Chief Stationary Engineer

Ya YA Foods Corp

About Ya YA Foods:

Ya YA Foods is a dynamic and high-growth manufacturer of liquid food and unique beverages. With over 30 years’ experience, we have evolved into a versatile manufacturer and co-packer of a variety of low acid and high acid beverage and liquid food items. We are a family-owned Canadian business who prides itself in its proven track record of satisfying the needs of global multi-national customers. We are a solution provider for our customers, always striving to exceed expectations on innovation, quality, service, and speed to market. For further information about us, please check our website at

A career at Ya YA FOODS will offer you the opportunity to…

  • Build a career, not just have a job
  • Work in a dynamic and high-growth company with very skilled professionals
  • Become part of a teamwork focused culture
  • Be a part of an organization that supports your future growth path

Reports to: Environmental & Utilities Manager


  • Present technical, operational, and management leadership.
  • Responsible for the operation of powerhouse equipment and machinery to meet the organization demand of steam, compressed air, chilled water, and nitrogen.
  • Supervise electrical and mechanical services including preventative maintenance and equipment overhauls to maintain safe and efficient operations.
  • Troubleshoot and repair powerhouse equipment and machinery in fast paced environment to minimize downtime.
  • Communicate all maintenance and other activities with operations team to meet production goals.
  • Ensure effective recruitment, development, and training is provided to operate the powerhouse safely and efficiently.
  • Provide clear work objectives and expectations to the shift engineers.
  • Ensure that TSSA standards and inspections are adhered to at all times.
  • Maintain all records and documentation and ensure completion of paperwork.
  • Propose and/or installing new equipment, if required.
  • Maintain an updated central log of all operating machinery and files related to repairs, maintenance, and lubrications.
  • Observe all Safety rules and promote a safe working environment with team members.
  • Compliance with all rules & policies regarding health safety, occupational safety, environmental safety, food safety, legal regulations, company requirements, etc.
  • Compliance with the Company’s Integrated Management Systems which includes, but is not limited to Production, Quality, Food Safety & GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess a minimum certification for 2nd class maintenance engineer, with 1st class being preferred
  • Experience working in a manufacturing setting is a strong asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of principles governing the safe operation and maintenance of building mechanical, life safety and locking systems
  • Demonstrate principles of supervision, leadership, and the enforcement of safer operational conditions
  • Ability to frequently work alone or with people at elevated heights and with noise
  • Capable of working in dry and humid conditions
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • NB: Successful candidates will be required to provide photo ID, banking details, a valid SIN number, and (if applicable) a valid work permit.

Why Join Us

We believe that the key to creating and growing a successful business is by investing in our people—some of whom have been a part of our team for over 25-years. This is at the core of who we are, what we do, and how we grow our business—as a versatile, automated manufacturer and co-packer of a wide-variety of beverages and liquid food items. In our view, a happy team means a better workforce, a better product, and more satisfied customers.

Furthermore, we encourage different perspectives and celebrate diversity in our workforce. Where every employee has the opportunity to realize his or her full potential in a working environment that is supportive of everyone. Upon request, we will gladly provide accommodations to any candidate with a disability taking part in the selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $110,000.00-$125,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Etobicoke, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • 2nd Class Maintenance Engineer Certification (required)

Work Location: One location

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