Job Posting for: Machine Builder

Full Time Position | Posted on: March 5, 2021

Location Grimsby, Ontario, Canada

About your opportunity as a Machine Builder with VTR

Do you enjoy building assemblies and sub-assemblies using hand tools, and troubleshooting machines when they are not running correctly If so, read on.

VTR Feeder Solutions is a leader in automated parts feeding systems and Canada’s largest parts feeding company. We manufacture feeder systems for a variety of industries – specializing in pharmaceutical and life sciences equipment. We have helped hundreds of organizations around the world successfully improve their business with our expert insight into the best feeding solutions.

We are currently looking to grow our current Machine Building and Service Department in order to support our growing business.

Why Join VTR Feeder Solutions?

  • Competitive compensation, based on experience
  • Permanent Full-time work
  • 100% Coverage Benefits, with a Health Care Spending account with company paid premiums
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Flex Day start shifts, Monday – Friday
  • Biweekly company provided staff lunch
  • Work Boot allowance
  • Clean and Safe work environment

Position Description:

  • Study and interpret drawings, blueprints, manuals, specifications for each assembly and subassembly
  • Bolt, screw, clip, solder or otherwise fasten parts and components together using hand and power tools and equipment
  • Connect cables, tubes and wires to complete assemblies and installations
  • Fit and assemble machined metal parts and subassemblies using hand and power tools
  • Position and install parts, sub-assemblies and accessories using hand and power tools and other aids like overhead hoists
  • Mark, record and report defects with designed parts. The ideal applicant would be able to machine small corrections and work with the Machinist and Design Teams to re-machine.
  • Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment
  • Maintain inspection records and complete inspection reports
  • Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with provincial and federal law, Company policies and Safety and Environmental Regulations
  • May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Able to troubleshoot to fix machinery
  • Ability to read schematics, blueprints and other technical diagrams
  • Critical eye for identifying defects
  • Commitment to quality and safety
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current
  • Knowledge of appropriate materials, methods and the tools required in various assembly processes
  • Strong working mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Ability to readily determine the correct tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor
  • Valid Passport and the ability to travel up to 20% of the time, both locally and internationally.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will only contact those that best meet our needs and qualifications.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, VTR Feeder Solutions is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process. Applicants should advise Human Resources if they require any type of accommodation during the recruitment process.

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