If you’re hoping to find a job as an auto assembler, you’re in luck. You live in the right place because Ontario produces more vehicles than any other area in North America. As a matter of fact, the province produced 15% of all of North America’s light vehicles over the past five years.
But even though there are lots of opportunities to grab an assembly-line position—six of the world’s top auto manufacturers operate assembly plants here—you’ll have to show them that you’re worthy of being their next hire, and that starts with a resume that gets the attention of a hiring manager.
Here are some tips to ensure that your resume is the one that gets noticed:
List your achievements
Hiring managers want to know how you will help their company, so list your accomplishments and qualifications right below your contact information. Don’t waste space describing yourself as “talented” or “creative” but instead give them specific examples of what you have done in the past and will be able to do for them in the future. Here are some examples:
- Experience with small and large assembly-line parts
- Excellent communication skills that helped to ensure proper flow of the line
- Hand-eye coordination needed for assembly of smaller items
- Total understanding of the significance of teamwork on an assembly line
- Professional attitude and work ethic, which resulted in promotions within the company
- Mechanical skills necessary for finding and repairing problems on the assembly lines
- Special attention to detail
Give the hiring manager details of your past employers
When you provide the details of what your former company does, you can also show the similarities to the company to which you’re applying — a type of industry, size, culture, etc. The hiring manager will be much more able to see you as someone who fits in.
Present yourself professionally
Listing yourself as having a professional attitude and work ethic will be undermined if there are embarrassing mistakes on your resume. Proper spelling and grammar never go out of style so don’t send anything out that hasn’t been double-checked for the apparent gaffes that a fifth-grader would have caught.
Also, make it simple for the hiring manager to get in touch with you. Include your phone numbers, email address, and any social media links. It takes a little extra time to make yourself look professional, but it will pay big dividends.
Are you searching for an assembler job in Ontario?
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