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Plastics Technician - Industrial Plankton

Plastics Technician - Industrial Plankton

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We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Plastics Technician to join our fabrication team!

About the Company:

Industrial Plankton designs and manufactures high-tech algae bioreactors. Our focus is improving global food security and mitigating greenhouse gasses by advancing biotechnology. Our equipment is used to produce algae worldwide, from live feeds in aquaculture hatcheries to new bio-fertilizers that improve crop yield. 

We’re a dynamic company that loves to innovate and support the industries we work with: aquaculture, biotech, and research. We have a collaborative culture, a love of building, and a focus on using technology to improve the world.  

Founded in Victoria BC in 2010, Industrial Plankton has grown into an industry leader around the world with substantial growth. 

About the Job:

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Plastics Technician to join our fabrication team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in working with various plastics, including acrylic, PVC, and other materials. This role involves hands-on work with forming, routing, gluing, and polishing plastics to create precision components and products.

Key Responsibilities:

- Forming: Utilize thermoforming techniques such as line bending and drape forming to shape plastic materials.

- Routing: Operate hand-routers and other equipment to accurately cut and shape plastic parts.

- Gluing: Apply solvent glues and other adhesives to assemble plastic components.

- Polishing: Finish plastic surfaces to a high standard of clarity and smoothness using various polishing methods.

- Fabrication of custom parts and assemblies.

- Quality Assurance: Inspect finished products to ensure they meet specifications and quality standards.

- Safety Compliance: Follow all safety protocols and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.

- Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance on tools and equipment to ensure optimal performance.

- Collaboration: Work closely with the design and production teams to achieve project goals and deadlines.


-Perform manual tasks requiring dexterity and coordination

-Excellent attention to detail and quality of work

-Multitask and manage priorities

-Able to follow written and verbal instructions 

-Use of power and hand tools (drill, saws, routers)

-Lift and move 50 lbs 

-Work under minimum supervision in a team and independently

-Excellent communication skills

Additional Information:

-A standard workweek is 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday

-Reports to the Production Manager

-Compensation will vary depending on experience and qualifications.

-Benefits package

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00-$25.00 per hour

To apply for the Plastics Technician position, please send a resume and cover letter to 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

Salary range : Salary: $22.00-$25.00 per hour. Compensation will vary depending on experience and qualifications.

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