Saw Operator (NC Saw)

BREAKER TECHNOLOGY Ltd.  is a leading Canadian manufacturer of high quality rock breaking systems, hydraulic attachments and underground mobile equipment for the mining, construction and aggregate industries worldwide. Our company has been in business at the same location for 60 years and we attribute our success to our people.
Safety, quality and productivity is the cornerstone of our longevity; in that order.
In developing competitive products for the global market, we are currently seeking:
Saw Operator (NC Saw)
The position responsibilities include:
  • Performs tasks in the safest manner possible.
  • Receives steel bar stock from steel suppliers and enters quantities into the computer system in order to keep inventory accurate.
  • Interprets engineering drawings to select the appropriate bar stock for cutting,
  • Sets up the saw to cut bar stock to the appropriate length.
  • Relieves bar stock inventory in the computer system to ensure the inventory is accurate,
  • Performs cycle count checks to maintain accurate inventory counts.
  • Identifies “billets” with part numbers to ensure they routed to the appropriate machining operation.
  • Delivers billets to the appropriate machine for machining.
  • Use a variety of measuring devices such as verniers, micrometers, tape measure, etc. to ensure parts are within acceptable tolerance as determined by the engineering drawings.
  • Operate the conventional band saw from time to time to cut bar stock.
  • Perform basic preventive maintenance on the machine from time to time.
  • Interprets drawings and part numbers in order to identify parts.
  • Works within expected company standards relative to safety, quality / ISO and environmental matters.
The following company paid work benefits are provided :
  • All safety equipment including uniforms / coveralls, prescription safety glasses, face shields, hearing protection, and work gloves,
  • A generous safety boot allowance of $210.00 per year,
  • All safety training and certifications,
  • All company tools,
  • Paid Workplace improvement suggestion program
The following health benefits for employees and dependents are company paid:
  • Drug prescription card,
  • Supplementary health benefits such as massage, chiropractor, physiotherapy, counselling services, naturopath, etc.
  • Eye exams and prescription eyeware,
  • Orthotics
  • Generous dental benefits,
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life insurance, A D & D,
The company also provides:
  • Paid safety incentive program,
  • Company paid sick / floater days,
  • Short term disability program,
  • Long term disability benefits,
  • Generous company paid Registered Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Profit sharing program,
  • Education Reimbursement Program,
The preferred candidate will have:
  • A strong commitment to working safely and the willingness to actively participate in our health safety programs, 
  • 3 + years of experience in a machine shop or similar manufacturing environment,
  • The ability to read and understand engineering drawings, work instructions and procedures in order to manufacture machined parts.
  • The ability to use a variety of measuring devices such as tape measures, verniers, and calipers,
  • The ability to perform math calculations to an SSGD level
  • Previous experience or certification using material handling devices using cranes and lift trucks.
Qualified candidates will earn an hourly rate ranging from $18.76 /hr. to 24.39/hr. depending on experience. Afternoon shift premiums is $1.35 / hr.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations that are needed. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
Our company is located in Thornbury, Ontario 22 kilometers west of Collingwood in the heart of the Georgian Triangle, Ontario’s premier 4 seasons resort area.
If you feel you could make a contribution to the success of our organization and make a commitment to working in a manner that promotes safety in everything we do, please send, fax or email your resume to:
Breaker Technology, Ltd.
P.O. Box 130, 35 Elgin St.,
Thornbury, Ontario   N0H 2P0
Attn: Human Resources
Fax: 519-599-7550
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