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Manufacturing Assembler

First Light Technologies is a fast-growing, award-winning designer and manufacturer of solar-powered outdoor lighting products.

We work with customers globally to make the world a better place by changing how the world does outdoor lighting – easier, more resilient, and less environmentally impactful. Last year alone, our lights avoided the emissions equivalent to driving over 30 million kilometers in a car.

Recent Awards and Accolades:

If this sounds like something you’d want to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@firstlighttechnologies.com

Job Type: Full-time

Salary:  A base salary of $50,000/year +

Location: Victoria, B.C.

Position Overview

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our production team. You’ll manufacture, test, and ship the world’s smartest and best-performing solar lighting products. This role requires excellent attention to detail, a good work ethic, high energy, and a positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform various tasks, including preparing, cleaning, installing, assembling, testing, soldering, and inspecting electrical and mechanical components on product lines.
  • Operate equipment and tools as necessary.
  • Adhere to environmental and safety protocols.
  • Follow assembly procedures using the provided instructions and specifications.
  • Maintain quality documentation and meet production schedules.
  • Assist in kitting orders and preparing workstations.
  • Support shipping, receiving, sorting, and stocking activities.
  • Help maintain warehouse organization.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Contribute to yearly inventory counts.
  • Achieve daily operational goals.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Detail-oriented with a focus on meeting production targets.
  • Experience in production, electromechanical assembly, or shipping.
  • Proficient with hand tools and light power tools.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Familiarity with 5S and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Capable of standing for extended periods.
  • Previous Manufacturing or Electronics knowledge is preferred.
  • Organized, dependable, and reliable.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and basic math skills.
  • Excellent manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination.
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • High school diploma/GED required.

If you’re eager to seize this career opportunity and make a difference, don’t hesitate to submit
your resume and cover letter to hr@firstlighttechnologies.com. First Light Technologies appreciates the interest of all applicants, but we’ll only be in touch with successful candidates. Join us on this exciting journey, and together, let’s illuminate the path to a brighter and more sustainable future!