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Electrician (Certified)

Magna International

This is a Contract position in Mississauga, ON posted November 15, 2022.


Job Number: 2022-115 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Mississauga Seating Systems 
Job Type: Union – Full Time Regular/Permanent | AFTERNOON SHIFT
Location: Mississauga, ON 

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

Responsible for the assembly, troubleshooting, maintenance and modifications to all equipment. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Assembles and installs new equipment and machines. 
  • Is able to make modifications to existing equipment as requested.
  • Develop, maintain and perform preventive maintenance procedures on electrical equipment as laid out by the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Responsible to train maintenance and production personnel (as applicable).
  • Responsible to develop and implement process procedures.
  • Troubles shoot electrical and electronic equipment in need of repair and for overall system continuous improvement (optimization).
  • Coordinate activities of apprentices, helpers and assigned contractors (as applicable).
  • Assists in determining and setting up spare part requirements.
  • Provide technical support to problem solving activities such as 8D investigations.
  • Maintains safety standards of equipment and work area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Supervisor and / or other members of senior management

Health and Safety 

  • Ensure all safety and non-safety plant rules and regulations are followed.
  • Ensure adherence to established quality and housekeeping standards.
  • Respond immediately to items brought to his/her attention with respect to hazards, defects or non-compliance issues.
  • Taking appropriate corrective action when substandard performance is observed.
  • Review and adhere to Mississauga Seating Systems’ health and safety, environmental, and quality standards, operating procedures, policies and forms.
  • In addition to the above, the duties include those specified under the  Occupational Health & Safety Act S. 28
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Served a bona-fide apprenticeship of 4 years or 8000 hours, or 5 years – 9000 hours and holds a certification which substantiates this claim. (Preferably in the areas of automotive, high volume assembly and sequencing; fixture design; torque monitoring / control; and material handling systems); or  
  • 8 years of practical experience in the skilled trade or classification in which he/she claims Journyman’s designation and can prove the same. (CAW Journeyman/Woman card will be accepted as proof). 
  • Experienced in all aspects of industrial electrical maintenance and preventive maintenance practices. 
  • Team approach to problem solving.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven project and time management ability.
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Word / Excel.
  • Exposure to QS-9000 and Lean Manufacturing production environments.
  • Complete a successful evaluation by Magna Technical Training division
Additional Information

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

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