June 19, 2018


Reports to: Tool & Die Manager


Tasks and responsibilities

  • Understand and interpret the machining die;
  • Evaluate the needs for tooling/ and equipment for machining and advise the Manager;
  • Prepare machinery according to the specifications and drawings;
  • Execute the first production test and adjustments;
  • Operate conventional machines, lathe, surface grinder, milling machine, drills and saws.
  • Execute a variety of tests, verifications of machined parts and follow through with necessary corrections;
  • Polish and store machined parts in designated skids according to supervisor instructions;
  • Execute hardening and dipping of small to average sized tools;
  • Assembly and disassembly of a variety of tooling, machines, accessories and dies;
  • Maintenance of work area, tools and equipment;
  • Advise supervisor of any broken or defect parts or equipment;
  • Participate in training of employees;
  • All other related tasks;


Required Skills

  • DEP in CNC machining and/or toolmaking;
  • 1 to 3 years of experience as a machinist;
  • Masters reading and interpreting drawings;
  • Masters industrial mathematics and a variety of scientific instrumentation;
  • Knowledge of a variety of metals for machining;
  • Adaptable, ability to learn, to work as a team and good communicator;
  • Attentive to detail, punctual, autonomous and professional attitude;
  • Owns a tooling kit is an asset;
  • Bilingual in French and English an asset;




CDS offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, and disability insurance. Furthermore, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as, opportunities for career advancement.

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