IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!
We are currently seeking a Production Operator to join our team of skilled professionals based at our Toronto, ON Plant. Our manufacturing plant produces premium roofing shingles in a high speed, continuous, asphalt shingle manufacturing process environment.
Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for running the Production line. This includes operating machinery, ensuring that raw materials are fed properly through the manufacturing process, resolving line stoppages, clearing equipment jams, verifying finished products against quality specifications, and ensuring that products are properly prepared for shipment.
Adhere to safety policies, programs, procedures
Inspect raw material and finish products per quality specifications
Conduct quality checks at regular intervals
Operate manufacturing equipment in accordance with standard work instruction.
Operate counterbalance, propane-powered forklift
Enter waste, downtime data into system.
General housekeeping duties
Additional duties as assigned
Minimum 2 years’ experience in heavy-industrial manufacturing or construction industry preferred
Minimum 1 year of proven forklift operating experience preferred
Comfortable with standing for extended periods of time
Attention to detail
Ability to follow direction and specific instructions
Good communication skills; Fluent in English - Reading, Writing and Speaking
Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds on a routine basis
Must be able to walk and/or stand 90% of the shift
Must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces
Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.