PART TIME: Backshift Production & Assembly Team Member

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: July 30, 2021

Backshift Production & Assembly Team Member

Production · Sydney, Nova Scotia

Backshift Production & Assembly Team Member

Location: Sydney, NS

Term: Full-Time (Backshift – 11PM – 7AM Sunday to Thursday)

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Number of Positions: 20-25

About the Organization

Established in 2001, Protocase Inc offers unique custom manufacturing to the engineering, design, and research industries by combining advanced manufacturing techniques with innovative software. Using the expertise and dedication of more than 280 employees, Protocase is proud to have a client base of over 16,000+ customers throughout North America and around the globe. Customers include Boeing, L3, Raytheon, Google, Apple, Microsoft, NASA, MIT and many more.
To learn more about the company, visit

About the Opportunity

Protocase is currently seeking Full-Time Backshift Production & Assembly Team Members in Sydney (Cape Breton), Nova Scotia.

Duties and Responsibilities
Protocase’s production facilities are a busy environment where every order is custom-manufactured from scratch. Our 16,000+ customers around the world are engineers, designers, scientists, researchers and innovators. They depend on Protocase to make professional-grade custom sheet metal and CNC Machined products that meet their specifications, all within our signature 2-3 day manufacturing turnaround time.

In order to meet our stringent quality requirements and on-time targets, we need Production & Assembly Team Members who have a strong attention to detail, are able to follow company procedures and genuinely enjoy taking ownership of their work.

Protocase’s production facility features a number of stations, each requiring different tasks and skill sets. Our production stations include

  • • CNC Machining
    • Bending/Brake Press
    • Sanding
    • Fasteners and Hardware
    • Chem-film Conversion
    • Welding
    • Paint Prep & Powder Coat Painting
    • Digital Printing
    • Silk-screening
    • Assembly & Packaging
    There are specific skills that Protocase would consider a major asset:
    • Operating machinery
    • Transporting materials and finished products
    • Sanding/grinding
    • Sorting
    • Quality assurance
    • Welding
    • CNC Machining

If you possess any of these key skills, please make sure to clearly describe on your resume.

Essential Skills

While we would consider experience in a production facility a major asset, above all else, we are looking for keen people who are highly trainable, can follow procedure and enjoy working in a team environment.
• Education: Completion of high school, some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
• Experience in a professional organization, particularly production/manufacturing, is an asset (we will provide full training)
• Reading and interpreting text and/or 3-D drawings
• Following procedures
• Communication (oral and written)
• Attention to detail
• Working with others in a team environment
• Decision making
• Numeracy
• Accountability
• Continuous Learning
• Must be able to lift up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

About the Benefits

In this role the annual compensation rate, which consists of a base pay and productivity pay, ranges between $39,000.00 $46,000.00 based on a nominal 40-hour week. You will also enjoy the following benefits:

You will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Two weeks’ vacation (three weeks’ vacation at three years of employment; four weeks’ vacation at five years) based on a nominal 40-hour work week
  • Regular social events including seasonal parties when times allow, and monthly lunches
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Group Insurance Benefits, cost-shared YMCA membership and Pension Plan (RRSP and DPSP) after six months

Although our business is growing, our team remains supportive, inclusive and tight-knit. Continuous improvement has always underpinned our success and we actively foster an environment of open communication, creative collaboration and the sharing of ideas.

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