Maintenance Technician

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #70
Monday, February 1, 2021

Who We Are:

Fresh Prep is Vancouver’s homegrown meal kit delivery service. We help people throughout B.C. make world-class dinners with fresh, pre-cut and pre-portioned ingredients along with an extended menu of over 100 add-ons from local suppliers delivered weekly to your door.

From sourcing quality local goods, to delivering in reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging, we believe it’s possible to make convenient eating healthy and sustainable for the community we live in.

In the past few years, we have collected first place awards for The Georgia Straight’s Golden Plates (2019 and 2020) in addition to winning the 23rd and 24th Annual Best of Vancouver award for Best Meal Kit Service as voted by readers (2018 and 2019). Fresh Prep also placed on the Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine STARTUP LIST 2020 as a high-growth Canadian startup.

Who You Are:

  • Maintenance Experience: You have experience maintaining food processing, packaging, or automated equipment.

  • Problem Solver: You approach a problem from a technical and strategic point of view and troubleshoot problems deliberately and thoroughly.

  • Collaborative Team Player: You are motivated by collaborative team task achievement and driving a results-oriented culture.

  • Strong Organizational Skills: You are able to stick to a certain set of standards in terms of part organization and work order fulfillment.

  • Adaptable: You thrive in a changing environment and are able to pivot direction easily.

  • Open: You are open to constructive feedback, but aren’t afraid to let your opinions be known. You approach the problem at hand from a strategic and empathetic point of view.

  • Computer Literate: You have experience with, or are able to learn and use computerized maintenance management software (CMMS)

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment such as food processing equipment, packaging equipment, pneumatic systems, and related equipment.

  • Performs routine preventative maintenance tasks including observing equipment running, interval replacements, testing, and deep cleaning of equipment.

  • Follows established procedures/schedules related to lubricating, cleaning, and adjusting equipment and machinery to prevent breakdowns.

  • Performs full machine repairs which includes dismantling, assembling, and installing equipment or components as necessary.

  • Maintains spare parts inventory levels as well as helps manage the store room organization.

  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools while performing duties.

  • Compliance with all safety rules and regulations as well maintains good housekeeping practices.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Experienced in operating and repairing a variety of equipment including food processing machines and power tools.

  • Effective problem solving skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and follow specific instructions and procedures.

  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision

  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

What You Can Expect:

  • An inclusive, fun workplace filled with fantastic colleagues. We’re a certified B-Corporation and our team is passionate about making a positive difference (and also about food!)

  • Competitive pay

  • Comprehensive health benefits (including medical, dental, vision and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.

  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week and sample meals from our test kitchen at our HQ!

Fresh Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and prohibit discrimination of any kind. 

We value diversity at our company and at all job levels our goal is to be diverse, inclusive and representative of the communities we operate in. We endeavour to recruit, develop and retain the best talent from a diverse candidate pool and truly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion among our team members is vital to our success as a company. We trust that in applying for a role with us you value this as well!

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada