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Maintenance Technician - Controls at Magna International

Maintenance Technician - Controls

Magna International St. Thomas, ON, Canada, Ontario Full-Time
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Job Number: 17212 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Formet Industries 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: St. Thomas 

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.



Position Summary

To increase uptime, throughput, efficiency and quality, through the process of maintaining, designing, developing and continuously improving our equipment and the utilization of technology to ensure the best quality frames are produced.

Recommended Qualifications
  • Completion of an Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technician course or equivalent from a community or recognized college program consisting of two years or more and/or
  • Certificate of Qualification in a Formet recognized trade
Core Competencies
  • Mathematical skills
  • Organizational skills.
  • Communication skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem Solving
  • Technical Expertise
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform all duties and promote themselves in a manner that reflects Formet Expectations and Formet’s Visions/Values through Magna’s Employee Charter.
  • Follow and abide by all government, Legal, Magna and Formet rules and regulations.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Builds, services, maintains, repairs, installs and tests new or existing equipment or tooling, and verifies conformance to specifications.
  • Troubleshooting of process problems and completes quality improvements as required to maintain part standards of quality.
  • Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Formet.
  • Co-ordinate activities of apprentices, helpers and assigned contractors.
  • Assists in developing and/or updating preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement Development
  • Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with emphasis on personal responsibility.
  • Interact with the team members running the line to look for improvements or ideas to improve your/their job/task and improve line Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Preventative maintenance on Equipment – identify weakness in design and implement improvements. Take pride in workmanship and when performing skilled work develop procedures to educate and train other team members performing the same work.
  • Evaluate and improve our processes for uptime and repeatability.
  • Evaluate downtime situations for root cause and suggest/implement improvements in conjunction with Production Team Members. (Resolve the issue once root cause has been established / Joint decision production and maintenance)
  • Evaluate potential risks to similar processes and develop work orders and plans to resolve issue.
  • Interact with the team members running the line to look for improvements or ideas to improve your/their job/task and improve line Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Preventative maintenance on Equipment – identify weakness in design and implement improvements. Take pride in workmanship and when performing skilled work develop procedures to educate and train other team members performing the same work. Note – Monitor progress of repair to ensure problem is resolved.
  • Program and trouble shoot Fanuc Robots and Lincoln Power Sources and understand the grounding circuit of a Robotic weld cell.
  • Install, align, dismantle and move stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices such as cranes, jacks and tractors to position machinery and parts during the installation, set-up and repair of machinery.
  • Perform other duties as designated.
Benefits

Wage: $37.87 CAD per hour
Shift: Rotating every 2 weeks between days, afternoons and nights
Overtime after 40 hours per week.
Shift premiums of $0.75/hour (afternoons) and $1.25/hour (nights)
Vacation: 2 weeks of paid vacation (3 weeks after 3 years) + 3 Personal Paid Holidays (PPH) + 2 half days.
Benefits: Medical and Dental Coverage.
Plant wide Incentive Program – based on a number of factors, all members of our team receive an Incentive Bonus, if requirements are met.
Magna Profit Sharing.
Matched GRRSP.
Company paid life insurance and AD&D coverage.
Educational Assistance program.
Subsidized Cafeteria.
Work boot, safety glasses and custom molded earplug allowances.
Weekly pay via direct deposit.
Company paid uniforms (if you choose to use).
Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.
Roger’s cell phone plan available to Formet Team Members - $40.00 / month
Employee discounts (new vehicle, amusement parks etc.) Additional Information
Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Working Conditions
  • Office and Manufacturing Environments
  • Able to work shift work.
  • Able to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
Safety and Housekeeping
  • Responsible to adhere to all Health and Safety programs in accordance with the O.H.S.A.
  • Follow and ensure the company’s procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed throughout the plant.
  • Ensure that you work and operate equipment according to Formet’s safety rules and regulations.
  • Active role in maintaining excellent housekeeping through leading by example.
  • Ensure that your department is clean, tidy, organized and a safe workplace at all times.
  • As with Safety, Security is everyone’s responsibility and Formet requires its employees to contribute to this activity by immediately notifying your supervisor when you identify security issues that affect the integrity of our supply chain, in accordance with PIP (Partners in Protection) and C-TPAT (Customs – Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) requirements.
Environmental

Follow environmental protocol as prescribed by the Environmental Management System (EMS).

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.



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