Completion of secondary school or equivalent.
Ability to estimate appropriate amount of material to load into a machine. Ability to estimate changes in time and temperature which will be required to correct a production fault.
Ability to solve production issues as they arise, such as conveyer belt shut downs, etc. Follow priorities set by supervisors and sequence their tasks within a set framework. Tasks are generally repetitive.
Ability to interact with co-workers to exchange information about tasks and to co-ordinate work. Interact with supervisors to receive work orders.
Ability to work mainly independently. Work with partners to carry out tasks which require co-operation, such as lifting heavy objects.
Use computerized equipment, such as weigh scales or labeling machines. Use computer-controlled equipment to monitor processes, such as casting.
Learn continuously on the job. Take training in first aid and in the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). Take part in in-house training sessions to learn about new products or processes.
Maintenance of the 5S Program through painting lines within the plant as needed.
Assist with janitorial duties when janitors are absent from work.
Perform maintenance tasks as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor or designate.