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Controls Technician – Midnight Shift

Magna International

This is a Contract position in Newmarket, ON posted May 24, 2023.


Job Number: 55497 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Cam-Slide Mfg. Newmarket 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NEWMARKET 

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

The Controls Technician will work in conjunction with the maintenance team providing day-to-day troubleshooting, programming and technical support within the processing departments.

Position pay ranges by experience: $33.35 – $42.49

This position is for Midnight Shift and has an additional midnight shift premium of $2.00. 

Key Responsibilities

•    Direct manufacturing line support.
•    Troubleshoot equipment, process problems to complete quality improvements as required.
•    Service, maintain, repair, install and test equipment in accordance to current machine specifications.
•    PLC/HMI programming and maintenance to support production.
•    Reteach and troubleshoot robotic material handlers and weld cells.
•    Ability to create and modify electrical drawings, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams and schematics when required.
•    Procure spare components, provide justification for ordered spares.
•    Interface with suppliers and contractors on a technical level when required for the purpose of troubleshooting and debug.
•    Ensure safety by work in accordance with the Ontario Hydro Electrical Code and CSA-Z432 safety standard.
•    Assist with mechanical repairs as needed.
•    Perform PM inspections as required.
•    Follow Maintenance Manager and Team Leaders direction and task prioritization.
•    Other duties as assigned by a Supervisor or Manager
•    Must adhere to all MAFACT requirements.
•    Must comply with all ISO 14001 (Environmental) and OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety) systems and standards as it pertains to their work.
•    Adhere to the IATF16949 Standard as required
•    Abide by all AODA and C-TPAT procedures that apply to their position.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Electrical/Electronic/Mechatronic Technician or similar Engineering degree/diploma/certificate or Trades Qualification and significant equivalent work experience.
•    Knowledge in the following software packages: Allen Bradley RSLogix 500,5000, Factory Talk View Studio, Allen Bradley Panel Builder32, Omron CX-Programmer, Omron NT-series Support Tool.
•    Demonstrated experience in the following:  PLC/HMI programming and troubleshooting, Robot programming and troubleshooting.
•    Strong Microsoft Office skills.
•    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 VFD, DC and Servo Drive systems.
•    Familiar with Vision Systems (Keyence, Cognex, Omron).
•    Previous experience and exposure to robotics (ABB, Motoman).
•    Understanding of Data Tracking and the use of Barcode Scanners or RFID.
•    Ability to read and understand technical documents, schematic design specification and update drawings as required.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Understanding of welding and welding processes.
•    Wiring and panel building experience.
•    Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embrace continuous improvement.
•    Willingness to build strong working relationships and contribute to a positive work environment. 
•    Must be respectful, approachable and team oriented.  
•    Must be willing and able to work overtime as required.

Additional Information

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

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.