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The MetriCan Group of Companies are committed to providing a motivating, healthy and safe work environment for all its employees internationally. The key success factor to any thriving organization are its employees.

If you are interested in working within an environment that promotes leadership, development, innovation and creativity please submit your resume to our human resources department for review. Please see the Contact Us page for HR contact information for our various facilities.

The Winning Formula for Employment at MetriCan:

Commitment to Customers
At MetriCan, customers come first. We strive to provide incomparable customer service which is the foundation of our success. MetriCan prides itself in how our employees make every effort to appease our customers. Our customer’s success ensures our success!

Commitment to Quality
MetriCan strives to deliver the very best products and services. We continuously improve processes and procedures to produce high quality products and innovative solutions for our customers.

Integrity and Respect
We are in it for the long haul; hence, it is crucial that we, as individuals and as an organization, commit to one another, our customers and our partners. We always exemplify professionalism, respect to people and demonstrate honesty and trust to build an integrity-driven environment. Team spirit is high - creating an environment that is energetic, fun and strong!


  • Capacity Planner
    Oakville, ON
    Wednesday, September 4, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARY


    The Capacity Planner’s main duties are to schedule, monitor and review the production and manufacturing of dies including sub-contracted dies.  Identify capacity issues and provide recommendations to management.  Oversee reports pertaining to capacity, work order performance and manufacturing and production.




    SPECIFIC DUTIES 


    Production (Stamping)
    Analyze back orders, current orders, upcoming orders, as well as delays and interruptions, to prioritize, plan, and schedule the production operations.
    Review production plan with Production Supervisor and Plant Manager for approval.
    Monitor the execution of production plan and resolve any potential issues in a timely fashion.
    Maintain Work Order (WO) data integrity by adjusting dates in the manufacturing system based on the current status of production orders and material availability.
    Open, release and close production work orders ensuring the accuracy of all production WO’s.
    Co-ordinate and negotiate schedule recovery dates with the Production Supervisor in order to maintain on time completion of the WOs.
    Provide production scheduling information and updates to the Plant Manager on an as required basis.
    Monitor status of the production schedule and report any issues or potential risks to the timely completion of production WOs to the Plant Manager.
    Provide ongoing metrics for Key Performance Indicators related to Production Planning and Scheduling.
    Work with management in coordinating and planning production activities to improve runtime.
    Coordinate with Managers in planning and implementing engineering changes in production.




    Tool Manufacturing
    Analyze current orders and upcoming orders, as well as delays and interruptions, to prioritize, plan, and schedule the Tool Manufacturing operations.
    Review the Tool manufacturing plan with the Plant Manager for approval.
    Submit Tool Manufacturing milestones to Corporate Project Management for incorporation into the Customer Timeline.
    Maintain and update as required the Tool Build timelines (schedules) for each Tool WO.
    Monitor status of the Tool Manufacturing schedule and report any issues or potential risks to the timely completion of Tooling WOs to the Plant Manager
    Co-ordinate and negotiate schedule recovery dates with the Tooling Lead Hands and CNC Supervisor in order to maintain on time completion of the WOs.
    Provide capacity and estimated completion information to support the Sales and Estimating processes.
    Maintain the manufacturing capacity information and Tool WO structure templates in the ERP system.
    Monitor and facilitate work flow and scheduling communications between Manufacturing and other departments including Engineering and Corporate Project Management.
    Provide Tool Manufacturing scheduling information and updates to the Plant Manager on an as required basis.
    Participate in the daily Operations Status meeting.
    Implement Engineering changes to WOs as provided through the Engineering Change Notice process.
    Assist the CNC Supervisor and Tooling Lead Hands with the Capacity Plan for their departments.
    Facilitate the weekly Timeline meetings with Tool Manufacturing and Engineering.
    Help resolve shop issues and identify potential capacity issues in order to reduce risk and exposure.


