Careers

Dynamo Playgrounds is the world leader in innovative playground equipment. Our stunning designs and masterful engineering ensure that every piece we build inspires the imagination of children everywhere. Our primary mission is the creation of the safest, most durable and most fun playground equipment in the world.

Dynamo’s exceptional products are represented by outstanding people striving to give our customers and children the best possible play experience. Dynamo Playgrounds is currently hiring for the following positions:

Administrative Assistant

Job Description

Dynamo Playgrounds is the world leader in innovative playground equipment. Our stunning designs and masterful engineering ensure that every piece we build inspires the imagination of children everywhere. Our primary mission is the creation of the safest, most durable and most fun playground equipment in the world.

Dynamo’s exceptional products are represented by outstanding people striving to give our customers and children the best possible play experience. Dynamo Playgrounds is currently seeking a full time Administrative Assistant at our Plantagenet location.

Responsibilities:

  • Reception duties; greeting guests, receiving and directing phone calls.
  • Provide HR support, including but not limited to; job postings, screening potential candidates, on-boarding of new employees, Health & Safety training, compensation, benefits and organizing employee training.
  • Maintain and distribute the internal communications bulletin.
  • Support in capturing minutes for special meetings and follow-up on determined action items.
  • Managing the company time-off calendar.
  • Assisting Senior Management with scheduling and administrative tasks as required.
  • Supporting other departments when needed and other administrative duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Strong administrative, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word & Excel).
  • Previous experience in the human resources field preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under stress.
  • Excellent written English communication skills. French is an asset.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset.

Benefits:

  • Group Benefits Plan (Medical, Dental)
  • Paid holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Exciting and diverse projects
  • Competitive salaries

Job Type: Full-time

Business Development Representative

Job Description

Dynamo Playgrounds is the world leader in innovative playground equipment. Our stunning designs and masterful engineering ensure that every piece we build inspires the imagination of children everywhere. Our primary mission is the creation of the safest, most durable and most fun playground equipment in the world.

Dynamo’s exceptional products are represented by outstanding people striving to give our customers and children the best possible play experience. Dynamo Playgrounds is currently seeking a dynamic and upbeat Business Development Representative at our Plantagenet location.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify sales prospects including doing research, cold calls to warm leads, develop leads, build relationships, close orders and develop accounts in a consultative sales process.
  • Improve sales revenue from product development.
  • Use of social media and email marketing to promote company and generate on-line leads.
  • Send quotations and follow-up with interested customers.
  • Plan, budget and organize sales trips to liaise with existing and potential clients.
  • Ability to work on long sales cycles for larger pieces of equipment.
  • Prepare and submit regular sales forecasts/reports to management.

Requirements:

  • Previous direct selling experience preferred but not required.
  • Excellent organizational skills; schedule and keep appointments, track sales cycle, produce sales reports and manage customer follow-ups.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills (French is an asset).
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Be self-directed with the ability to learn new products and work as a team member.
  • Willingness to explore innovative sales approaches and methodologies. Knowledge of digital sales practices, including social media.
  • Proven time management and a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to present in front of small to large groups with confidence and credibility.
  • Good analytical skills with a focus on providing solutions.
  • Must develop a passion for the product and our company.
  • Valid driver’s license and passport. Background check will be required.
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally for extended periods of time as needed.
  • Microsoft Office skills.

Benefits:

  • Group Benefits Plan (Medical, Dental)
  • Paid holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Exciting and diverse projects
  • Competitive salaries

Job Type: Full-time

ISO & IPEMA Compliance Officer

Job Description

Dynamo Playgrounds is the world leader in innovative playground equipment. Our stunning designs and masterful engineering ensure that every piece we build inspires the imagination of children everywhere. Our primary mission is the creation of the safest, most durable and most fun playground equipment in the world.

Dynamo's exceptional products are represented by outstanding people striving to give our customers and children the best possible play experience. Dynamo Playgrounds is currently seeking a full time ISO & IPEMA Compliance Officer at our Plantagenet location.

Responsibilities:

  • Administering and overseeing documentation control, ongoing auditing and enforcement of policies associated with ISO and IPEMA.
  • Inspecting and ensuring test equipment is calibrated and documented.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all products released meet both ISO and IPEMA standards.
  • Participate in annual ISO and IPEMA Certifications audits.
  • Continuously monitor changes to the ISO and IPEMA standards to ensure ongoing compliance and training.
  • Responsible for implementing and training employees on new procedures.

Requirements:

  • Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, this role will be solely responsible for leading the company through the ISO process to become ISO (9001:2015) certified, including producing procedural documentation and implementation.
  • Experience with ISO standards and processes.
  • Understanding of the International Playground Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) standards and/or the willingness to obtain IPEMA certifications for ASTM (American) and CSA (Canadian) standards.
  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems 9QMS) and principles.
  • Ability to write, implement and coach staff members on new procedures related to ISO and IPEMA.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks without losing focus on priorities.

Benefits:

  • Group Benefits Plan (Medical, Dental)
  • Paid holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Exciting and diverse projects
  • Competitive salaries
  • Company RRSP Plan

Job Type: Full-time

CNC Programmer/Operator

Job Description

Dynamo Playgrounds is the world leader in innovative playground equipment. Our stunning designs and masterful engineering ensure that every piece we build inspires the imagination of children everywhere. Our primary mission is the creation of the safest, most durable and most fun playground equipment in the world.

