Machinist - D780

Machinist - D780

09 Sep
Koch Ag & Energy Solutions

09 Sep

Koch Ag & Energy Solutions



Grow your future with Koch Fertilizer Canada, ULC!

A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

Continued company growth as a result of reinvesting 90% of our earnings

Koch Fertilizer is currently looking for a Machinist in our Brandon, MB location!!!

Based in Brandon, Manitoba, we synthesize and blend nitrogen, phosphate, and sulfur products with ammonia, which we market primarily in the prairie provinces of Canada and the northern United States.

Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, we employ approximately 270 dedicated team members. Our fundamental commitment to safety, health, and environmental stewardship drives all our processes.

In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the successful applicant will be hired into this position at ‘M2’ rate (currently$42.05/hour) and receive a Pay for Knowledge premium of$0.50/hour. All overtime is paid at double time.

What You Will Do In Your Role

Set up and operate horizontal lathes, milling machine and horizontal and vertical boring mills

Use precision measuring tools such a micrometers, calipers and gauges, etc.

Have a strong attention to manufacturing details, accuracy, & safety

Interpret blueprint and mechanical drawings and engineering information to fabricate products and determine product dimensions and tolerances

Work from drawings, specifications, and their own measurements to calculate dimensions, tolerances and types of fit. Precise measurements are critical to machinists’ work. Must be knowledgeable about the properties of metals and non-metallic materials

Produce precision parts that are used in all aspects of manufacturing.

Maintain machines, applying basic mechanics and arithmetic to setup machine

Use horizontal balancing machine to balance rotors and other rotating equipment parts to specification as required

Perform inventory on grinding, milling and lathes parts to ensure machine critical spare are available

Oversee and maintain the Hytorq units onsite to ensure functionality

Perform other related tasks as assigned

Maintain a safe & clean work area

Strong commitment to safety, environmental compliance, and plant reliability

Ability to work proficiently in a variety of tasks

Exceptional planning and organizational skills as well as mechanical and operations aptitude

Physical Requirements:

Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather

Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer

Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Climb stairs and ladders, work at heights

Wear gas mask-type respirator and PPE

Tolerance to occasional exposure to fumes/airborne particles and toxic/caustic chemicals with appropriate PPE

Unassisted physical mobility in and around plant

Availability for shift work and emergency call outs

Able to travel to and enter site to access equipment

The Experience You Will Bring


Interprovincial Red Seal Machinist certification

High school diploma or equivalent (ie. GED)

Valid Class Five (5) driver’s license

Knowledge of material properties

Experience using industrial tooling as well as troubleshooting mechanical equipment

Experience with problem solving to determine best repair solutions

Experience with computer skills including experience working with maintenance planning programs

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