Welcome To CKF Inc - Applying For The Welder Position

CKF Inc., a leader in Canada’s pulp molding industry is a progressive company with a strong commitment to safety and Continuous improvement.  CKF Inc. is a National Company with plants located in British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia, manufacturing numerous types of food packaging.

Our Hantsport, Nova Scotia plant is located in the Annapolis Valley, less than an hour’s drive from Halifax.  This location is looking to hire a Welder to join our maintenance team.  Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for welding and metal fabrication work required during installation, removal, repair, and preventive maintenance within a manufacturing environment. 



  1. Welds plate/pipe and equipment on steam, white water stock, and compressed air systems; as well as, rotating manufacturing equipment.
  2. Fits and welds stainless steel, and aluminum products, and fits steel products either on new fabrications or repairs as directed.
  3. Welding in all positions (flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead) in both bench and field environment.
  4. Heating/cutting assorted metals using oxygen/acetylene and plasma.
  5. When not performing welding duties, assist other mechanical tradesperson as required (I.e., Millwrights & Piper fitters).
  6. Performs all duties in accordance with the current Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act, as well as Company and Government rules and regulations
  7. Maintains a clean work environment
  8. Performs other duties as required. 


  • Class “A” Welding certificate issued by Department of Labour
  • Completion of trades school program preferred
  • Current A.S.M.E. all position pipe ticket
  • Five years recent and related experience in the welding trade.
  • Other mechanical experience an asset.
  • Experience with stick, MIG, TIG, and wire feed welding methods
  • Familiar with the current Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act, as well as Company and government rules, policies and procedures, and regulations.
  • Knowledge in the use of computers preferred
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blueprints
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work as a part of the maintenance team to ensure manufacturing equipment is running efficiently
  • Knowledge of the tools of the trade
  • Must be able to work 8 hour days (Monday to Friday); and, willing and able to work overtime, as required
  • General safety, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Lock Out/Tag Out, and WHMIS training an asset 

CKF offers a competitive wage and benefit package (including a pension plan).  We are also offering a retention bonus, and employee referral programs.  If you want to work for a dynamic and exciting company and enjoy the challenges of working on a variety of equipment in a fast-paced environment, then come be a part of our team. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to provide a clear criminal back-ground check.

CKF is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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