Facility Maintenance Technician

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 yayafoods.com

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: 
Facility Maintenance Leader


  • Complete simple carpentry tasks such as installing and maintaining doors, windows, kitchen cabinetry, and drywall.
  • Work with others cooperatively, safely and in a structured and team environment.
  • Identify and report potential issues to leader and collaborate on relevant solutions.
  • Observe all safety rules and promote a safe working environment with team members.
  • Maintain strict GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Grade 12 education or equivalent experience. Trade or vocational school education is an asset
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a maintenance role in various environments is required.
  • Expertise in industrial plants and warehouses.
  • Experience working in a food and beverage manufacturing facility is an asset
  • Able to understand and safely use various hand tools and power tools to carry out and complete maintenance tasks
  • Familiar with general building maintenance, small repairs, and unit renovation work
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Able to communicate effectively with anyone that they may encounter on the job
  • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment with team members and strict GMP practices
  • Must be in good physical health to fulfill the requirements of the position
  • Must be able and willing to participate in on-call rotation that may include weekends
  • Some overtime may be required (as assigned)
  • 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 30 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.

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