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Full Time
A month ago

We are looking for a Machinist to join our dynamic team!


Are you unique? You might be unique if….

-          You like to work on multiple projects and are a fast thinker.

-          You’re an excellent communicator and enjoy working with people over the phone/email.

-          You want to work in a state-of-the-art fully integrated facility.

-          You want to work with a fantastic dynamic team.

-          You want to make a difference and be challenged in your career.

-          You like small towns (A community!) with consistent and long-term employment.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Read and interpret production orders as instructed by the Manufacturing Lead.
  • Measure, cut, shape, and assemble materials made of steel & other metals using mills, lathes, drill presses, presses and other machine tools.
  • Complete final assembly of components to meet customer fit and finish expectations.
  • Finish deburr part(s).
  • Check final product to ensure conformance to company standards.
  • Measure and organize materials to improve workflow while mitigating errors.
  • Load and unload raw materials, transferring them to appropriate work stations.
  • Take pride in maintaining a clean work and shop area.
  • Assist with maintenance of machinery, if necessary.
  • Support shipping & receiving of parts when required.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner following shop safety policies at all times.


  • Excellent decision-making skills and attention to detail.
  • Complete machining processes fast and repeatably, such as turning, milling, drilling, filing, boring, or cutting.
  • Mechanical/technical aptitude working with detailed production instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Experience working in a production machine shop considered an asset.

The Perks?

  • Competitive wage, bonus structure, benefit package and long-term employment
  • 4 on 4 off shift schedule
  • Team lunches and the odd adventure experience…. Shot gun shooting….rafting…
  • A great opportunity to have a long-term career in the West Kootenays with a progressive and growing manufacturing company with roots in the area 

About Drop?

The DROP Group of Companies is a privately owned Canadian-based operation with a focus on delivering innovative high-quality products and services. The combination of the teams’ expertise, ability to problem solve and innovate, supported by a fully integrated and advanced manufacturing facility allows Drop to design, develop and manufacture 100% of their products in-house, controlling all aspects to ensure the best product available.

DROP Sprocket is a high-quality quick turn sprocket manufacturer which offers the most comprehensive sprocket line in the industry. With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and cutting-edge machining and fabrication equipment, Drop Sprocket houses over 1.5 million pounds of raw and semi finished materials to support the demand of the finished products.

Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are – do they resonate with you?

  • Embrace Knowledge
  • Do the right thing
  • Seek adventures and smiles
  • Healthy hearts and heads
  • Pursue opportunity
  • Build community


People often ask what it takes to succeed at Drop – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We “get ‘r done.”

At Drop Manufacturing, we’re unique, and that’s how we like it. If you would like to join our team send us details of your experience and why you would be great for us! If you’re from out of the area let us know why you would like to relocate along with your history to the West Kootenays! 

Note: Applications will be sent to

Manufacturing and Production