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!


CNC OPERATOR- AFTERNOON SHIFT

Oakville, ON

Monday, September 18, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY

The CNC Operator is responsible for setting up CNC machines during the afternoon shift. The incumbent must be able to understand and interpret G and M codes. Measure and verify dimensions of machined parts using precision measuring instruments. Perform blocking duties of steel blocks when not  busy in CNC department.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Perform pre-machine and final machine checklist.
  • Setting up tooling per supplied drawings.
  • 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 afternoons (4 pm to 2:30 am; M-Thurs); overtime paid after 40 hrs + shift premium applicable. During busy times some hours on Fridays will be required in order to meet tight deadlines.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

  • 2+ yrs CNC Operator/programming experience
  • Quality Policy – working knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949
  • Working knowledge of NX 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:
  • Recent grad of Machining / CNC Programming Certificate/Diploma
  • Valid Crane Certificate

REPORTS TO: CNC Floor Supervisor

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

No Agency calls.

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TOOL AND DIE MAKERS - DAY & AFTERNOON SHIFTs

Oakville, ON

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

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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MACHINE OPERATOR - 1 POSITION (AFTERNOONS)

Burlington, ON - Stamping

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY

The Machine Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the assigned robot or spot welder machine and checks for the quality of the product being produced during the Afternoon shift.

Skills Required

  • Be able to work in a team environment.
  • Accustom to working in a fast paced environment.
  • Attention to detail a must.
  • Previous experience on a spot welder/robotic welder would be an asset.
  • Experience with using a computer terminal to enter production and/or inventory releases.
  • Able to measure and verify dimensions of stamped parts using precision instruments and checking fixtures.
  • Carrying out a set of procedural/operational functions or processes based on an understanding of instructions or information necessary to perform the work.
  • Any previous MIG welding experience would be an asset.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Work activities may involve handling loads up to 35 lbs.

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

  • 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: Welding Supervisor

Job details : One (1) position available - Afternoon shift.  Rotating is not required.  The successful candidate must be able to stand for 10 hrs a day – 4 days/week.

Afternoon Shift:  2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Mon to Thurs.

Compensation includes:  health care benefits, pension available after 1 year. 

MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

No agency calls.


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ESTIMATOR - Contract

Burlington, ON - Logistics

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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. **This is a Contract position with the possibility of permanent status.

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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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, with healthcare & pension benefits.

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TOOL & DIE MAKER (Repair) - 1 POSITION

Burlington, ON - Stamping

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

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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TOOLING DESIGNERS - ALL LEVELS

Oakville, ON

Friday, July 07, 2017

MetriCan (Oakville) Engineering Department is expanding and as such we are currently looking for all levels of Tooling Designers.

Junior candidates must have:  CAD experience and knowledgeable with Windows applications & operating systems and some knowledge of Unigraphics (NX10).

Intermediate & Senior Designers must have: 3D CAD experience, be knowledgeable with Metal Stamping and able to work independently. Knowledge of Unigraphics (NX10) required.

All candidates must have an excellent command of the English language (both written & verbal) as reports & presentations will be required.

Knowledge of NX (Unigraphics) and shop floor experience are assets.

All positions report to the Engineering Manager.

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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, with healthcare & pension benefits.

    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

Contact Human Resources