MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN

Chatham-Kent ON

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

Our client specializing in furniture manufacaturing is looking to hire a Manufacturing Technician. 


Responsibilities:

  • Possess beginner to advanced knowledge of manufacturing work stations

  • Knowledge of safe operation of general hand and power tools

  • Knowledge of safe general operations of machinery and equipment

  • Verify quality of manufactured products by inspecting, comparing to templates and/or measuring dimensions, for high quality, clear and consistent result

  • Perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment and machinery, as needed

  • Document and report defects, errors and discrepancies for repair

  • Material management (i.e., documentation of products or materials low or missing)

  • Work in compliance with all administrative and health and safety policies and procedures, as per legislative requirements and as outlined in Company policies

  • Assist in other departments as required

  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent experience

  • Extensive vocational, technical wood-working, surface preparation, finishing and cabinetry training and/or experience, trade certification or education in woodworking preferred

  • Ability to understand and interpret engineering and technical drawings, as well as other written instructions and design specifications

  • Strong mathematical knowledge

  • Ability to read and take accurate measurements and manufacture materials to a high level of quality and precision

  • High level attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a quality, results driven and fast paced work environment

  • Ability to work in hot and humid and cold work environments

  • Physically demanding tasks (i.e., lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time)

  • Interaction with some heavy machinery and moving equipment within the manufacturing department

  • Ability to work extended hours or weekends when required to meet production demands.

  • Participate in compulsory training as deemed necessary for the role

  • CSA steel toed construction grade safety shoes in production area

  • Means of daily/reliable transportation