Assembler – Continental Day Shift

Job Function:

CA, ON, Brampton

Why G&W?

We have established a long lived reputation for product quality and innovation. We believe our greatest asset is our employees and look for highly motivated, self-driven individuals who thrive in a fast-paced challenging environment. Our business is growing and if you are looking to grow and continue your development and reach success, you’ll find it at G&W Electric. Be a part of keeping the lights on for critical infrastructure needs; hospitals, manufacturing, schools, retail spaces and much more.

G&W offers the following benefits: 

  • Generous Profit Sharing RRSP Program paid quarterly
  • Night and Day Shift Premiums + guaranteed overtime bi-weekly for continental shift work
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package including life insurance, health, dental and paramedical services (paid by employer)
  • Education Tuition Assistance
  • Job Security
  • Air-conditioned/heated state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
  • Wellness and Gym Reimbursement Programs
  • Training and Developmental Opportunities
  • Continuous Performance Feedback
  • Fun social events, holiday party, bowling nights, and many more.
  • And many more…….

Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Assembler will be responsible for assembling together parts, according to drawings and procedures, with a variety of hand/power tools and fasteners.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Perform a variety of subassembly and final assembly operations of products that are of variable shapes and sizes
  • Perform finishing and cleaning work on molded products
  • Set up and operate a variety of machines and hand tools to prepare molded parts for paint
  • Dispose of hazardous chemicals properly
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation
  • Follow specified/established methods and procedures required to make designated assemblies involving the use of hand and power tools and test equipment
  • Ensure job meets all requirements before leaving work center
  • Meet or exceed established production levels
  • Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of basic assembly tasks, as needed
  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one (1) year working experience in an assembler position
  • Must be able to safely use small hand and power tools
  • Previous experience in industrial/manufacturing settings
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and bill of materials
  • Demonstrated ability of use of small hand and power tools
  • Basic computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Technical College/University graduate in electrical or mechanical studies is an asset
  • Demonstrated basic electrical knowledge

Physical Demands / Working Conditions: 

Lifting Demands

  • Lift up to 40 lbs. on an frequent basis floor to waist
  • Lift up to 40 lbs. on a occasional basis floor to chest
  • Carry up to 40 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 25 feet
  • Push/pull up to 100 lbs on an occasional basis

Postural Demands

  • Standing – continuous
  • Walking – continuous
  • Bending/stooping – continuous
  • Squatting/kneeling – continuous
  • Lifting – continuous

Miscellaneous Demands

  • Griping, manipulation, fingering – frequent to continuous
  • Variable hand/power tool use – frequent
  • Two-person lifting tasks using assistive devices for lifting, pulling and pushing including hand trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts and hoists

Accessibility Statement

G&W Canada Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, G&W Canada Corporation will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform G&W Canada Corporation’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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