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BWX Technologies Is Currently Hiring Multiple Candidates For Production Operator Jobs – 465 McCartney Street, Arnprior, ON

Job Title: Production Operator
Location: 465 McCartney Street, Arnprior, ON
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $32.25 – $35.84

At BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC) we are committed to excellence in every business initiative. BWXT NEC has achieved an enviable international reputation for excellence in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel handling systems and service for CANDU reactors in both domestic and international markets. Our success is the result of our commitment to our employees, customers, quality & EHS initiatives.

We are currently looking for a Production Operator for our location in Arnprior, Ontario.

Hourly Pay Range: $32.25 – $35.84

Overview of the business:

At BWXT we are committed to Quality, Environmental Health and Safety and Operational excellence. BWXT has achieved an enviable International reputation for excellence in the supply of Nuclear Fuel and Nuclear Services for CANDU reactors in both domestic and international markets. Our success is the result of our commitment to our People and Products.



  • Grade 12 graduate
  • Experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Able to work 8 hour rotating shifts

Core Skills/Responsibilites


  • Strict adherence to prescribed procedures
  • Ensure high quality output
  • Take preventative action

Safety Awareness

  • Strict adherence to Job Safety Hazard Analysis, Ontario Health & Safety Act & Regulations and all Plant Safety
  • Rules/Protocols
  • Identify safety issues and concerns

Take corrective action; monitor the corrective action

Technical and Professional Knowledge

  • Understand technical terminology and developments
  • Know how and when to apply a technical skill or procedure
  • Perform complex tasks in area of expertise

Managing Work

  • Prioritize
  • Make preparation
  • Meet schedule commitments
  • Leverage resources to help achieve goals
  • Stay focused

Applied Learning

  • Learn to operate machines, equipment and computers
  • Learn to use a computer to input or retrieve information


  • Meet demanding productivity goals
  • Perform repetitive work without losing effectiveness
  • Keep up with high-speed equipment and/or production demand


  • Maintain clean work area at all times

Selected applicants will be tested and interviewed.

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

What skills and qualities are important for a Production Operator ?

A Production Operator plays a crucial role in manufacturing and production processes. To excel in this role, individuals should possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to perform their duties effectively and contribute to the overall success of the production process. Here are some important skills and qualities for a Production Operator:

Technical Skills:

1. Equipment Operation: Proficiency in operating and maintaining machinery and equipment relevant to the production process.

  • Troubleshooting: Ability to identify and address minor technical issues or malfunctions in machinery.
    Basic Mechanical Skills: Understanding of mechanical systems and the ability to perform routine maintenance tasks.
    Attention to Detail:
  • Precision: Ability to follow instructions accurately and produce consistent, high-quality products.
  • Quality Control: Monitoring output for defects or deviations from specifications and taking corrective actions when necessary.

2. Safety Consciousness:

  • Knowledge of Safety Protocols: Understanding and adherence to safety procedures to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Hazard Awareness: Ability to identify and mitigate potential workplace hazards.
  • Teamwork: Collaborative skills to work effectively with colleagues, supervisors, and other team members.
    Reporting: Ability to document production data, issues, and maintenance activities accurately.

3. Adaptability:

  • Flexibility: Willingness and ability to adapt to changes in production processes or schedules.
  • Problem-Solving: Capacity to troubleshoot and find solutions to unexpected challenges that may arise during production.

4. Physical Stamina:

  • Physical Endurance: Ability to stand for extended periods, lift heavy objects, and perform physically demanding tasks as required by the job.

5. Time Management:

  • Efficiency: Effective time management skills to meet production targets and deadlines.
    Organizational Skills:
  • Orderliness: Maintaining a clean and organized workspace to ensure efficient production processes.
    Inventory Management: Basic understanding of inventory control and materials management.

6. Proactive Approach: Taking the initiative to identify and suggest improvements in production processes or safety measures.
Decision-Making: Making informed decisions quickly when necessary to maintain production flow.

7. Critical Thinking: Analyzing issues and finding practical solutions to production challenges.
Root Cause Analysis: Identifying the underlying causes of problems and addressing them to prevent recurrence.
Technical Aptitude:

  • Willingness to Learn: Staying updated with new technologies and equipment relevant to the production process.
    Training: Participating in training programs to enhance technical skills and knowledge.
  • Punctuality: Consistently arriving at work on time and adhering to work schedules.
  • Reliability: Demonstrating a strong work ethic and commitment to fulfilling job responsibilities.
    These skills and qualities are valuable for a Production Operator to ensure smooth and efficient production processes while maintaining safety and quality standards. Additionally, continuous improvement and a commitment to ongoing learning are essential for staying competitive in this role.


The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply
Online: Apply On Company WebSite

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