Maintenance Mechanic - (Licensed Electrician or Licensed Millwright)

Full-time | Brampton, ON

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Maintenance Mechanic - (Licensed Electrician or Licensed Millwright)

Full-time | Brampton, ON


Be Part of Our Story

Dedicated to telling stories and creating experiences, Indigo is always looking for bright, energetic and customer-focused people who can help bring our exciting mission to life.

Customer Inspired, Mission DrivenCustomer Inspired, Mission Driven
Committed to Continuous ImprovementCommitted to Continuous Improvement
Talent DeveloperTalent Developer
Transparent and Open to FeedbackTransparent and Open to Feedback
Process DrivenProcess Driven

Job Details

Company Description

Dedicated to telling stories and creating experiences, Indigo is always looking for bright, energetic and customer-focused people who can help bring our exciting mission to life in one of our more than 200 Indigo, Indigospirit, Chapters and Coles stores across Canada. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities at our retail stores, distribution centres, and home office for people who share our passions and want to be part of a dynamic and enriching culture.


  • We love books and all things beautiful
  • We are Canada’s Cultural Department Store
  • Books are our heart and our soul and Great Books are JUST the Beginning…

We play by the following rules:

  • We exist to add joy to our customers’ lives each and every time they interact with us and our products
  • Our job is to create joyful moments for our customers
  • We treat each other the way we’d treat a valued friend
  • We inspire each other to do our best work
  • We seek to ignite creativity and innovation every day
  • We give back to the communities in which we operate

Job Description


To perform skilled and general maintenance work including both following and devising preventative maintenance strategies and effect emergency repairs on machinery and facility systems with an eye towards managing overall operating costs efficiently.

Key Performance Metrics

  • Adherence to all Safety Standards and practices with a focus towards zero injuries/accidents.  
  • Workplace safety, organization, orderliness and general appearance.

  • Preventative maintenance and other emergency repairs completed on time.

  • Develop innovative and proactive approaches to task implementation and process improvements.


Key Accountabilities

  • Follow safety standards, correct safety hazards where possible and notify management.

  • Know and follow all pertinent Indigo DC operations policies and practices including health and safety, problem resolution, attend and contribute to all mandatory meetings etc.

  • As part of the Indigo Maintenance team, maximize productivity individually and throughout the facility by operating in a primarily self-directed manner to improve efficiency of task completion by responding to and prioritizing assigned tasks, urgent or emergency issues, requests from management and or team members in a timely fashion.

  • Conduct urgent issues resolution for conveyor system in a timely fashion, including clearing jams, sensors cleaning or realignment, belt repairs and rapid escalation of more significant issues to the appropriate individual(s) as required.

  • Perform basic Preventative Maintenance routines on automated conveyor system including adjustment of feed and drive belts, lubrication and inspection of key points as outlined in the service literature; identification and rectification of early wear and tear symptoms in a planned, proactive, well communicated and documented manner.

  • Direct issues/concerns to the appropriate individual(s) in a reasonable time frame when required.

  • Preform preplanned preventative maintenance on equipment and machinery as outlined and assigned.

  • Analyze Mechanical, Electrical, Pneumatic and general operating systems to take corrective action as required, including the planning and execution of adjustments, temporary work-around, lubrication, parts replacement, diagnostic escalation, etc.

  • Inspect various external and internal building/general facility operational points to identify facility deficiencies such as worn doors/locks, snow removal/salting, general tidiness, minor plumbing/electrical issues, painting/plastering, etc., and reporting to management for further direction.

  • Provide and implement preliminary action plan for material Handling equipment issues by resolving obvious minor deficiencies (wood/plastic in wheels, changing batteries on trucks exhibiting a fault where discharged battery may be the root cause ,etc.) reporting more or extensive or serious issues to manager or other appropriate individual.

  • Other projects as assigned


  • Understands/demonstrates behavior in a manner that promotes, and is aligned with, Indigo's Mission, Vision, Beliefs


  • Establish and maintain productive peer relationships.

  • Provide general couching and task direction to mechanical helpers as needed.


    Reports to:

  • Department Manager, Maintenance

  • Receives some task assignment, coaching and training from: Maintenance Management.

  • Interfaces and builds relationships with: other Team Members both in Maintenance and other Logistics departments.



Technical Skills

  • Must possess an Ontario 442A Industrial Electrician certificate or a 433A Industrial Millwright certification.

  • PLC experience is an asset.

  • Experience in the distribution environment with sortation and conveyor experience is preferred.

  • Highly proficient in the use of various tools, test equipment machinery and service information to diagnose adjust and repair various devices and systems accurately and efficiently throughout the entire facility.

Additional skills and knowledge 

  • Must demonstrate talent for working in a team-based logistics environment with high energy and a willingness to learn.

  • Strong prioritization, problem solving skills and good time management skills with a results oriented outlook.

  • Able to lift 18.14kg (40LBS)

  • Good communication skills

  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Outlook)

  • The person will have minimum 1-2 years Scissor Lift, counterbalance, Raymond reach or turret truck experience. Valid certificate is required.

  • Understand importance of and commit to filing a daily log report.

Additional Information

Indigo Books & Music is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. Accommodations are available upon request for all applicants with a disability throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodation. We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility needs. 



Maintenance Mechanic - (Licensed Electrician or Licensed Millwright)

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