Job Title: Mold Maker

Mold Maker

From the very beginning, Canplas prioritized state-of-the-art equipment, stringent quality testing, and an unrelenting commitment to customer service. Today, Canplas manufactures high-quality plastic plumbing, ventilation, central vacuum and grease separation products for residential and commercial buildings all over the continent.

Do not miss the opportunity to join a broad family of people-centric professionals with a continuous improvement focus. Innovation is central to our corporate DNA, from manufacturing processes to supply chain management, we are continually looking for areas in which we can innovate in order to better serve our customers and our growing business.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for Mold Maker. This role is based out of our Barrie, ON Plant and reports to the Mold Shop Team Leader. We are seeking an energetic individual with a keen eye to detail and a positive attitude.

Principle Accountabilities:
• Support our culture of teamwork and commitment to customer satisfaction
• Complete repairs and modifications to existing molds and tooling
• Preparation and modification of new molds for manufacturing operation
• Manufacture new mold components
• Investigation of mold operational problems, determination of corrective actions and implementing those actions
• Setting up and operating machines in accordance with safe work procedures
• Actively participate in the 5S, SAFE and Continuous Improvement programs
• Continuous participation in all facility waste management and environmentally related programs and training
• Perform other duties as required and/or assigned

Knowledge & Skill Requirement:
• Licensed Mold Maker
• 5 + years in a previous manufacturing environment is strongly preferred, plastic experience is an asset
• Mold Maker license required
• Ability to read and understand blueprints and CAD drawings
• Experience working to defined tolerances
• Familiarity with molds with slides, lifters, mechanical pull and set operations
• Polishing experience an asset
• Experience working with jigs and fixtures
• Team Player and self-motivated to work independently
• Knowledge on welding, familiarity with CNC, hot runners and CAD Programming an asset
• Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Knowledge of health and safety practices in a manufacturing environment
• Comfortable in a fast paced in environment
• Must be able to work a 12-hour continental day shift 7:00 am – 7:15 pm (84 hours bi-weekly)
o Week 1 work Monday, Tuesday and Friday (36 hours)
o Week 2 work Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday (48 hours)

Working Conditions:
• Manufacturing plant environment requiring varying degrees of physical labour consisting of lifting from light to heavy (up to 50 lbs.)
• The use of hand tools, grinders and lathes
• Considerable amount of sensory attention is required

What We Offer:
• Canplas offers a competitive wage and benefit package (Flexible Benefits, Defined Contribution Pension Plan and Voluntary RRSP program)
• Bonus Program
• An ISO 9001 and 14001 registered company
• Internal promotion and growth opportunities
• Company provided Uniforms and Annual Safety Shoe allowance
• Annual Tool allowance
• Training and Educational resources provided
• Positive working environment and company culture

Canplas Industries Ltd is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for Canplas Industries Ltd positions. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at

Qualified applicants should apply directly

Apply By: 29/01/2021

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