by Magna - Presstran

Reference #: ASM/AS2/STP204
Position Type: Full-time
Location: St Thomas, ON
Date Posted: Aug 02, 2022
Experience: 1 Year
Education: College Diploma (3 years)

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Maintenance Mechanic (Millwright) contributes to the safety and efficiency of production operations by regularly inspecting, repairing, modifying and maintaining equipment and machinery as required to minimize downtime.    

1.             Must be a licensed Industrial Millwright.
2.             Equivalent to completion of specialized courses normally taught in community or Specialty College consisting of more than 2 academic years.
3.             Industrial experience considered an asset.
4.             Own tools required.
5.             Skill gained by experience
  1. Repairs/maintains/inspects/modifies designated machinery/equipment.
  2. Notifies supervisor/leadhand of replacement parts/fluids as required for preventative maintenance and/or repair.
  3. Participates in the training of apprentices as assigned by supervisor
  4. Completes PM as assigned by Supervisor
  5. Ensures all guards are in place.
  6. Uses proper safety equipment on aerial work platforms at or above 9 feet.
  7. Flexible to work on many projects simultaneously, able to prioritize. Be flexible and open to changes in assignment to provide support to other areas of the department.
  8. Ability to operate production equipment, as required.
  9. Takes part in the continuous improvement process to improve productivity and quality (provides suggestions, participates in problem-solving, volunteers on committee or focus group activities, etc.) and focuses on solutions.
  10. Ensures the on-going safety of machines before and after repairs
  11. Reviews concerns and problems from previous shifts.
  12. Assists other maintenance trades as required.
  13. Ensure that repairs made meet all standards of work requirements and are completed quickly and efficiently
  14. Follows and adheres to requirements of current customer quality and environmental management systems standards
  15. Uses Maintenance Reliability Manager Maintenance Program
  16. Comes to work each day, as scheduled.
  17. Approaches each day and each challenge with a positive attitude.
  18. Conducts themselves in a professional manner when receiving or giving feedback/information, whether it is positive or constructive.
  19. Supports and models the Presstran operational procedures/policies, Employee Handbook and “How We Work Together”, Magna Employee’s Charter, Magna Corporate Constitution.
  20. Follows and complies with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs (e.g.. ISO/IATF-16949, ISO14001).
  21. Required to adhere to all Health and Safety programs in accordance with the OHSA.   Follows and ensures the Company’s procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed throughout their assigned area.
  22. Takes pride in keeping their work area clean and tidy.
  23. Other duties as required.


Equipment:  Various industrial machinery/equipment, various hand tools, aerial work platforms, forklift, crane
Product:       Various lubes/oils
Software:     MP2


The maintenance mechanic (millwright) independently carries out work orders/directives, using written/graphic/verbal instructions, provided by the maintenance supervisor/leadhand. The mechanic also carries out requests by department supervisors on off shifts where no maintenance supervisor is available. The mechanic requires good communication skills to exchange/collect information. The position may require the incumbent to work in confined/awkward positions with exposure to elements such as noise, temperature, or heights. The incumbent generally provides their own tools as necessary to perform duties.      


Presstran has an accommodation program in place that provides reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please contact Human Resources.

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