Maintenance Technician
at The North West Company

Date Posted 2019-02-16

Job Description

Shift: Monday to Friday ( 2PM 10:30 PM)

Location: Winnipeg Logistics Service Centre, 100 Murray Park Road

The North West Company (NWC) is looking to fill a position at our Winnipeg Logistics Service Centre. Your role as the Maintenance Technician involves providing building and equipment maintenance/repair. You provide support to ensure safety, productivity, and profitability to both Winnipeg warehouse facilities under the direction of the Maintenance Manager.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

The North West Company is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

• Electrical, mechanical, or HVAC certification, Previous experience in conducting mechanical repairs on motorized equipment or vehicles with a high degree of accuracy is required;
• Ability to become certified on all lift equipment;
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workloads;
• Ability to comprehend repair manuals;
• Proficient in reading written materials at an intermediate level;
• Ability to lift 75 lbs. unassisted periodically, including overhead lifting;
• Good communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service to both internal and external customers;
• Ability to work effectively, both under minimal supervision and within a team environment;
• Basic numeracy skills for the purposes of measurement and task execution; and
• Holds a valid Class 5 Drivers License with the ability to travel between locations within the city as required.

Desired Skills Experience:

• 2 years of experience in warehouse maintenance is preferred;
• Minimum education upto Grade 12 is a must;
• Perform maintenance on facility conveyors, storage racking, and material handling equipment such as lift trucks and forklifts;
• Attend to maintenance requests received by the Maintenance Department for all services or repairs;
• Perform basic repairs on HVAC systems throughout the facility;
• Performs repairs to exterior building and grounds as required;
• Collects waste material and ensures effective removal;
• Performs general housekeeping duties inside and outside of the building and within the parking lot and front entrance;
• Operates motorized cleaning equipment; and
• Perform other tasks as assigned.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Looking for a Rewarding Career Opportunity?

The North West Company (NWC) has a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world and we can trace our roots back to 1668 with many of our store locations in Northern Canada and Alaska having been in operation for over 200 years. If you’re looking for a new career, consider NWC as we’re proud to offer a broad range of rewarding opportunities that will allow you to develop and contribute to the growth of our organization.

At NWC, our mission is to be a trusted provider of goods and services within hard-to-reach, underserved and less-developed markets throughout Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands and the Caribbean. While our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food, we strive to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Our stores include; Northern, North Mart, Giant Tiger junior discount store, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less, Inc.

Between our Canadian and International Operations, we offer a variety of career opportunities across a geographically diverse area. From our Corporate roles, Distribution, Canadian Retail to International opportunities, we provide challenge and meaningful work, growth and development and competitive pay and benefits packages.

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