St. Cloud

Posting Date: February 18, 2020

Closing Date: February 18, 2020

Classification: Wage
Number of Positions: 1
Department: Production/Manufacturing

Job Type: Full Time
Hours of Work: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm


This position is responsible to inspect of fiberglass parts for defects and repair items using a variety hand tools to ensure quality parts are sent to customer.  Attach miscellaneous pieces as required by specifications.


  • Inspect a variety of parts for pin holes, cracks, air pockets or other defects for quality standards.
  • Utilize hand tools to pick open air pockets.
  • Patch pinholes and cracks by filling in areas with compound, sanding, and spraying primer.
  • Prepare parts for painting by sanding surface with handheld air sander.
  • Buff Gelcoat to match parts to make finished product look glossy.
  • Assemble parts by gluing pieces together and caulking to prepare for painting.
  • Must be able to promote teamwork and work well with peers and supervisors
  • Supports company initiatives with enthusiasm and a positive, results focused attitude
  • Maintain and promote a safe working environment
  • Continual communication with Management and other department leaders
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • Prior experience in composites or similar industry preferred
  • Strong problem-solving abilities including troubleshooting and resolving issues
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to reach and bend on a consistent basis
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs on a regular basis
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task production environment
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written are essential
  • Ability to organize and priorities workload
  • Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment
  • Ability to work in harmony with others while maintaining a positive and professional attitude with overall success in mind
  • Evidence of a satisfactory work record including performance, attendance and team playing
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and deal with issues logically and within the company guidelines
  • Available for overtime hours if needed


  • We want to hear from you if you are:
    • Able to use small hand tools
    • Stand long periods of time
    • Like to pay attention to detail in the tools that you use and the parts you make
    • Take pride in seeing what you made contribute to our success


Part of our mission as a leader in the Fiberglass Plastics Industry is to provide uncompromised quality and customer satisfaction within a culture of continuous improvement and a safe working environment where employees have the tools to generate value for the mutual benefit of both internal and external customers.

As part of the NFI Group (TSX: NFI Carfair Composites supplies quality fiberglass components to original equipment manufacturers and to our sister companies operating under the brands: New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses) and MCI® (motor coaches) in Canada and the United States. We are a leader in fiber-reinforced plastic design and composites technology with dedicated team members located in facilities in Winnipeg, MB (Canada), St. Cloud, MN (USA), Anniston, AL (USA), Wausaukee and Gillett, WI (USA).

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