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Carpentry Assistant

Position overview

Reporting to the Lead Hand, Carpentry & Upholstery at our manufacturing and distribution center in Scarborough, this role will be responsible for various carpentry tasks in relation to exercise equipment.

We’re looking for a candidate with good hand-eye coordination, strong attention to detail and a hard working individual who can easily work alone and in the team when needed.

Major responsibilities

  • Cutting different types of structural wood (plywood, boards, etc.) using different types of electric and pneumatic equipment (drill presses, miter saws, table saws, routers, jig saws)
  • Assembling different types of wood products using a variety of assembly tools (pneumatic staplers, pneumatic nailers, electric drills, screwdriver and manual hammer)
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods, climb, pull and lift heavy objects
  • Any other duties assigned

Skills and qualifications

  • 1 - 2 years’ experience in carpentry
  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • In-depth knowledge of different carpentry materials and techniques
  • Familiar with hand tools / power tools – eg. Cordless drills and pneumatic tools
  • Professional, positive attitude with a strong and dependable work ethic
  • Efficient and consistent ability to produce high volume of quality work
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

Competitive hourly wages along with an additional group production incentive bonus program.

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Please note

  • Note to Recruiters : Thank you for your interest, but please do not contact us
  • At the present time, we will only consider those applicants who are legally authorized to work in Canada
  • A complete job description will be provided upon request

Merrithew® is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, please indicate so by notifying Human Resources.

About Merrithew®

Merrithew, Leaders in Mindful Movement, was co-founded by Lindsay and Moira Merrithew in 1988. For over 30 years they have been dedicated to enriching the lives of others by providing responsible exercise modalities and innovative fitness brands across the globe. Merrithew’s premier Pilates brand, STOTT PILATES®, delivers best-in class Pilates education and media to everyone from avid exercisers, elite athletes, and pre/post-natal clients, to rehab and fitness professionals, and is used by studios worldwide.

Other high-end Merrithew fitness brands include ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training and Halo® Training. Merrithew has trained over 65,000 students in over 135 countries. Merrithew’s Media Division (MMD) produces print and video-based content for professional and consumer markets.