Industrial Mechanic

85 Blakeney Dr, Truro, NS

May 09, 2017


Founded in 1938, Agropur Cooperative is a North American dairy industry leader. With sales of $6 billion in 2016, the Cooperative is a source of pride for its 3,345 members and 8,000 employees. Agropur processes more than 5.9 billion litres of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America and boasts an impressive roster of brands and products including Natrel, Québon, OKA, Farmers, Agropur Signature, Agropur Grand Cheddar, Island Farms, BiPro, Scotsburn Ice Cream and the Ultima Foods joint venture’s iögo and Olympic brands. 

We have an immediate opening for an experienced licensed Industrial Mechanic for our production facility located at 85 Blakeney Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia (formally Scotsburn Ice Cream Company). 

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this position will be responsible for conducting emergency and scheduled repairs, as well as maintenance of production, packaging, warehousing, heating and refrigeration equipment in a fast-paced environment.  Work schedule consists of 8 and 12 hours shifts.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Licensed Industrial Mechanic / Millwright with Red Seal certification
  • 4th Class Stationary Engineer certification and 2nd Class Refrigeration considered assets;
  • Experience in mechanical engineering and the use of computerized process control systems will be a definite asset;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work well with others;
  • Working knowledge of HACCP considered an asset;
  • A strong commitment to occupational health and safety standards and procedures.

Anyone interested in pursuing this career opportunity should submit a resume by May 30, 2017, quoting “Truro - IM” to