SUMMER EMPLOYMENT: Extrusion/Rope Operator, East Coast Rope, Ltd.

  • Location: 42 Memorial Drive, North Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: May 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

East Coast Rope, Ltd.


Position Type: STUDENT

Under the direct supervision of the Shift Leader this position provides production coverage throughout the work
term. This position is responsible for the operation of the extrusion line and rope making machinery as well as
packaging of rope products.

Functions and Responsibilities
1. Operate extrusion Line and perform routine maintenance on the extruder line.
2. Operate rope machines and perform routine maintenance on the machines.
3. Move pallets of product using forklift
4. Conduct and record various quality control tests.
5. Complete shift production reports.
6. Sweep, dust, mop and organize workspace to maintain orderliness at all times.
7. Manage Lawn Care and minor snow removal

1. Good planning and organization skills.
2. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
3. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
4. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks.
5. Ability to work collectively with the plant staff
6. Ability to analyze information in order to identify potential problems or discrepancies.
7. Ability to read and interpret documents.
8. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
9. Ability to perform basic math functions.
10. Ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a production environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be
required to operate a forklift and/or motor vehicle and many hand tools.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel
or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or
move up to twenty pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move
more than one hundred pounds.

Expected Hours of Work
The factory operated 24 hours/day, seven days a week. Shifts are 12 hours and run from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
then from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM.

Required Education and Experience

Must be enrolled in a College or University program.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change
at any time with or without notice.

David Kennedy: