Maintenance Technician (Industrial Electrician)

Woodbridge ON
Posted On Mar 11 2020 Apr 10 2020

This position is for MSM, a division of Magna Powertrain.


Magna Powertrain, an operating unit of Magna International, is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. Offering complete system integration sets us apart from our competitors.


Role Summary

The successful incumbent will be responsible for Troubleshooting and maintaining production equipment, which includes electrical, hydraulics, mechanic and pneumatic components such as cylinders, pumps, motors, valves, pipes, hoses, filters, gearboxes, bearing assemblies etc.


Key Responsibilities

  • Safe Installation and repair of equipment
  • Install, examine, replace and repair electronic wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components. 
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Inform the Maintenance Manager about changes in electrical circuits and updates to the original diagrams
  • Wire new control panels according to drawings and verbal instructions under consideration of Hydro codes and other applicable standards and regulations.
  • Pass on information, experience and knowledge to other maintenance employee, to ensure effective, non-repetitious problem solving and machine repairs. 
  • Work in a cost-effective manner and maintains a high standard of quality and excellent workmanship. 
  • Conduct preventative maintenance programs and keep maintenance records. 
  • Must have continuous improvements on machinery and equipment.  Meet schedule set by maintenance Manager.


Key Responsibilities

Use different PLC programming devices including software to modify and read logic control programs.  Perform other assignments from time to time as managements so directs.

Inform the Maintenance Manager or depending on the shift, inform the

Production Supervisor to the best of his ability about unusual things, faulty design, unsafe conditions, missing parts, etc. Adhere to standards and rules described in the Employee Handbook, conduct in a manner consistent with those practices leading to the safe operation of the division and displaying leadership, concerns and a safe work ethics.

Perform other duties as required within his/her ability.

Actively and positively support the continued practice of Common Values behaviours


Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Licensed Electrician or equivalent electrical engineering certificate
  • Completion of an industrial electrician apprenticeship program or equivalent  
  • Minimum 3 year’s experience in the automotive industry as an industrial electrician
  • Knowledge of electric circuitry of relay, PC and PLC logic.
  • Working knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Lockout Policies and electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems 
  • Ability to perform basic wiring work, conduit bending and control cabinet wiring.   
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision. 
  • Good communications skills and must be able to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English.
  • Additional Information
  • Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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