A leading supplier of tooling and stamped metal components

Career Opportunities

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 - AFTERNOON SHIFT

Oakville, ON

Friday, June 16, 2017

The EDM Operator– Afternoon 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.   (Afternoon Shift:  Mon to Thurs; 3:30 pm to 2 am; sometimes Friday for 3 to 6 hrs as needed).

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 Shift Supervisor..

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:   Shift Supervisor / CNC Manager

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

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TOOL AND DIE MAKERS - DAY & AFTERNOON SHIFTs

Oakville, ON

Thursday, November 10, 2016

POSITION SUMMARY

The Tool and Die Maker is responsible for the building and/or repair of dies with an emphasis on safety, quality and workmanship. Under the direction of their lead hand they must be able to work independently and/or with other Toolmakers/Apprentices. Ability to troubleshoot problems and make decisions ensuring that delivery dates are met. Demonstrate good verbal and communication skills.   Ensure that the proper documentation is maintained and to perform housekeeping duties as required. 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Wearing, adjusting and maintaining protective protection 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 preoperational 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 / sinking a hole.
  • 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.
  • Spot forming the steels and tools, preparing and forming an initial blank.
  • Finalizing die assembly for final piece part production.
  • Try out and troubleshooting the die.
  • Inspecting part produced by the developed die and final inspection.
  • Responsible for meeting customer due dates.
  • Work with all departments to ensure timely completion of dies.
  • Responsible for completing die within allotted quoted hours.
  • Responsible for the training of the apprentices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

  • Quality Policy / ISO9001 / TS16949
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Operating Procedure
  • Understanding of measuring instruments
  • WHMIS Knowledge
  • Understand basic written and verbal instructions
  • Overhead Crane knowledge & licence

EDUCATION

  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
  • Certificate of Qualifications (Trade Code 430A)
  • 5-7 years’ experience as a tool and die maker

PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS

  • 95% of the workday is spent standing and 5% sitting to line up die
  • Freedom to move at will
  • Position involves bending from waist to lift materials (maximum 35 lbs) from ground and bench level (minor demand), crouching to look inside die or tool (frequent demand)
  • Position is exposed to hazardous machinery, e.g. operates grinders, bridgeports and sometimes presses
  • Incumbent is exposed to heat and humidity during summer months, occasional fumes from forklift, and noise from presses, machinery and grinders
  • Intense sensory concentration is required when doing precision work, e.g. reading blueprints, making the dies
  • Position is subject to deadline pressures and competing demands
  • Sensory concentration is required when completing clerical work, e.g. completing die checklist sheet

REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

This position is a straight afternoon shift; 4 pm to 2:30 am; Mon to Thurs.

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

No Agency calls.

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TOOL & DIE APPRENTICE - LEVEL 2

Burlington, ON - Stamping

Thursday, June 01, 2017

MetriCan is currently seeking one (1) Apprentice who is currently enrolled in the Tool & Die Program (Level 2 or higher); seeking sponsorship for a one-day release.

 POSITION SUMMARY

The primary objective is to give hands-on experience in the building and/or 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 protection 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.
  • Spot forming the steels and tools, preparing and forming an initial blank.
  • Finalizing die assembly for final piece part production.
  • Try out and trouble-shooting the die.
  • Inspecting part produced by the developed die and final inspection.
  • Other duties as assigned by the lead hand.

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

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TOOL & DIE MAKER (Repair) - 1 POSITION

Burlington, ON - Stamping

Friday, May 08, 2015

POSITION SUMMARY
In this position you will be responsible for repair, troubleshooting, maintenance, sharpening and repair of progressive transfer dies (for presses of capacity of up to 800 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.
  • Travel to USA & Mexico for short durations from time-to-time (10%) may be required.

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 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

  • 5 years minimum Licensed toolmaker

SHIFT:   Rotating shifts  [Willingness to travel to USA & Mexico an asset but not mandatory.]

REPORTS TO:  Tooling 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.

 

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TOOL & DIE APPRENTICE - LEVEL 3

Oakville, ON

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

MetriCan is currently seeking one (1) Apprentice who is currently enrolled in the Tool & Die Program (Level 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, free healthcare & pension plan.

    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

Contact Human Resources


CNC OPERATOR - DAY SHIFT

Oakville, ON

Monday, June 19, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY

The CNC Operator (day shift) is responsible for operating and/or tending to metal-cutting machines designed for repetitive machining work.  The incumbent must  have  some experience in working with CNC machines and obviously being able to understand and interpret G and M codes.  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.
  • Set up tooling per supplied drawings.
  • Ability to understand CNC programs an asset (especially NX)
  • Understand and utilize the FCS System (clamping system) in daily work.
  • Ability to understand and interpret G and M codes using Fanuc controls.
  • 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.
  • Able to work days (7:00 am - 3:30 pm; M-Fri); overtime paid after 40 hrs.  During busy times Saturday mornings maybe required in order to meet tight deadlines.    

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

  • 2- 3+ years CNC Operator, or a recent grad with high marks
  • Quality Policy – working knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949
  • Working knowledge of NX (Unigraphics) an asset
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Operating Work Instructions
  • Operating Procedure
  • Measurement Systems:  Vernier, Micrometer
  • WHMIS Knowledge
  • Health & Safety Act
  • Must have the ability to understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks.
  • Able to work independently.

EDUCATION

  • Secondary School Diploma along with:
  • Machining / CNC Certificate/Diploma
  • Valid Crane Certificate an asset

REPORTS TO:  CNC Floor Supervisor

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

No agency calls for any jobs posted please.

 


 

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