Set-up Technician

Trimaster Manufacturing Inc.


The Set-up Technician, under the direction of the Engineering Manager, will primarily be responsible to ensure compliance with company policies and standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and complete and on-time delivery. This position will ensure high standards of workmanship and efficiency. This role will also ensure outputs meet production schedules, safety and quality standards, as well as customer needs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Setup and operate multi axis milling machines
  • Setup machine using proper tooling and most efficient techniques
  • Align Fixture, vice to table.
  • Adjust & Modify fixture where needed to ensure proper setup.
  • Prove out of program, make necessary adjustments to tools, offsets, speeds and feeds.
  • Check 1st part and make sure all dimensions are within tolerance.
  • Keep production running by deburring and preparing parts for loading into vise or fixture.
  • Prepare fixture and tools for next job. Plan ahead when special tools and new fixtures are required.
  • Able to use manual machines where required.
  • Able to use all available measuring tools (Micrometers, vernier, height gauges, bore gauges, etc.
  • Use time while machine is running as efficient as possible, for checking parts, deburring, cleaning of tools, holders, machine from previous setups.
  • Prepare proper loading instructions and tools sheets and train operators on machine prior to signing job into production.
  • Protect self and others by following the company Health & Safety policy and practicing safe work habits.

Work Conditions

  • Exposure to hazards associated with the industry/trade
  • Use of required personal protective equipment
  • Operation and use of necessary tools, machinery, or equipment
  • Extended periods of standing, and other physically demanding conditions
  • Lifting, moving, or manipulating objects up to 40 pounds

· Requirements

  • Degree or diploma in a manufacturing-related field; or Certifications or licenses appropriate to manufacturing industry preferred
  • Three years of related experience
  • Knowledge of appropriate materials, methods, and tools required in machining Processes
  • Familiar with Fanuc / Yasnac controls
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, working with close tolerances
  • Tooling & Fixturing knowledge preferred
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk, and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical labour
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Demonstrated ability to operate material-handling equipment

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00-$28.00 per hour


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Guelph, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

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