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Coating Technician - 2nd Shift

Guelph, Ontario

Oerlikon Balzers Canada is seeking an energetic and detail oriented individual for our centre in Guelph, Ontario.  The Technician pre-treats a variety of customer products using standardized products in preparation for coating.  The position requires analytical thinking to oversee and assemble chamber loads based on customer specifications. 


  • Perform daily changeover maintenance of pre/post treatment equipment;
  • Oversee and assemble chamber loads based on standard procedures and customer specifications;
  • Disassembling and reconfiguring the chamber for subsequent loads;
  • Work with the Quality Coordinator to identify and address quality concerns.

Your Profile

  • Technical diploma in materials or mechanical engineering technology or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in CNC machine operation, welding, thermal spraying and/or hard facing is preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work with hands and be able lift 30 lbs.

The ideal candidate will have excellent time management and problem solving skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast faced environment.  If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and expand your skills, we encourage you to apply. This is a permanent position. Occasional overtime is required.

We offer

Oerlikon Balzers offers competitive wage and benefit package. 

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 11 100 employees at 182 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.6 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments).

Oerlikon Balzers develops processes and systems for the coating of tools, components and decorative plastic elements. Comprising 106 locations in 34 countries, Balzers global network of coating centers is daily dedicated to further improving component performance and tooling productivity through coating technology. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

Statement of Equal Opportunity: Oerlikon Balzers is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable national or local law. The company also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable and local laws. If you require an accommodation during the application process, please notify a Human Resources Representative.