Industrial Electrician

Operations · Ridgetown, Ontario
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $33-$35

Value Edge Employment is hiring for Industrial Electrician for our client (Martinrea) in Ridgetown Ontario.


Job Summary: Maintain physical plant and equipment to ensure 100% production up-time.  Maintain PM and ensure robustness of production equipment.  Maintain safety of all manufacturing equipment and facilities in the plant.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Electrical certificate and 5 years of related work experience
  • Good English Communication Skills (oral and written)
  • Thorough knowledge of blue print reading and interpretation
  • Possess good mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • PLC programming /training a definite asset
  • Forklift license is an asset
  • Good knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and PLC

Essential Functions:

  • Excellent attendance
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimum direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader
  • Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Systems Requirements
  • 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
  • Ability to utilize trouble shooting and problem solving techniques
  • Respecting and understanding of the Customer / Supplier relationship
  • Professional and timely completion of projects
  • Timely and organized response to equipment related problems that impact production requirements
  • Must be willing to work other shifts or perform other duties/tasks that are of reasonable request by Management
  • Preventative maintenance of all production equipment
  • Plans, layout, install and repair complex wiring circuits and distribution systems to the applicable codes
  • Install and maintain complex electrical and electronic components of varied equipment
  • Responsible for housekeeping, work area, parts and equipment
  • Complete routine paperwork as required
  • Address safety issues
  • Diagnose and remedy all electrical troubles and repair and replace all electrical apparatus
  • Occasionally performs work in other trade
  • Has required experience to use to use electrical tools, measuring and testing equipment
  • Work from complex wiring drawings, code books and similar documents
  • Work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Has knowledge of and repairs CNC and PLC controls
  • Ability to Write programs on various PLC (OMRON, ALLEN BRADELY, SIEMONS)
  • Programming of PLC and other relate equipment
  • Any other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
  • Able to start, stop and operate all shop equipment
  • Has a detailed knowledge of applied electrical practices, techniques and the theory and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and controls
  • Work on ladders, lifts and scaffolds
  • Maybe required to work overtime, weekends or alternate shifts
  • Provide assistance, guidance and advice to Apprentices as required
  • Liaise with internal departments for design input, fabrication and modifications to equipment
  • Ensure timely completion of repairs, fixtures etc as required so production is not interrupted
  • Work closely with Supervisor to ensure plant, machines and equipment are capable of producing production requirements.
  • Assist in the validation of new / used equipment transferred to plant
  • Ensure preventative maintenance program are done based on assigned schedules
  • Trouble shooting of production equipment and record keeping of development and troubleshooting
  • Follow MCPC when working on production concerns, complete paperwork to close protocols.
  • Follow all lock out/tag out procedures as required
  • Responsible to maintain good housekeeping on work area at all times
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement initiatives on all aspect of the job
  • Work from drawings, verbal instructions or sketches
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook


Work Environment:

  • Plant floor (PPE required)

Physical Demands:

  • Constant communication with employees, support departments and management
  • Overtime as required
  • Physically capable of heavy lifting, not afraid of heights – scissor lift

Health and Safety:

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company

Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job.  Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice

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    Ridgetown, Ontario
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