Production Technician 

Reports To 

The Production Technician will report to GIT’s Production Supervisor

Job Overview 

This person will operate machines and mix chemicals to prepare batches of marine coatings  (paint). GIT’s products do not use any toxic chemicals. As a member of a small team,  employees are all responsible for the success of our company and will be expected to take on  many different tasks and responsibilities.

Responsibilities and Duties 

Responsible for preparing batches of paint, starting with the basic fluids, and adding various  additives and pigments, making necessary adjustments throughout the process.

Operation, inspection, calibration, maintenance, and cleaning of various machines used in the  GIT process, including:

  • Cowles and high shear mixer
  • Paint spray equipment
  • Forklift operation

Perform basic quality control tests including density, viscosity, grinding check, etc. and record  test results following GIT’s documented internal procedures. Maintain organized quality  control and process documentation. Assist with the implementation of lean principles and best  paint production practices while applying ASTM and ISO processes as directed.

Maintain inventory storage area and first-in-first-out system, receiving inventory items as they  arrive and retrieving such items when required for production. Track inventory quantities and  notify team when inventory levels require replenishment.

Packaging, labeling, and boxing of finished product including preparation for shipping.

Attend daily meetings and report any difficulties relating to the product, process and/or quality  system.

Qualifications 

  • Education level: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Engineering preferred
  • Experience: 2 + years Production/Manufacturing experience or equivalent industrial experience.
  • Specific skills: Familiarity with safety practices and techniques relating to chemical/power/industrial manufacturing/production.
  • Personal characteristics: Strong communication (verbal & written), ability to motivate, prioritize, and organize in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Certifications. 5S, 6 Sigma certifications will be an asset.
  • Licenses. Forklift operation, safety certifications would be an asset.
  • Physical abilities: Physical ability to lift 12kg and climb stairs,

About Graphite Innovations & Technologies Inc. 

GIT is a leading Canadian materials engineering firm focused on delivering disruptive uses for  graphene technologies. We believe that the commercial value of graphene lies in the ability to  transfer its intrinsic properties into other materials, thus creating higher value materials and  products which possess specifically enhanced characteristics. As a disruptive technology,  graphene has the potential to replace or enhance the performance of existing materials in a  wide range of applications and sectors. Our current focus is on the development of novel  marine coatings which improve the performance of all types of vessels.

GIT is an equal opportunity employer which welcomes the business benefits which arise from  having a diverse workforce.

To Apply

To apply to the position, please email a cover letter and resume to info@grapheneenterprise.ca and include “Production Technician” in the subject field; While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your consideration of this position.