Machine Tool Service Technician (Junior Level)

Thomas Skinner was founded in 1904 and today is Western Canada’s largest machine shop supply distributor. Our motto is “One Stop for your Machine Shop.” We fulfill this statement through our marketing of Haas and Okuma CNC machine tools, Amada band-saw machines, a host of conventional machines, machine accessories, cutting tools, band saw blades, precision measuring instruments and abrasives. These products are available through our locations in Vancouver (head-office), Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg. We support what we sell through in-house service, parts and training. We are ISO certified. For more information on our company, please review our website

We are looking for a Junior Machine Tool Service Technician based out of our Winnipeg branch to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical on various types of CNC and Conventional machine tools. Some travel is required. Strong communication and people skills along with a passion for the machining industry will make you the perfect fit!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot defects in CNC and conventional machine tools.
  • Perform mechanical and electrical repairs on machines and test them for proper performance.
  • Install, commission and align machinery.
  • Keep detailed and accurate service reports and documents.
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances.
  • Other mechanical repair work as required.

Are you up for the challenge?

Key Qualifications:

  • 2 to 4 years in millwright program or 2 to 3 year experience in millwright, machinist, electronics and mechatronics area
  • Any appropriate credentials/certifications is an asset
  • CNC programming knowledge preferred
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Customer-oriented professional
  • Have a clean, valid driver’s license.
  • Hands-on experience working on Haas and Okuma machines/controls would be a definite asset.
  • Valid passport is required for travel to the US for training purposes.

If you are the person we are looking for, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume with the subject “Machine Tool Service Technician Richmond” along with a cover letter to [email protected]
We appreciate everyone’s interest but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Thomas Skinner