    Production Materials Management
    Be conversant will all aspects of the Material Planning functionality in the ERP (Infor Visual).
    Optimize the timing of material purchases to ensure material availability for WO’s that start within a specified timeframe while minimizing inventory levels.
    Prepare Purchase Orders for production materials, including materials for Tool trials.
    The Capacity Planner/Scheduler shall, work in compliance with the provision of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OH&SA) and the regulations.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE


    Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Project)
    C.M.S. Software package
    Visual Manufacturing Software
    Highly energized, result orientated problem solver
    Strong written and verbal communication skills in a team environment and at all levels of the organization
    Proven organizational skills and attention to detail
    Demonstrable initiative with Continuous Improvement, i.e. providing suggestions leading to cost reduction and/or containment, increased efficiency, increased communication, etc.
    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    WHMIS Knowledge, Health & Safety Act


    EDUCATION


    Post-Secondary Education or 5 years of progressive experience in Capacity Planning and Production Scheduling preferably in both job shop and production environments
    Previous experience working with MRP/ERP software (preferably Infor Visual)
    Strong computer skills (i.e. Excel and other MS Office suite programs)
    CAPIC (Inventory/Management) Certificate
    CPIM (Certified Production Inventory Management)
    APICS (MRP) Certificate


    PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS


    Little physical effort required, 90% of time spent sitting, some walking required
    Freedom to move at will
    80% of time spent requires intense sensory concentration performing computer and clerical functions, planning press operations/scheduling, receiving releases from customers, preparing capacity reports for presses and tooling
    Listening concentration required when performing material planning function and limited telephone interaction with customers
    Subject to noise when on shop floor / subject to heat and humid conditions when on shop floor; however, majority of time is spent in air conditioned office


    REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

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  • CNC Programmer - Day Shift
    Oakville, ON
    Friday, August 9, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for the set up and programming of CNC machines for specified work. 



    SPECIFIC DUTIES 
    Perform pre-machine and final machine checklist.
    Set up tooling per supplied drawings.
    Understand and utilize the FCS System (clamping system) in daily work.
    Ability to program using NX for 3 + 2 operations (surfacing and 2D).
    Ability to use precise measuring equipment.
    Accurately Record machine hours usage per job.
    Maintain proper tooling inventory by not leaving tools unattended (i.e. Fly Cutters) and following proper inventory checklists beginning and ending of shifts.
    Replace broken tooling as required and notify CNC Floor Supervisor immediately.
    Ability to understand CNC programs.
    Able to work straight days (7am to 3:30 am; M-F); overtime paid after 40 hrs.  During busy times Saturdays will be required in order to meet tight deadlines.
    Must work with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act; including wearing proper PPE.




    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    Advanced NX 11 programming experience in 3+2 operations (surfacing and 2D)
    Advanced NX 11 modelling (surfacing)
    Strong experience running 5 axis machine with Heidenhain controls
    Knowledge of Quality Policy / ISO9001 / IATF16949
    Health & Safety Policy, Operating Work Instructions, WHMIS knowledge
    Operating Procedures for CNC equipment 
    Computer skills (NX, MS Office)




    EDUCATION
    College or other courses in machining are required
    Five+ years’ experience as a CNC Programmer
    Trade Certification In Machining




    REPORTS TO:  CNC Manager
    SHIFT:  7:00 a.m. to 3:30 a.m., Monday to Friday; (Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. as needed).




    BENEFITS: * * Opportunities for overtime work, working with experienced staff and being part of a great team, free healthcare & pension plan, annual bonus and Summer BBQ.
    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.






    POSITION SUMMARY
    This position is responsible for the set up and programming of CNC machines for specified work. 


    SPECIFIC DUTIES 
    Perform pre-machine and final machine checklist.
    Set up tooling per supplied drawings.
    Understand and utilize the FCS System (clamping system) in daily work.
    Ability to program using NX for 3 + 2 operations (surfacing and 2D).
    Ability to use precise measuring equipment.
    Accurately Record machine hours usage per job.
    Maintain proper tooling inventory by not leaving tools unattended (i.e. Fly Cutters) and following proper inventory checklists beginning and ending of shifts.
    Replace broken tooling as required and notify CNC Floor Supervisor immediately.
    Ability to understand CNC programs.
    Able to work straight days (7am to 3:30 am; M-F); overtime paid after 40 hrs.  During busy times Saturdays will be required in order to meet tight deadlines.
    Must work with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act; including wearing proper PPE.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    Advanced NX 11 programming experience in 3+2 operations (surfacing and 2D)
    Advanced NX 11 modelling (surfacing)
    Strong experience running 5 axis machine with Heidenhain controls
    Knowledge of Quality Policy / ISO9001 / IATF16949
    Health & Safety Policy, Operating Work Instructions, WHMIS knowledge
    Operating Procedures for CNC equipment 
    Computer skills (NX, MS Office)


