Ball Service Group is an industry leader in Custom Metal Fabrication. Our fast-paced environment is growing and we require individuals who are self-driven, result-oriented and possess a positive attitude.

 

Available Positions:

  • MECHANICAL ENGINEER

  • PROJECT MANAGER
  • FITTER/WELDER (METAL FABRICATOR) - employees in this position work a compressed work-week, 4/10 hrs. shift. Mon-Thurs & Tues-Friday on a monthly rotation.

Our Competitive and challenging custom product environment offers the following benefits:

 

Financial Wellness

  • Competitive Salary/Wage
  • Group RRSP/DPSP matching program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Apprenticeship Program

Health Care Wellness

  • Disability & Life Insurance (including Dependent Life)
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Care Benefit
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Workplace Spending Account

  • Tools and Office accessories
  • Custom hearing protection
  • Prescription safety glasses
  • Workplace safety boots/shoes                                                                                                                                                                                    

 


MECHANICAL ENGINEER

 

As our new Mechanical Engineer, your primary goal is to design, build, and test mechanical devices for the automotive and medical instrumentation industries. We’re looking for someone who can truly own their projects, and carry them independently all the way through design, prototyping, testing, and production.

 

As a Mechanical Engineer with BSG you will:

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs; applying principles of mechanics;
  • Confirms system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods; testing properties;
  • Develop mechanical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials;
  • Develop manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components;
  • Assure system and product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and system capabilities; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes;
  • Ability to source, order and track components externally;
  • Establish and maintain customer relations and business opportunities as a representative of the Company;
  • Interact effectively with customers to discuss potential work and ongoing projects;
  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests;  
  • Ensure effective exchange of project information to all members of the team;
  • Identify opportunities for project improvement and make constructive suggestions;
  • Be responsible for implementing and monitoring of the company’s quality assurance program and related requirements;
  • Support other Project Managers/Coordinators in all project-related matters;
  • Make recommendations for company production process improvements when identified;
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with BSG’s code of conduct policy;
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies;
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in design and development of industrial and medical instrumentation equipment and products;
  • Experience in the design and development of mechatronic systems, knowledge of motion controls and electromechanical devices;
  • Design of precision small-to-medium size assemblies;
  • Experience in design and development of end-user products and accessories for medical lab environment;
  • Knowledge of mechanical design principals for optics mounting;
  • Independent creation of mechanical drawings;
  • Excellent understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing;
  • Proficient user of 3D CAD specifically SolidWorks and other mechanical design and analysis software;
  • Proficient at reading, understanding and production of technical drawings and specifications within the automotive and medical instrumentation industry;
  • Sound working knowledge of Excel, Word and other MS Office software;
  • Superior mechanical aptitude and proven trouble shooting skills.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Highly organized, with attention to detail, in order to meet deadlines, problem-solve and balance multiple tasks;
  • Self-motivated to cultivate and maintain strong customer relationships;
  • Ability to adapt and respond positively with change;
  • Ability to work independently in a respectful and positive manner;
  • Tactful and diplomatic;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision;
  • Strong commitment to safety.

Additional Qualifications Are Considered an Asset:

  • Knowledge of motion systems and electromechanical devices;
  • Knowledge of mechanical design principles for optics mounting;
  • Knowledge of mechanical dynamics and FEA;
  • Experience preparing bids and estimates applying the manufacturing processes for varying projects;

 

Travel:  Local travel required, position is project based and will entail remote working relationship with customers.  Travel is required during specific stages of the project development and build.

 


PROJECT MANAGER

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain customer relations and business opportunities as a representative of the Company;
  • Interact effectively with customers to discuss potential work and ongoing projects;
  • Prepare bids and estimates;         
  • Be responsible for the overall planning and scheduling of assigned projects;
  • Monitor the overall progress of a project on an ongoing basis and initiate corrective action with the appropriate staff when necessary;
  • Ensure effective exchange of project information to all members of the team;
  • Identify opportunities for project improvement and make constructive suggestions;
  • Forecast, track and manage project budgets;
  • Manage external vendors as required for each project;
  • Be responsible for implementing and monitoring of the company’s quality assurance program and related requirements;
  • Support other Project Managers/Coordinators in all project-related matters;
  • Make recommendations for company production process improvements when identified;
  • Promote professional development to all members of the team through constructive coaching and guidance;
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with BSG’s code of conduct policy;
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ estimating and project management experience, preferably in manufacturing or process engineering;
  • Formal education in project management principles or a combination of technical training and/or related experience;
  • Sound working knowledge of Excel, Word and other MS Office software;
  • Proficient user of 3D CAD (specifically SolidWorks) and AutoCAD;
  • Proficient at reading, understanding and producing technical drawings and specifications;
  • Ability to produce, read and manipulate schedules;
  • Superior mechanical aptitude and proven trouble shooting skills
  • Excellent knowledge of project execution activities such as planning, project controls, scheduling and costing;
  • Must have a valid Ontario driver’s license for travel to customer sites.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong negotiating skills;
  • Highly organized, with attention to detail, in order to meet deadlines, problem-solve and balance multiple tasks;
  • Self-motivated to cultivate and maintain strong customer relationships;
  • Ability to adapt and respond positively with change;
  • Ability to work within a collaborative team in a respectful and positive manner;
  • Tactful and diplomatic
  • Coach and mentor co-workers advancing in the industry;
  • Strong commitment to safety.

FITTER/WELDER

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret engineered and drafted drawings
  • Select and prepare material in the proper sequence in order to ensure accuracy and efficiency
  • Construct patterns and templates as guides for layouts
  • Layout  and fit material according to specifications, ensuring all tolerances are met  
  • Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to work-site or storage area
  • Position, manipulate and install fabricated objects
  • Set up and operate various metal fabricating machines such as shear, saw and ironworker
  • Operate fabrication tools such as grinders, drills and cutting torches
  • Assemble and fit metal sections by means of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Flat or Metal Core Arc Welding (MCAW) Flat.
  • Perform safety inspection of equipment and accessories
  • Make minor external repairs to equipment and accessories
  • Practice good housekeeping methods by keeping work area clean and clear of obstruction
  • Complete work documentation including pre-inspection procedures, quality control check lists and labour tracking to ensure data is recorded accurately in accordance with company standards
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with Ball Service Group Inc. Conduct Code
  • Ensure strict adherence to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Industrial Establishments
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Completion of Secondary School ;
  • Minimum 3 years related work experience in custom metal fabrication;
  • Demonstrate competencies required in order to obtain the Gas Metal Arc Welding and Flux Core Arc Welding according to the CWB Standard W47.1 Division 2;
  • Proficient blueprint reading of engineered or drafted drawings;
  • Proficient with the use and interpretation of CWB weld symbols;
  • Proficient with Metric and Imperial measurement systems;
  • Proficient with the use of fabrication machinery and tools;
  • Proficient layout skills using material according to specifications;
  • Demonstrate decision and problem solving skills;
  • Proficient with the use, handling and storage of welding equipment and supplies;
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills in order to complete work assignments;
  • Ensure strict adherence to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Industrial Establishments;
  • Must work in accordance with Company rules, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to work with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally at all times;
  • Strong work ethic;

Additional Qualifications Are Considered an Asset:

  • CWB Certification in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Flat and Metal Core Arc Welding (MCAW) Flat Position;
  • AWS Certification;
  • Certified Forklift and Crane Operator.

Ball Service Group Inc. strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.

 

Resumes can be submitted to Attention:  Human Resource with the position in the subject line via e-mail jnemes@bsginc.ca.   We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

 

 

 
 
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Phone: 519.571.2076
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