Production technician Job in Dartmouth for META |

Production technician

April 28 2020
Industries Metal, Metal products
Categories Manufacturing, Production, Industrial, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Dartmouth, NS

About Us

Meta Materials Inc. “META®” (NASDAQ: MMAT) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our broad electromagnetic technology platforms enable leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at

About the role

Candidates will work with other team members in a clean-room setting, helping to produce laser glare safety eyewear for the mass market, as well as other products, using our proprietary optical films. Most of the processes and equipment are unique to MTI, so in-house training is provided.

Key responsibilities:

As a shift production technician, you will be working with semi-automated machinery on processes that are partially manual and require a certain amount of dexterity. While the role and responsibilities will vary based on business priorities, they typically include:

  • Assist in the setup of the production processes;
  • Operate different processes using various films, adhesives, and machinery;
  • Maintain equipment for a daily maintenance plan;
  • Maintain work area for cleanliness and safety;
  • Ensure the quality of the process input and output;
  • Support experimental work designed by the engineering team.



  • High school diploma;
  • Clear criminal background check;
  • Willingness to work in shifts;
  • Capable of standing for extended periods of time;
  • Available to work overtime as required.


  • NSCC Diploma in an engineering field;
  • WHMIS certificate.

Work experience:


  • A minimum of 2 years work history with confirmation of punctuality, attendance and positive attitude.


  • Experience in a production/manufacturing environment;
  • Worked with machinery in an industrial environment;
  • One-year or more of experience in film processes using thin films;
  • Experience working in a clean room environment;
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001.



  • Able to work with tablets and MS software (excel/word);
  • Ability to document processes in English;
  • Ability to follow work instructions in English;
  • Task Ownership and accountability;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
  • Proven success working within an interdisciplinary team;
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional working groups, skill levels and expertise.

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

What You’ll Love About Us:

META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.

META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 25 spoken languages represented across our teams. META believes that diversity drives creativity and innovation. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the LGBTQ2 community.

Our Benefits:

  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off over Christmas
  • Casual dress
Apply now!