Chopper Gun Operator in St. Thomas at Masco Canada

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

A Chopper Gun Operator is responsible for applying the required amount of fiberglass and mixed dressing coating to shells. This role is accountable for ensuring consistent quality in thickness and amount of material applied.

What’s In It for You?

  • Shift premiums, as applicable
  • Full-time hours in a unionized work environment
  • Employee benefits program and pension program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program, Employee Store and Dell Discount Program
  • Opportunities for community contributions and volunteering
  • Fast paced work environment
  • Opportunity to work in a growing company and industry

What you will do:

  • Adhere to instructions received by Production Supervisor regarding the products for specific shift
  • Communicate with previous shift Chopper Gun Operator to ensure all parameters of the gun, the schedule and the set-up are in line with company standards
  • Complete necessary daily maintenance of the Chopper Gun followed by required dry run of the chopper Gun
  • Prepare chopper gun for use including routine maintenance to ensure proper functionality
  • Scan work order and complete chopping as per the quantity required, using the metering system for resin application.
  • Place appropriate wood base/reinforcements onto tub after chopping
  • Roll fiberglass to the shell when not operating the chopper gun or as required
  • Ensure high quality application by adhering to specification required to meet or exceed company standards
  • Complete work orders and communicate to Lead Hand or Production Supervisor
  • Consistently meet or exceed production targets and quality
  • Take direction from Lead Hand as required
  • Complete regular daily and weekly maintenance of equipment
  • Work rotating afternoon shift
  • Other duties as required

What you will bring:

  • O.S.S.D or equivalent
  • Ability to follow work instructions
  • Ability to complete complex problem solving related to glassing processes
  • Ability to use JDE system
  • Ability to pull, push, bend, lift and grip
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. continuously
  • Ability to use full range of motion of shoulders
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours
  • Successful completion of any pre-employment testing

Who you are:

  • Collaborative team player with a positive, proactive attitude
  • Confident and self-sufficient
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Comfortable working in a not scent-free environment
  • Comfortable working in a not dust-free environment
  • Comfortable working in a noisy environment
  • Comfortable working in a warm environment

Masco Canada (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.