CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist


GN Thermoforming Equipment is an internationally recognized manufacturer of quality machinery and tooling for the plastics industry, presently exporting to over 70 countries. We are located 40 minutes south of the City of Halifax in the picturesque seaside community of Chester, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia.

Since our first export 40 years ago, we continue to enhance our product line and services to the thermoforming industry.  We are proud of our reputation of supplying our customers with quality, innovative products and excellent customer service.

We are growing and have an immediate opening for a CNC Machinist to set up and operate CNC machines, with flexibility to perform other Machine Shop related tasks.

To be an ideal candidate, you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Graduate of the NSCC Machinist program or equivalent
  • 3 years machining experience (conventional and CNC operation)
  • Ability to load & run programs, set up tooling and machine parts as per drawing specifications
  • Familiarity with Smartcam or Mastercam programming
  • Experience operating a CNC turning center would be an asset
  • Ability to read & accurately follow drawings and schematics (GD&T knowledge)
  • Demonstrate a strong mechanical aptitude and be willing to cross-train and work in multiple areas of production
  • Have a positive, can do attitude
  • Like to work as part of a team
  • Be results oriented
  • Pay attention to detail and take pride in doing quality work
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to safety, quality & continuous improvement in a lean manufacturing environment


Our Vision to "Build Success with Our Customers" is made possible through our culture of innovation, integrity, honesty, drive, spirit, commitment and respect.

We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to, medical & dental coverage, life and AD&D insurance, disability benefits and RRSP matching program.  Tools are also provided.

Are you interested in joining our team?  A brief video introduction to GN can be seen by clicking the following link

Qualified candidates should forward their Resume and covering letter, including wage expectations, in confidence to:

GN Thermoforming Equipment
PO Box 710
Chester, Nova Scotia
B0J 1J0

Attention:  Vivian Rafuse, Human Resources
Fax:  902-275-3100

No phone calls please.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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