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about industrial support jobs

Do you believe a strong work ethic builds character? Do you think an honest, hard day’s work is something to be proud of? Do you take pride in being a part of an industry that builds communities? Industrial support might be the field for you.

Industrial support makes up the majority of Randstad Canada's workforce. At any given time, we have several thousand roles available in this sector. If you're looking for work in industrial support or general labour, we can help.

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Looking for an industrial support or general labour role in Canada? Search for available jobs below.

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industrial salaries in canada

Industrial support and general labour wages vary by job. Most general labourers make an hourly rate ranging from $11 per hour to the mid-$20 range. The minimum wage in all Canadian provinces is now over $10.35 (the lowest is Nova Scotia, with other provinces reaching as high as $13) so most industrial workers make a little more than minimum wage. There are opportunities to advance into supervisory roles and increase your earning potential.

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Industrial support and general labour jobs are mostly found in manufacturing and warehousing. Some of the most common industrial jobs are listed below. Click on them to learn more about each job.

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your day to day tasks

The broad range of industrial support jobs means your work will vary depending on your job title. Some of your daily tasks you may include:

  • working as a part of an assembly line
  • reading or analyzing product schematics
  • conducting quality control inspections
  • operating heavy machinery such as a forklift
  • stocking or inventorying merchandise
  • cleaning or maintaining machinery
  • fulfilling orders and packing boxes
  • unloading or unpacking merchandise
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where you can work

The bulk of general labour jobs are found in manufacturing and warehousing. Occasionally, support jobs are also found in retail. You will most likely work in an industrial setting where you wear a uniform or your own casual clothes.

If you're a diligent, reliable worker, there are plenty of job opportunities all across Canada. Whether you’re exploring your options or are searching for an industrial job right now, Randstad can help you find a manufacturing or general labour job that fits your lifestyle.

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what you bring to the table

As an industrial worker or general labourer, you are hardworking. You don't mind working up a sweat and putting in a little muscle to get your job done. You're used to standing on your feet throughout the day and relying on your physicality. You also work well in a team setting. You frequently work with others and need to be able to cooperate to do your job.

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training and certifications

Industrial support and general labourer jobs require little to no formal training. Depending on the job, some employers may ask for a high school education or equivalent. Prior training as a forklift operator is an asset and may help you bump up your rate of pay. Many employers will also offer training as part of your employment.

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where your career is headed

Opportunities to advance as industrial support worker or general labourer include supervisory roles in manufacturing and warehousing. Many employers prefer to hire from within.

Another option is to obtain additional training. With an apprenticeship or post-secondary training, you can move into higher paying jobs in the manufacturing and industrial sectors. For instance, learning a skilled trade will increase your employability.

latest industrial support jobs available

  • CNC Machinist - $22-$24 Surrey

    2017-09-21 Surrey, British Columbia Permanent

    Our client is growing, so if you would like to join a dynamic team, work for a well-established industry leader on unique projects while fine tuning your skills, then please contact us IMMEDIATELY! Position Title: CNC Machinist Location: Argentia and Erin Mills Parkway Shift: Suitable candidate ...

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  • Part time- Sortation Job Available in Mississauga

    2017-09-21 Mississauga, Ontario Temporary

    If you have a minimum of 3 month general labour experience, we have the perfect job for you! We are currently seeking candidates for part-time, sortation position in Mississauga. Job Location: Mississauga: Airport Road and American Drive (close to Pearson Airport) Part-Time Shift: Monday to Friday, ...

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