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Industrial Electrician (Weekend Shift)

Job Number:  60523
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Unimotion Gear
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

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Job Number: 60523 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: Unimotion Gear 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: AURORA 


Group Introduction

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and production supporting equipment with CNC, Motion Control, relay, PC and PLC logic. Maintain facility & facility equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and maintain production equipment, which includes electrical, hydraulic, mechanic, and pneumatic systems.  Work from wiring diagrams, engineering drawings and equipment specifications.
  • Repair and replace electric and electronic components such as motors, contactors, relays, timers, any kind of switches, PLC’s, light curtains, motor controls, etc.   Make calculations for load requirements for circuits and choose appropriate size and grade components.
  • Run new power supply lines to new and relocated equipment according to Hydro codes and other applicable standards and regulations.  Works to Electrical Safety Code and company codes.
  • Wire new control panels according to drawings, clearly label all wires and instructions under consideration of Hydro Codes and other applicable standards, and regulations.  Locate and diagnose faults on electrical equipment or systems, which may involve complex interlocking or inter-related circuits.
  • Inform Maintenance Supervisor or Team Leader about changes in electric circuits and provide a drawing of any modifications or update the original diagrams.  Work primarily on voltages up to 575V.
  • Maintain all production equipment to maximize operating performance.
  • Record on the Stock Room Sign out sheet any spare parts that are removed from stock room spare part inventory for the repair of any machine or in new installation.
  • Complete all work orders in accordance with UMG & ESA safety standards & requirements, PM’s (Preventative Maintenance) DIN’s (Do-It-Now) and Red Tags in detail, filling in the required fields and detailed description of the work that was performed and immediately enter into MegaMation Maintenance Software.
  • Inspect assigned production lines daily per Daily Inspection check sheet, preform any minor repairs immediately. 
  • Work in a cost-effective manner and maintain high standard of quality, safety and excellent workmanship that prevents repeat service calls to the equipment after completion of Work Order
  • Install, examine, replace, and repair electronic wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
  • Assist Manager with training of electrical apprentices as requested.
  • Able to do simple fabrication of mechanical components using Toolroom equipment for bracketry and installation modifications of electrical devices.
  • Pass on information to the Department to share Lessons Learned on machine repairs, new projects, experiences, and knowledge to other maintenance employees regarding repair jobs, preventive maintenance, problem symptoms, etc. which he/she got involved with during the shift. 
  • Listen to information, experiences and knowledge passed on by previous shift employees to ensure effective, non-repetitive problem solving and machine repair.
  • Assist the Production and Set Up Teams to identify adjust presses to ensure parts are produced according to customer and Unimotion-Gear requirements. 
  • Identify, plan, and implement tooling improvements for quality and productivity.
  • Comply with the applicable responsibilities related to effective quality management in accordance with Unimotion-Gear’s Quality Management System (QMS) IATF 16949.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or designate.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Red Seal Certificate and 309A or 442 Electrician License
  • Valid Working-at-Heights License or proof of training
  • High School (grade 12) or equivalent and valid Electrician’s license with knowledge of applicable electrical codes.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years experience in similar role, ideally in production orientated environment, with emphasis on stamping, forming, processes.
  • Working knowledge of electric circuitry consisting of relays, PC and PLC logic.
  • Hands-on experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical theory.
  • Basic machine shop skills (i.e., lathes, grinders, milling machines).
  • Ability to use programming devices for troubleshooting and modification of programs.
  • Ability to perform basic wiring work, conduit bending and control cabinet wiring.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to relate/communicate well with people 
  • Must have good organization skills, be a self-starter and a team player.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Able to work overtime as required.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and plant shutdowns.
  • Flexibility to cover three shifts when required.
  • Open to new systems, which are occasionally established within the department and company.  

Additional Information

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

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At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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