Dynamo's exceptional products are represented by outstanding people striving to give our customers and children the best possible play experience. Dynamo Playgrounds is currently seeking an experienced CNC Programmer/Operator at our Plantagenet location.

Responsibilities:

  • Advanced CNC programming of Hass CNC controllers.
  • Create programs using a CAM system (Fusion 360, Inventor, Bodcad).
  • Produce quality parts on CNC machines for daily production.
  • Manual CNC programming of custom applications.
  • Performs the initial tooling set up and programming. Installs fixtures on CNC machines.
  • Advise on the design of fixtures, cutting tools and gauge design at the project concept state.
  • Perform capability studies after initial project set up to prove out machining process, tooling and fixturing method.
  • Set up tool life management and schedule machine maintenance.
  • Study existing processes and recommend possible modifications.
  • Identify and implement CNC machine process improvements and efficiency, tooling or fixtures.
  • Communicate and work effectively with Production scheduling to achieve daily targets, minimize scrap and maximize material usage.
  • Create complex programs using advance variables.
  • Create programs for 2-5 axis machines.
  • Create subprograms and macro calls.
  • Create CNC programs with IF statements, loops, conditional operations requirements, variable input and output.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of set up and machining experience, Mill & Lathe.
  • Good understanding of tooling and material properties.
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Post-secondary diploma or certification in a related field preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Windows operating systems.
  • Strong command of English language, both written and verbal mandatory.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work unsupervised alone or in a team.
  • Machine maintenance and repair skills would be a definite asset.

Benefits:

  • Group Benefits Plan (Medical, Dental)
  • Paid holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Exciting and diverse projects
  • Competitive salaries

Job Type: Full-time

Playground Planner

Job Description

Dynamo Playgrounds is the world leader in innovative playground equipment. Our stunning designs and masterful engineering ensure that every piece we build inspires the imagination of children everywhere. Our primary mission is the creation of the safest, most durable and most fun playground equipment in the world.

Dynamo's exceptional products are represented by outstanding people striving to give our customers and children the best possible play experience. Dynamo Playgrounds is currently seeking a creative and artistic Playground Planner for our Concept Design Team at our Plantagenet location.

Responsibilities:

  • Design creative custom playground equipment through concept sketches and 3D software, transforming customers visions into reality.
  • Digitally modify existing 3D playground equipment for the purpose of extending existing product lines.
  • Liaise with Sales to discuss project scope and budget. Review client and or Landscape Architect requests (sketches, photos, etc.) to determine end-user expectations.
  • Create 3D renderings and presentation layouts, along with Use Zones, 2D/3D files and specification sheets.
  • Collaborate with Production Designers, Production personnel and Management to establish best design/production practices.

Requirements:

  • Completion of a post-secondary education from an accredited University or College in Digital Illustration, Industrial Design, Architecture, 3D Animation and Modeling, or other related field of study.
  • Demonstrated experience with 3D CAD and presentation software such as; Adobe Creative Suite, Solidworks, 3D Studio Max or AutoCAD.
  • Rhinocerous 3D, 3D animation and Lumion experience is an asset.
  • An existing design portfolio demonstrating the applicant’s ability to create complex, high quality, 3D models and renderings is considered an asset.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

Benefits:

  • Group Benefits Plan (Medical, Dental)
  • Paid holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Exciting and diverse projects
  • Competitive salaries

Job Type: Full-time

Powder Coat Painter/Sandblaster

Job Description

Dynamo Playgrounds is the world leader in innovative playground equipment. Our stunning designs and masterful engineering ensure that every piece we build inspires the imagination of children everywhere. Our primary mission is the creation of the safest, most durable and most fun playground equipment in the world.

Dynamo's exceptional products are represented by outstanding people striving to give our customers and children the best possible play experience. Dynamo Playgrounds is currently seeking a full time Painter/Sandblaster at our Plantagenet location.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean and prepare surface for painting, using air-powered sandblasting equipment. Operate equipment to clean, strip, sand, remove corrosion, fill dents or otherwise prepare fabricated steel items for application of paint and or other protective coatings.
  • Sandblast playground equipment in a blast booth using sandblasting and spray gun equipment.
  • Application of paper and masking tape to protect unpainted surfaces.
  • Operate spray or flow coating equipment or other painting /product coating equipment.
  • Operate convection oven for baking of painted products.
  • Clean and maintain painting/sandblasting areas, ventilation, compressed air and personal protective equipment.
  • Disassemble paint and sandblasting equipment and clean equipment, using solvent, wire brushes and dry cloth.
  • Document date of completion and paint specifics used in application.
  • Substitute in either Sandblasting or Painting positions as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all Health & Safety regulations and corporate policies and guidelines.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience sandblasting/painting.
  • Be physically fit and be able to lift and move up to 50 – 70 pounds.
  • Must be reliable and detail oriented.
  • Excellent English communication skills. French is an asset.
  • Industrial painting certificate is an asset.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Must be willing to work 8 or 10 hour shifts. Potential for evening shifts, 4:00 pm – 2:30 am.

Benefits:

  • Group Benefits Plan (Medical, Dental)
  • Paid holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Exciting and diverse projects
  • Competitive salaries

Job Type: Full-time