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Manufacturing Shift Lead

Full Time

We are looking for a Manufacturing Shift Lead to join our dynamic team!

Are you unique? You might be unique if….

  • You like to work on multiple projects and are a fast thinker.
  • You’re an excellent communicator and team player.
  • You want to work in a state-of-the-art fully integrated facility.
  • You want to work with a fantastic dynamic team.
  • You want to make a difference and be challenged in your career.
  • You like small towns (a community!) with consistent and long-term employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ensure assigned tasks performed meet applicable safety standards, production specifications, and production deadlines.
  • Perform quality control checks by inspecting and measuring finished products to evaluate overall performance, reliability, and safety.
  • Support team members regarding hazard identification and ensure adherence to safety guidelines and company standards.
  • Liaise with the Manufacturing and Engineering Leads, to ensure scheduling needs are met, and obtain correct information to properly complete day-to-day tasks.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability, able to work effectively under pressure within a fast-pasted team environment.


  • Fluent knowledge and experience with CAD software. i.e. SolidWorks, AutoCAD
  • Ability to interpret blueprints and mechanical designs and instruct production workers as required.
  • Experience supervising others is considered an asset
  • Comfortable using new software and technology
  • Minimum 5 years of industry or product related experience
  • Shift schedule flexibility, including rotating weekend shift work

The Perks?

  • Competitive wage, bonus structure, benefit package and long-term employment
  • Team lunches and the odd adventure experience- trapshooting, rafting, golfing, bowling and so much more! 
  • A great opportunity to have a long-term career in the West Kootenays with a progressive and growing manufacturing company with roots in the area 

About Drop?

The DROP Group of Companies is a privately owned Canadian-based operation with a focus on delivering innovative high-quality products and services. The combination of the teams’ expertise, ability to problem solve and innovate, supported by a fully integrated and advanced manufacturing facility allows Drop to design, develop and manufacture 100% of their products in-house, controlling all aspects to ensure the best product available.

DROP Sprocket is a high-quality quick turn sprocket manufacturer which offers the most comprehensive sprocket line in the industry. With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and cutting-edge machining and fabrication equipment, Drop Sprocket houses over 1.5 million pounds of raw and semi-finished materials to support the demand of the finished products.

Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are – do they resonate with you?

  • Embrace Knowledge
  • Do the right thing
  • Seek adventures and smiles
  • Healthy hearts and heads
  • Pursue opportunity
  • Build community


People often ask what it takes to succeed at Drop – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We “get ‘r done.”

At Drop Manufacturing, we’re unique, and that’s how we like it. If you would like to join our team, send us details of your experience and why you would be great for us! If you’re from out of the area let us know why you would like to relocate along with your history to the West Kootenays! 

Manufacturing and Production