Production Associate

Posted: August 10, 2022
Full Time

KML Windows Inc., a division of Andersen Corporation, is seeking Production Associates responsible for fabrication, supermarket, and assembly operations. The incumbents of this position will manage the flow of material throughout the plant by performing daily duties.


· Work in a safe manner and follow safe work practices and policies.

· Help ensure co-workers are working safely and following safety requirements.

Follow all applicable procedures, Standardized Work, Control Plans, and Product Specifications.

· Interpret customer requirements based on production paperwork and CAD drawings.

· Assist in identifying training needs and propose ideas to improve quality metrics.

· Learn, understand and implement Andersen Management Systems (AMS) and continuous improvement concepts.

· Participate in defining and improving standard work.

· Support and participate in Employee Engagement activities.

· Work to an established rate as defined by customer demand and Standardized Work.

· Follow defined clean-up times.

· Engage in cross-training to maintain flexibility and adaptability to support resource planning.

· Operate manufacturing equipment and use hand tools as required.

· Identify problems; communicate issues to Work Center Leads and Supervisors.

· Assist with training co-workers.

· Support a respectful workplace.

· Perform other duties across the plant as needed as directed by supervision or management.


· High school diploma, GED or equivalent.

· Possess organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Demonstrate a sense of urgency to complete work on schedule.

· Proven ability to understand and adhere to all process controls as documented (SWDs, JBAs, CPs).

· Ability to read and understand reports and a willingness to cross train on several operations.

· Possess communication, teamwork, problem solving, and leadership skills.

· Dependability/punctuality.

· Ability to interpret drawings and dimensions.

· Demonstrates a positive attitude with the ability to interact effectively with other departments.

· Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, perform tasks requiring repetitive motion and stand for long periods.

Available Shift:

· Days (Monday – Friday, 8-hour shifts)

· Afternoons (Monday – Thursday, 10-hour shifts)

Salary: PI ($19.40 - $22.77 per hour) + 6% Afternoon shift premium when applicable

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, KML Windows Inc. will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers' expectations.


Each employee is responsible for upholding these values in their daily activities.

INTEGRITY: Taking pride in our commitment to do the right thing by demonstrating fairness, integrity and high ethical standards in all our actions.

INNOVATION: Upholding our legacy of innovation and embracing change in all areas of our business as a means of attaining and sustaining leadership.

PARTNERSHIP: Cultivating successful relationships with everyone in our business circle and strengthening them through shared values, common goals and active participation.

EXCELLENCE: Building customer trust and loyalty by understanding and caring about exceeding customer expectations.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP: Continuing our longstanding commitment to leadership in environmental stewardship and the communities in which we live and work.

Each employee is responsible for adhering to the Andersen Code of Business Conduct.

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