Glass Cutting Table Operator

Our Client:

In The past, the company was well known in the glass industry for performing Commercial and Industrial employment.  In October 2010, they moved to their new 30,000 square foot location in Borden-Carleton, just off the Confederation Bridge.  The new shop has many new pieces of equipment, which allows them to produce many different products, which had only been available from outside of the Atlantic Provinces previously. They manufacture tempered glass, insulated glass units, commercial windows, entrances, and storefront systems.


General Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Operational Managers
  • Setting up, operating and oversight of Glass-cutting and Breakout table
  • Quality control of products and machinery
  • Ensuring equipment is operating properly
  • Imputing and computing cut sheet(s) to optimize production and reduce waste
  • Creating specified cut plans
  • Unloading raw materials
  • Working in a high-energy. Fast-paced environment
  • Verification of measurement equipment & calibration
  • Visual Inspection
  • Using correct measurement method in assessing the quality requirement of the component
  • Related duties such as assisting break out table and using crane for unloading inventory etc.
  • Wearing safety equipment at all times
  • Removing and replacing worn cutter heads, using hand tools
  • Using vacuum-cupped crane to lift and transfer glass
  • Operating single cut machines to cut glass products
  • Starting machines and verifying the correct set-up
  • Measuring glass with measuring tape to verify dimensions and observes glass to detect any defects
  • Adjusting position of glass along with height, stroke of cutting bridges, manually or by turning controls, to score glass to specific dimensions
  • Continuously follow and respect health and safety regulations
  • Perform other related duties and assisting other staff where required

Interpersonal abilities required:

  • Strong willingness to learn
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Appropriate knowledge of daily operating procedures and requirements of this positions
  • Ability to take direction from director supervisors

Requirements for this position:

  • Experience with heavy equipment and/or materials
  • Experience with glass manufacturing machines and technologies
  • Experience within the labour industry
  • Experience with commercial equipment and supplies
  • Flexible working hours
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience within a similar environment considered a strong asset
  • Certifications, training, or coursework in a related field considered an asset

Physical and Training Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs
  • Physically capable of performing job duties
  • Training will be provided in-house

Work Term & salary:

  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM operating hours
  • Full-time hours per week
  • Overtime may be required as needed

Wage Range and Benefit Options

  • $16.00 – $18.00 DOE
  • Health coverage after probation period (3 months)
  • Pension plan available after probation period

All interested applicants can forward their resume to Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns regarding this position.

Call island Recruiting at 902-367-3797 for more information.