Production Assistant | Northern Transformer

Northern Transformer
Vaughan, Ontario
Locations: Vaughan, Markham, Toronto
Production Assistant

About Northern Transformer

Northern Transformer Corporation is a Canadian-owned, fast-growing manufacturer of power and mobile transformers for leading utilities in Canada and the United States. Our team delivers transformers of the highest quality through superior design, quality workmanship and attention to safety and our clients’ individual needs.

Northern Transformer has grown quickly due to the dedication and teamwork of its employees and due to its close attention to client’s needs. The company has a modern and attractive working environment, and a strong health benefits package.

Due to the growth of our business, we have openings for Production Assistant in our Metal Shop.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Perform work based on general written/Oral manufacturing instructions.
  • Operate metal cleaning equipment to remove excess welds, rust, scale, and other material from the surfaces of the metal product
  • Assist welders/fitters and shipper/receiver, sheet metal workers and metal machine operato
  • Helping welders and clean up as assigned by supervisor.
  • Cut, grind or chip metal using hand tools.
  • Load/Unload and move raw material and metal fining products as required.
  • Sort metal sheets, scrap metal and other material.
  • Notifies the lead hand and/or supervisor(s) of product defects or other serious occurrence
  • Performs equipment operational check
  • Demonstrates good housekeeping by maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Show a strong commitment to quality and safety
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are consistently followed
  • Maintain cordial relationship with colleagues and supervisors
  • Complete shop records accurately
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time


  • High school diploma or Equivalent education
  • 1–2 years’ experience in metal fabricating or manufacturing industry is an asset.
  • Ability to communicate in English (spoken, read and write)
  • Ability to handle up to 25 KG weight.
  • Ability to handle Grinders and Hand Tools
  • Be able to stand for extended periods, able to climb ladders, bend, stoop, kneel and lift medium to heavy object
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) must be worn as recommended. This includes wearing CSA green patch leather C/W always covered laces safety shoes. 
  • Forklift and/or overhead crane operation experience. Forklift or overhead crane license or valid driving license is an asset
  • Good eyesight & hand-eye coordination
  • Willing to do multi tasks when needed as member of the team
  • Must be a good team player and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates personal character in line with our Values and Code of Conduct

Why Work with Northern Transformer

We foster an open environment, believing in the circle of success. We take care of our employees, our employees take care of our clients, and our clients take care of us.

  • Competitive wages and benefits package
  • Dental
  • Extended Health Care Benefit
  • Counselling Services [Workplace Advisor]
  • Health Service Navigator®
  • Life Insurance
  • Survivor Benefit
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • FollowMeTM Health
  • Clean, modern, friendly, and safe working environment

Salary Range: $20 - $22 / hour

Location: 245 McNaughton Rd E, Maple ON L6A 4P5

Schedule: Monday-Friday.



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