder, drill, chain-saw, jack, pulley, scraper, broom as well as any other proper materials involved in maintenance;
  • Ensure all safety regulations are adhered to and operate at all times with maximum precaution and care;
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Mature, autonomous, resourceful and dependable;
  • Team-oriented and able to multitask;
  • Ability to take instructions and complete work within guidelines;
  • The skills and abilities to perform the job;
  • Must successfully pass a basic numeracy and mechanical aptitude test.

Olymel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Thank you for your consideration.

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