Electrician (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  PaperWorks Industries Inc

  Kitchener, Ontario, Canada


Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, PaperWorks Industries is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications.

Our purpose is clear. To deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all.

At PaperWorks, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards. Product certifications include the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.


The Electrician is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining all electrical issues on production equipment, as well as maintaining electrical systems on the physical building structure.


  • Work as a member of the Maintenance team to complete scheduled PM’s in a timely manner, and make recommendations for continuous improvement of our PM program and the equipment
  • Respond to breakdowns with a sense of urgency
  • Complete detailed work logs for all repairs, to help our predictive maintenance process.
  • Understand and apply the Electrical Safety Code at all times
  • Provide guidance and training to apprentices and junior tradespersons
  • Other duties as required.
  • Will be working a rotating, 12 hour continental shift schedule


  • College diploma in an Electrical program
  • Licensed 442A or 309A Electrician with strong working knowledge of the Electrical Safety Code
  • A minimum of 3 years experience working in a fast-paced, highly automated manufacturing environment
  • Experience with PLC’s, variable frequency drives and motion control
  • Experience with printing and high-speed packaging equipment would be considered an asset.
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