Fabrication Machine Operator

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 14, 2021
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

 Fabrication Machine Operator

Position Description:

A career with General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (GDLS-C) offers plenty of excitement, innovation, and challenge. With lots of global collaboration within the Land Systems family, we are a world-class defence industry leader with expertise in the design and manufacture of light and medium armoured vehicles. We have a strong foundation of delivering innovative engineering and production capabilities to our clients across the spectrum of military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous improvements that provide our clients with solutions while reducing costs and speeding up delivery for urgent requirements.


Position description:


  • A Fabrication Machine Operator (FMO) is responsible for forming parts to be used for fabricating the product. This requires using equipment to cut, stamp, or shape parts out of steel. Manual touch-ups of parts may also be required, using various hand tools. Use of overhead cranes, vacuum lift, or two-person manual lifting techniques may be used to load and unload heavy/large parts to the machines, or small parts may be manually handled by one worker. Work functions will included the operating of NC, 700 ton (all -steel), rollers, shears, B&B presses, belt sanders, deburr-leveler. 


  • Typical Fabrication Machine Operator postures may include walking, standing, sitting, squatting, crouching, bending, and reaching at working heights ranging from floor level to shoulder height.


  • Shift work is required which may include rotation between day, afternoon, and night shifts. Additionally, overtime may be required on an as needed basis.


Position Requirements:

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • 3 – 5 Manufacturing Experience


General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.

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