Cover Letters

An Example of a Response to an Advertised Position

The advertisement

 

SPENCER STEEL LTD.

FACTORY HELP WANTED

Spencer Steel Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of structural steel and miscellaneous metals. We currently have a limited number of factory jobs available to fill immediately. People applying should have some experience in one or more of the following areas: painting, welding, machine operations such as iron workers, press brake and shears. Willingness to work the afternoon shift is a pre-requisite.

We offer a competitive wage, company paid benefits and an opportunity to work in a growing and competitive business.

Please apply to:

SPENCER STEEL LTD.

1490 North Riverledge Park
London, Ontario N6H 5L6
Fax: (519) 471-8139

 

Cover Letter Worksheet

JOB REQUIREMENTS MY QUALIFICATIONS

1. PAINTING

1. YES – KNOW VARIOUS COATINGS

I have knowledge of various coatings in painting.

2. WELDING

2. – CERTIFICATE
– MIG, TIG & GAS
– GOOD WORK RECORD
– EXPERIENCE WITH PLATES

I have a welding certificate and I am experienced in MIG, TIG, and Gas. In three years, I have held a safe work record.

3. MACHINE OPERATOR

3. NONE

4. AFTERNOON SHIFT

4. NO PROBLEM

Working the afternoon shift is not a problem.

5. WHO TO ADDRESS LETTER TO & RESEARCH COMPANY

5. – INFO ON WEB PAGE
– www.spencersteel.com
– INFO IN LONDON INDUSTRIAL DIRECTORY

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Cover Letter Example

Lenny Ressard
1280 Huron St.
London, Ont.
N5Y 4M2
(519) 461-2155

July 1, 2018

Mr. Rick Spencer
President
Spencer Steel Ltd.
1490 North Riverledge Park
London, Ont.
N6H 5L6

Dear Mr. Spencer,

I would like to apply for one of the factory worker positions as advertised in The London Free Press on June 29, 2010.

I have a Combination Welding Certificate, and am experienced in MIG, TIG and gas welding. With three years experience as a Welder I can offer you my safe work record, excellent hand/eye coordination, and the ability to work with plates of any thickness as a recommendation. I also have previous experience as a painter and am knowledgeable about various coatings. Afternoon shift work will not be a problem and I in fact would expect this. Your Web page describes a growing company with a very positive outlook. I would really like to have a chance to contribute to your success.

I have enclosed my resume, which further details my skills and abilities. I look forward to hearing from you to arrange an interview so that we can discuss my qualifications in detail. I may be reached at (519) 461-2155.

Sincerely,

Lenny Ressard

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