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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!


  • Industrial Electrician/PLC Programmer
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Friday, June 19, 2020



    POSITION: Industrial Electrician/PLC Programmer


    We are currently recruiting a licensed Industrial Electrician (309A or 442A) to join the Metrican team at our Burlington location. This position will support our night shift, and hours of work are Sunday – Thursday; 10:00pm – 6:00am.


    At Metrican we are looking for positive, team-oriented people who can also work independently. It is imperative that all employees focus on efficiency, quality, continuous improvement, and most importantly safety. This position requires strong attention to detail and a quick response time.


    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
    Ontario Provincial license is required as an Industrial Electrician (309A or 442A) is required.
    Automotive manufacturing experience is required.
    6-8 years’ experience in a similar role required (experience with stamping and robotic welding is required).
    Self-motivated, reliable and dependable.


    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Preventative maintenance, breakdown support and project-based work.
    Examine and repair all equipment when required for continuous plant operation.
    Responsible ensuring the preventative and predictive maintenance program for all equipment is executed.
    Troubleshooting of high and low voltage systems (press feed lines, lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and weld equipment, etc.)
    Fluent in PLC Programming and troubleshooting (Allen Bradley, MicroLogix, Rockwell) – must be able to reset faults to ensure continued operations.
    Maintain and modify existing automation-controlled PLC systems where required.
    Configure software using company's software design practices. This includes but it is not limited to PLC and PC controllers, drives, robots, networking, HMI, sensors, vision, logging, printing, scanning, interfaces etc.
    Integration of specialized hardware and software into manufacturing systems to enhance automation and control with an emphasis on efficiency.
    Inspect facility equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and potential malfunctions.
    Must be able to communicate with team members and management.
    Must work in Compliance with Company Health & Safety Standards, Polices & procedures and to comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
    Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment or clothing as required by the Employer and or the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
    Any other task set by the Maintenance Manager and Plant Manager


    Metrican is an equal opportunity employer who provides an inclusive and diverse work environment. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process.




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  • Millwright
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020

    POSITION: MILLWRIGHT (433A)


    We are currently recruiting a licensed Millwright to join the Metrican team at our Burlington location. This position will support our weekend shift, and hours of work are Friday – Sunday; 6:00am – 6:30pm.


    At Metrican we are looking for positive, team-oriented people who can also work independently. It is imperative that all employees focus on efficiency, quality, continuous improvement, and most importantly safety. This position requires strong attention to detail and a quick response time.


    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
    Ontario Provincial license is required as an Industrial Millwright (433A) is required.
    Automotive manufacturing experience is required.
    6-8 years’ experience in a similar role required (experience with stamping and robotic welding is required).
    Fabrication experience considered an asset.
    Self-motivated, reliable and dependable.


    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Preventative maintenance, breakdown support and project-based work.
    Examine and repair all equipment when required for continuous plant operation.
    Responsible ensuring the preventative and predictive maintenance program for all equipment is executed.
    Troubleshooting of various pneumatic and hydraulic circuit systems (ex. feed lines at presses, straighteners, decoilers).
    Maintenance of various machinery, compressors, mechanical systems.
    Familiar with maintenance of facility HVAC equipment, overhead cranes, etc. would be considered an asset.
    Inspect facility equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and potential malfunctions.
    Small fabrication (welding/fitting).
    Conventional machining (milling machine/grinder).
    Must be able to communicate with team members and management.
    Must work in Compliance with Company Health & Safety Standards, Polices & procedures and to comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
    Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment or clothing as required by the Employer and or the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
    Any other task set by the Production Manager or Plant Supervisors.


    Metrican is an equal opportunity employer who provides an inclusive and diverse work environment. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process.


