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Machine Operator

MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited
Owen Sound ON

Position:                       machine operator

Shifts Available:         Afternoon Shift – 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. (4 x 10-hour shifts, Monday to Thursday)

 Location:                   Owen Sound, ON

MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited is looking for a  machine operator  to join our Production team at our Owen Sound, ON manufacturing facility.  We are seeking an ambitious and progressive candidate to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.  This is a great opportunity to be part of a growing team that manufactures heavy duty mobile mining vehicles for our customers worldwide.   

About the Position : The Machine Operator position is responsible for operating basic metal working machinery to perform machining operations on ferrous and nonferrous metals and plastic parts, weldments, or assemblies to engineering specifications in compliance with all MEMCO policies and procedures. The position also requires the following proficiencies: 

  • Read and interpret drawings, specifications, or follow verbal instructions of Lead Hand or Supervisor with minimal supervision.
  • Set up and operate one or more metalworking machines such as; band saw, burn table, brake press, and computer numerically controlled (CNC) equipment.
  • Check products for correct shapes, dimensions and other specifications.
  • Operate material handling devices such as; overhead crane, gantry crane, and forklift in compliance with applicable safety standards and best practices. Material handling includes safe rigging and transportation of various loads.
  • Document Engineering Change Requests according to applicable procedures under direction of Supervisor.
  • Adopt and practice good housekeeping, 5S, and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Basic operations on manual machines with supervision.
  • Able to layout parts to specification.
  • Abide by all applicable regulatory and company-specific safety standards.
  • Abide by ISO 9001 Quality Management System and associated procedures.
  • Contribute to continual improvement of safety, quality, product, production, work environment. 
  • Willing to cross-train in other departments as needed on a temporary basis.

About You : The successful candidate has a positive attitude, is open minded, willing to learn and is flexible along with the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Certificate of Completion
  • Some post-secondary education in a related discipline or skilled trade education is preferred
  • One (1) + year related experience preferred

About Us : MacLean Engineering has been a leading innovator of underground mining equipment solutions for almost 50 years. As we continue to expand our product range and geographic footprint, we remain privately owned and consistently focused on the Company founder’s original engineered design imperatives – safety, productivity and enduring quality. MacLean Engineering has three manufacturing facilities located in Collingwood, Owen Sound, and our newest facility in Barrie. Our workforce is comprised of various skilled trades working together in a safety and quality-oriented environment to produce components and equipment to the underground mining industry, as well as the municipal, environmental, and industrial sectors. 

 We offer competitive wages and benefits including:

  • 3 weeks’ vacation annually
  • $1.50 per hour shift premium for hours worked on the afternoon shift
  • Paid Overtime after 40 hours worked
  • Flexible Group benefits Package (Once probationary period is completed)
  • Voluntary DPSP (Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan) and GRRSP (Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan) (Once probationary period is completed)
  • Annual Employee Bonus
  • $200.00 Annual Safety Shoe allowance
  • Company paid uniforms

MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005).  

MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants in advance for their application and interest in MacLean Engineering. However only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited

MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited is an international designer and manufacturer of mechanized equipment for the mining, commercial and municipal sectors.