Machine Operator


POSITION TITLE:                             Machine Operator (Metal Fabricator)

LOCATION:                                       Collingwood, Ontario


MacLean Engineering is looking for a skilled and experienced Machine Operator to join our growing production team in Collingwood, Ontario. If you are looking to be challenged, valued, and rewarded with a competitive compensation package in a dynamic work environment, this position is for you!

About the Position: The Machine Operator is responsible for operating basic metal working machinery to perform machining operations on ferrous and nonferrous metals and plastic parts, weldments, or assemblies to engineering specification in compliance with all MEMCO policies and procedures. This position requires the following proficiencies:

  • Read and interpret drawings, specifications, or follow verbal instructions of Lead Hand or Supervisor with minimal supervision.
  • Set up and operate one or more metalworking machines such as; band saw, burn table, brake press, and computer numerically controlled (CNC) equipment.
  • Check products for correct shapes, dimensions and other specifications.
  • Operate material handling devices such as; overhead crane, gantry crane, and forklift in compliance with applicable safety standards and best practices. Material handling includes safe rigging and transportation of various loads.
  • Document Engineering Change Requests according to applicable procedures under direction of Supervisor.
  • Adopt and practice good housekeeping, 5S, and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Basic operations on manual machines with supervision.
  • Able to layout parts to specification.
  • Abide by all applicable regulatory and company-specific safety standards.
  • Abide by ISO 9001 Quality Management System and associated procedures.
  • Contribute to continual improvement of safety, quality, product, production, work environment. 
  • Willing to cross-train in other departments as needed on a temporary basis.


About You: The successful candidate(s) must be willing to learn, open-minded and flexible, organized and detail oriented, team oriented, disciplined, and must have a positive attitude, along with the following qualifications:

  • Some post-secondary education in a related discipline or skilled trade education is preferred
  • One (1) + year related work experience is preferred


About Us:  MacLean Engineering has been a leading innovator of underground mining equipment solutions for over 40 years. As we continue to expand our product range and geographic footprint, we remain privately owned and consistently focused on the Company’s founder’s original engineered design imperatives – safety, productivity, and enduring quality. MacLean Engineering has three manufacturing facilities located in Collingwood, Owen Sound, and Barrie. Our workforce is comprised of various skilled trades working together in a safety and quality-oriented environment to produce components and equipment to the underground mining industry, as well as the municipal, environmental, and industrial sectors.


We offer competitive wages and benefits including:

  • 3 weeks’ vacation annually
  • Paid Overtime after 40 hours worked
  • $1.50 per hour shift premium for Weekend Shift employees
  • Flexible Group benefits Package (Once probationary period is completed)
  • Voluntary DPSP (Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan) and GRRSP (Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan) (Once probationary period is completed)
  • Annual Employee Bonus
  • $200 Annual Safety Shoe allowance
  • Company Paid Uniforms

If you are interested in being a part of an established and growing Canadian Company, we want to hear from you!


Positions are for the following shift:

  • Weekend Shift, Friday through Sunday 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (3×12 hour shifts, paid for 40 hours)


We thank all applicants in advance for their application and interest in MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co Limited.  However only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005).  


MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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