Machinist

Dingwell’s Global (Dingwell’s Machinery & Supply Limited) is currently taking applications for a skilled Machinist for our Thunder Bay, ON manufacturing facility. Qualified candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years in the machining trade and be able to operate machine tools in a productive and safe manner.

 

Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, samples, engineering plans, materials, specifications, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters.

  • Set-up, adjust and operate a variety of machine tools within a department.

  • Adjusts tools and replace as necessary.

  • Follow set-up procedures and recommend improvements.

  • Read and understand layouts, job packets and blueprints for the parts being run.

  • Perform quality checks on parts with the use of a variety of inspection equipment.

  • Maintain a clean, safe work area.

  • Produce parts that meet our quality requirements at the lowest cost, in a timely manner, while minimizing waste of materials and resources.

  • Assist in process development with engineers, quality technicians and supervisors.

  • Perform daily maintenance of machines as required and keep supervisor informed of necessary maintenance beyond operator assigned maintenance.

  • Work as a team member to aid all shifts and support personnel to operate to departmental standards including quality and productivity goals.

 

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience as a machinist.

  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines.

  • Good at math with analytical abilities.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to plan effectively and execute the plans.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and an eye for detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand operational layouts as required.

  • Understand tooling requirements to set-up and operate machines in the department.

  • Ability to perform a sequence of operations under minimum supervision and consistently maintain the performance level set for quality and quantity.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Possess a valid Ontario Machinist Certificate.