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WE’RE EXPANDING OUR WORKFORCE – JOIN THE COLT TEAM

We Are Hiring at Colt
COLT IS EXPANDING ITS WORKFORCE AND CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

1. ASSEMBLER / MACHINE BUILDER

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Preparation and fabrication of sub-assemblies (cutting, drilling, grinding, tapping, etc) for final installation.
  • Move, align and install sub-assemblies and components.
  • Fit, modify and assemble pre-fabricated metal parts to build heavy industrial machinery
  • Install major components such as: servo motors or gear motors, hydraulic assemblies, pneumatics
  • Must have good knowledge of precision fittings
  • Installation knowledge for: ringfeder locks, needle, roller and taper bearings, pressed fit bearings, sprockets, pulleys, sensors, brackets, orbit motors
  • Ability to work with tight tolerances
  • Cutting, fitting, crimping hydraulic/pneumatic hoses
  • Bending, fitting installing hydraulic/pneumatic tubing
  • Filling industrial fluids
  • Performance testing of complete machines.
  • Prepare units for shipping (add decals, clean, etc)
  • Maintain a safe and non-hazardous work environment at all times.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Hands-on experience working with all types of shop tools (mechanic/millwright training an asset)
  • Pride in work and work environment
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Flexibility, being able to handle multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Team Player, good attitude
  • Proactive and motivated
  • Experience working with or servicing heavy equipment, machinery and/or hydraulics is an asset, including servo drives, gear motors, hydraulic service,
  • Experience with safe rigging and lifting operations, using overhead cranes and chain falls an asset
  • Able to follow technical drawings and instructions
  • Able to do basic welding an asset
  • Physically able to work on a variety of equipment (climbing/crawling/bending/stretching, etc)
  • Fast-working, without sacrificing quality
  • 2+ years of experience in Mechanical Assembly
  • Ability to work with general machine shop equipment and hand tools
  • Previous experience reading, interpreting and following electrical power schematics and blueprints
  • Must have own tools

 

Competitive pay and benefits offered.

Monday to Friday: 40hrs

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer supplying Coil Feed Line solutions for coil processing to the manufacturing industry. We have established a global presence, providing equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally.

Our company is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $22.00-$30.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Screening daily with temperature checks and questionnaire. Social distancing, masks, sanitation stations, etc.

2. CONTROLS ENGINEER

JOB SUMMARY:

This position requires the ability of developing and programming custom automated equipment. Capable of being a valuable, and productive part of the team on large, single and interconnected Feed Lines and Feed line machines. Provide technical support to external and internal customers. Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, safety standards, PLC and servo controls.

DESIRED SKILLS:

• College / University in Electrical Engineering and or relevant education and experience

• Previous experience in a plant environment is an asset

• 5 + years experience in similar roles, preferable in the heavy equipment industry

• Proficient in electrical design,  automation controls and sequential programming

• Must be able to work as part of a team

• Strong communication, analytical and critical evaluation skills

3. MILLWRIGHT

JOB SUMMARY:

Sets up and operates a variety of milling machines to mill flat or curved surfaces on metal work pieces such as machines and parts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Studies blueprints or layouts on work piece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of work piece
  • Lifts and positions work piece on machine table and secures it
  • Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut and milling cutter
  • Mounts milling cutter in spindle and positions cutter and work piece in relation to each other
  • Verifies alignment of work piece
  • Turns handwheel to feed work piece to cutter or vice versa
  • Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant or lubricant on work area, starts machine, and engages automatic feed
  • Computes indexing ratios and sets up and operates dividing head to index work piece for such operations as milling helical cuts
  • Mounts different tools in place of cutter and performs other operations such as drilling and boring
  • Uses trigonometry to calculate dimensions as required
  • Can work with English or Metric system

* other duties may be assigned.

Note: the Colt Our boring mill is a manual TOS 100

Competitive pay and benefits offered.

Monday to Friday: 40hrs

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer supplying Coil Feed Line solutions for coil processing to the manufacturing industry. We have established a global presence, providing equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally.

