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Somerville Merchandising is an ISO 9001 certified designer and manufacturer of custom permanent and semi-permanent retail displays. We are continuing to grow and expand our operations and are looking for a hands on individual to lead and direct our Mill Assembly team.

Primary Duties

  • Oversee, drive and direct day-to-day operations of Mill Assembly team
  • Read and assign daily work orders and drawings
  • Coordinate multiple projects and activities to ensure all orders are produced on time and to specifications
  • Assemble millwork components comprised of a variety of wood and wood products, melamines, laminates, plywoods, solid woods, solid surfaces and plastics
  • Ensure that all team members work within established guidelines, regulations and policies with regards to health and safety, the environment and quality standards
  • Ensure all equipment is in good repair and maintenance logs are current
  • Investigate and recommend new technologies and processes to maximize efficiency
  • Work with other plant areas when required to create a positive and proactive work environment


Graduate of Woodworking Technology/Technician or Woodworking Technology Architectural program preferred


5-10 years current experience in cabinet making, millwork or store fixture manufacturing environment

Reporting to the Mill Lead Hand, the Mill Assembly Worker is responsible for:

  • Reading production orders and drawings
  • Assembling wood products using hand and power tools and mill machinery
  • Inspecting wood products to ensure conformance to quality standards
  • Working in accordance with all company and legal safety requirements
  • Working with other staff members to create a positive environment
  • Ensuring that every skid has a tag and a destination
  • Keeping all areas clean, clear of empty skids and waste product
  • Making sure all workstation are cleared every night
  • Recording correct job and time allocation
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Reporting to the Production Manager, the Acrylic Fabricator position consists of the following tasks:


Acrylic and Plastic Fabricator Main Duties:


  • Use of specialized machinery including heat benders, diamond polishers, flame polishing, jointers and cutters as part of manufacturing processes to create merchandising products and prototypes
  • Ability to create and set up jigs for standard processes
  • Must be able to read and understand technical/construction/assembly drawings
  • Sound understanding of raw materials including properties and applications and gluing, welding and bonding techniques
  • Communicate effectively as part of a team
  • Follows all Somerville health and safety programs and procedures
  • Other duties as required by Supervisor or Lead Hand



Employment Requirements:


  • Ability to read English and communicate verbally
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety procedures and practices

Reporting to the Metal Shop Manager, the Press Brake Operator is responsible for the programming, set up and production run of metal parts that meet dimensional specifications of mechanical engineered drawings.


Main Duties:


  • Operate Amada CNC brake press and other machinery used in the production process or assist other machine operators
  • Select proper punches and dies based on material thickness and type
  • Set up tooling, load programs and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment
  • Determine if tools are undamaged and in safe condition for use
  • Consistently produce usable product that meets dimensional specifications of engineered drawings
  • Read work orders and tag product as required
  • Lift materials, final products and items packed for shipment, manually up to 50 pounds
  • Work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Keep all work areas clean and organized
  • Work in compliance with all ISO and OHSA and company standards, following all safety protocols
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required


Employment Requirements:


  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working with sheet metal; experience with Amada equipment preferred
  • Ability to read drawings and specifications and a knowledge of engineered specified tolerances
  • Knowledge of tooling and tool maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven measurement and mathematical conversion skills including tape measures, angle gauges and calipers
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Understanding of metal and material properties and ability to distinguish metal types
  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds

Somerville Merchandising, celebrating their 70th anniversary, is currently seeking an experienced Sign Fabricator to join their growing team.

With a minimum of 5 years’ experience, your qualifications will include:

  • A graduate of graphics/signage program
  • LPHV spray paint experience  ( low pressure-high volume wet spray painting )
  • Lamination
  • Large format digital printer operation (Colour management, file prep)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sign assembly and application techniques
  • Knowledge of silk screen process
  • Vinyl plotter operation and vinyl application
  • Familiarity with HP digital and Arizona large format printers, I-cutting and routing
  • Software requirements include Adobe Illustrator, FlexiSIGN, ONYX software

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.  We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package within an exceptional work environment.


Reporting to the Shipper/Receiver, the Material Handler is responsible for coordinating and managing the movement of materials in and out of the facility.

Main Duties:

  • Supports Shipper/Receiver by fulfilling duties as requested
  • Use forklift, hand trucks and other lifting devices as required to move incoming and outgoing materials
  • Conduct safety checks on equipment and daily maintenance in compliance with safety standards
  • Accept, count and properly place items for storage and access into assigned areas and racking, ensuring inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free from damage
  • Assemble and pack items for shipment in accordance with company safety and security procedures
  • Ensure all incoming and outgoing shipments are labelled as required
  • Receiving of materials in ERP system within specified time frame
  • Ensures materials are stored and transported safely
  • Carry or transport orders to delivery platforms
  • Conduct physical inventory cycle counts as provided by Finance, report inventory variances
  • Ensures department and surrounding area are safe and secure at all times, and maintains proper housekeeping

Employment Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to read and count accurately, do simple math and write legibly
  • Valid forklift operator’s certification
  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to follow direction

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Production Coordinator position consists of the following tasks:

Main Duties:

  • Plan and schedule daily and weekly workflow, critical paths for all production processes, monitoring and communicating changes as required to ensure on time delivery
  • Expedite operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
  • Ensures all dates and status information on work orders are accurate and timely and communicated to all relevant parties
  • Coordinate and release vendor materials to meet daily/periodic production schedules
  • Inventory management including raw materials, work-in-process and finished goods  through maintenance of target levels, cycle-counting and physical inventory verification
  • Full support during physical inventory and reconciliation process
  • Issue purchase orders to keep commodity inventory and supplies to an optimized level without adversely affecting production
  • Ensure materials are correctly reported and issued to each work order on closing
  • Monitor production use, waste and scrap factors
  • Address and correct inventory discrepancies
  • Communicate with Project Management, Quality and Shipping departments to ensure clients orders ship to deadline
  • Work in compliance with Safety, Environmental, and Quality Systems
  • Other duties as assigned

Employment Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Experience working with ERP/MRP systems including inventory management and scheduling
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills including knowledge of pivot tables, V-lookup and report building
  • Outstanding communication ability both verbally and written
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety procedures and practices

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