Industrial Electrician


Location: Long Sault, Ontario


Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!



Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor, Electrician's primary responsibilities to focus on preventative maintenance repair of all plant equipment and new installation. This position troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs a wide variety of equipment including Pumps, motors, extrusion dies, in process measuring devices, data transmission devices, storage devices and drives. Focus upon compliance with safety standards for electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in PC extrusion facility. Starting pay is $34 per hour with top out pay in 12 months $39 with general wage increases in following years.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Perform all actions related to the preventive maintenance program of the company ;
  • Ensure maintenance of equipment and repairs when required ;
  • Help solve problems related to maintenance ;
  • Suggest continuous improvement projects ;
  • Participate in equipment installation and help during start-ups ;
  • Test equipment in order to assure productivity and performance ;
  • Respect safety standards of the company and maintain a clean work environment;
  • Ensuring all safety rules and safe work procedures such as Lockout/Tag out, Hot work, Confined Space, PPE  are followed by themselves and by others working in and around the machinery;
  • Provide support to operations in running machines at standard speeds to maximize efficiency and productivity;
  • Respond quickly to address downtime issues promptly and effectively;
  • Lead and/or participate with root cause analysis for operating problems including the identification of contributing causes for unplanned downtime and work to eliminate the root cause to drive continuous improvement;
  • Maintain spares as needed to insure that equipment is available when required;
  • Effectively utilize and maintain the SAP Plant Maintenance Module, including following all computer-based and paper processes for work order completion and documentation.


What Matters to SABIC

  • Licensed Electrician (Red Seal)
  • 5 years+ of hands on electrician work in an industrial application
  • Ability to diagnose and repair a wide variety of equipment based on industrial process controls – In Process measuring devices, data transmission, storage devices and drives
  • Being familiar with mechanical drawings, fluid power schematics and operation sequences;
  • Strong knowledge of mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, instrumentation and control;
  • Ability to understand and follow various guidelines and working procedures (e.g. health and safety, electrical code);
  • Must have the ability to be certified on scissor lifts and forklifts;
  • Positive attitude and ability to communicate effectively;
  • Sense of resourcefulness and of initiative;
  • Ability to work shifts, manage and organize priorities.
  • Experience in plastic manufacturing an asset



  • Perform electrical and controls installation and repair equipment
  • Install, test, calibrate, maintain and repair a variety of equipment
  • Diagnose electrical, mechanical and instrumentation problems


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in Canada on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.