Our company is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

4. HUMAN RESOURCES & OFFICE MANAGER 

JOB SUMMARY:

This role also facilitates the efficient operation of the office by performing a variety of clerical, office management and human resources accountabilities.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

• Respond to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests and provide assistance

• Maintain records of personnel-related data (payroll, personal information, leaves, turnover rates etc.) in both paper and the database and ensure all employment requirements are met

• Coordinate Health & Safety mandatory requirements

• Support the recruitment/hiring process by sourcing candidates, performing background checks, issuing employment contracts etc.

• Assist supervisors in performance management procedures

• Perform orientations, onboarding and update records with new hires and company’s policies

• Produce and submit reports on general HR activity

• Assist in ad-hoc HR projects

• Coordinate all necessary activities related to office management including monitor front desk activities and follow procedures for visitors.  Ensure front desk is covered at all times

• Address internal and external customer’s requests professionally 

• Maintain office equipment such as photocopier, fax machine, etc.

• Coordinate proactively local and international shipping including legal documentation 

• Purchase, track, and invoice office supplies

• Perform administrative, bookkeeping, reservations (including travels), and clerical duties

• Maintain office organized and professionally set up

• Participate in other tasks or projects as required

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

• Post-secondary education in related field

• Minimum 5 years of proven work experience in Office Management and HR coordination

• Hands on experience with office management, bookkeeping procedures and customer service

• Proficiency in English (oral and written)

• Proficient is MS Office 365, particularly Excel and Word

• Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal and customer service skills

• Experience in human resources compliance and processes

• Understanding of administrative, clerical procedures and systems

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

• Good organizational and multitasking abilities, problem-solving skills, team player

• Familiarity with QuickBooks or any other accounting software and ERP, considered an asset

5. CNC MACHINIST

JOB SUMMARY:

The CNC Machinist will operate precision CNC machinery to produce high quality parts per blueprints and engineering specifications. Colt has CNC Horizontal Milling, Lathe, and Boring Equipment. 

DESIRED SKILLS:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred

• Experience working as a CNC Machinist is required. Will continue to train the right candidate 

• Strong problem solving and decision-making skills 

• Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to learn

• Manual lathe, mill, drill, and surface grinder experience an asset.  

• General manual machining skills an asset.

• Ability to machine angles, contours, lines, spheres, etc 

• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment 

6. GENERAL MACHINIST

JOB SUMMARY:

The General Machinist will operate Manual Lathe Machinery.  This position involves set up and operation of lathe and milling machines to prescribed tolerances. Operate conventional engine lathes, milling, grinding, drilling, sawing, and boring machines. 

DESIRED SKILLS:

• General Machinist Certificate or equivalent experience

• At least 5+ years as a general machinist using the same or similar equipment

• Analytical problem solving skills

•  Able to run and operate a conventional Lathe (Turning) Machine proficiently

•  Work with surface grinders and radial drill

•  Must be able to work overtime on occasional basis

•  Ability to read & interpret blueprints, drawings, charts & tables.

7. FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

JOB SUMMARY:

The Field Service Technician drives services success that improves customer satisfaction.  Providing service and customer support during field visits or dispatches.

Managing all on-site installation, repair, maintenance and test tasks. Diagnosing errors or technical problems and determining proper solutions. 

DESIRED SKILLS:

  Completion of a formal apprenticeship and valid electricians license required 

•  5+ years of previous experience reading, interpreting and following electrical power schematics and blueprints.  Ability to read blueprints 

•  Extensive knowledge of electrical systems, panel controls and wiring 

•  Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment 

•  Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

•  Ability to use specific hand tools and power tools 

People and Culture

COLT Automation celebrates over 55 years building the best Coil Processing Equipment and using the latest technology. COLT is a vibrant, growing organization that relies on the best people to continue to develop and outpace the industry. COLT Automation’s philosophy of leading by example is one of many qualities of a “best in-class” organization. The reliability of our equipment has been the reason our customers return year after year.

Colt Automation Ltd. believes in the importance of diversity, inclusivity, and belonging. We value the unique experience that each person brings and believe that human differences make us stronger.

We strive to be a workplace where every person feels welcome and valued.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origins, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

Special accommodations for candidates with disabilities are available upon request.  Should you need accommodation please contact our Human Resources office directly at: info@coltauto.com