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Set-up Technician (Nights Shift)

Job Number:  56581
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Plastcoat
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Brampton, ONTARIO, CA, L6R 0A9

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

•    Perform safety check of Crane and update the check sheet
•    Perform set-up and start-up/shutdown of molding machine and auxiliary equipment as per master setup.  This also includes:  EOAT installation and all aux equipment
•    Responsible for last part to first part mold changes (including some limited process work)
•    Alert Process Technicians if machine or tool is not functioning properly, or if Process/Set-up sheets are not updated or are inaccurate
•    Prepare tool and press, inspecting both
•    Follow last-off procedure and assist in first-off procedure
•    Work with Maintenance and Process Technicians to reduce delays in part-to-part mold changes
•    Responsible for the movement of tools from press to storage
•    Move and dispose of set-up waste, clean inside and outside of machine, including surrounding area
•    Responsible for reporting out-of-control conditions to the Area Leader and Process Engineer
•    Responsible for reporting all problems with all equipment and processes, and follow up to guarantee they are resolved by the appropriate people
•    Responsible for taking care of supplies, materials, equipment and tools that are required to perform the job
•    Required to maintain good working relations within your department and with other departments at Plastcoat
•    Communicate with following shift Set-Up Technicians (ie. Mold change priority, etc.)
•    Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by all health, safety and environmental rules and regulations, promoting safety in the workplace
•    Comply with the requirements of C-TPAT/PIP
•    Conduct business in an ethical manner in compliance with the Magna Code of Conduct
•    Report all accidents/incidents and unsafe conditions/behavior 
•    Adhere to applicable quality systems and IATF16949 standards 
•    Adhere to and promote the Employee Charter and work within the rules, regulations and guidelines of the Plastcoat Employee Handbook
•    Participate in and support Continuous Improvement initiatives 
•    Maintain work area in accordance with the principles of 5S and operate daily within these standards 
•    Ensure work area is kept neat and organized 
•    Perform other duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Minimum completion of Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
•    Minimum 2 years’ experience in molding Machine Set-up role
•    Experience as Material Handler preferred
•    Experience in automotive industry an asset
•    Working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics, and basic electrical (as pertaining to core functions)
•    Knowledge of Advanced Engineering Resins
•    Basic knowledge of Tooling functions
•    Good verbal and written communication skills 
•    Computer literate in word & spreadsheet programs
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Well-developed organizational and time management skills
•    Ability to work independently and in a teamwork environment

Additional Information

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

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