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General Labourer

by Salford Group

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Salford, ON
Date Posted: Jun 04, 2020
Education: N/A
Salford Group

Job Description

General Labourer
Salford Group strives to help farmers build productive high-yielding soils, by designing, manufacturing and marketing some of the most innovative tools available in commercial agriculture today. Salford maintains and continuously works to improve a full line of tillage, seeding and fertilizer application equipment.
Salford Group machinery has been built by employees with agricultural backgrounds and continues to develop machines with producer input and extensive on-farm testing to back up state of the art computer aided design models. This blend of experience and technology makes Salford the choice of commercial agricultural enterprise.
With facilities Iowa, Ontario, Manitoba, Georgia and Russia, Salford Group is a global leader in the manufacturing of tillage, seeding, and precision application equipment. The company dedicates its ongoing efforts to precision, durability, versatility in the field, and improving the economics of farming worldwide.
Salford Group is currently seeking a reliable person to work as a General Labourer in our Norwich, Ontario facility.  The General Labourer reporting to Lead Hand and/or Supervisor and will be responsible for general labour for agricultural equipment, including operating machinery and assisting in a variety of departments.

  • Read, understand, and follow job order specifications, engineering drawings (blueprints), and/or work orders.
  • Work in a variety of areas depending on demand
  • New fabrications, repairs, custom fabrication, and structural construction
  • Operate punch press, brake press, lathe, saws, and other related metal forming and cutting equipment
  • Operate small hand tools, slings, grinders, cutting torch, and other hand tools related to the jobs needs
  • Load and unload trailers
  • Move materials within the warehouse
  • Ensure equipment and tools are in good working condition, reporting maintenance services when required
  • Check output to ensure highest quality
  • Report on issues, malfunction or defective parts
  • Must work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations, Company rules, policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by the lead hand
  • Experience operating machinery and knowledge of advanced manufacturing techniques such as Kanban, Lean, and 5S would be considered an asset
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools
  • Maintain clean work areas and equipment
  • Operate machinery and heavy equipment
  • Must be organized, proactive, and maintain a positive attitude in the work place
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Other duties as assigned by the lead hand

Days Monday to Friday, 42 hour/week
Nights Monday to Thursday, 42 hours/week

Resumes can be emailed to, referencing the job posting title in the subject line. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.