Refrigeration Operator (Class B)

Location: Belleville, Ontario

Vantage Foods has recently expanded their production facility in Belleville, Ontario and the registration will be upgraded from R16 to R18. Therefore, we require 7 days/24-hour coverage from certified “B” refrigeration operators for all building utilities and building management system. Our current 50,000 sq.ft. facility is producing case-ready red meats, and we’re expanding operations with an additional 50,000 sq.ft. facility to include seafood production. The refrigeration system utilizes several R507A Freon package units and we have R407C and R410A roof-top coolers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor and maintain the HVAC, Cold and Hot Water, Air Compression, Fire Protection
  • Assist the maintenance department with other building and production-related repairs
  • Work within a unionized environment with promotion potential
  • Reinforce a “Safety First” culture within the maintenance department
  • Coordinate with management to ensure regulatory compliance for the site
  • Ensure the preventative maintenance program is all inclusive and followed correctly
  • Work with management to identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiency improvements
  • Provide technical support to improve and expand all utility operations

Your Skills and Competencies

  • Holds a Class B Refrigeration Operators Certificate and/or a 4th Class Engineering Certificate from TSSA
  • Good communication skills with continuous improvement mindset
  • Experience in a production/manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Flexibility to work continental shifts and overtime if required
  • Computer skills required and familiarity with Ignition software preferred
  • ** If required, relocation support can be discussed and considered


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

Purposely Shape Your Future

Join a core values driven company where employee engagement is an integral part of our culture.

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