Maintenance Journey Person - Electrical or Millwright

Mowi is the world’s leading producer of farmed salmon and our Port Hardy Processing Plant is the most technically advanced fresh salmon processor in BC. Our Northern Vancouver Island location offers great outdoor and marine recreational activities, as well as excellent sports facilities and cultural, social and commercial amenities. The processing plant operates year-round and we are currently looking for team oriented, dynamic individuals to join the Mowi Canada West team at the Port Hardy Processing Plant. These are primarily day shift positions but other shifts may be scheduled to meet plant requirements.


  • Repair, troubleshooting and installation of machinery including salmon processing, ice making, ice delivery and packaging equipment. Experience with automated equipment would be ideal.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, electrical code specifications and schematics in order to effectively troubleshoot, maintain and repair equipment.
  • Optimize equipment safely, efficiently and reliably participating in continuous improvement projects and completing work orders according to PM schedules
  • Experience with waste water systems would be an asset.
  • Preventative maintenance and servicing high-speed packaging and processing equipment
  • Work on other projects as required.
  • Be self-starting and reliable dealing with a wide range of people in all levels of the building/sub- contracting industry.
  • Work with other trades, and sometimes contractors, in a flexible team environment to achieve greater efficiencies and productivity.
  • Assist the operations team in the efficient operation of the processing equipment.


  • Hold Red Seal Certification as Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) and/or Electrician 4th year apprentice may be considered
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with PLCs, pumps, conveyors, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Ability to read mechanical and piping schematics
  • Experience with networking
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment, preferably in the food industry, would be an asset
  • Experience with dynamic and static weighing units would be an asset
  • Be committed and self-motivated, with very good organizational skills
  • Good working knowledge of current electrical standards and regulations
  • A valid driver’s license Additional Information

The successful applicant will enjoy working to deadlines, be focused, be passionate about their work and have the ability to work under pressure when needed. Mowi Canada West's Port Hardy Processing Plant offers competitive, union rate wages with a comprehensive benefits package.

Wage:  Apprentice $27.39/hour - $38.85/hour & Journeyperson $42.72/hour

Closing Date: February 29, 2024

To be considered for this opportunity with a progressive, growth-oriented company, please submit your resume and cover letter online at:


Mowi is the world's leading seafood company and the largest producer of farm-raised salmon. Every day, our 12 000 employees in 26 countries produce 7.5 million healthy and delicious meals, served to customers across the globe. Mowi covers the whole value and production chain, from feed to plate, and through our vision of leading the “Blue Revolution” we are dedicated to farming the ocean in a responsible and efficient way. Mowi is headquartered in Bergen, Norway, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

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Port Hardy, BC Canada West

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