Splicing Trainee
AFM Industries
Oshawa, ON
Job Description
If you’re looking for a role where you’ll have the opportunity to work with your hands, travel locally and eventually even internationally, and let you have a big impact with a great group of co-workers, this could be the position you’ve been waiting for.

We’re AFM Industries, an independent, Canadian family business that has been supplying the world’s most advanced conveyor belts for years, and we’re renowned for the quality and consistency of our brand.

We’re looking for a new apprentice Conveyor Belt Installer to help us continue to grow our Field Technician division.

Conveyor Belt Splicer

As our newest apprentice, you will work directly with our lead technicians at customer sites, learning the trade and the skills necessary for you to become a lead tech yourself. You’ll travel regularly to visit quarries, mines and cement plants, locally and possibly internationally, and ensure that all our customers get up and running again as quickly and efficiently as possible.

You’re a strong critical thinker and problem solver – you’re able to think on your feet, capably handle multiple competing priorities, and always maintain a calm and positive attitude, whatever the situation. You should also have good communication skills, and work well with co-workers and clients alike.

Practically speaking, you will:
Perform and/or assist with heavy duty conveyor belt installation & vulcanization
Work in warehouse as directed when outside service work is unavailable
Accurately complete appropriate paperwork
Drive a company service vehicle
Work on-call hours, evening & weekends
Travel required, including occasional international travel
Some overnight travel will be required
This position will require you to be reachable by phone evenings & weekends
Must be available to work assigned shifts that will, from time to time, include Saturdays and Sundays
Working @ AFM Industries

Working out of our Oshawa warehouse, this is a full-time, permanent position, with a highly attractive starting salary commensurate with experience, including benefits, performance bonuses, and vacation.

We are a small (30 people!), family run business with a deep knowledge and passion for what we do. This is an opportunity grow and build a meaningful career with an expanding company.

Qualifications

Experience working in an industrial environment
Experience working outdoors in a physically demanding role
Preference may be given to candidates with millwright experience
Forklift operation experience
Valid Ontario Drivers License and clean abstract
Ability to lift 60+ lbs. with the assistance of another person
Diversity & Inclusion

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us.

We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.