Millwright / Industries Mechanic


Manufacturing and Production

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Halifax, NS - (CAN) 50 Eileen Stubbs Avenue Unit 130 NS Halifax , NS B3B 0M7



Job Description

Are you looking for a long-term opportunity in Mulgrave NS with a competitive pay rate and an exciting work environment? Manpower is seeking a temp Millwright / Industries Mechanic for our client. Our client is a leading distribution and supply chain solutions company.

What's in it for you?

* $32 to $37 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

* Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 5 pm

* Located at Mulgrave, NS

* Full-time contract

What do you bring to the job?

* Ability to safely team lift heavy objects

* Ability to work in hot conditions

* Reliable transportation

* Required equipment: Welders steel toed boots, work gloves, safety glasses.


* Disassemble, reassemble and test complex machinery and sub-assemblies;

* Repair plant and office machinery;

* Maintain a safe and orderly work environment;

* Perform preventative maintenance procedures and techniques;

* Size and determine proper fits of keys, shafts, bearings, using precision tools as required;

* Operate a forklift and maintain a license to do so;

* Perform facility repairs;

* Install new machinery as required;

* Ensure equipment maintenance log is completed;

* Operate a crane and maintain a license to do so;

* Troubleshoot, diagnose equipment failures, and identify root cause for mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems;

* Basic knowledge of mechanical systems or has mechanical aptitude, hydraulics, pneumatics, robots, hydraulic presses, and mechanical presses;

* Read and understand blueprints technical manuals and work instructions for mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems;

* Perform bench operations such as drilling, tapping, grinding, welding, fabricating, etc;

* Willing to work days, afternoons & midnight shifts.


* Ability to use mig, tig, and arc welding equipment;

* Ability to work with minimum supervision;

* Valid Ontario Millwright's license preferred;

* Hands-on experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical theory;

* Requires good organizational skills, a self-starter and a team player;

* Possess mechanical aptitude, with an eye for detail and a willingness to learn;

* Basic machine shop skills (i.e. lathes, grinders, milling machines);

* Ability to work overtime if required;

* Minimum 5 years' experience in similar role, ideally in production orientated environment, with emphasis on injection molding processes;

* CGRP clearance required (police background check);

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;

* Able to relate/communicate well with people;

* Punctual and reliable.

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Manpower Group recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At Manpower Group, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.