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General Labourer – Foamer

Position overview

Reporting to the Lead Hand, Carpentry & Upholstery at our manufacturing and distribution center in Scarborough, this role will be responsible for foaming 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

  • Using measuring tools, tape measure, straight edge to insure each foam piece meets product quality
  • Positions and measures or marks pattern outline on a foam using axel blade, handsaw or rotor
  • Lays out and glues foam sub-components for final assembly
  • Picks materials, parts and supplies from inventory
  • Sets up and operates cutting, and drilling equipment including saw, glue appliances, assembly tools, drill presses, hand and power tools
  • Maintains works area(s) and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe condition
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Skills and qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Ability to maneuver materials, tools, by hand in a repetitive manner
  • Ability to lift objects up to 40 lbs, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labour.
  • Effective verbal and listening and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment is an asset
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Please note

  • 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 60,000 students in over 135 countries. Merrithew’s Media Division (MMD) produces print and video-based content for professional and consumer markets.