Job ID 2022-31767

Refrigeration Engineer



310 Sterling Lyon Pkwy Winnipeg, MB R3P 0Y2


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Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and stable company? Do you want the opportunity for excellence and advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you.


As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family business has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.


Position Summary: 

The Refrigeration Engineer will be responsible for the cost efficient day-to-day operation & repair of all facility Refrigeration & Ventilation. Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Refrigeration Engineer will operate, maintain and repair all related equipment. 


Shift - Sunday 5AM-1PM, Mon-Thurs 3PM-11PM


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wages 
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and EFAP Benefits after 30 days of employment
  • Company RRSP with matching DPSP 
  • Family owned company
  • Employee recognition programs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish, implement & follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for the proper operation and maintenance of all Refrigeration system in the facility.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with facility staff at all levels.
  • Meet or exceed all GFS standards and operating specifications for the operation, maintenance of all refrigeration equipment.
  • Understand and follow all GFS workplace safety policies that in any way relate to her/his daily duties and responsibilities.
  • Participate as required in any and all GFS or external inspections or audits
  • Participate actively in the building, implementation and upkeep of a Process Safety
  • Management (PSM) system.
  • Conducts training on refrigeration plant operation as requested, also willing to undergo additional technical training & instruction as provided by GFS.
  • Other tasks as required.


Education, Skills & Competencies:

  • Certified Manitoba Refrigeration Engineer, preferably Interprovincial rated.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Refrigeration Engineer experience in the operation of commercial and industrial ammonia refrigeration systems.
  • Fluent in English and in technical terminologies related to industrial refrigeration and digital control.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and in written form, also in various forms of digital communication.
  • Able and willing to understand and follow all GFS refrigeration operating standards, along with documentation of such actions.



We're a company with integrity at its core.  We believe in treating each other with respect and working as a team to get things done right.  And because of this collaboration, we've created an atmosphere that's fun, supportive, and alive with energy.


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Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next step will be contacted.


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Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.



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