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KeepRite Refrigeration is a leading North American manufacturer of commercial refrigeration products. Located in Brantford, Ontario, and Longview, Texas, KeepRite Refrigeration products have been manufactured and distributed worldwide for over 75 years.

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In compliance with AODA, if you require accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department upon scheduling your interview.

Current Listings - Brantford, Ontario Location

REFRIGERATION TROUBLESHOOTING/ PRODUCT SPECIALIST

Summary:

We are looking for a refrigeration mechanic who wants to consider making a move "inside". This role will primarily be responsible for providing front line technical support to sales, contractors and customers for various products and services offered by the company. Qualified candidates must have good people skills and be comfortable answering commercial refrigeration inquiries. The individual must also travel to occasional job site to solve problems with local refrigeration contractors. KeepRite Refrigeration products include unit coolers/ evaporators, condensing units, multi-compressor distributed systems, racks, air-cooled condensers, and fluid coolers.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Offer technical support/ troubleshooting expertise for field issues by phone or other electronic means and occasionally in person
  • Receive, interpret and respond to sales or customer product-related inquiries.
  • Design refrigeration systems and select equipment based on parameters supplied or industry standards.
  • Prepare quotations for customers and external sales personnel.
  • Prepare detailed reports and documentation.
  • Coordinate and participate in regular meetings with fellow team members within product groups.
  • Liaison between contractors, customers, sales, engineering and manufacturing groups.
  • Willing to travel to offer technical support when required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Refrigeration License (313A) or Mechanical Engineering Technician Graduation Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ Years of Refrigeration background or related experience
  • Hands on refrigeration application knowledge or field trouble-shooting experience
  • Commercial Refrigeration experience considered an asset
  • Possess a valid passport with ability to travel occasionally in Canada or the U.S

Accessibility

In compliance with AODA, if you require accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department upon scheduling your interview.

This position is Permanent Full Time, working Monday – Friday. It offers a competitive wage and benefit package with a matching pension program to an individual wanting to become part of an incredible work environment.

Work Remotely: To be Discussed (Openness to Remote Work/ Blend of Remote and Office)

Interested applicants should submit their resumes, including salary expectations, by:

Email: info@k-rp.com or Fax: 519-753-1140

PRODUCTION TECHNICIANS (AFTERNOON SHIFT)

Summary:

As a team player you will be working in a flexible manufacturing environment, operating large machines and various tools for the manufacture of commercial refrigeration equipment. You will ensure that all materials and work performed adheres to organizational standards, safety regulations and guidelines.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Abide by designated organizational, as well as provincial safety guidelines, at all times;
  • Follow all production procedures, as instructed, and perform all work to manufacturing specifications;
  • Work effectively, as part of a team, in a unionized environment to ensure quality and productivity;
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools related to the manufacture of commercial refrigerationequipment;
  • Ensure the daily and weekly production schedule is adhered to;
  • Participate in educational and training sessions as necessary; and
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Strong working mechanical knowledge of machines and tools;
  • Knowledge of appropriate materials, methods, and tools required in various assembly processes
  • College diploma, with preference given to industrial or mechanical engineering, electrical or HVAC, orequivalent work experience in a related field
  • Past brazing experience an asset
  • Committed to quality and safety
  • Flexible and adaptable to regular changes in assigned tasks
  • Ability to perform under pressure and work in a fast-paced, labour-intensive manufacturing environment Core Physical requirements include the ability to:
  • Stand for the full shift (10 hours)
  • Lift up to 50 lbs. throughout the shift
  • Bend and twist regularly and climb ladders

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday 4:00 pm - 2:30 am

Wages: As per the CBA (Current Rate: Starts at $20.78 + 0.89 cents shift premium, CBA progressive wage scale will follow after)

Accessibility In compliance with AODA, if you require accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department upon scheduling your interview.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes, including salary expectations, by: Email: info@k-rp.com or Fax: 519-753-1140

REFRIGERATION DESIGN ENGINEER

Summary:

This role will be responsible for engineering and designing customer orders. These duties include: capacity calculation, component selection, the use of AutoCAD and other related software to design parts, wiring diagrams and assembly drawings. The individual will work closely with industrial engineering, production, and lab technicians to ensure efficiency and resolve any problems with customer orders.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Engineering customer order: including capacity calculation, refrigeration component selection. For some special orders, new parts design using AutoCAD and Solid Edge is needed, including sheet metals, tubes, electrical wiring diagrams and detailed assembly drawings
  • Responsible for the creation and management of engineering bill of materials for designated product lines, ensuring accuracy and quality, and its timely release to production / manufacturing department.
  • Solving Production problems: working with Manufacturing Engineering and Production Department to optimize the material usage and assembly process, and to solve any problems.
  • Research and Development project works: including heat transfer and fluid dynamics calculation, new components and parts selection, cost optimization, new products design, preparing all drawings, setting up bills of materials.
  • Research and development lab work: including lab tests, lab equipment selection or design and equipment set-up.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the use of 2-D and 3-D CAD software
  • Refrigeration background and or experience considered an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products and proficient in computer use
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Accessibility In compliance with AODA, if you require accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department upon scheduling your interview.

This position is Permanent Full Time, working Monday – Friday. It offers a competitive wage and benefit package with a matching pension program to an individual wanting to become part of an incredible work environment.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes, including salary expectations, by: Email: info@k-rp.com or Fax: 519-753-1140

REFRIGERATION PRODUCT SPECIALIST

Summary: This role will be responsible for front line technical support to sales, contractors, and customers for products and services offered by the company. KeepRite Refrigeration products include unit coolers/ evaporators, condensing units, multi-compressor distributed systems, racks, air-cooled condensers, and fluid coolers. The successful candidate will be assisting our rack team. Experience in supermarket type equipment considered an asset.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Receive, interpret, and respond to sales or customer product related inquiries.
  • Design refrigeration systems and select equipment based on parameters supplied or industry standards.
  • Prepare quotations for customers and external sales personnel.
  • Offer technical support/troubleshooting expertise for field issues in person, by phone, or other electronic measures.
  • Prepare detailed reports and documentation.
  • Participate in regular meetings with fellow team members within product groups.
  • Liaison between contractors, customers, sales, engineering, and manufacturing groups.
  • Willing to travel to offer technical support when required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.

Preferred Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree/ Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ Years of Refrigeration background or related experience
  • Strong working knowledge of refrigeration systems/ components and how to apply them
  • Commercial Refrigeration experience considered an asset
  • Experience in supermarket type equipment considered an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products and proficient in computer use
  • Possess a valid passport with ability to cross between Canada and USA

Accessibility

In compliance with AODA, if you require accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department upon scheduling your interview.

This position is Permanent Full Time, working Monday – Friday. It offers a competitive wage and benefit package with a matching pension program to an individual wanting to become part of an incredible work environment.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes, including salary expectations, by: Email: info@k-rp.com or Fax: 519-753-1140

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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