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Production Mechanical Technologist

Metamaterial Inc.

Metamaterial Inc.

Thurso, QC, Canada · thurso, uk · Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Production Mechanical Technologist

Thurso, QC, Canada Req #6
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

About Us:

Meta Materials Inc. “META®” (NASDAQ: MMAT)is an advanced materials and nanotechnology company. We develop new products and technologies using innovative sustainable science. Advanced materials can improve everyday products that surround us, making them smarter and more sustainable. META’s technology platforms enable global brands to develop new products to improve performance for customers in aerospace and defense, consumer electronics, 5G communications, batteries, authentication, automotive and clean energy. Learn more at www.metamaterial.com

META is seeking a Production Mechanical Specialist for our facility in Thurso, QC. The Production Mechanical Specialist works in a team environment and is responsible for maintaining the production of security features for high value documents based on the manufacture of vacuum deposited optical thin films, embossed structures, and printing/coating processes equipment. The Mechanical Specialist works under the general direction of the Sr. Manager of Production and is an integral member of a team of Production Specialist that provides multi-skilled support and operation of production equipment to our exacting tolerances.

What You'll Do:

The Production mechanical Specialist performs repairs and maintains the production equipment (roll coater, conversion equipment, embossing & coating equipment) providing specialized skills to high vacuum, embossing, coating, mechanical, and hardware systems used in the manufacture of vacuum deposited metallized and optical thin films, UV casted and coated films. In addition, this role will troubleshoot the production equipment including theorizing problems, researching solutions, and implementing corrective measures. It also cleans production equipment after each run using personal protective equipment (PPE), and then prepares for another production run with new materials.
Requires strong mechanical aptitude to operate standard machine shop tools such as lathe, drill press, milling machine, and Mig/Tig/Oxi-Acetylene welding skills. Operates the production equipment, constantly monitoring the process, assessing variables, and making process input decisions. Supports conversion equipment, embossing & coating equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs mechanical repairs and maintains the production equipment.
  • Troubleshoots the production equipment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude to operate standard machine shop tools such as lathe, drill press, milling machine, and Mig/Tig/Oxi-Acetylene welding skills.
  • Operates the production equipment, constantly monitoring the process, assessing variables, and making process input decisions. Supports conversion equipment, embossing & coating equipment.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Engineering Technologist, Technician, or Millwright with specialization in mechanical fabrication.
  • Good understanding of electro mechanical systems, or similar technical area with a minimum of three years demonstrated industrial work experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to foster collaborative working relationships among internal teams.

Preferred Qualifications and Assets:

  • Mechanical or Robotics Engineering Technologist or Technician
  • Five years demonstrated experience supporting manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in the secure printing industry

What You’ll Love About Us:

META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.

META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 37 spoken languages represented across our teams. METAbelieves that diversity drives creativity and innovation. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

Our Benefits:

  • META(MMAT) Equity
  • Retirement Savings Matching
  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off between Christmas day and New Year’s day
  • Casual dress

Other details

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