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Plating Maintenance Leadhand
Location: Richmond Hill, ON Category: Light Industry
Status: Direct Hire Reference: ca_en_2_026659_12325
Posted: November 17,2016 Salary: N/A

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Our client in Richmond Hill, ON is looking for a Plating Maintenance Leadhand to join their team.

The Plating Maintenance Leadhand reports to the Electrical Supervisor and is responsible for the daily maintenance of all mechanical functions in the plant, ensuring preventative maintenance is completed while minimizing downtime and keeping production running. The Plating Maintenance Leadhand troubleshoots PLCs and communication between pieces of equipment. The Plating Maintenance Leadhand is responsible for the supervision of department functions as pertaining to assigning work duties, ensuring smooth and timely operations and completion of paperwork and files required. Supervises plating maintenance team in plant machine maintenance, alteration and repair in Electrical Supervisor?s absence.


*Repair and maintain all equipment and machines, including modification of existing equipment and installation of new equipment, ensuring efficient, safe operation of all machinery with the shortest downtime.

*Troubleshoot and diagnose faults, tune equipment, ensure adequate control and security measures are established and enforced.

*Programming logical controllers and peripheral devices used to control automated machinery.

*Troubleshoot PLCs and communication between pieces of equipment.

*Develop new PM?s as required, and ensure all PM tasks completed by due dates.

*Make suggestions to improve PM effectiveness and equipment improvement.

*Supervise the team members and contractors, monitor work progress and final inspection upon completion of work.

*Be on call after regular hours and to respond to emergency requests.

*Assist in the defining equipment specification, prepare cost estimates planning and forecasting new projects make recommendations and provide technical support.

*Keep inventory on stocked spare parts, make requisitions for new spare parts as required.

*Provide training for members of the plating maintenance team.

*Complete preventive maintenance forms, work orders and reports daily.

*Work with the Electrical Supervisor to learn all requirements of the plating maintenance department.

*Work as the Electrical Supervisor?s backup in his absence.

*Maintain a safe and clean workplace environment.

*Perform all work in good standard.

Educational Requirements: Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T) or higher, Licensed Industrial Electrician 422A
Minimum Experience/Field: Minimum ten years of industrial experience. Previous experience with supervising others in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Computer Skills: PLC Programming, Allen Bradley, Omron, good working knowledge of MS Office Applications. Knowledge of SCADA software, PLC communication protocols such as Ethernet, RS485, etc.
Licenses/Permits Required: Industrial Electrician 422A

Additional Education/Experience/Skills:

*Excellent understanding of PLC, ladder logic, ac/dc drives, microcomputer control

*Must be available for regular weekend overtime.

*Operating knowledge of all machinery, equipment and services.

*Abide to Canadian standards association and Ontario hydro electrical code book

If you are interested in this Plating Maintenance Leadhand position please apply online or email your resume directly to for immediate consideration.



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