Martinrea International Inc.
  • 24-Jul-2017 to 26-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Alfield
  • Vaughan, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in similar role ideally in production orientated environment, with emphasis on stamping, forming and automated processes using robots
  • Possess an inter-provincial valid Electrician license with knowledge of applicable electrical codes
  • Excellent PLC experience in configuring and programming
  • Excellent electrical drawing/diagram reading and interpretation skills
  • Troubleshooting skills in electrical systems
  • Excellent problem solving skills with ability to trace wires and faulty components
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft office and data base systems
  • Industrial networking knowledge of all applicable networks. (Ethernet, ControlNet, Devicenet, RIO, DH+, DH485, DF1, Netlinx, CANBUS, Profibus and any other plant related networks
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad
  • Familiar with all applicable Machines, Robots and Press safety standards
  • Ability to understand and interpret robot programs
  • Ability to identify causes of problems and develop methods to correct these problems
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and having the ability to relate and communicate well with peers and management


Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent attendance
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be a Team Player
  • Root-cause analysis with fish bone diagrams 5 Whys' A3, etc
  • Ability to manage projects, with the ability to create and maintain action trackers and timelines.
  • Ability to work with suppliers, gathering executable knowledge to better existing machinery, process, or quality.
  • Flexibility to work rotating shifts and weekends as required and occasional alternative hours, if necessary to meet customer requirements.
  • Support Quality System and Environmental Management System Requirements
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Respecting and understanding the Customer/ Supplier relationship
  • Professional and timely completion of assigned projects consistently and report any issues to the Supervisor immediately
  • Timely and organized response to PLC related problems that impact productions requirements
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts or perform other duties/tasks as required
  • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition


  • Maintain plant controls systems by updating documentation and keeping current backups of all machine control systems
  • Develop and maintain equipment networks
  • Gain the resident expertise status in all the PLC and HMI systems that Alfield Industries operates
  • Assess why a machine is down by troubleshooting and finding the root cause.
  • Modifying the PLC and the entire periphery to ensure programming robustness and eliminate out of sequence issues.
  • Work with Engineering and Quality department to prevent and solve quality issues from occurring with programming changes and additional safeguards.
  • Install and maintain plant and SCADA equipment
  • Provide controls support and training for plant electricians as required
  • Liaison with engineering department on all equipment modifications
  • Provide support for all departments when launching new programs
  • Maintain plant controls specification and parts list for new equipment
  • Design electrical schematics in AutoCad format for any equipment changes
  • Responsible to ensure all equipment complies with OSHA standards and requirements
  • Maintain all equipment related software to ensure all revisions are current
  • Develop and maintain critical spare parts list for all key equipment
  • Maintain maintenance laptops to ensure all backups are synchronized
  • Contribute in regular handoff meetings
  • Schedule meetings in order to accomplish projects
  • Complete duties and tasks assigned by immediate Supervisor and Managemen
  1.  Assist plant leadership in driving and accomplishing key performance indicators.
  2.  Assist in the hiring process and new associate orientation.


Working Conditions:

  • 100% plant floor (PPE required)


Decision Making and Authority:

  • Decision Making:
    • Quality
    • Identify critical situations and communicate up            
  • Recommendations:
    • Establish priorities when faced with multiple projects
    • Quality, safety and efficiency
  • Quantities measurables:
    • Monitoring of 50 plus machines


Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required
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