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Careers at Pillar5 Pharma

Production Mechanic (1 Permanent, Full Time Position Available)

We are looking for a creative, dynamic, customer and solution focused Production Mechanic to join our Packaging Team. Reporting to the Manager, Packaging, you will be responsible to set up, modify, operate, troubleshoot and repair several different types of packaging machinery.


  • Assemble, troubleshoot and operate a variety of filling, packaging and compression machines on a day-to-day basis
  • Diagnose malfunctions and determine the need for adjustment or repair
  • Perform and follow written set-up and maintenance on machines and equipment as per preventative maintenance schedule
  • Perform size-change on packaging lines and prepare them for a variety of product formats
  • Train operators on proper handling of equipment
  • Work with outside contractors to ensure completion of maintenance tasks and with other groups and trades personnel
  • Make recommendation and implement continuous improvement to equipment and processes


  • Grade 12 diploma, post secondary education with millwright certification is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in a production environment preferably with packaging and tabletting machines
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and proven mechanical training and experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) controllers i.e., troubleshooting
  • Excellent team work, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of cGMP’s and SOP’s
  • Understanding of Lean and Six Sigma concepts is an asset
  • Ability to work shifts and be on call when needed

Application process: Please send your resume using the form below.