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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Job Number:  66616
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Newmarket
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Newmarket, ONTARIO, CA, L3X 2S2

Work Style:  On-Site



Job Number: 66616 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Dortec - Newmarket 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NEWMARKET 
Work Style: On-Site 


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


About the Role

This person is accountable to support the Maintenance function by preventing and repairing equipment breakdowns.

Shift: 8 Months on Afternoons then transition to Night Shift

Pay Rate: $31.70 - $33.71

Your Responsibilities

•    Perform repairs to machinery and plant support systems with regards to hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical problems
•    Perform preventative maintenance (PM) schedules (as required) on machinery and Plant Support equipment
•    Suggest preventative measures to minimize or eliminate breakdowns
•    Key member in the development and implementation of Continuous Improvements
•    Operate laptop computer to troubleshoot and suggest change/ improvements to PLC programming
•    Demonstrate a good working knowledge of ROBOTICS automation and programming
•    Read and develop schematics 
•    Maintain correct safety standards at all times
•    Complete all check sheets and records as it relates to the P.M. program, Work Orders, etc.
•    Member of the Emergency Response Team
•    Diagnose and repair basic electrical/ mechanical/ pneumatic problems with equipment
•    Modify machinery and equipment and overhaul machines as directed
•    Install, set up, and commission new equipment
•    Must be aware of relevance and importance of their activities and how it effects quality and the environment for our customers
•    Perform other duties as required

Who we are looking for

•    Completion of college diploma/ certificate in relevant discipline
•    3 - 5 years of work-related experience considered an asset
•    Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D) equivalency preferred
•    Knowledge of PLC/HMI programming and troubleshooting along with Robot programming and troubleshooting is an asset
•    Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot industrial networks (DeviceNet, EthernetIP)
•    Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot machine safety circuits and applications (ABB Jokab)
•    Understanding of VGD, DC and Servo Drive systems
•    Familiar with Vision Systems (Keyence, Cognex, Omron)
•    Previous experience and exposure to robotics (ABB, Motoman) an asset
•    Understanding of Data Tracking and the use of Barcode Scanners or RFID
•    Ability to read and understand technical documents, schematic design specification, update drawings as required. 
•    Minimum 1 year directly related trade experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
•    Familiar with the Safe Handling and Storage of compressed gases

Your preferred qualifications

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about safety and has a knack for problem solving!

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

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Conveniently located to HWY 404 and picturesque downtown Newmarket. 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

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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