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  • QA Technician
    Oakville, ON
    Monday, June 15, 2020

    POSITION SUMMARY


    Responsible for the daily operations of the Quality Department, ensures that the prescribed tolerances as established by the customer are met in accordance with the quality system, and acceptable industry and customer standards.
    ***Night Shift Position ***


    SPECIFIC DUTIES 
    Responsible for the Calibration and maintenance of Gauges, Fixtures and measuring instruments used by shop employees and the QA Department.
    Responsible for dimensional inspection of parts on CMM and preparation of reports from CMM measurements.
    Programs CMM to measure parts.
    Performs Capability Analysis and preparation of SPC reports.
    Performs inspection of raw materials and dock audit of shipping.
    Responsible for performing manufacturing product and process audits in accordance with defined schedules, reports non-conformances found during the audits and implements and verifies corrective actions.
    Works with Manufacturing to solve in-house quality concerns.
    Responsible for properly maintaining accurate records of all jobs produced.
    Ensures that all parts are properly tagged prior to shipment to the warehouse or customer.
    Trouble shoots difficulties encountered in the manufacturing process and offer timely solutions.
    Works cooperatively with the Lead Hands when products (Dies) do not meet specifications.
    Provides reports on quality issues/concerns as requested by the Quality Manager. 
    Reviews all issues and provide solutions to the Quality Manager. 
    Responsible for performing First Off, In Process and Last Off inspections.
    Prepares full-layout of parts per GD&T and AIAG/Customer specific formats.
    Prepares Control Plans, In-Process Inspection Instructions, Packaging Instructions, Operator Quality Guides, bar code labels and all other quality documents for all production jobs.
    Provides training to all employees as required to ensure Inspection Instructions, Work Instructions and procedures are understood and followed throughout the organization.
    Ensures that parts confirm to the specifications as per the Control Plan and Inspection Schedule.  Reports all non-conformances found to the Quality Manager and initiates NCR on non-conforming items.
    Coordinates and monitors pre-launch containment, sort and rework activities to ensure parts meet customer specifications prior to shipment. Prepare work instructions and provide training to employees responsible for performing these activities. Report activity results to the Quality Manager.
    Perform other duties as assigned by the Quality Manager.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    Quality Policy / Understanding of ISO/AITF 16949/ISO and MetriCan’s Quality System requirements
    Health & Safety Policy / Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations (industrial establishments) 
    Operating Work Instructions/Operating Procedures/WHMIS Knowledge
    Measurement systems (Vernier, Micrometer, Protractor, Hardness Tester, CMM, Gauge R&R)
    Trained in the methodology of S.P.C and Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
    Trained in the use of CMM Equipment
    Computer skills (Microsoft Word & Excel and S.P.C. Software)
    Excellent written and verbal English skills.
    Able to work flexible hours and independently.  At present, this position is required to work the night shift.  Overtime is paid after 40 hrs.


    EDUCATION
    College certificate or equivalent in Quality Control Systems.
    Experience in a manufacturing discipline, an asset if knowledge in the automotive metal stamping area.
    Minimum two years’ experience


    REPORTS TO:  Quality Manager

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  • Cleaner
    Burlington, ON - Stamping
    Monday, June 15, 2020

    POSITION: CLEANER 


    We are currently recruiting a night shift cleaner to join the Metrican team at our Burlington location. Hours of work for this position are Sunday – Thursday, 10:00pm – 6:00am.


    Reporting to the Production Manager, cleaners are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sanitization of the manufacturing facility (office, plant and grounds) by performing various cleaning duties. Tasks may vary based on seasonal changes or business requirements. The cleaner will also support the warehouse facility located approximately 1 km from the main plant.  


    At Metrican we are looking for positive, team-oriented people who can also work independently. It is imperative that all employees focus on efficiency, quality, continuous improvement, and most importantly safety. This position requires strong attention to detail and a quick response time.


    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
    Previous experience in the cleaning/janitorial industry required. Experience with cleaning/janitorial in an industrial/manufacturing facility considered an asset.
    Experience with automatic floor scrubbers and other janitorial equipment is an asset.
    Own transportation is required as this position supports two facilities.
    Self-motivated, reliable and dependable.


    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsible for the cleaning and disinfection of all facility areas including offices, plant and grounds of the facility).
    Ensure regular disinfection/cleaning of all frequently touched surfaces (such as tables, railings, door knobs, desks, etc.).
    Ensure washroom facilities are regularly cleaned, replenished and maintained.
    Ensure safe use of forklift and Zambonis at all times while cleaning, removing waste, etc.
    Ensure external maintenance of the yard. Although landscape & snow removal services are used, the cleaner must ensure walkways are salted, debris is removed and cigarette disposal receptacles are emptied.
    Manage all cleaning supplies and maintain adequate inventory at all times.
    Must understand written job instructions and conduct basic problem-solving.
    Must be able to communicate with team members and management.
    Must work in Compliance with Company Health & Safety Standards, Polices & procedures and to comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
    Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment or clothing as required by the Employer and or the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
    Any other task set by the Production Manager or Plant Supervisors.


