Equipment Maintenance Technician

Bioriginal is a global leader in manufacturing natural nutritional foods, ingredients and supplements for food and beverage companies. For more than 25 years, Bioriginal has carved out a niche by scientifically combining ingredients from all over the world, directly from the source, to create innovative and efficacious solutions. Developing proprietary methods and systems, Bioriginal provides customized turnkey solutions for our customers that help them compete and win in a highly competitive space. Bioriginal’s wide portfolio includes plant- and marine-based oils, seeds & grains, protein products, nutraceuticals and botanical ingredients. Bioriginal is headquartered in Saskatoon, Canada with facilities throughout the USA, Europe and Asia. Bioriginal is a member of the Cooke family of companies.

We are currently searching for Equipment Maintenance Technician to provide support to our Saskatoon, SK operations. The Maintenance Technician focuses on preventative and reactive maintenance tasks, ensuring they are completed in a safe and efficient manner, with the goal of having the plant running in a productive and efficient manner.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the plant manager, the equipment maintenance technician is responsible for the day-to-day activities related to general maintenance of the packaging facility. The primary purpose and accountability of this position is derived by focusing on pro-active maintenance work ensuring all packaging plant equipment continues to achieve the best performance.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Establish general plant and equipment maintenance and implement preventative maintenance tasks and documentation.
  • Facilitates and promotes a safe working environment for all employees, visitors and contractors.
  • Works as a team player and promotes a positive work environment.
  • As part of the maintenance team, assists in daily set-up of line equipment, monitoring and maintaining their optimum performances.
  • Maintains an equipment database to organize work orders, equipment repairs and calibrates equipment for validation purposes.
  • Performs critical equipment inspections and documentation.
  • Manages spare parts inventory and supplies.
  • Implements specific projects that address cost reduction, improve efficiency and production accuracy.


  • 3-5 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment. Preference given to those with experience in the electro-mechanical operation of a production line, including bottling, packaging and general production.
  • Post-secondary training in electronics, automation or industrial mechanics would be a definite asset.
  • Attention to details and accuracy is required.
  • Strong skills in teamwork, organizational, communication (written and verbal) are required.
  • Familiarity with HAACP and Good Manufacturing Practices is considered an asset.
  • Good computer skills (including MS Office).

Bioriginal thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only individuals being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please include salary expectations with application.

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Closes: September 24, 2021
Type: Full-Time
Department: Operations

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