Reference : 585813

Red Seal Millwright

  • Technical Production
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/16/2021

Position description

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance millwright is responsible for completing mechanical maintenance work as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor, and other plant personnel, to ensure suitable availability and reliability of plant equipment and machinery associated with the manufacture of wallboard.


  • Performs repairs to machinery and plant support systems with regards to mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.
  • Maintains correct safety standards at all times
  • Work with preventative maintenance programs and keep proper maintenance records.
  • Operate machine tools such as lathes and grinders to fabricate the parts required during overhauls, maintenance or set-up of machinery
  • Works with a wide array of precision tools, such as Vernier calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, gauge blocks and levels
  • Fabricates custom parts, fixtures and guarding by means of arc welding, grinding, oxyacetylene cutting
  • Assembles and installs machinery and equipment such as mixers, saws, pullers, precision bearings, gear-boxes, clutches, motors, shafts, sprockets, chains, conveyors etc.
  • Alignment skills, couplings on pumps and various Falk Couplings
  • Works at heights and confined spaces without fear
  • Occasionally performs work in other trades, welding and other work
  • Participates and supports World Class Manufacturing and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Troubleshoots and repairs machinery and equipment in breakdown situations to ensure production requirements are met.
  • The unionized plant operates on a 24/5 schedule •This is a permanent, full-time position


  • Reliable, punctual and health-safety-environment conscious
  • Must be a valid Industrial Mechanic/Millwright who is fully licensed/certified with interprovincial red seal.
  • Must be available to work shifts and overtime/extended hours are expected
  • 5+ years of experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Experience with PC software, PLC’s, troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Ability to operate forklifts and aerial lifts
  • Strong familiarity with machine shop practices; use of power tools
  • Understanding of bearings and their functions
  • Must be able to read drawings and machine parts from a sketch or sample
  • Read, write, understand and communicate effectively in English
  • Excellent trouble shooting and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Work in a World Class Manufacturing Environment – WCM
  • Additional red seals as a welder and/or A-ticket pipe fitter would be advantageous

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities.

Legal Statement

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