Careers 

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.

Accessibility

Our organization is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. Please notify the HR department upon scheduling your interview if you require accommodation in advance.

CURRENT LISTINGS - CANADA



 Brantford, Ontario

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 are 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 refrigeration equipment;
  • Ensure the daily and weekly production schedule is adhered to
  • Participate in educational and training sessions as necessary;
  • 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 HVACR, or equivalent 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 throughout the shift
  • Climb ladders regularly throughout the shift
  • Use various hand & power tools regularly throughout the shift

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

Wages: As per the CBA (to be discussed during pre-screen)

Accessibility: Our organization is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. Please notify the HR department upon scheduling your interview if you require accommodation in advance.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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

Our organization is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. Please notify the HR department upon scheduling your interview if you require accommodation in advance.

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 TROUBLESHOOTING/ TECHNICAL SUPPORT

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 may 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

Salary: Depends on Experience. (DOE).

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

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

CURRENT LISTINGS - UNITED STATES


Texas, Longview 

MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

Summary:

Stationed on the manufacturing floor, this position will be responsible for developing and improving manufacturing processes and systems to improve and maintain the quality of the products and keep production costs down.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Improving manufacturing efficiency by analyzing, planning, and executing workflow, space requirements, equipment and stock layout and others.
  • Creation and improvement of tools or processes to ensure product quality.
  • Work effectively, as part of a team, in a unionized environment to ensure quality and productivity
  • Efficient utilization of manufacturing equipment.
  • Being responsible for regulatory compliance for the manufacturing plant.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • An Engineering degree in a relevant field.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Refrigeration or air conditioning manufacturing experience considered an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of Lean Manufacturing.

This position is Permanent Full Time. It offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package. Interest parties are invited to email resumes and cover letters including salary expectations to: hr@kr-r.com

REFRIGERATION DESIGN ENGINEERS (Multiple Positions)

Summary:

This role will be responsible for designing customer orders and participating in product research and development.

Responsibilities include :

  • Engineering customer orders: including capacity calculation, refrigeration component selection and system design. May involve designing sheet metals, piping, electrical wiring diagrams and detailed assembly drawings.
  • Creation and management of engineering bill of materials.
  • Providing technical support to production and sales.
  • Research and development works: including new design or improvement of existing design of components or systems. Prototyping, lab testing, data analysis, solution searching are typical processes.
  • Maintaining regulatory compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Refrigeration or air conditioning experience considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in Excel and in at least one of 3D drafting platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hand-on and result-oriented work ethic.

This position is Permanent Full Time. It offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package. Interest parties are invited to email resumes and cover letters including salary expectations to: hr@kr-r.com

Raleigh, North Carolina

Refrigeration Production Specialist

Summary: This role will be responsible for providing support to our sales, contractors and customers via phone, fax, e-mail, and other electronic means. To excel in this role, the candidate should have a refrigeration background, be able to communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment and has a strong proficiency with operating various computer programs and software. 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:

  • Receive, interpret and respond to sales or customer product-related inquiries.
  • Build sustainable relationships and trust with our sales, contractors, and customers through open and interactive communication
  • Design refrigeration systems and select equipment based on parameters supplied or industry standards.
  • Prepare quotations for customers and external sales personnel.
  • Offer technical support/trouble-shooting expertise for field issues in person, by phone or other electronic means.
  • 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 or Mechanical Engineering Degree/ Diploma or 5+ years of related experience
  • Proven customer support experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products and proficiency in computer use
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess a valid passport with the ability to cross the border between Canada and USA

Location:  8320 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27615

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 want to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.