Machinist Trainee – Multiple Positions

Patriot Forge Co. supplies carbon, alloy and stainless steel forgings with heat treatment, machining and testing. Patriot Forge, founded in 2001, is the largest custom open-die forging company in Canada and a leader in the global market. Through continual upgrades, we have been able to enhance our manufacturing capabilities to better serve the needs of our ever-evolving customer base from our two facilities in Brantford, and Paris, Ontario. We are currently recruiting for a Machinist Trainee to join our team.


Why Work at Patriot Forge?

» Competitive salary
» Paid vacation
» Growth opportunities within a large company
» Benefits Program
» Supportive team environment
 » RRSP match


Train in the operation of Production Band Saws/Manual Machining and/or CNC Machining   Production Band Saws

  • Set-up and operate production band-saws to optimize the material cutting process
  • Conduct measurements and mathematical calculations to determine material saw cutting requirements ensuring cut quality and accuracy
  • Cut and prepare test samples per process specifications
  • Other items as per saw operator position description

  Manual Machinist

  • Set up and operate manual equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Machine product to specified requirements as defined within production shop orders, drawings, sketches or as directed by Patriot Forge management

  CNC Machinist  

  • Set up and operate CNC equipment using CNC controls
  • Calibrate tools and offsets
  • Program CNC Machines at the controls for basic work pieces
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Machine product to specified requirements as defined within production shop orders, drawings, sketches or as directed by Patriot Forge management


  • Operate overhead cranes and forklifts for material handling of large product
  • Maintain equipment in a safe and productive condition, including but not limited to, regular routine lubrication, cleaning and maintaining coolant levels
  • Practice excellent general housekeeping, including but not limited to, his/her work area, chip removal, floor areas, benches and storage areas to ensure a safe work environment
  • Maintain measuring instruments in proper working condition by regular cleaning and storing instruments in a safe location both during and after use
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required and appointed by management
  • Work various shifts as required


  • High school diploma required
  • Previous experience working with steel would be an asset
  • Familiarity with material handling equipment (overhead cranes and forklifts) and the safe handling of large objects an asset
  • Good command of the English language both written and verbal
  • Simple trigonometry calculations required
  • Demonstrated communication, problem solving, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision

Should you possess the above credentials and are looking for an opportunity, we invite you to submit your resume to Patriot Forge Co. via the online application. We thank all that apply but will only contact those we wish to interview.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Patriot Forge Co. is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process. Applicants should advise Patriot Forge Co. if you require any type of accommodation during the recruitment process.


Job Types:

•  Full-time, Permanent



• Dental care •  Disability insurance •  Extended health care •  Life insurance •  On-site parking •  RRSP match •  Vision care


Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Brantford

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