ERIKS North America
ERIKS ( www.ERIKS.com ) is a leading international industrial service provider that offers a wide range of technical products, co-engineering and customized solutions, as well as related services. We help customers in a variety of industrial segments to improve their products' performance and reduce their total cost of ownership. Our technical know-how is the basis of our specialism. Over the last 80 years, we have built up deep expertise in the areas of gaskets, industrial & hydraulic hoses, conveying systems and more. We supply A-brands as well as manufacture our own products. Our 6,500 skilled colleagues worldwide serve customers in their original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and maintenance, repair, and overhaul operations (MRO). ERIKS has locations in 17 countries, with a strong position in Western Europe and North America, alongside a presence in Asia. For more information, please visit www.ERIKSNA.com .
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
Position: Production Operator
Job Location: Collingwood, ON
Job Type: Full-Time
This position will be responsible for performing various manufacturing roles within the Collingwood Ontario plant involving the manufacture of extruded tube, braided reinforced industrial rubber hose and assemblies.
Set up and operate production equipment as per ISO General Practice Specifications (GPS) and per shop floor traveler specifications and instructions.
Production equipment can included extruders, wire winders, calendar mills, slitters, braiders, wrapping/ unwrapping equipment, pole on, pole off equipment, large overhead cranes and lifting devices, brand embossing equipment, crimping equipment, hydrostatic testing equipment, and identification tagging equipment.
Performs all product testing and measurements to quality standards as per ISO GPS and shop floor traveler and records on shop floor traveler for specific role being performed
Operates other mechanical equipment, such as grinders, industrial cutoff saws, hand tools, forklifts, smaller overhead cranes/lifting devices
Makes recommendations to management with respect to product and process improvements
Performs other related duties as required
Skills and Abilities
Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Requires a proficiency in math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in units of measure. Additionally, must be able to perform calculations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
Good to excellent mechanical skills/aptitude including the use of hand tools and set up of equipment both mechanically and electronically.
Familiarity with programmable logic controlled equipment (PLC)
Measurement and monitoring skills require the use of dial gauges, vernier calipers, hose tape measures, digital and analog readouts for temperature, speed, thickness, pressure, time.
Basic computer skills including; MS Word, Excel, internet and email
The ability to pull, push, grasp, bend, lift and carry up to 65lbs on a regular basis.
Body positions may include; Standing, sitting, bending, climbing ,squatting, kneeling, reaching and walking
Body Movements: Lifting, carrying, use of hands, vision, arms, legs, and back.
Shift work may be required
3-5 years production experience in an industrial manufacturing setting, preferably in a rubber products environment
A high school diploma or equivalent
Competitive compensation plan
Health Benefits: medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability
Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Paid time off
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is our policy to employ qualified persons without regard for race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation or disability. Individuals are considered for employment, promotion, or training solely on their ability to perform the essential functions of the position