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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!


  • EDM Operator
    Oakville, ON
    Friday, November 15, 2019

    The EDM Operator (Day Shift) is responsible for setting up, operating or tending metal-cutting machines designed for repetitive machining work.  The incumbent must be able to understand and interpret G and M codes and understand detail drawings.  Must be able to use good judgement in problem solving and decision-making.  Measure and verify dimensions of machined parts using precision measuring instruments. Perform pre-machine and final machine checklist.


    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Perform pre-machine and final machine checklist.
    Be capable of lifting heavy material.
    Ability to use and understand EDM machines.
    Read and understand design drawings.
    Must have good communication skills.
    Able to program positions.
    Set up tooling per supplied drawings.
    Adjusting machines or equipment by replacing or altering tools, jigs, fixtures and attachments to prepare them for operation.
    Ability to use precise measuring equipment.
    Record machine hours usage per job.
    Any other task set by the Plant Manager.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    1 – 2 years EDM Experience
    Measurement System; Vernier & Micrometer
    WHMIS Knowledge
    Health & Safety Act
    Must have the ability to understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks


    EDUCATION
    Secondary School Diploma
    Valid Crane Operating Certificate an asset


    PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS
    Over 90% of the day is spent standing in the operator’s machine area, some flexibility to move about when certain jobs are running
    Lifting no more than 10 or 15 lbs from a bench position may be required (equipment is available to avoid strains)
    Exposure to noise and dust
    Exposure to hot and humid conditions in the summer months
    Sensory concentration is required for machine set-ups
    Precision-work is required to ensure machine set-ups are accurate and in accordance with the blueprint/work instructions provided


    REPORTS TO:   Plant Manager


    Day Shift:  7:00 am to 3:30 pm; Monday to Friday
    7:00 am to 12:00 pm; Saturdays (as needed)


    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

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  • Forklift Driver
    Oakville, ON
    Thursday, October 24, 2019

    Position Description






    Responsible for finished product movement throughout the plant, and will support the production flow of tooling in and out of the presses. This position is responsible for moving material in bins, etc. throughout the plant.






    Specific Duties


    Ensure that press operators have sufficient raw material.
    Staging dies for next the next job going into the presses.
    Ensure that finished WIP is moved out of the press area in a timely manner.
    Ensure that production fall-off scrap is dumped in the proper containers – separating the steel.
    Move completed bins to the inspection areas and an empty bin to press area.
    Other tasks as assigned by Supervisors.
    Skills Required


    Attention to detail is a must in this position.
    Experience operating overhead crane would be an asset
    REPORTS TO: Night Shift Supervisor






    Night Shift: 3:00 pm to 1:30 am: Mon – Thurs.






    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.






    No Agencies calls please.

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  • Warehouse Supervisor - (Night Shift)
    Burlington, ON - Logistics
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019



    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Supervise in coordinating activities of staff engaged in their respective department.  Ensure activities meet with and integrate with organizational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and company rules.


    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Prepare daily shipments, required paperwork, audit inspection on parts.
    Advise Material Coordinator of any backorder or damaged parts.
    Conduct training of shippers/packers/MSP.
    Performs final audit inspections prior to loading.
    Maintain inventory and warehouse in a safe, clean and orderly condition, perform periodic inventory checks to verify inventory quantities and participate in annual inventory.
    Ensure that truck wheels are chocked during loading and unloading.
    When necessary, arrange transportation for shipments/expedites.
    General housekeeping
    Any other task set by the Warehouse Manager.


    SKILLS REQUIRED
    Minimum 5 years’ experience driving a forklift.
    Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
    Carrying out a set of procedural/operational functions or processes based on an understanding of instructions or information necessary to perform the work.
    Good math skills and attention to detail is a must in this position.
    Able to work independently and take ownership and responsibility to follow through on tasks as necessary.
    Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
    Accustomed to working in a fast paced environment.
    Work activities may involve handling loads up to 35 lbs.
    Working knowledge of TS16949.
    Computer skills:  Word, Excel
    CMS experience
    RF scanning


    REPORTS TO: Warehouse Manager


    Compensation:  Starting hourly rate of $25.00 to $27.00 + shift premium, health care benefits after 3 months and pension available after 1 year.


    Night Shift:   10 pm to 6 am:  6:00 am; Sun – Thurs.


    Location:  4501 Corporate Drive, Burlington, ON  L7L 5T9


    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.
    No Agencies calls please.


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  • Capacity Planner
    Oakville, ON
    Tuesday, November 5, 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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  • Press Operator
    Oakville, ON
    Tuesday, November 5, 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.

    Contact Human Resources
  • ESTIMATOR, New Tooling
    Burlington, ON - Logistics
    Tuesday, November 5, 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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  • Software Programmer / Business Analyst
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARY
    The Software Programmer/Business Analyst is responsible for gathering, documenting and analysing business needs in order to develop software and business information solutions to resolve business challenges, as well as ongoing support and development of Dynamics365 CRM.


