South Bruce Business Employment Opportunities

Kinectrics Inc. - Laundry Line Worker (Teeswater)

General Company Information

Kinectrics Inc. is Canada’s leading provider of innovative science and engineering services to the Electricity Energy Sector. We are a company built on a 100-year history of serving the energy sector with our advanced problem-solving expertise. Employing more than 1000 engineers, scientists and technologists our employees are recognized worldwide for outstanding technical excellence in the energy sector. Kinectrics is unique in that it has an extensive suite of up to date laboratories serving clients in both North America and around the globe.

General Accountabilities

Kinectrics is seeking several Laundry Line Workers to assist with the operation of an industrial laundry facility. This position is a key role for the Kinectrics Laundry Plant, with the important task of ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the laundry process lines in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. 

General Accountabilities include:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • operating heavy industrial equipment, systems, and components, including but not limited to washers, dryers, conveyor systems and folding machines;
  • Involvement in shipping and receiving of customer laundry, including verifying customer quantities;
  • Sorting and classifying soiled laundry in appropriate silos/carts in accordance with the type of item and contamination level;
  • Logging items by RFID tag and sorting for processing in accordance with procedures;
  • Using a proprietary software to save records of operations;
  • Performing manual work as needed to run the process lines, including but not limited to: loading and unloading customer laundry into and out of machines;
  • hanging plastic suits onto drying racks;
  • moving carts/silos around the facility;
  • manual folding and packing of some articles upon shipping;
  • Loading customer laundry in batches per the operations schedule and optimized wash cycles;
  • Regulating machine processes i.e. turning them on/off, turning levels and valves to control the volume of additives, specific cycles and temperature;
  • Ensuring all computer-controlled systems are functioning correctly and no lag times/delays exist in the automated processes;
  • Inspecting articles for wear, tear, and colour and then mending/repairing accordingly;
  • Performing oversight of process lines and aiding other line workers where needed.

Safety & Procedures

  • Performing all duties in a safe manner and in compliance with Kinectrics policies and procedures;
  • Complying with quality procedures set in accordance with ISO9001;
  • Following all Kinectrics Technical Work Instructions related to operation of the laundry equipment;
  • Actively cooperating in pre-job brief discussions and identification of any hazards;
  • Following radiation safety standards and protocols and being familiar with the use of standard radiation protection equipment, such as personnel portal monitors, bulk monitors, small article monitors, etc.;
  • Involvement in scanning and monitoring of laundry items;
  • Understanding the unit operations for each process line and zoning divisions in the facility;
  • Providing support to the Radiation Protection Supervisor or RP technicians where necessary.

Maintenance & Improvements

  • Identifying any bottlenecks in the process lines;
  • Working in conjunction with plant personnel to modify and improve the processing and packaging of laundry items;
  • Providing support to the facilities manager and laundry supervisor where needed, including: Informing the facilities manager of maintenance needs, such as identifying and reporting any equipment issues while operating the process lines;
  • Following contingency plans where necessary;
  • Alerting the managers when machine filters need to be changed or equipment needs repair;
  • Assisting in the setup, takedown or relocation of production equipment;
  • Maintaining inventory and communicating needs to the laundry supervisor;
  • Participating in other continuous improvement or process improvement initiatives;
  • Other general duties as required, including housekeeping, janitorial and responding to emergency alarms.

Selection Criteria

Essential Competencies:

  • Must have a background working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure, while remaining a positive team player
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize assigned work and to coordinate multiple activities efficiently
  • Team player, proactive, and quick learner
  • Demonstrated contributions to a strong safety-first and positive atmosphere
  • Strong customer orientation and commitment to Kinectrics and Business Unit goals
  • Ability to gain Security Clearance at a Nuclear Power Plant

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Verbal and written fluency in English
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and to quality assurance requirements
  • Basic Microsoft Office computer literacy skills
  • Diligent in following conventional procedures
  • Quick learner: Ability to follow established laundry procedures
  • Capable of learning how to use unique software
  • Desire to work efficiently
  • Flexible in rotating between process lines
  • Must be physically capable of performing the duties assigned: Stamina needed to perform manual labor in an industrial setting, including lifting and carrying heavy objects,
  • dexterous, good eye-hand coordination
  • Ability to stand for duration of shift
  • An understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and safety best practices, operates with a safety conscious attitude
  • Experience in commercial laundry would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Radiological Safety would be considered an asset
  • Experience in applying event-free Human Performance fundamentals would be considered an asset (understanding stop when unsure, effective (3-way) communication, procedure use and adherence, self check with verbalization)

Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Mildmay Freshmart - Bakery Team (Mildmay)

Duties: This is an excellent position for someone who is very organized, creative and works well with little supervision but within a team.   Responsible for baking bread and rolls, sweet breads, donuts, cakes, plus preparing lunch and dinner meals following a set menu and recipes, cleaning the kitchen, rotating supplies, assembling supply orders, talking with customers, preparing dessert trays for caterings.   We are looking for someone with a passion for trying new things, but following standardized procedures and recipes.    Ability to decorate cakes would be a bonus!  

