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Position Title: Journeyperson Electrician 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Carberry - On Site

Salary: $42.07/hour 

Premium: Night Shift Premium 

Shift: 12 hour shifts 8am – 8pm & 8pm – 8am, 28-day rotation 

Requisition ID: 17578 



About McCain:  

McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world's largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties. 


McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries. 


Why You Should Join Our Team:  


McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, we offer other benefits including:  

  • BlueCross Benefits starting after 600 hours complete, paid by McCain 

  • Pension Match 3% 

  • Education Reimbursement Assistance  



The Role:

The Red Seal Electrician is responsible for the care, maintenance and continued operability of the facility and all associated equipment in accordance with quality specifications, federal guidelines and company policies. Perform routine and preventive maintenance on all equipment and facilities at McCain Carberry plant.    


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Perform electrical and technical inspection / repair of processing, packaging and building systems within our manufacturing environment. 

  • Installation of electrical and technical components 

  • Troubleshoot electrical, technical, PLC, and SCADA systems 

  • Provide assistance and support to maintenance and production departments. 

  • Keep Supervisor aware of any operational issues, plans to rectify and equipment needs 

  • Have a working knowledge of all processing, and packaging equipment within our manufacturing environment 

  • Provide mentoring for electrical and technical teams including apprenticeship program support 

  • Will train and lead all employees in the areas of safety, environmental, GMP’s, and sanitation procedures 

  • Must be a safe leader, and be able to coach other in all aspects of safe work 

  • Ensure timely, accurate records are maintained (electrical logbook), SAP, calibration records 

  • Follow good manufacturing practices and PPE requirements 

  • Apply all aspects of lean manufacturing: including 5S, standard work, S.O.P, B.O.P, JHA’s 

  • Assist in driving continuous improvement in all areas of the factory as related to electrical services 



  • Must hold a valid Manitoba Electricians License (HI or HC) 

  • Must hold a valid Inter-Provincial Journeyman Electrician Certificate (Red Seal) 

  • 3 years previous experience in a manufacturing environment; food processing would be considered an asset 

  • Candidate must have strong mechanical aptitude and electrical abilities  

  • Must be a team player, willing to participate with excellent communication skills  

  • Proven ability to work independently, prioritize tasks with a keen sense of urgency 

  • Ability to read and follow blueprints and electrical schematics 


Previous experiences that might be an asset in this role include the following titles: Industrial Electrician, Instrumentation Technician, Journeyman Electrician, Maintenance Electrician 


Sustainability and Planet Friendly Practices are at the heart of McCain:  


We’ve embarked upon a journey to create planet-friendly food. We are committed to investing in resource-efficient operations in factories and farms. 

  • We are moving to 100% renewable energy by 2030.  

  • Donating 200 million meals to food banks and NGO worldwide by 2025.  

  • Implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100% of our potato acreage by 2030.  


Want to learn more? Ask our recruiter on LinkedIn! #LI-SW1  


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: NA Potato Manufacturing 
Department: ​Instrumentation and Electronics ​

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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