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LOCATION: Pickering SALARY: $30.00 - $32.00 TERM: Permanent

Durham Recruiting  is conducting a search on behalf of our partner located in Pickering, ON for an experienced Machinist to join their Production/ Die Shop team. This is a solid opportunity for someone who wants to be part of a long-standing team within a unionized environment for a company with over 50 years in their respective industry.

About Our Partner

They are an industry-leading provider of their product and service across North America. They develop customized metallic shapes or parts for their clients and support the process from A-Z (design to finished product). Not only do they have a large footprint across Canada and the US they are also one of Durham Regions top employers with two locations to serve their clients specific needs.

Exciting Time to Join

Given the strength of their business, our partner has recently come under new ownership with a vision of growth and be THE World-Class Supplier and industry leader. To support this, the goal is to heavily invest in people, culture and invest millions of dollars in equipment upgrades. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of rich history of success, stable employment and career development and growth.

Why Choose Our Client:

  • New Ownership with a new vision to be a world-class organization
  • Is investing significant capital to purchase and upgrade equipment
  • Unionized environment. Have just completed union negotiations so there is stability over the next few years
  • Great compensation: $30-32 an hour
  • Gold Standard Benefits Program – 100% coverage
  • RRSP Program – Co contribute
  • Rolling Continental shifts – 7 shifts in 2 weeks
  • Overtime available
  • Bonuses paid for not using paid days off
  • Real growth opportunities – Aging workforce
  • Stable and consistent work – No Layoffs
  • Very safe environment with an excellent track record of health and safety
  • Be part of a team who are passionate and care about their products
  • Great Location in Durham – Close to the 401  

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • The goal of the Machinist is to be an innovative thinker and work collaboratively, under minimal supervision to trouble shoot solutions within a Die Shop. This role requires frequent interaction with multiple departments and senior management. Utilize Your Knowledge, Skill and Ability in a Manufacturing/ Extrusion Environment. Below are some key responsibilities:
  • Liaise with internal departments for design input, fabrication and modifications to tools and dies
  • Oversee test runs with completed tools and dies to ensure that parts meet specifications
  • Assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, tools and gauges using appropriate tools, in a timely fashion
  • Inspect new and existing dies for smoothness, defects, and compliance
  • Set up and operate Drill Presses, Milling and Lathes
  • Confirm dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts
  • Design jigs, fixtures, and templates  

What You Bring to The Table:

  • Positive can-do attitude who is passionate about machining
  • 3+ years experience
  • Solid Math: Algebra and Geometry
  • Ability to define problems, collect date, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Interpret blue prints/ technical instructions
  • Some understanding of extrusion press and die assembly   practices
  • Safety Awareness - Being aware of conditions that affect employee safety

We would like to thank all those that apply but only those chosen for a phone interview will be contacted. Please note that every resume that comes into Durham Recruiting is reviewed.

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Dustin Kellow

Owner - Durham Recruiting


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