Wage:  $14.00 hourly to start with increases based on skills and experience.

Hours: We are very proud of our commitment to flexibility and allowing staff to work as it fits their family and schooling situations.   The number of days and hours of work will be determined by what works for the team.  These are part time positions.  Both of these positions have the potential to develop into
more hours and opportunities.

Apply:  by coming to Mildmay Freshmart with a resume and giving it to Gail.


Mildmay Freshmart - Deli Team (Mildmay)

Duties:  This is an excellent position for someone who is very organized, creative, can multi-task, pays attention to details and freshness of products.   Responsible for making fresh salads, sandwiches and pizzas, slicing deli meat, serving hot lunch and dinner meals, cleaning the kitchen, rotating supplies, assembling supply orders, talking with customers and preparing catering trays.  An ideal team member will follow established recipes and procedures, plus add creative touches and try new recipes.  

Wage: $14.00 hourly wage

Hours: We are very proud of our commitment to flexibility and allowing staff to work as it fits their family and schooling situations.   The number of days and hours of work will be determined by what works for the team.  These are part time positions.  Both of these positions have the potential to develop into
more hours and opportunities. 

Apply:  by coming to Mildmay Freshmart with a resume and giving it to Gail.


Mildmay Freshmart - Cashier & Customer Service Team

Duties: If you are customer & community service oriented, outgoing, can multi-task and are willing to learn a lot of details, this is a fun, team-spirited position.  Responsible for operating cash register, assisting customers with paying for groceries, restocking shelves, facing groceries on shelves, store cleaning.  Basic requirements are good math skills and attention to details.   We are hiring adults and students (over 16 years of age) available days and weekends. 

Wage: $14.00 hourly to start

Hours:  vary from season to season, approx. 15-20 hours per week.   

Apply: by coming to Mildmay Freshmart with a resume and speaking with Gail or Theresa.        


Mildmay Freshmart - Marketing and Social Media Co-ordinator (Mildmay)

Duties: Help Us Share our Great Story.  Mildmay Freshmart opened on June 23, 2017 to ensure the community of South Bruce had a grocery store they could be proud of and sustain our residents.  We have so many great stories and lots of information to educate and engage our customers.  We want to communicate with many more residents of South Bruce and encourage them to experience the many benefits of shopping at Mildmay Freshmart.  

This is ideal for a self-motivated, organized, creative, marketing student or adult, interested in quickly learning about the grocery business.   This is a new position so we are flexible in how this might work for the right person.  

Wage: will be negotiated based on experience.   A computer and ipad would be provided.  

We have established social media formats such as website, Facebook, Instagram, Mailchimp weekly newsletters, plus other formats such as newspaper, events, surveys, and summarized it into an annual plan.  We need someone to take all of this to the next level, coordinate it into a more effective communication plan, execute and monitor it on a daily basis.

The opportunity exists for this to become a dual position by also marketing Paisley Freshmart. 

Apply: by emailing a resume and cover letter explaining your experience and how you could best market our Freshmart stores;  shop@mildmayfreshmart.ca


Bernie McGlynn Lumber Ltd/South Bruce Flooring - Lumber Pilers/Hardwood Flooring Pilers

Job Location: 1563 Hwy #9 Mildmay, ON

Employment Terms (F/T, P/T, Contract, Casual): Full time permanent

Hours of work: 7am-5pm / 7am-3:30pm

Job Duties:  Sorting, piling lumber and flooring

Qualifications Required: Punctional, reliable, dependable, self motivated, able to work in a fast paced environment, be in good physical condition, heavy lifting

Wage Range: $15.25-$16.25 start

How to apply: Please send resume to sawmill@wightman.ca or apply in person at 1563 Hwy 9 Mildmay - Fax 519-367-3214


Ontario Dairy Goat Co-operative - Truck Driver

Job Location: Teeswater base

Employment Terms (F/T, P/T, Contract, Casual): Full time

Hours of work:  4-5 days – 12-14 hours

Job Duties: Milk pick-up driver

Qualifications Required:

All applicants must have:
- valid AZ licence with a clean abstract.  A milk graders licence would be asset, but not necessity.
- willing to work some weekends, in rotation, as scheduled, within Ontario. 
- ability to work independently and as team member, possessing positive attitude with strong work ethics.

Wage Range: competitive wage with benefits

How to apply: Submit resume and drivers’ abstract by fax to 519-392-8927, by email                                                      clayton@ontariodairygoat.com; or in person.