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Power Engineer


Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 10,000 employees in 75 countries. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.



Power Engineer (5th Class)


LOCATION:                              Chilliwack


WAGE:                                     $38.00/hr




Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Power Engineer will assist with the overall maintenance and repairs of the equipment and building facility with the view of maintaining the highest level of food safety, personal safety and equipment efficiency.


The primary responsibility of the Power Engineer is to ensure the company assets (boiler, production equipment and facilities), are well maintained and operating in a safe mechanical manner. This position provides critical support in reducing production down time, implementing preventive maintenance programs, and effective troubleshooting of equipment.


Key tasks


  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Building Maintenance
  • Quality & Customer Focus
  • Safety & Work Environment
  • Continuous Improvement




Committed to adhere to company values:

  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Quality
  • Courage
  • Vision

Desire to make a successful and satisfying career in an international company


Education, Skills and Experience Requirements


  1. Power Engineer (Class 5) is mandatory
  2. Completed at least 2 years of apprenticeship in industrial mechanic/millwright program OR a combination of education, training and relevant experience.
  3. Industrial Millwright or Electrician trade qualification is an asset.
  4. Background in PLC programming and troubleshooting preferred.
  5. Proficiency using PMXPERT, PLC Data, is an asset.
  6. Knowledge of manufacturing/industrial equipment is an asset.
  7. Good verbal and written communication skills with the proven ability to communicate one-on-one and in group settings.
  8. Experience in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment
  9. Proficient in MS Office and experience in SAP system is desirable
  10. Problem solver with good analytical skills and the ability to trouble shoot as the need arises. I.E. Equipment and mechanical troubleshooting skills.
  11. Demonstrates team approach, behaviors and interpersonal skills that contribute to a positive team and work environment.
  12. Maintains a clean safe work environment (Boiler room, Maintenance shop, Office, Yard)
  13. Organized in approach to work assignments, practices effective time management, prioritizes tasks, and able to move from one task to another efficiently and accurately.
  14. Physical strength and stamina to do maintenance and repair work.
  15. Proven record of safety.
  16. Reliability – an impeccable attendance record is crucial to the position.

What Puratos offers

  • Competitive wage (in accordance with our Collective Agreement) and benefits
  • Rewarding career and growth potential worldwide
  • Challenges in an excellent international company
  • Fast pace and dynamic working environment
  • Be an integral part of a successful and profitable company

Puratos Canada Inc. is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Accommodations are available on request for applicants with a disability in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact or 604-392-1020 ext 120 if you require accommodation.


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