Maintenance Electrician, London, On

London, Ontario
London, ON
Depends on Experience 

The Original Cakerie Ltd. is one of three premium dessert manufacturing companies owned by Gryphon Investors, managed by Dessert Holding’s.  We are a rapidly growing company comprised of The Original Cakerie Ltd. (London Ontario & Delta British Columbia), Lawler’s Desserts (Houston, TX) and Atlanta Cheesecake Company (Atlanta, GA). We are poised for continued growth by bringing high quality products to both retail grocery and food service across North America. Led by a senior team with strong company pedigrees and experience driving improvement – we have exciting opportunities to be a part of this high performance, growth focused organization.   

Founded in 1976, The Original Cakerie has an exceptionally strong presence across North America as a premium dessert manufacturer. We operate two Double A, BRC certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and are looking for an Electrician as we work on our London plant expansion and to expand our Maintenance Team.  

What you will do:

  • Willing to obtain an Ammonia Refrigeration ‘B’ Operator License.
  • Provide electrical expertise to maintain the process equipment and surrounding infrastructure.
  • Have strong electrical troubleshooting ability to identify root cause failure.
  • Have great knowledge of all types of sensors, VFD’s, safety circuits and the ability to read drawings.
  • Have good understanding of mechanical systems.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and work order tasks as requested by the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager.
  • Support operations, with a strong focus on internal customer service.
  • Have strong communication to effectively interact with other departments to ensure a high level of plant performance.
  • Complete maintenance reports and logs as required.
  • Adherence to all safety & quality policies and procedures.
  • Work collectively in a team environment on all maintenance matters
  • Have great attention to detail with a ‘no quit’ attitude.
  • Be able to work continental shifts.
  • Have and maintain the ability to lift up to 50lbs. and be able to climb stairs & ladders.

Experience & Education:

  • Industrial or Construction Electrician License (required)
  • Having a Millwright License or Refrigeration B-Operator License is an asset.
  • Experience in a Food Industry Maintenance Department is an asset.
  • Good Mechanical knowledge is an asset.
  • Knowledge of HACCP and GMP is an asset.
  • Very strong organizational and work management skills
  • Be highly self-motivated and results oriented
  • Display a high level of urgency in responding to opportunities
  • Strong communication and change management skills
  • Able to thrive in a team environment working towards shared goals  collectively in a team environment on all maintenance matters.

Shifts:    12 Hours Continental shift - Rotating Shift Schedule (AM & PM Shifts)

What we offer:

Competitive Wages

  • $35.40/hr      Tech II

Shift Premium:

  • $0.60 cents per hour for all hours worked between 7:00pm-5:00am.
  • $0.60 cents per hour for hours worked between 5:00am-7:00pm Sat and Sun

Other Benefits

  • RRSP Contributions
  • Medical, Dental & Extended Health Benefits.
  • Very clean climate controlled environment


Please apply and attach a copy of your resume. We thank you in advance for your interest in The Original Cakerie. Due to volume, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Throughout the selection process, accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.  Please notify Human Resources if required.    “The Original Cakerie is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants"