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Maintenance Technician - Millwright ***Signing Bonus +Up to $44 / Hour with Shift Premiums

Job Number:  36888
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 36888 
Group: Cosma International  
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.


Company Description

Presstran Industries is a division of Magna International located in St. Thomas, Ontario.  We have developed an enviable reputation as a supplier to the automotive industry known for the high quality of its product and the excellence of its service. Presstran's lines of automotive stampings and welding assemblies are used in front motor compartments, underbody structures, truck frame components and front and rear suspensions as well as non-automotive applications. 

Position Summary

The Mainenance Mechanic (Millwright) contributes to the safety and efficiency of production operations by regularly inspecting, repairing, modifying and maintaining the equipment and machinery as required to minmize downtime.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Repairs/maintains/inspects/modifies designated machinery/equipment.
  2. Notifies supervisor/leadhand of replacement parts/fluids as required for preventative maintenance and/or repair.
  3. Participates in the training of apprentices as assigned by supervisor
  4. Completes PM as assigned by Supervisor
  5. Ensures all guards are in place.
  6. Uses proper safety equipment on aerial work platforms at or above 9 feet.
  7. Flexible to work on many projects simultaneously, able to prioritize. Be flexible and open to changes in assignment to provide support to other areas of the department.
  8. Ability to operate production equipment, as required.
  9. Takes part in the continuous improvement process to improve productivity and quality (provides suggestions, participates in problem-solving, volunteers on committee or focus group activities, etc.) and focuses on solutions.
  10. Ensures the on-going safety of machines before and after repairs
  11. Reviews concerns and problems from previous shifts.
  12. Assists other maintenance trades as required.


Shifts: Rotating every 2 weeks between days, afternoons and nights; Shift premiums for afternoon and night shifts

Vacation: 2 weeks paid vacation (3 weeks after 3 years) + 4 Personal Paid Holidays

Benefits: Medical and Dental coverage

                Magna Profit Sharing

                Matched GRRSP

                Educational Assistance Program

                Workboot allowances

                Weekly pay via direct deposit

                Cell phone plan available to Presstran Team Members - $40.00/ month

                Employee discounts (new vehicle, hotel, concerts/shows)


Key Qualifications/Requirements

Must be a licensed Industrial Millwright (433A)

Equivalent to completion of specialized courses normally taught in commuity or Specialty College consisting of more than 2 academic years.

Industrial experience considered an asset.

Own tools required.

Skill gained by experience

Additional Information

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

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