    EDUCATION
    College or other courses in machining are required
    Five+ years’ experience as a CNC Programmer
    Trade Certification In Machining


    REPORTS TO:  CNC Manager
    SHIFT:  7:00 a.m. to 3:30 a.m., Monday to Friday; (Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. as needed).


    BENEFITS: * * Opportunities for overtime work, working with experienced staff and being part of a great team, free healthcare & pension plan, annual bonus and Summer BBQ.
    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.




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  • Associate Project Manager
    Burlington, ON - Logistics
    Friday, July 12, 2019

    The Project Manager’s primary function is to coordinate and exercise functional authority for the planning, organization, control, integration and completion of customer projects related to the introduction of new products for new customers and new products for the existing customer base.  Upon receipt of the customer order this position serves as the focal point for all project-related communications with the customers to ensure constant and consistent service.  This position is responsible for partnering with all involved functions, specifically sales, engineering and manufacturing, to organize and support critical aspects to meet customer delivery targets.



    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Collect, clarify, expand and quantify a complete set of requirements from the customer and MetriCan that the project must meet
    Create job binder and ensure it is up-to-date at all times
    Oversee initial project launch documentation and take leading role in managing its start up to production
    Co-ordinate, oversee and distribute new part information throughout across the MetriCan group of companies
    Effectively communicate information, issues, project status and concerns to superiors, managers and project teams
    Network and share best practices with other locations
    Make sure that all project and operations documentation is complete, accurate and kept up to date
    Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision and directions
    Maintain all engineering related records in an organized and tidy manner
    Must be able to work well under pressure and able to utilize problem solving techniques effectively 
    Work closely with Project Management Team to support new product launches, engineering changes implementation and product/process continuous improvement initiatives and related activities
    Provide estimates on tooling, special purpose gauges/fixtures, cycle times, capital costs to assist with quotation process
    Responsible for manufacturing processes, equipment, fixtures and tooling design and development
    Responsible to define and implement error proofing
    Tooling and equipment sourcing, development, progress tracking and validation as required.
    Develop and maintain tooling and equipment lists.
    Understands and follows the APQP process with an overall understanding of the underlying processes and requirements such as DFMEA, DVPR, Design Review,
    Responsible for developing and executing the project timeline meeting the needs of the customer
    Responsible for risk assessment and risk management, specifically the engineering risk, the initial design assessment or concept and driving the design to maturity within project timing and budget.
    Responsible for the cost of the delivered product and the project budget.
    Maintains a strong working relationship with the customer, transparent, reliable and respected.
    Follows customer specific documentation and matches them with internal requirements on a program by program basis.
    Able to seek out customer needs as an input to product roadmaps and R&D projects.
    Acts as voice of the customer to the organization and voice of the Company to the customer. (Some travel to customer or supplier locations; therefore a valid passport required)
    Able to lead review meetings and ensure that project targets are met by holding participants accountable.




    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    Project Management Experience in a similar environment
    Strong CAD knowledge:  3D Models, Drawings and GD&T
    Strong Die Build Knowledge
    MS Office (MS Project, Outlook, Excel)
    Excellent English communication skills both written & verbal are a must








    EDUCATION
    University Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology with 3+ years of various manufacturing processes (stamping, fabrication, welding, assembly) and tooling experience (in automotive environment preferred)
    Project Management Designation (PMP).




