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Production Operator (Burlington, ON)


Burlington, CA

Business Unit:  Automotive Catalysts

External Job Description

About us… Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage…To learn more, visit us at

To add to our valuable team of dedicated employees, Umicore Autocat Canada Corp. is currently seeking a Production Operator in our Automotive Catalysts business unit, located at our Burlington, Ontario facility.

About Automotive Catalysts

We all have the right to breathe clean air. Umicore is a world leader in the production of emission catalysts and our technologies enable the automotive industry to meet environmental standards around the world. Our products have prevented billions of tons of harmful gases and particles being released into the atmosphere. To enable our customers to produce even cleaner engines and reduce emissions we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas.

This position offers a great opportunity to work with high-value chemicals, new technologies, and growth within a dynamic, hi-tech global company. We offer a clean and safe environment, and opportunity to grow within the organization.

Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for:

  • Inspection of finished goods to ensure that stamping, packaging, and labeling standards are met
  • Following all safety rules and guidelines
  • Producing a products that meet Umicore quality standards and is within customer specifications
  • Responsible for keeping work area and other areas clean and organized
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Willing to work rotating 12-hour continental shifts


The competencies required for this role:

  • Highly motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to show initiative and innovative thinking
  • Comfortable standing for long periods of time
  • Batch-making experience is an asset
  • Ability to work alone and as a team


This position's education and experience requirements are:

  • Obtained a post secondary education, preferably in chemical, mechanical or electrical program (a minimum grade 12 diploma and relevant work experience will be considered)
  • 2-3 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Forklift experience a plus
  • Knowledge of 5S a plus
  • Computer literacy – Preferably with Microsoft Office (excel, word, outlook)
  • Knowledge of SAP and experience in quality environment systems are preferred

Additional Requirements

An excellent benefits and compensation package is available. Interested applicants should send their resume to:

Human Resources, Umicore Autocat Canada Corp.

P.O. Box 5097, 4261 Mainway Drive, Burlington, ON   L7R 3Y8

Confidential fax: (905) 319-4183


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