Header Operator


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

CAD66000.00 - CAD75000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Stoney Creek, ON - (CAN) 435 McNeilly Road Suite 106 ON Stoney Creek , ON L8E 5E3 Phone : 905-527-1534



Job Description

Our growing Milton client who is a leader in the manufacturing industry is looking for a Header Operator to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years related experience and will be responsible for the following:

The Header Operator is responsible for ensuring that heading machines are properly set up in order to ensure smooth production runs.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Prepares heading machine for operation, cleaning the machine, loading and unloading wire spools and changes draw dies.

* Draws wire, sets-up punches, and cuts pins

* Changes dies and sharpens or changes knives and quills

* Adjusts the timing of blows and transfers.

* Tests the machine operation during set up.

* Fills machines with oil and greases machines.

* Trouble shoots problems during runs, replacing pins, springs and worn tools.

* Inspects product to complete quality checks on parts, measuring and recording dimensions.

* Completes inspection reports.

* Empties pans of parts to bins or replaces bins on conveyor machines.

* Maintains a clean and safe work area.

* Comply with company policies and procedures.

* Support and follow internal health & safety programs and protocols.

* Perform other duties as assigned by management.


* Secondary school diploma or higher.

* 2-5 years' experience working in a manufacturing environment.

* Certified forklift license is an asset.

* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

* Must have good math skills and an eye for detail.

* Familiarity with tool and diemaking, and cold-heading process.

* Ability to read blueprints is an asset.

* Working knowledge of machine tools ie. Drill Press, Milling Machine etc.

* Knowledge of SPC and ISO/QS 9000 is an asset

Hours: Mon-Fri- 8am-4pm


If you are interested in this great opportunity then please email your resume asap.