    REPORTS TO Corporate Program Manager
    POSITION SUMMARY


    The Project Manager’s primary function is to coordinate and exercise functional authority for the planning, organization, control, integration and completion of customer projects related to the introduction of new products for new customers and new products for the existing customer base.  Upon receipt of the customer order this position serves as the focal point for all project-related communications with the customers to ensure constant and consistent service.  This position is responsible for partnering with all involved functions, specifically sales, engineering and manufacturing, to organize and support critical aspects to meet customer delivery targets.


    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Collect, clarify, expand and quantify a complete set of requirements from the customer and MetriCan that the project must meet
    Create job binder and ensure it is up-to-date at all times
    Oversee initial project launch documentation and take leading role in managing its start up to production
    Co-ordinate, oversee and distribute new part information throughout across the MetriCan group of companies
    Effectively communicate information, issues, project status and concerns to superiors, managers and project teams
    Network and share best practices with other locations
    Make sure that all project and operations documentation is complete, accurate and kept up to date
    Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision and directions
    Maintain all engineering related records in an organized and tidy manner
    Must be able to work well under pressure and able to utilize problem solving techniques effectively 
    Work closely with Project Management Team to support new product launches, engineering changes implementation and product/process continuous improvement initiatives and related activities
    Provide estimates on tooling, special purpose gauges/fixtures, cycle times, capital costs to assist with quotation process
    Responsible for manufacturing processes, equipment, fixtures and tooling design and development
    Responsible to define and implement error proofing
    Tooling and equipment sourcing, development, progress tracking and validation as required.
    Develop and maintain tooling and equipment lists.
    Understands and follows the APQP process with an overall understanding of the underlying processes and requirements such as DFMEA, DVPR, Design Review,
    Responsible for developing and executing the project timeline meeting the needs of the customer
    Responsible for risk assessment and risk management, specifically the engineering risk, the initial design assessment or concept and driving the design to maturity within project timing and budget.
    Responsible for the cost of the delivered product and the project budget.
    Maintains a strong working relationship with the customer, transparent, reliable and respected.
    Follows customer specific documentation and matches them with internal requirements on a program by program basis.
    Able to seek out customer needs as an input to product roadmaps and R&D projects.
    Acts as voice of the customer to the organization and voice of the Company to the customer. (Some travel to customer or supplier locations; therefore a valid passport required)
    Able to lead review meetings and ensure that project targets are met by holding participants accountable.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    Project Management Experience in a similar environment
    Strong CAD knowledge:  3D Models, Drawings and GD&T
    Strong Die Build Knowledge
    MS Office (MS Project, Outlook, Excel)
    Excellent English communication skills both written & verbal are a must




    EDUCATION
    University Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology with 3+ years of various manufacturing processes (stamping, fabrication, welding, assembly) and tooling experience (in automotive environment preferred)
    Project Management Designation (PMP).


    REPORTS TO Corporate Program Manager





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  • Press Operator
    Oakville, ON
    Monday, June 24, 2019

    *This position is located at our Oakville, Ontario Plant.

    MetriCan is a family owned and operated tier 2 metal stamping facility, servicing the automotive industry since 1976. Our Burlington Plant (located near Appleby Line & Mainway) is currently hiring Machine Operators to join our Weld Production Team.

    POSITION SUMMARY
    We are seeking hard working, dedicated, punctual individuals who are looking for a full time permanent opportunity with potential for growth. The Press Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the metal stamping press. Operators also perform and record periodic production quality checks. Full safety, quality and production training will be provided. 

    We are currently seeking to fill two operator positions (NO SHIFT ROTATION): 

    1. Day Shift: 6:30 am to 3:00 pm Mon to Friday
    2. Afternoon Shift 3:00 pm to 1:30 am Mon to Thurs

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    • The Press Operator ensures that the die is set-up in a manner that allows the part to be ejected from the die properly and will be working on 600 ton to 1000 ton machine (both manual & progressive machinery).
    • Ensures raw material being used is the correct material and gathers all receiving inspection tags and attaches these to the production control log card.
    • Ensures that the scrap from the die is conveyed into the scrap containers
    • Reviews packaging instructions and ensures correct containers and packaging materials are available.
    • Inspects the parts that are manufactured, at defined intervals and records results on the inspection check sheet.
    • Place In-Process Inspection Routing Tag on each container when the prescribed container quantity is reached.
    • Record completed container quantity and container number on the Production Control Log Card with the batch number of the raw material.
    • Record the quantity run, also any maintenance comments in the Die Maintenance Form.
    • When the run is complete return all documentation to the quality department.
    • Responsible for job efficiency (quick set up and run).
    • Must work in compliance with the provision of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OH&SA) and the regulations, & use/wear the proper equipment, protective devices or clothing (i.e. PPE).

