Becoming a Team Member at Formet means joining a company offering competitive wages and benefits, employee recognition programs, as well as industry training, internal transfer and promotion opportunities. Team Members take pride producing high-quality automotive parts that help our customers make safe, efficient vehicles.
Formet is one of the largest manufacturing employers in Southwestern Ontario producing body and chassis components for assembly plants across North America. Our 1.1 million square foot facility features industry-leading hydroforming, roll-forming, hot-stamping, robotic assembly and post-assembly coating processes. At Formet, we take care of each other and live by the motto “One Team. One Formet.”
To increase uptime, throughput, efficiency and quality, through the process of maintaining, designing, developing and continuously improving our equipment and the utilization of technology to ensure the best quality parts are produced.
Perform all duties and promote themselves in a manner that reflects Formet Expectations, Formet’s Visions/Values through Magna’s Employee Charter.
Follow and abide by all government, Legal, Magna and Formet rules and regulations.
Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
Evaluate and improve our processes for uptime and repeatability.
Evaluate downtime situations for root cause and identify potential risks to similar process.
Complete preventative maintenance on equipment and keep maintenance records to identify weakness in design.
Assist in developing and/or updating preventive maintenance procedures.
Monitor and participate in ensuring all Key Performance Indicators (Safety, Quality and Productivity) are being achieved.
Communicate information throughout shift and at shift exchange.
Co-ordinate activities of apprentices, helpers and assigned contractors.
Support cross-functional repairs to equipment that includes Electrical, Mechanical, and Tooling provided it could be done safely.
Troubleshoot safety devices.
Troubleshoot equipment using software with encoder feedback.
Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices.
Program and troubleshoot Fanuc Robots and Lincoln Power Sources, and understand the grounding circuit of a Robotic weld cell.
Understand various communication networks.
Participate in new electrical and mechanical designs and ensure equipment build standards meet Formet’s Build Specifications.
Electricians need to understand new electrical standards involving Pre Health and Safety reviews, safe distance calculations, Safety Plc’s, and new robot standards.
Install, align, dismantle and move stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment.
Operate hoisting and lifting devices such as cranes, jacks and tractors to position machinery and parts during the installation, set-up and repair of machinery.
Perform other duties as designated.
Knowledge and Education
Grade 12 diploma or equivalent.
Electrical Certificate of Qualification (309A or 442A).
Minimum two years’ experience as an Industrial Electrician.
Skills and Competencies
Able to work shift work.
Able to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
What you can expect from us
Wage : $36.61 CAD per hour.
Shift : Rotating every 2 weeks between days, afternoons and nights.
Overtime after 40 hours per week.
Shift premiums of $0.75/hr (afternoons) and $1.25/hr (nights)
2 weeks of paid vacation (3 weeks after 3 years) + 3 Personal Paid Holidays (PPH) + 2 half days.
Medical and Dental Coverage.
Plant wide Incentive Program – based on a number of factors, all members of our team receive an Incentive Bonus, if requirements are met.
Work boot, safety glasses and custom molded earplug allowances.
Weekly pay via direct deposit.
Company paid uniforms (if you choose to use).
Company paid life insurance and AD&D coverage.
Magna Profit Sharing.
Educational Assistance program.
Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.
Roger’s cell phone plan available to Formet Team Members – $40.00 / month
Employee discounts (new vehicle, amusement parks etc.)
Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.