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St. Catharines Propulsion - Summer Vacation Replacements (Summer Students)

  • Location
    • St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Schedule Part time
  • Posted


The Opportunity

We are looking for Summer Vacation Replacements (Summer Students) to join our St. Catharines Propulsion team!

As part of the General Motors St. Catharines team, you will be scheduled to provide summer vacation coverage.  You will be required to safely perform production assignments in our fast-paced manufacturing environment.

NOTE: Only students who are enrolled in a full-time post-secondary educational institution are eligible for consideration. Proof of enrollment/registration is required.

Additional Description

Please read the following requirements for the SVR (Summer Student) position to ensure you are prepared to meet these expectations.  

  • Ability to work on a temporary full-time basis providing summer vacation coverage.

  • Must be available to work any/all shifts to support the plant production schedule.

  • Weekend shifts and other overtime may be required.

  • Report for work on-time for all scheduled shifts to support production startup and throughput and quality goals.

  • An exemplary level of safety awareness and compliance. Understand, support and execute all work in safe manner and comply with a culture that promotes safety as its overriding priority

  • Demonstrate professional and respectful behaviour.  We have an inclusive workplace.

  • Ability to read, interpret and adhere to documents such as safety rules, standard operating procedures, work instructions, procedure manuals, and policies.


Physical Demands of the Job:  

  • Perform bench, floor or conveyor assembly work, usually of short cycle duration, and involving standardized work elements. Must be able to comprehend and follow written work instructions. Physical labour required to perform various production assignments.

  • Work may involve using hand positioning, assist devices such as hoists, and power tools or other equipment

Interested individuals must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  •  Must be able to satisfactorily complete the General Motors hiring process requirements which include a  comprehensive assessment and background check.

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Eligible to work in Canada.

  • Must be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary educational institution .  Proof is required.


What Else You Need To Know:

  • We are a Unifor represented workplace

  • We offer competitive wage rates

  • Must be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary educational institution Proof is required.

*Please include your resume when applying for this position*

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest however; only those selected for a summer position will be contacted. Pre-employment screening will be required.

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We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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