    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Interface with the business and operations stakeholders in order to understand their problems and needs. 
    Gather, document, and analyze business needs and requirements to resolve business challenges with the development of software applications, reports, dashboards, etc.
    Design and develop applications to address business challenges.  Select the appropriate technology for the development of applications.  Integrate applications with the ERP system and Dynamics365 CRM as required.
    Exercise best practices in the commenting of code and preparation of user documentation of all application developments.
    Test and debug code to ensure minimal disruption to the operation when new applications are released.
    Provide support, maintenance and expansion of functionality for new and existing custom applications owned/created by MetriCan.  
    Develop ERP and Dynamics365 CRM reports and dashboards to support business information and metric requirements.
    Provide technical support to internal users of Dynamics365 CRM.
    Perform on-going system configuration and maintenance of Dynamics365 CRM.
    Develop functionality add-ins to Dynamics365 CRM using .Net programming technology and Dynamics365 CRM programming tools.
    Develop custom reports for Dynamics365 CRM using SQL Reporting Services and MS Excel.
    Maintain existing functionality add-ins and custom reports for Dynamics365 CRM.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    This position requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Computer Programming and Business Analysis, as well as an understanding of standard software development concepts, practices and procedures related to:
    Web Technologies such as XML, ASP, HTML, PHP, Flash
    .NET, C#, C++, and VB programming languages
    Scripting languages such as Java, JScript and VB script
    Dynamics365 CRM configuration and development tools
    Database design (SQL Server) and SQL Reporting Services
    MS Excel programming


    The incumbent must also be able to demonstrate strong technical ability and problem solving skills, as well as excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.


    EDUCATION
    Diploma/degree in computer science or equivalent.


    PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS
    Over 90% of the day is spent sitting at the desk.
    Lifting no more than 10 or 15 lbs from a bench position may be required (equipment is available to avoid strains)
    Limited exposure to noise and dust, except when entering shop floor then noise level is high.
    Limited exposure to hot and humid conditions in the summer months.
    Sensory concentration is required for programming.
    Precision-work is required to ensure programming is accurate and in accordance with instructions provided


    REPORTS TO:  Corporate ERP Analyst


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  • Continuous Improvement Coordinator
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Thursday, October 24, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARY

     

    The Continuous Improvement Coordinator is responsible for all process improvement projects.  This position will work with all departments to identify, develop action plans and track the implementation of projects that will improve the profitability and efficiency in the plant.

     

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    • Identify and drive continuous improvement plans to improve overall equipment performance (quality, output and reliability).
    • Conduct time studies to ensure work cells are hitting established targets, identify inefficiencies and provide recommendations for improvement.
    • Support the integration of new and existing equipment into automated cells. Involved in any buy-offs.
    • Coordinate engineering changes for the facility
    • Responsible for developing timelines and action plans for cost reduction activities.
    • Responsible for verifying and tracking cost improvement ideas and reporting monthly goals and objectives to the plant management team.
    • Work with Corporate Analyst on cost analysis for margin improvements.
    • Attend weekly APQP meetings.
    • Analyse process flow throughout the facility to ensure efficient movement of raw material into WIP and finished product.
    • Any other task set by the Plant Manager.

     

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

    • 2+ years’ experience in an automation/production environment
    • Knowledge of metal stamping, mig welding, and other processes
    • Lean manufacturing and 5 S concept awareness
    • Excellent organization, communication and coordination skills

     

    EDUCATION:

    Mechanical or Industrial diploma or equivalent experience.

     

     REPORTS TO:Plant Manager

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  • PRESS OPERATOR
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Tuesday, November 5, 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
    Tuesday, November 5, 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
    Tuesday, November 5, 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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  • TOOL & DIE MAKER (Afternoon Shift)
    Oakville, ON
    Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    POSITION SUMMARY
    In this position you will be responsible for repair, troubleshooting, maintenance, sharpening of progressive transfer dies (for presses of capacity of up to 1000 tons). 

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Repair and troubleshooting of progressive dies.
    • Responsible for maintaining production dies in peak efficiency to produce quality product.
    • Assist during tryouts.
    • Advises Tool Room Manager changes required to improve tool performance.

    SKILLS

    • 3-7+ years experience troubleshooting dies in a metal stamping environment.
    • Minimum of 5 years as a post licensed Tool & Die Maker in a heavy metal stamping press environment performing new maintenance of progressive dies.
    • Strong organizational skills, hands-on approach to solving problems, able to work proactively and independently, ability to prioritize activities.
    • Experience with HSLA and Dual Phase materials an asset.
    • Reading and interpreting blue prints.
    • Licensed to use overhead crane (forklift training would be an asset).
    • Computer Skills (basic – intermediate)
    • Must understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete his/her assigned tasks.

    EDUCATION

    • 3+ years minimum Licensed toolmaker (Repair)

    SHIFT:    Straight Afternoon Shifts  [3:00 pm to 1:30 am; Mon to Thurs; Fridays Overtime as needed.  No weekends.]

    REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

    Please submit your resume online or fax to:  905-825-2087.

    *No Agencies Please. 

    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

    Contact Human Resources