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Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Status: Full Time/ Permanent


Are you adept at troubleshooting?  Do you like to work independently?  Do you have a keen eye for the details?  If so Novatec Braids is probably the right employer for you!

 

Novatec Braid, a privately owned held company, in continuous operations since 1992, manufactures rope for the industrial, recreation and fishing industries, is currently recruiting a Spooler Operator.  The Spooler Operator is primarily responsible for the set-up, operation, general maintenance, and basic repair of the spooling machine equipment.  The challenge of this position is completely repetitive tasks.  This position works Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4pm for a fixed term, under the supervision of the Shipping Manager.  Overtime does not regularly occur but when required it is a condition of continued employment.

 

Major areas of responsibilities include:

 

  1. Performs spooler setup according to established procedure
  2. Tends to spoolers for continuous operation
  3. Sorts and labels output
  4. Returns empty supply spools to pallets
  5. Uses handheld computer to sign stock in and out
  6. Uses pallet jack and dolly to transport product

 

The successful candidate will possess the following core competencies:  strong attention to detail skills; strong troubleshooting and independent thinking skills; strong active listening and communication skills; and be self-motivated.

 

The incumbent is required to possess the ability to lift up to 50lb unassisted as well as reach, kneel, climb stairs, stoop, crouch, push, pull, and complete repetitive movements.  The incumbent is required to stand for up to 2.5 hours at a time, use visual concentration, and working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  The incumbent will have basic math and English reading skills. This position is exposed to machinery noise, consistent with a manufacturing environment.

 

Qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to the attention of Tanya Sieliakus, tanya@hr-pros.ca no later than Monday, November 30, 2020. Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 

This position is ideal for someone who values a manufacturing environment, who appreciates working with a tight knit group, and who is looking to make a long-term commitment with a well-established, successful, and growing company.

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Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Status: Full Time/ Permanent


You have a keen eye for details.  You are self-motivated.  You prefer to work in a self-directed workplace.  If this is you then you should consider a career at Novatec Braid!

 

Novatec Braid, a privately owned rope manufacturing company, is currently recruiting an Order Stager.  The primarily responsibility of the Order Stager is to organize, pick, and stage product orders for shipping while adhering to all health and safety policies and procedures. The challenge of this position is repetitive physical tasks over long periods of time.  This position works Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4pm, under the supervision of the Shipping Manager.  Overtime does not regularly occur but when required it is a condition of continued employment.

 

Major areas of responsibilities include:

 

  1. Assist in delivering components to packaging lines when required
  2. Check with the Production department for current orders and make sure the next orders are available as scheduled
  3. Operate a handheld computer to fulfill and track orders
  4. Pick, organize, and package orders for delivery
  5. Wrap, secure, and strap pallets for shipping
  6. Assist in machine spooling, when needed
  7. Operate the forklift and pallet jack** and only if the candidate has a current lifting device training ticket

 

The successful candidate will possess the following core competencies:  strong attention to detail skills; strong troubleshooting and independent thinking skills; strong active listening and communication skills; and, self-motivated.

 

The incumbent is required to possess the ability to lift up to 50lb unassisted as well as reach, kneel, climb stairs, stoop, crouch, push, pull, and complete repetitive movements.  The incumbent is required to stand for up to 2.5 hours at a time, use visual concentration, and work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  The incumbent will have basic math and English reading skills.  The incumbent must have a current NS Class 5 drivers’ license, be insurable, and be able to operate a 3-ton truck (no air brakes).

 

Qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to the attention of Tanya Sieliakus, tanya@hr-pros.ca. Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 

This position is ideal for someone who values a manufacturing environment, who appreciates working with a tight knit group, and who is looking to make a long-term commitment with a well-established, successful, and growing company.

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Location: Yarmouth, NS

Status: Full Time, Permanent


 

 

Novatec Braid is currently recruiting for Winding / Braider Operators.  This position is primarily responsible for the set-up, operation, general maintenance, and basic repair of the Winding and Braiding equipment.  The challenge of this position is operating multiple machines at one time.

 

We are recruiting for both the day (Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4pm) and night (Monday 4pm to 2:30am to Thursday 4pm to 2:30am) shifts.  This position works under the direct supervision of the Operations Supervisor.

 

The successful candidate will possess the following core competencies:  strong attention to detail skills; strong troubleshooting and independent thinking skills; strong active listening and communication skills; and, must be self-motivated.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Basic math skills;
  • Basic English language reading skills;
  • Be able to lift up to 50lbs unassisted;
  • Be able to stand for up to 3 hours at a time;
  • Physical dexterity as well as being able to twist, turn, bend, reach, push, pull, and lift, and,
  • Be able to work in fast-paced manufacturing environment.

 

Total remuneration includes:

  • $13.05 per hour during the probationary period (and an increase upon successful completion of the probationary period)
  • Full medical/dental/vision/Life/LTD/ADD benefits package within the first 30 days of hire (Novatec pays 60%)
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • 2 weeks paid vacation, pro-rated in year of hire
  • Eligibility in the Annual Profit Sharing Program!!
  • Nighttime shift differential of 3%
  • Boot allowance

 

This position is ideal for someone who values a manufacturing environment, who appreciates working with a tight knit group, and who is looking to make a long term commitment with a well-established, successful, and growing company.

 

Interested parties should forward their resume and cover ASAP to the attention of Steve Nickerson, Production Manager, at tanya@hr-pros.ca.

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