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Machinist

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Machinist

Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor the machinist will play an important role in manufacturing complex and precise parts for lifesaving Armor and Defence applications.

Responsibilities/Duties:

(Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following)

  • Prepare and adjust production machinery
  • Assemble and fit components and machine parts to close tolerance
  • Confirm dimensions of machined tools and parts using precision measuring instruments
  • Prepare and run CNC lathe and mill if required
  • Operate  a variety of equipment and machines
  • Perform visual inspections to consistently meet all quality specifications and standards in production
  • Read, understand and follow drawings, specifications, blueprints and assembly instructions
  • Review work order and follow work instructions, procedures and checklists to ensure that materials and equipment needed for production are ready and the work area is prepared
  • Meet all production schedules and deadlines
  • Work with the supervisor to resolve any technical, productivity, safety or schedule problems
  • Perform general shop duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Work safely and efficiently, with minimal waste
  • Maintain equipment and keep maintenance records
  • Report broken or damaged machinery promptly
  • Wear and use appropriate safety equipment
  • Perform physically demanding tasks, including heavy lifting

Other:

  • Adhere to all environmental, health and safety regulations and follow the environmental and quality management systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience:

  • A Mechanical Technician – Toolmaking diploma or comparable education
  • General Machinist certification
  • Two plus years related experience working in a high-volume production facility
  • Must have, or be eligible for, all current applicable certifications
  • Experience reading blueprints

Characteristics:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic and proven dependability
  • Outstanding enthusiasm and motivation
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to work well within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of performing in a high-volume production facility

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While we thank all those who apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

DEW is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

DEW strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, DEW will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact our Human Resources. For assistance in applying for positions in Ottawa email dewottawacareer@dewengineering.com and in Miramichi email dewmiramichicareer@dewengineering.com.

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