    Metrican is an equal opportunity employer who provides an inclusive and diverse work environment. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process.


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  • Maintenance Millwright
    Oakville, ON
    Monday, June 15, 2020

    POSITION SUMMARY


    The afternoon shift Maintenance Millwright is responsible for the set up and maintenance of a preventative maintenance plan for each piece of equipment and to use the plan to ensure all equipment is at maximum possible efficiency.   
    The successful candidate must be able to work the afternoon shift; Monday to Thursday; 3 pm to 1:30 am; Fridays (as needed) 3 pm to 8 pm.


    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Responsible for conducting preventative / predictive maintenance inspections as per schedule identified by Maintenance Manager, carryout routine repairs as needed and report all findings.
    Advise Maintenance Manager when inventory of consumables are at a minimum.
    Enter data on Maintenance Activity Log located at production equipment at time of repair.
    Operate a lift truck, overhead cranes and scissor lift.
    Check fluid levels on equipment and add fluid as required.
    Sign off on equipment service contracts (crane, lift truck).
    Must work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OH&SA) while wearing proper PPE.
    Develop personal skills and capability through on-going training, as provided by the company or elsewhere subject to Company approval.
    Attend meeting as required.
    Other duties as assigned by Plant Manager.
    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    Quality Policy / Quality Documentation / Familiarity with ISO9001 / TS16949
    Health & Safety Policy / Health & Safety Act / WHMIS GHS 2015
    Operating Work Instructions / Operating Procedures
    Measurement Systems: Vernier, Micrometer, Multimeter
    Computer Skills:  Preventative Maintenance Software & basic Excel
    Capable of reading detailed equipment drawings
    Fully experienced in the use of maintenance equipment
    Knowledge of Mechanical Controls.
    Knowledgeable in the operation of metal stamping presses with a tonnage range from 200 to 1300 ton.
    Must be able to weld both stick & mig.
    Knowledge of Press / Feed Lines / Machines
    Understand basic written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks.
    Team leadership, organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and independent problem solving skills.
    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
    Secondary School Diploma along with:
    5+ years Millwright experience in metal stamping environment
    Valid Ontario Trade Certification (i.e. Millwright 433A)
    Valid Crane, Forklift, Scissor Lift and Confined Space Certifications
    REPORTS TO: Plant 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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  • 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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  • Press Operators
    Oakville, ON
    Friday, July 3, 2020

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

    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):

    Day Shift: 6:30 am to 3:00 pm Mon to Friday

    OR

    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 250 ton to 1320 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 $23.00 per hour
    • Healthcare Benefits after 3 months
    • Pension Plan available after 1 year
    • Overtime available
    • Annual Summer BBQ 

    REPORTS TO:  Production Supervisor

    MetriCan is bus route accessible. 

    MetriCan will provide reasonable workplace accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

    No Agency calls please.

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  • CNC Operator
    Oakville, ON
    Monday, June 15, 2020

    Afternoon Shift (3:30 pm to 2:00 am; Mon to Thurs.  Fridays 3 pm to 8 pm -overtime as required) ******

    POSITION SUMMARY

    CNC Operators are responsible for setting up, operating or tend metal-cutting machines designed for repetitive machining work.  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 pre-machine and final machine checklist.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    • Perform pre-machine and final machine checklist.
    • Set up tooling per supplied drawings.
    • Understand and utilize the FCS System (clamping system) in daily work.
    • Ability to 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.
    • Ability to understand CNC programs.
    • Able to work evenings (3:30 pm to 2:00 am; M-Thurs; When busy Fri 3:30 pm to 8 pm); overtime paid after 40 hrs.  

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

    • Minimum of 2 years CNC Operator experience
    • Quality Policy – working knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949
    • 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 Operator Certificate/Diploma
    • Valid Crane Certificate

    REPORTS TO: CNC Coordinator - Afternoon Shift and CNC Manager

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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
    Monday, December 23, 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
    Monday, December 23, 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.

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