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

    • Quality Policy / Quality Documentation / ISO9001 / TS16949
    • Lock Out/Tag Out, ability to follow operating work instructions
    • WHMIS GHS 2015, Health & Safety Act / Policy
    • Previous Press experience required
    • Completion of grade 12 or equivalent training
    • Familiar with on-the-job Quality Documentation
    • Understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks
    • Valid Lift Truck operating Certificate and/or Training is an asset but not required

    PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS

    • Considerable physical effort required, e.g. moving parts to bins, tightening screws on die (lifting limited to 35 lbs)
    • Standing 100% of the workday
    • No freedom to move at will
    • Subject to heat and humidity during summer months
    • Intense sensory/visual concentration is required performing production set ups and die tryouts, watching parts coming off the press
    • Position is repetitive
    • Listening concentration required to ensure press is operating correctly – position requires incumbent to listen to the press operation because if the machine is not running correctly most operators will recognize that by the sound of the machine operating
    • Subject to constant noise when presses are running
    • Clerical work completing quality part inspection list

    COMPENSATION:

    • $18.00 to $22.00 per hour
    • Healthcare Benefits after 3 months
    • Pension Plan available after 1 year
    • Overtime available
    • Annual Summer BBQ 

    REPORTS TO:  Production Supervisor

    MetriCan is bus route accessible. 

    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

    No Agency calls please.

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  • ESTIMATOR, New Tooling
    Burlington, ON - Logistics
    Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Estimator assists in the tooling and production quote processes. This position reviews customer data to determine manufacture-ability of customer orders. Prepares and reviews preliminary strip layouts and contacts customers to discuss technical issues. Provides technical support to the Sales and Marketing Manager and Sales Coordinator. Ensures that high quality standards and efficiency are continuously maintained. Makes suggestions and recommendations to improve efficiency and wherever possible prevent problems before they arise.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    • Prior to quoting reviews customer CAD data and/or GD&T to determine manufacture-ability of customer product.
    • If Company is able to manufacture per the customer’s requirements, the estimator assists in the tooling and production quoting processes.
    • Obtain supplier quotes as required; including paint, coating, heat-treat, fasteners, etc.
    • In conjunction with sales personnel, CAD Administrator, Estimating Coordinator and other Company personnel as needed, the estimator organizes the quote process.
    • Generate blank layout and develop tooling process to meet customer supplied requirements.
    • Provides technical support services to the Sales and Marketing Manager and Sales Coordinator.
    • Provide packaging and freight estimates as required.
    • The estimator is responsible for communicating the design and preliminary strip layout to the customer for approval.
    • Prepare tooling cost breakdowns as required.
    • Once job is awarded, the estimator is responsible for ensuring engineering is provided with all necessary information required for design.
    • Ensure all back up supplier quotes and pertinent information conveyed to launch team.
    • Involved with engineering concerning the preliminary analysis of the die design and build process.
    • Communicates any technical issues regarding process feasibility and quoting process to Sales.
    • Review quotes in detail to ensure accuracy and completion.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the Tool & Die environment is necessary.
    • Working knowledge of Vero Visi software is an asset.
    • Intermediate or advance level of Excel required (Quote Model built in Excel).
    • Understanding progressive and mechanical transfer tooling is required.
    • General manufacturing process knowledge an asset (spot welding/mig welding, proj welding)
    • Working knowledge of GD&T to assess feasibility.
    • EDUCATION

      • Secondary School Diploma
      • 2 or 3 year Engineering College Program
      • Certification in Engineering design and drafting technology or in a related field through provincial associations of      engineering/applied science technologists and technicians is preferred

      REPORTS TO:  Estimating Supervisor

      BENEFITS:* * Opportunities for overtime work, working with experienced Estimators and being part of a great team, with healthcare & pension benefits.

      MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

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  • PRESS OPERATOR
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Monday, June 24, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Press Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the assigned hand transfer press and recording periodic checks, for the quality of the product being produced.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES – BASIC

    These Basic Duties will be performed by all press operators after their 3 month probation period. Advanced Duties may be trained after this time at the discretion of the Supervisor.

    • Ensures raw material being used is the correct material and gathers all Receiving Inspection Tags & attaches these to the Production Control Log card.
    • Ensure that all die protection equipment is operating correctly.
    • Ensure that the scrap from the die is conveyed into the scrap containers, and that all set-up scrap has been removed from the area. Ensure that garbage and scrap metal are being properly segregated.
    • Review packaging instructions and ensure that correct containers and packaging materials are available.
    • Perform daily Preventive Maintenance Checks
    • Inspect the parts that are manufactured, at defined intervals and record results on the Inspection Check Sheet. Understanding of the proper use of a micrometer to measure steel thickness. Understanding of visual checks for parts, and correct use of the checking fixture. Understanding of calibration stickers and “dropped gauges”
    • Ensure that part number stamps and date stamps are being used correctly. Call for the Lead Hand or Set-Up when either of these are incorrect.
    • Place IN PROCESS MATERIAL ROUTING TAG on each container when the prescribed container quantity is reached.
    • Record completed container quantity and container number on the Production Control Log Card with the batch number of the raw material.
    • Record the quantity run, scrap and reason codes; also any maintenance comments in the Die Maintenance Form.
    • When run is complete return all documentation to the quality department.
    • Any other task given by the Production Supervisor.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES – ADVANCED

    At the discretion of the Supervisor, the employee may obtain additional training in the following areas:

    • Lockout/Tagout/Press Blocking
    • Crane Training for Coils Set Up
    • Die Setup/Die Protection Set-up
    • Changing Date Stamps

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

    • Company Policies/Procedures (quality management, health & safety, environmental policies and company rules)
    • Operating Work Instructions
    • WHMIS Knowledge
    • Must understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete his/her assigned tasks.
    • Daily inspection sheets and production logs
    • Measurement Systems: Vernier, Micrometer, Checking Fixtures, Protractor.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

    • Grade 12 education or equivalent
    • Training in the correct use of required measuring instruments.
    • Training in on-the-job Quality Documentation.
    • Previous experience in automotive metal stamping is an asset.

    REPORTS TO: Production Supervisor

    Job details : The successful candidate must be able to work rotating shifts every 2 weeks; standing for 10 hrs a day – 4 days/week. Shifts are: Monday to Thursday; Days shift: 6am to 4:30 pm; Night shift: 4:15 pm to 2:45 am. Compensation includes: hourly rate $15.00/hr + .75 cents/hr shift premium on nights, free health care benefits, pension available after 1 year. Annual increase each Fall.

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  • ROBOTIC WELD TECHNICIANS
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Monday, June 24, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARY
    The Weld Technician accumulates and records test data for materials, devices and products. Performs general department maintenance. The technician is also responsible for complying with ISO & other quality systems procedures, as required.
    **The successful candidate will be required to work the Night shift: 10 pm to 6 am; Sun-Thurs.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES - TECHNICIAN

    • Responsible for programming, troubleshooting and monitoring robotic/resistance welders; set up of robotic/resistance welders and obtaining first offs.
    • Responsible for maintaining steady production flow through the department during the shift.
    • Upkeep of daily event log and communication between crews.
    • Inspects welded joints and conducts tests to ensure welds meet company standards and customer job specifications.
    • Verifies and maintains sufficient supplies corresponding to the production schedule (i.e.: nuts, bolts, electrodes, etc.) and inform Supervisor on what supplies require replenishing.
    • Recommends adoption of new developments and applications to Supervisor and demonstrates practicality of recommendations.
    • Records inspection and test results; prepares and submits reports to Supervisor. Examine mig welds with Clemex system.
    • Ensure that all welding and testing equipment is operating as per manufacturer’s specifications and at peak performance.
    • Recommend and implement solutions for weld quality issues.
    • Debugging, programming and path editing, repairing and replacing damaged components such as weld guns, electrodes, troubleshoot and develop root cause analysis of machine and welder issues. Interface with maintenance to maximize up time.
    • Review of new fixtures/equipment as required.
    • General housekeeping.
    • Assist Lead Hand in training of operators.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES – WELD SET-UP

