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 - Afternoons

Oakville, ON

Monday, May 14, 2018

EDM OPERATOR

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.

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

Afternoon Shift:        3:30 pm to 2:00 am; Monday to Thursday

                                    3:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Fridays (as needed)

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

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MACHINE OPERATORS - 10 POSITIONS (VARIOUS SHIFTS)

Burlington, ON - Stamping

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY

The Machine Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the assigned machine/cell and recording periodic checks, for the quality of the product being produced. This is an entry level position with full training, no direct experience required. Shifts available to choose from are as follows: (no rotations required, shifts are first-come/first serve basis).

  • Straight Day shift; 6 am to 2 pm; Mon-Fri.
  • Straight Afternoon shift; 2 pm to 10 pm; Mon-Fri.
  • Straight Night shift; 10 pm to 6 am; Sun-Thurs.
  • **Weekend Day shift; (6 am to 6 pm; Sat-Sun + Mon 6 am to 2 pm + Tues 6 am to 11:30 am). **
  • **Weekend Night shift (6 pm to 6 am; Sat-Sun +Thurs 10 pm to 3:30 am + Fri 10 pm to 6 am).**

** For the above two shifts:  the Company will provide an extra 2.5 hrs to top up hours to 40 hours (subject to terms of agreement).

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • The majority of this position requires the employee to stand, doing repetitive work and inspecting welding components for defects.
  • Repetitively place small steel components into a clamp (fixture); the robot welds the two pieces together; the worker removes the part from the fixture and visually inspects it for defects.
  • Record the quantity run, downtime, scrap and reason on Production Efficiency Log.
  • Work in Compliance with Company Health & Safety Standards, Polices & procedures and comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or clothing as required by the Occupational health & Safety Act.
  • Perform General Housekeeping duties, and keep the work-cell orderly and tidy.
  • Any other task given by the Production Supervisor, Welding Manager or Welding Supervisor.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

  • Safety Shoes – required by candidate
  • MetriCan provides: Safety Glasses, Earplugs, Gloves/Arm Guards (when required).

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • All new hires are fully trained on their duties; no experience required.
  • Must have the ability to understand English; basic written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks.
  • Basic computer skills required (MS Office).
  • Health & Safety and WHMIS knowledge.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing, or welding environment is an asset.
  • Training in the correct use of required measuring instruments is an asset.

REPORTS TO:  Welding Supervisor

Compensation includes: health care benefits after 3 months and pension available after 1 year. Starting hourly rate is $15.00/hr.

To learn more about us, visit us at: www.metrican.com/careers.

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

No Agencies calls please.



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MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN

Burlington, ON - Stamping

Thursday, April 12, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY

The Maintenance Electrician is responsible for following preventative maintenance plans, repairs, and equipment upgrades.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Responsible for conducting preventative / predicative maintenance inspections as per schedule on the equipment manual and to carryout routine repairs as needed and report all finding.
  • Order inventory consumables when at a minimum through purchasing.
  • Develop personal skills and capability through on-going training, as provided by the company or elsewhere subject to Company approval.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Must work in compliance with the provision of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OH&SA) and the regulations,
  • Must use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the worker’s employer requires to be used or worn;
  • Must report any deficiencies in any equipment to his or her Supervisor or Manager and report any hazards of which he or she knows.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

  • Minimum 7 - 10 years’ experience in a similar position and must possess a 309A or 442A licence
  • Fluent with PLC Programming (preferably Allen Bradley)
  • Computer Skills:  Excel, Preventative Maintenance Software, Knowledge of PLC Programming & Variable Frequency Drives.
  • Experience with Hydraulic Presses, Spot Welding, Robotic (mig) welding, and Linear Transfer systems.
  • Capable of reading detailed equipment drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Fully experienced in the use of maintenance equipment.
  • Knowledge of Electro-Mechanical Controls.
  • Ability to understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks.
  • Must be fluent with networking.

EDUCATION

Secondary School Education and;

Valid Ontario Electrical Certification (442A or 309A)

Crane, Fork Truck, Confined Space and Scissor Lift Certifications

REPORTS TO:  Maintenance Manager

Compensation includes: Competitive salary, health care benefits after 3 months and pension available after 1 year.

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

No Agencies call please.

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TOOL AND DIE MAKERS - DAY & AFTERNOON SHIFTS

Burlington, ON - Stamping

Monday, May 14, 2018

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 MAKER (Afternoon Shift)

Oakville, ON

Monday, May 14, 2018

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build, 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 build and 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:  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.

 

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ESTIMATOR

Burlington, ON - Logistics

Monday, May 14, 2018

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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