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Posted May 28th

Operating Engineer

Collingwood, Ontario

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Posted May 28th

Operating Engineer

Collingwood, Ontario






Full Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including 1792, Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton's, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram's V.O., Myers's, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.

We're proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky" four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of "world's most award-winning distillery" through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. During COVID-19, Sazerac distilleries began producing hand sanitizer for some of the world's largest organizations in healthcare, government, military, retail, distribution, airline, pharma, and banking. Also, during this time, while many companies are wading through uncertainty, Sazerac is poised for acquisition and growth - recently acquiring 18 more brands, two companies and a distillery.

Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Second Class Operating Engineer reports directly to the Chief Operating Engineer for The Collingwood Distillery. This person will operate, maintain and repair all Boilers, Pressure Vessels and Compressed Air Systems to TSSA standards per the Ontario Operating Engineers Act. The Second Class Operating Engineer will use computer and other SCADA systems to supply quality steam, compressed air and reverse osmosis water to internal customers. This role also participates in TPM as required and conducts weekend and plant shutdown security.

  • Maintains 100% uptime for Boiler, Compressed Air and RO systems
  • Maintains cleaning standards in department per Division cleaning standards and 5S
  • Completes and keeps up to date all safety training initiatives. Includes WHIMIS, Confined Space, Lockout, Working at heights
  • Completes and records the assigned PM tasks within the department. Completes and records all assigned 5S tasks within the department
  • Operates and maintains plant as per TSSA and Ontario Operating Engineers regulations
  • Second Class Operating Engineer certificate / credentials
  • Minimum 5 years operational experience.
  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary, including nights or weekends
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all relevant government regulations
  • Solid computer skills
  • Good physical health. For example; capable of working on your feet, sitting, climbing stairs and ladders, bending, kneeling, and squatting.

Job Type: Full time

Salary: $35.85 to start; after probation rate increases to $36.60/hour.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our employees and visitors safe, we have strict site access policies, have implemented daily temperature and symptom checks, as well as site-wide social distancing and mask-use policies.