Casting (Moulding) Operator


E Craftsmen is on the lookout for a permanent, full-time operator to work in our casting department - encapsulation of transformers in epoxy or silicone materials. This position offers a wide variety of responsibilities over a continually changing & diverse product line. A competitive hourly rate is complemented by a full company paid benefits program.

Daily Duties & Responsibilities

  • Moulding/Encapsulation of coils and parts that will be used as part of transformer and inductor assemblies.
  • Follow instructions on Manufacturing Specifications.
  • Verify correct paperwork.
  • Verify correct materials to be used.
  • Locate required mould, apply mould release.
  • Mix epoxy according to specifications on the technical datasheet.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of moulds.
  • Follow required steps for casting using hands on and standard practise training.
  • Follow cell leaders/supervisor instructions for production needs.
  • Follow safety requirements for the department.
  • Work with the cell leaders/supervisor to meet scheduled ship dates.
  • Work with cell leaders and engineering to develop prototypes.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Possibly repair problem parts.
  • Good housekeeping in your cell area.
  • Monthly cycle counting (inventory)
  • Help out in other work cells as required.
  • Responsible for reporting on problems or defects in products or materials to immediate supervisor.
  • Responsible for alerting supervisor about potential improvements to job activities and tasks.

Internal Training Required

  • Quality Policy and related documents.
  • WHMIS.
  • Health & Safety topics.
  • Manufacturing document reading.
  • Technical datasheet training.
  • Weigh Scale training.
  • Spill Response training.
  • Shop floor paperwork training.
  • Hands on Casting training (tooling, materials, operation of equipment, vacuum chambers, pressure vessels).
  • Specific Quality document training as identified for this job description.

Experience Required

  • Good hand dexterity.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Education Required

  • High school or equivalent (basic math and literacy skills).
  • Good reading, writing and verbal skills in the English Language.

Physical Demands

  • May have to stand or sit for an entire shift.
  • Working with chemicals and smells.
  • May be hot in the summer months.
  • Minimum 20/25 vision (including use of eyewear as needed) and no colour blindness.
  • Must be able to lift 10 lb spools of magnet wire.

Send your application to:

Justine Redfearn, Recruitment

Phone: (519) 884-2210 Ext. 217

Fax: (519) 884-2211