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Parts & Service Manager

In Kernic Systems has been a leading North American provider of recycling equipment solutions since 1978. Today we serve our customers with an expanded offering of standard product and custom-engineered solutions through our three primary business divisions: Recycling Solutions, Dust Collection and Air Pollution Control, and Material Handling.

Kernic Systems has an opening for a Field Service Technician/Millwright (Industrial Equipment) .

Responsibilities of this role will include working as part of our team to service the equipment and systems at our customer’s facilities.

This is an ideal role for a skilled and self-motivated individual who enjoys a challenging and rewarding work environment.

This includes the service and repair of air/extraction systems, dust collection systems and recycling equipment (balers, shredders etc.)

Core Competencies

  • Safe and Efficient Approach
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Problem Solving and Troubleshooting
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Flexible and adaptable to new challenges

Job Duties

  • Work closely with the Parts & Service Manager to establish priorities and scheduling
  • Communicate directly with customers to provide support and schedule follow up visits
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems (mechanical, electric, hydraulic)
  • Understand system schematics and circuit diagrams
  • Prepare sketches and diagrams; estimates material requirements for specific jobs
  • Make emergency repairs and perform routine service and preventative maintenance
  • Keep service records and performs simple administrative tasks
  • Meet all internal & customer quality requirements
  • Work safely & efficiently
  • Maintain a clean work area & identify any safety concerns
  • Perform related duties as required


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Millwright certification or Electro-mechanical background
  • Experience with hydraulic balers, shredders and dust collection will be an asset
  • Experience with industrial machinery rigging and installation will be an asset
  • Experience in metal work (welding, cutting, light fabrication) will be an asset
  • Experience with PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) will be an asset
  • Ability to work safety at heights
  • Ability to assess the occupational hazards and safety precautions that exist.
  • Skilled in the use and care of a variety of hand and power tools, measuring and testing equipment
  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision
  • Ability to maintain records
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

Work Conditions

  • Frequent travel to customer’s locations in Southern Ontario (occasional out of province)
  • Physical ability for lifting and supporting heavy loads
  • Use of safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime and weekend work as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors

$25.00 – $40.00/hr. depending on qualifications, with additional premiums for out of town travel and overtime.

Kernic Systems Inc. offers competitive salary packages, a positive and challenging work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Related Job Titles
Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Engineer, Service Technician, Field Service

Job Type: Full-time

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