Licensed Industrial Mechanic - Refrigeration

85 Blakeney Dr, Truro, NS

January 17, 2018


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. 

Agropur is accepting applications for an experienced Licensed Industrial Mechanic - Refrigeration for its production facility located at 85 Blakeney Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this position will be responsible for the maintenance of the refrigeration equipment.  This will include all daily inspections as well as both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.  Additional duties will involve maintenance of production, warehousing, and heating equipment.  Work schedule consists of 8 and 12 hours shifts.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • 1st Class Refrigeration Certification;
  • Experience working with Industrial Refrigeration equipment;
  • Licensed Industrial Mechanic / Millwright with Red Seal certification;
  • 4th Class Stationary Engineer certification considered an asset;
  • Experience in mechanical engineering and the use of computerized process control systems will be a definite asset;
  • Working knowledge of HACCP considered an asset;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work well with others;
  • A strong commitment to occupational health and safety standards and procedures.

Anyone interested in pursuing this career opportunity should submit a resume quoting “Truro - IM” to

We are supportive of workforce diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those being interviewed will be contacted.