We are looking for a Machinist to join our dynamic team!
DROP Group provides support and resources to our design and manufacturing companies within the industrial manufacturing and marine fields. We primarily create made-to-order sprockets and marine components with industry leading turnaround times and quality.
As a Machinist, you'll be manufacturing our core product here at DROP, working with steel, and completing machining processes with a high degree of efficiency and reliability.
We invest in our people. That means hiring from within whenever possible and developing latent talents within our team. Any time you learn a new skill, the whole company benefits, so we’re here to help you reach your goals by providing regular opportunities for growth and recognition.
We’ve worked hard to make DROP a place we love to be at. You can learn all about our corporate culture on our website.
Competitive wage, bonus structure, benefits package and long-term employment.
Subsidized learning opportunities to develop skills that will stay with you for life.
Positive corporate culture around transparency and career growth.
Get out on the mountain with our corporate ski pass program
Team lunches and the odd adventure experience - trapshooting, rafting, golfing, bowling and so much more!
A great opportunity to have a long-term career in the West Kootenays with a progressive and growing manufacturing company that values the community.
You'll Be A Great Fit At DROP If...
You value the community small towns offer, but still want a company big enough to offer you a career, with room to grow.
You like to solve problems efficiently, and can do so while juggling multiple projects.
You’re an excellent communicator and enjoy connecting with clients and co-workers over the phone, by email, and in person.
You believe that teamwork means reaching our goals together, each bringing unique skills to the table
You have career goals in mind, and want the opportunity to learn skills that will help you get there.
Read and interpret production orders as instructed by the Manufacturing Lead.
Measure, cut, shape, and assemble materials made of steel & other metals using mills, lathes, drill presses, presses and other machine tools.
Complete final assembly of components to meet customer fit and finish expectations.
Finish deburr part(s).
Check final product to ensure conformance to company standards.
Measure and organize materials to improve workflow while mitigating errors.
Load and unload raw materials, transferring them to appropriate work stations.
Take pride in maintaining a clean work and shop area.
Assist with maintenance of machinery, if necessary.
Support shipping & receiving of parts when required.
Work in a safe and efficient manner following shop safety policies at all times.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent decision-making skills and attention to detail.
Complete machining processes fast and repeatably, such as turning, milling, drilling, filing, boring, or cutting.
Mechanical/technical aptitude working with detailed production instructions.
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
Experience working in a production machine shop considered an asset.
About DROP Group
The DROP Group of Companies is a privately owned Canadian-based operation with a focus on delivering innovative high-quality products and services. The team’s deep product knowledge, ability to adapt, and backing of a fully integrated advanced manufacturing facility allows DROP to design, develop and manufacture 100% of our products in-house. This granular control over product design, production, and shipping allows us industry leading quality control and turnaround time.
With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, cutting-edge machining and fabrication equipment, and 1.5 million pounds of raw and semi-finished materials, DROP Sprockets is able to offer the most comprehensive sprocket line in the industry.
DROP Marine uses all the same resources to design and fabricate marine vessels and equipment with an unimpeachable level of quality. Our work boats and equipment are overengineered to provide dramatically lower maintenance costs and reduce downtime associated with repairs.
Success At DROP
People often ask what it takes to succeed at DROP – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. We support and push one another to innovate and get out of our comfort zones. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We have a “get ‘r done” approach to everything we do.
At DROP Group, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the company. If you would like to join us, tell us about your experience and what you can add to the team!
If you’re from out of the area, let us know why you would like to relocate, along with your history with the West Kootenays!