Chief Refrigeration Operators (Class A and Class B)

Location Belleville, Ontario

The Chief Refrigeration Operators (Class A and Class B) are responsible for the safe, efficient, and compliant operation of the building utilities within our meat processing facility located in Belleville, Ontario. Our current facility is producing case-ready red meats and we’re expanding operations in our new facility to include seafood production. The refrigeration system utilizes several R507A Freon package units and we have R407C and R410A roof-top coolers. The successful incumbents will also be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the HVAC, Hot Water, and Air Compression, and assisting the maintenance department with other production-related repairs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Works within a unionized environment with promotion potential
  • Reinforces a “Safety First” culture within the maintenance department
  • Coordinates with management to ensure regulatory compliance for the site
  • Ensures the preventative maintenance program is all inclusive and followed correctly
  • Works with management to identify cost saving opportunities and efficiency improvements
  • Provides technical support to improve and expand all utility operations

Your Skills and Competencies:

  • Position 1: Must hold a Class B Refrigeration Operators Certificate or a 4th Class Engineering Certificate from TSSA
  • Position 2: Must hold a Class A Refrigeration Operators Certificate or a 2nd Class Engineering Certificate
  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Experience with Freon R507A, R407C, and R410A is preferred
  • Good communication skills with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Experience in a production environment is an asset
  • Flexibility to work continental shifts and overtime if required


Vantage offers:

  • A market competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefit package
  • A well-resourced path to future career growth and a stated preference to promote from within where feasible
  • Tangible rewards for demonstrated results

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