    • Ensure that all welding and testing equipment is operating per manufacturer’s specifications and peak performance. This includes performing routing maintenance and clearing faults.
    • Upkeep of daily event log and communication between crews.
    • Understand how to perform all quality inspections and tests (including all weld destructive tests), and recommend solutions for weld quality issues.
    • Review of new fixtures / equipment as required.
    • Maintain department in a safe, clean and orderly condition, perform periodic inventory checks to verify inventory quantities and participate in annual inventory.
    • Complete daily check list per shift if consumable materials (ie tips, welding wire, gas) complete order card inform supervisor (in supervisors absence give to Purchasing).
    • Perform cycle counts on consumable materials if required.
    • Assist in training, production related topics.
    • Report to and assist Supervisor with disciplinary issues as required.
    • Any other task set by the Welding Supervisor/Welding Manager.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF

    • Company Policies/Procedures (quality management, health & safety, environmental policies and company rules)
    • Operating Work Instructions
    • WHMIS Knowledge
    • Must understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete his/her assigned tasks.
    • May require to be licensed in using forklift and/or overhead crane.

    EDUCATION

    Completed, at least, a technical (2 year) college certificate program or equivalent experience.

    REPORTS TO: Welding Supervisor/Welding Manager

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  • TOOL & DIE APPRENTICE - LEVEL 2 or 3
    Oakville, ON
    Monday, June 24, 2019

    MetriCan is currently seeking two (2) Apprentices who is currently enrolled in the Tool & Die Program (Level 2 or 3); seeking sponsorship for a one-day release.

     POSITION SUMMARY

    The primary objective is to give hands-on experience in the building and repair of dies that are necessary to meet the requirements of the Tool and Die Trade (Trade Code 430A).  Under the direction of the Lead Hand the Apprentice shall perform tasks as assigned with an emphasis on safety, quality and workmanship.  Apprentices shall demonstrate good verbal and communication skills, ensure that proper documentation is maintained and perform housekeeping duties as required.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    • Wearing, adjusting and maintaining protective equipment (safety shoes, glasses, hearing protection, gloves etc) as required.
    • Practicing safe work habits, industrial hygiene, housekeeping, handling designated substances, following company safety procedures.
    • Conducting pre-operational check of equipment and locking out and tagging out equipment.
    • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings, performing calculations, reading and interpreting work-in-process documentation, verifying work piece material, identifying and selecting tooling and measuring instruments or checking devices.
    • Using precision measuring instruments to ensure accuracy of the diameter, depth, concentricity, position and finish of cut holes.
    • Hand-filing, hand sawing, hand drilling holes, hand tapping threaded holes, hand-reaming, chasing threads and hand grinding.
    • Selecting drill tooling, identifying and preparing cutting tools, locating and positioning work piece in drill, centre drilling a layout punch mark, drilling a hole, chamfering a hole, reaming and machine threading a hole, spot facing a hole, counter boring a hole, counter sinking a hole, performing final inspection.
    • Selecting and checking condition of grinding wheel, installing grinding wheel.
    • Locating and positioning work piece, surface grinding work piece.
    • Cutting and preparing raw materials, blocking up and establishing datum.
    • Machining components of dies, tools, jigs, and fixtures.
    • Final fitting sub-assemblies and tool components.
    • Inspecting the tooling and fit and functions.
    • Setting up and operating try-out press.
    • Other duties as assigned by the lead hand.

    BENEFITS:* * Opportunities for overtime work, working with experienced Toolmakers and being part of a great team, with healthcare & pension benefits.

    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

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