CNC Machinist

Excalibur Crossbow is seeking qualified candidates for a full time CNC Machinist position.  The role is required for the 10 hour day shift.  However, must be able and willing to cover other shifts.  Day shift hours are 6:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Days of work will alternate between Monday through Thursday and Tuesday through Friday.

Located in Kitchener near the intersection of Bingemans Centre Drive and Victoria Street, we operate a three shift facility that produces a superior product to a demanding market.  Our crossbows are highly regarded in the industry and are supported by over 30 years of experience and an extensive warranty.  All new team members need to share our commitment to quality.

The primary focus of the CNC Machinist role will be CNC machine set up, adjustment and operation, with some programming.  Lead hand responsibilities may be part of the role, depending on the successful candidate’s skills and experience.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Set up, adjust and operate a variety of machining tools, including CNC lathes, milling machines, shapers and grinders
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances
  • Collaborate with engineering and production staff to resolve production related issues
  • Construct engineering samples to part drawings or sketches; modify designs as required
  • Construct jigs and fixtures to production specifications
  • Make recommendations to improve processes and yields, reduce cost and improve quality
  • Perform pre-inspection, verifying dimensions of parts machined using precision measuring instruments, and test completed parts
  • Perform regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on CNC machines
  • Write, modify, edit and troubleshoot programs as required
  • Assist manager with the scheduling of machines and employees

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of 2 years of machining experience including set up and operation of lathes and milling centers required; some programming experience an asset
  • General machinist license would be an asset
  • Ability to setup, prove out and troubleshoot CNC programs on 3 and 4 axis vertical milling centers
  • Supervisory or lead hand experience an asset; good interpersonal skills essential
  • Proficient in the use of various measuring devices including caliper, digital indicator, micrometer, and height gage
  • Practical application of GD&T
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, charts, tables and documents required
  • Exposure to / experience with Mastercam, Fanuc, and Fadal an asset
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Good manual dexterity and hand-eye co-ordination
  • Problem solving and organizational skills required

Candidates should have their own transportation (limited bus service in this area) and must have CSA approved safety shoes.  Company paid benefits are provided after completion of a 3 month eligibility period.

Excalibur is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and its regulations, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, throughout the entire employment cycle. If you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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