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Kohltech Windows and Entrance Systems is the leading window and entrance system manufacturer in Canada. We believe our growth and success can be directly attributed to the emphasis we place on quality, service and innovation and the involvement, commitment and enthusiasm of our outstanding employees. Kohltech Windows & Entrance Systems has been recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation.

Kohltech Windows and Entrance Systems is committed to providing equal access to employment opportunities and welcomes applicants from diverse groups including Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women, and/or LGBTQ+.

We believe in treating all people with respect and dignity and strive to create a supportive and understanding workplace culture.  We are committed to seeking out and retaining the finest talent and recognize in order to accomplish this we must focus on attracting, motivating, and developing employees from diverse groups.

Learn more about the benefits of being a Kohltech Employee here.

We are a dynamic company offering competitive compensation and benefits. If you meet the requirements for any of these openings and are interested in applying we would welcome your application. Please complete our application form and/or send your resume and cover letter (merged into one Word or PDF document) to the following address:

Kohltech Windows & Entrance Systems, Head Office
Attention: Human Resources Manager
PO Box 131, 583 MacElmon Road
Debert, NS B0M 1G0 (Debert is located approximately 10 minutes from Truro)
Fax: 902-641-3052
E-mail: careers@kohltech.com

Alternatively, complete our online application form at the following link:

Due to our continuing growth and success, we are seeking to fill the following positions:


Production Workers

We are actively recruiting candidates at our manufacturing facility in Debert, NS.

Our ideal production worker candidate is comfortable working with hand tools, is able to read a tape measure and understands the importance of producing a quality product. They must also have an excellent work ethic and attitude and contribute to a positive, friendly and safe work environment.

We offer full-time employment with group insurance benefits, including medical, dental, life, LTD, critical illness, RRSP and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We provide training, the opportunity for advancement, and a clean, safe, modern working environment.

We offer attractive shift times (days or evenings) and our starting wage is $15.50 per hour for day shift and $16.59 per hour for the evening shift.

Our employees enjoy fun staff social events and work in a team environment with dedicated and hardworking co-workers who take pride in the quality of the product we produce.


Production Foreperson

Reports To:                Senior Production Manager

The Foreperson is responsible to ensure that manufacturing activities in their department are of exceedingly high quality and are conducted safely, efficiently, and enjoyably.  This individual will properly allocate staff to meet sales forecasts and produce on schedule while working closely with their Production Manager and other departments on improvement projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, manage, and coordinate the activities of the Team Leaders, Teams, and Processes to achieve the planned results for an overall production line or lines.
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments.
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve safety, productivity, product quality, and on time delivery.
  • Requisition materials and supplies.
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies.
  • Promote positive employee relations through open communication.
  • Report weekly on performance results.
  • Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work.

Qualifications

  • Engineering Technology College diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Expected to have or quickly acquire a strong technical knowledge of various products.
  • Proven leadership abilities:
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
    • Good writing and communication skills
    • Ability to foster a team environment
    • Positive attitude, self-assured, goal oriented, quality minded, resourceful
  • Experience working with quality systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with lean manufacturing projects is an asset.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and aptitude are required.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality required.
  • Able to work overtime when needed.

Painter

Reports To:                Doors Foreperson / Paint Shop Team Leader

Job Summary: Responsible for preparing, cleaning, and painting window profiles and parts, door slabs and trim rings, operation and cleaning of spray painting and drying equipment, daily housekeeping of painting area and performing quality control checks on painted material.

Qualifications:

  • Previous painting experience is considered an asset.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have an eye for quality and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a neat, organized and safe workstation.
  • Ability to work at a good pace and work well under pressure.
  • Must be organized and dependable.
  • Willingness to train and be trained.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required and occasionally with little notice.
  • Capable of heavy lifting as required.