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Job Number:  53376
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  TECHFORM - PLANT 1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Penetanguishene, ONTARIO, CA, L9M 1G8

Work Style: 

Group Description

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.


Role Summary

An Industrial Electrician is responsible for the installation, servicing and maintenance of all electrical apparatus with the purpose of supporting the production needs of the company.

Key Responsibilities

•    Receive instructions relative to priority needs and requirements;
•    Work on the design, fabrication, installation, programming and try-out of new and modified equipment;
•    Work with other departments in the troubleshooting of equipment and facility concerns;
•    Effect repairs in a timely and efficient manner as required;
•    Evaluate the job to be done in relation to tools required and the extent of materials needed;
•    Estimate the time required for each job;
•    Obtain the necessary equipment and tools required to do the job through various means including the toolcrib, toolroom or through special orders;
•    Read, interpret and/or alter electrical wiring diagrams as required;
•    Troubleshoot electrical control problems;
•    Carry out any preventative maintenance work as required by the company preventative maintenance program;
•    Operate the fork lift and high lift as required;
•    Work is completed through use of various meters, computers, scopes, milling machines, drill presses, assorted grinders, lathes and various welders;
•    Assist other maintenance departments and personnel as required;
•    Liaise with all other departments including production, toolroom, engineering and quality control in the performance of duty;
•    Through the purchasing department, liaise with outside contractors and suppliers;
•    Responsible for the completion of daily time sheets;

General Points

•    Ensure that all environmental requirements are identified and addressed when performing duties.
•    Ensure that all safety requirements are being carried out when performing duties.
•    Comply with defined Business Management and Environmental Management Systems requirements.
•    Provide support for the continuous improvement initiatives within Techform.
•    Provide support in the attainment of Techform's operating system goals as outlined by the key graphs.
•    Carry out all duties focusing on the goal of internal and external customer satisfaction.
•    Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designate.


•    Certified Electrician with the appropriate papers 
•    Ability to read, interpret and amend detailed machine blueprints 
•    A working knowledge of PLC programming, primarily with Allen Bradley, Omron and Texas Instruments controllers, is a definite asset 
•    Attention to detail is key as position involves work on equipment which is not easily replaced 
•    As general direction is provided, must have the ability to work independently 

Core Competencies

•    Solves Issues
•    Attends to Details/Organizes Work
•    Mathematical Aptitude
•    Works with Minimal Supervision
•    Multi-Tasks
•    Goal/Task Oriented
•    Dependable
•    Troubleshoots Problems
•    Time Conscious

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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