Welding Machine Operator

(NOC 7237 – Eligible for PR application) Level B Job

This is a Full-Time permanent position with no contract period! The Production Associate is responsible for manufacturing various automotive parts, which will require working in a team setting with a number of different machines and tools in order to meet production requirements.


As a key member in our Production Team, you will be responsible for:

  • Operate previously set up welding machines such as gas metal arc welding (GMAW), resistance spot welding (RSW) and resistance projection welding (RPW) to manufacture component and sub component parts
  • Perform equipment start-up checks and record documentation prior to operating machines.
  • Complete process checks including restocking, tip exchange as well as other “off-line” rework as necessary
  • Frequently load, unload, lift/move, pull/push, and/or position products and materials weighing up to 40 pounds, occasionally weighing more. (Assistance given with heavier objects by work partner[s]), throughout assigned work center. Weld operations involve frequent standing, walking, bending, twisting, turning, and lifting
  • Ensure the quality of incoming and outgoing parts
  • Complete cell report including wellness, build #, defect information for each period and summarize shift at end of shift
  • Perform quality inspections and tests as part of the GMAW manufacturing process to include break off test
  • Use hand tools, such as hammers, chisels, wrenches, and wire cutters
  • Isolate suspect or nonconforming product.
  • Assist with sorting/identifying/repairing non-conforming product, investigating and repairing root cause of non-conforming product
  • Report runtime and equipment and non-productive downtime as it occurs
  • Learn to troubleshoot equipment issues, navigate HMI panels
  • Meet daily production requirements
  • Understand required work instructions; be familiar with F&P Mfg. policies/procedures
  • Working in a safe manner while informing Lead or Coordinator of safety hazards
  • Wear all provided PPE (hearing protection, safety glasses, bump cap, gloves, etc.)
  • Understanding and follow ISO14001 and IATF16949 procedures
  • Participate in daily 5S program in maintaining cells and stations
  • Maintaining a professional and respectful manner while dealing with other team members, customers and visitors
  • Any other duties as assigned


To be considered for the job, you should have the following credentials:

  • Safety first attitude
  • Previous manufacturing experience in an Automotive setting preferred, but not required
  • Mechanical aptitude, physical dexterity, and knowledge of welding are recommended
  • Experience in GMAW (MIG Welding) an asset, not required
  • Ability to MIG weld by hand an asset, must be willing to learn
  • Ability to work shifts – 8-hour shifts rotating (days/afternoons) or straight midnights
  • Ability to work overtime on weekends with short notice
  • Initiative, good attendance record and dependable
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Flexibility to work various cells/stations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with little supervision
  • Follow on-the-job training
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal communication


To be considered for the job, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Some secondary school education is required.
  • Experience as a machine operator may be required.
  • Experience with robotics may be required.

We offer the following in our search for engaged employees looking to become part of a successful team:

  • Competitive hourly wage ranging starting at $17.50 per hour; with wage progression
  • Company paid Health & Dental benefits after 1000 hours with a positive review
  • Hourly shift premiums
  • Uniforms provided free of charge, including a free laundry service
  • Bi-annual goal based incentive bonuses
  • Full-service, subsidized cafeteria (currently closed due to Covid-19)
  • Great opportunity for overtime
  • Career development
  • Team atmosphere
  • Engaged coaches and mentors

We are committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Please inform us if you require accommodation in the hiring process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Robotics: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Machine Operator: 1 year (Preferred)

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