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Maintenance Team Lead

Job Number:  58112
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Mytox Mfg.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Vaughan, ONTARIO, CA, L4H 0S9

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Job Number: 58112 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Mytox Mfg. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: VAUGHAN 


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.



•    Previous Supervisory experience an asset.
•    Industrial Trade certification. i.e. Industrial Electrician/PLC Programmer or Industrial Millwright
•    PLC Certification 
•    Robotic applications and programming (Serpo robots will be an asset).
•    Experience on Krauss Maffei and Husky, Injection Moulding Machines ranging from 500-1500 T.
•    Experience on Roll-forming, Robotic weld and Automated assembly cells. Mechanical and hydraulic press. 
•    Fluency in English, both oral and written.
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Minimum five (5) years hands on experience in a Manufacturing Environment.
•    Excellent knowledge and understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic fundamentals and principals.
•    Good understanding of electromechanical systems.
•    Good knowledge of structured troubleshooting for Hydraulic Systems.
•    Able to work with minimal supervision.
•    Knowledge of Electrical troubleshooting.
•    Basic understanding of the computer.
•    Knowledge and understanding of electrical circuits.
•    Basic understanding of Statistical Process Control.
•    Must have ability to work well under pressure.
•    Must have proven ability that above noted knowledge can be applied on a practical level.


•    Begin your shift 15 minutes earlier than your reports in order to allow you time to communicate with the previous shift Lead hand and prepare the tasks for your team
•    Co-ordinate and distribute work to mechanics and electricians on your shift and ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner.
•    Prioritize work by level of urgency, driven by production and delivery schedules
•    Ensure that work orders are completed properly by each technician for each completed job every day
•    Update your supervisor on significant information pertaining to any urgent situations
•    Communicate with previous shift Lead Hand, any issues and/or incomplete tasks as well as ensure that the shift supervisor coming in for the next shift is fully updated on all significant activities that took place during your shift
•    Communicate performance issues on team members (both positive and negative) to the maintenance supervisor
•    Monitor the condition of the parts inventory areas, monitor and enforce the housekeeping in this area
•    Carry cell phone at all times during your shift and respond to all calls in a professional manner
•    Communicate with all area managers and leaders as well as operators and your team in a professional manner at all times
•    Ensure that all P/M’s are carried out in a timely manner and that they do not fall into the overdue status
•    Attend weekly maintenance meetings and contribute to these meetings with valuable input whenever possible
•    Carry out repairs to equipment within your field of expertise as required 
•    Attend all other technical meetings and training sessions as required by management
•    Assist maintenance supervisor with planning weekend O/T projects and task appointment
•    Ensure that electricians and mechanics work together harmoniously
•    Work with supervisor to foster a cross-functional workforce between mechanics and electricians through the assignment of tasks outside of their expertise.
•    Be conscious of over-committing to a workload of more than your team can accomplish in a shift and prioritize/delegate accordingly
•    Complete performance appraisal for each of your reports, up to but not including the review prior to handing to your 
•    Lead by example by demonstrating above average work ethics and compliance to all policies and rules
•    Performs all job functions abiding by the office/work standards, policies and procedures as outlines in the company 
•    Performs all job functions in alignment with IATF 16949 quality management standards, BOS Procedures and ISO 14001
•    Actively participates in continuous improvement
•    Maintain 5S standards in working environment
•    Attend training based on Mytox’s internal training matrix
•    Performs all job functions in a safe, healthful and environmentally conscious manner, abiding by all health, safety and environment rules and regulations as outlined in the company handbook
•    Perform all other reasonable tasks put to you by management

Additional Information

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

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