Assembly Technician


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning are more than words. We strive daily to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, can harness their passion, drive and motivation to make a significant impact!

As a global company, PALFINGER offers its customers worldwide hydraulic lifting solutions and stands for the most innovative, reliable and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles (PALFINGER Products). In North America, our product portfolio qualifies PALFINGER as a complete truck-equipment solution provider. Furthermore, as a PALFINGER North America Region member, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment.


Are you ready to help us lift anything and reach new heights in your career? Apply now. 


PALFINGER is searching for an Entry-Level Assembly Technician to work as part of our production assembly team. The primary function is to to produce a high-quality finished product by assembling components and sub-assemblies on different crane product lines. We are located in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This position reports to the Production Manager.


•    Assembly of knuckle boom cranes and sub-assemblies.
•    Build product and sub-assemblies to quality specifications in the timeline provided by the schedule.
•    Adhere to work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
•    Maintain a safe and clean workstation.
•    Install electrical components.
•    Torquing equipment to p-norms.
•    Assist in ways to improve on safety, quality, efficiency and productivity.
•    Diagnose and repair issues if they occur and report to Management.
•    Understand the value that quality plays in the overall success of the company, help in increasing the quality of our products for the appearance and safety for our customers.
•    Other duties as assigned.



•    High School Diploma required.
•    Technical training and education in mechanical, electrical, or hydraulics would be an asset.
•    0-3 years’ experience in a related field preferred.
•    Must speak, read and write English.
•    Demonstrated experience working in a manufacturing environment.
•    Good attention to detail.
•    Proven commitment following Safety Policies.
•    Basic understanding of computers and math skills.
•    Basic experience using hand tools and mechanical equipment.
•    Knowledge of set and use of torque wrench.
•    Excellent eye/hand coordination.
•    Must be able sit, stand, bend, squat, crouch, reach and lift 50lbs.
•    Ability to multi-task and learn quickly with minimal supervision.

What We Offer:

•    Competitive compensation.
•    RRSP with Company match up to 4% of base wage.
•    Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death, and dismemberment insurance, and long-term disability.
•    Employee/Family Assistance Program and Health Care Spending Account benefit.
•    Paid Company vacation.
•    Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth.
•    This is a full-time job with a working schedule of Monday to Friday.


This job posting describes the general nature of work performed by employees within this classification. The information on this posting is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

PALFINGER Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. 

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Ruan van der Walt

HR Business Partner
Palfinger Inc.
7942 Dorchester Road | L2E 6V6 Niagara Falls | Canada

Niagara Falls, ON

Palfinger, Inc.
7942 Dorchester Road Ontario L2E 6V6
Palfinger Niagara Falls, ON

Location benefits

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Mobile working
  • Health Measures
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Company mobile phone
  • Employee participation