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Skilled Tradespeople

Are you an Electrician, Millwright, Operating Engineer or Tool and Die Maker? At Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, our dynamic environment is sure to challenge and reward your technical skills.

The Application

At Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), the safety of our Team Members is our top priority, followed by quality as our #1 outcome. From world-class production systems to top performing finished vehicles, we take care of our people, so that everything can be just right. And no matter how good our technology, it’s the passion of our people that gets us to perfection.

As a Team Member, you will maintain the plant’s machinery and equipment while improving processes to minimize disruption to the line. Working right at the heart of our operation, you’ll be a valued member of our dedicated maintenance team and you will have the opportunity to develop and broaden your skills in this demanding, fast-paced, world-class automotive environment. Shops where you might use your valuable skills include Weld, Paint, Plastics, Press, or Assembly.

Above all, you’ll join a team motivated by continuous improvement to deliver exceptional results, and committed to lifelong learning. In return, you can look forward to working in a rewarding environment built on teamwork. As well, TMMC Team Members are recognized with the excellent compensation, benefits, and rewards we offer.

REWARDING

Working at TMMC means working with the best. Our plants, our people, and the vehicles we build have won many of the industry’s most prestigious awards. When you accept a Skilled Tradesperson Team Member role, you’ll receive:

  • Current Starting Pay: $39.56 per hour, plus shift premiums and overtime pay (as applicable)
  • Current Full Rate of Pay: $41.64 per hour, plus shift premiums and overtime pay (as applicable)
  • Team Members can earn an annual bonus based on company performance and individual achievements.
  • Flexible Health Care Benefits starting on date of hire
  • Competitive Defined Contribution Pension Plan which allows full time Team Members to make contributions that meets their needs and have those contributions matched by TMMC
  • Permanent full-time Team Members are currently entitled to receive 19 days of Paid Time Off during the year in which their first anniversary falls, and earn additional time off as they gain additional years of service.
  • You’ll also be entitled to 14 scheduled days off each year, 9 statutory holidays and 5 floating holidays, which generally fall between Christmas and New Year.
  • Tuition Coverage for career development and personal interest courses as well as required training for the position.
  • TMMC provides all the tools and equipment that you need to do your job, whether that be specialized equipment, safety equipment and tools, as well as an allowance for uniforms and safety shoes.
  • Access to onsite fitness centres in both the Cambridge and Woodstock facilities.
  • Clean, safe, stable working environment.
  • Support to be successful in a multi-skilled role, including in-house training and training at a local college on electrical (PLC), mechanical (hydraulics, pneumatics), equipment, and technologies.
  • Opportunity to develop and broaden your electrical and mechanical skills in this demanding, fast-moving and world class automotive environment.

QUALIFICATION

For Electrician and Millwright roles, an Ontario or Inter-Provincial license is required and you must be skilled in PLC troubleshooting, hydraulics, pneumatics, or electrical systems.

For the Tool & Die role, you must be a Certified Ontario Tool & Die Maker (or hold an interprovincial license).

For the Operating Engineer role, you must be a 3rd Class Operating Engineer.

To inquire about these exciting Maintenance Team Members opportunities and to learn more about what Toyota has to offer, please call 1-855-888-1444 from 9am – 5pm Monday-Friday, click below or email TMMC_Recruitment@toyota.com

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THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

We believe that working at TMMC is the “Lexus” of jobs. And we want people who work here to feel the same way. If you’re thinking of applying, make sure you can meet the demands of working in a Skilled Trades role — including shift work, manual labour, mobility, and more. If you can, we believe the rewards are second-to-none.

THE APPLICATION

It takes about 30-60 minutes (uninterrupted) to complete the online application for a TMMC Skilled Team Member posting.

You will be asked for details about the type of employment you’re looking for, your behavioural preferences, and your work experience. These will help us learn more about you, including your career goals, work habits, and qualifications.

WHAT YOU NEED: Approximately 30-60 minutes of uninterrupted time, your resume, license type, and Certificate of Qualification number.

APTITUDE TEST

The second step of our process is the aptitude test. You will be emailed a link for this assessment. This can be done online and takes about 3 hours to complete.

WHAT YOU NEED: Approximately 2-3 hours of uninterrupted time.

WORK SIMULATION

The mid point of our recruiting process is a written and hands-on simulation. It takes place in the Assessment Centre at Conestoga College in Kitchener. This 6 hour activity will expose you to the physical demands of the job. After you finish the aptitude test, you’ll get an email to schedule your assessment.

WHAT YOU NEED: Approximately 6 hours, Photo ID, safety shoes, and safety glasses.

INTERVIEW / WORK RELATED REFERENCE CHECKS

Once you’ve completed the work simulation, the final stage of the process is an Interview and Work Related Reference Checks. In the Interview, representatives from the manufacturing and human resources teams will get more information about your responses on the application. They will also ask behavioural questions to assess your fit at TMMC. You’ll get an email and phone call to schedule this interview. At the interview, you will be asked for work related references.

WHAT YOU NEED: Approximately 2 hours on site, Photo ID, photocopy of trade license/certification of qualification, and reference contact information.

JOB OFFER

The job offer comes as a conditional offer, pending successful completion of a medical assessment.

WHAT YOU NEED: Photo ID, void cheque/bank deposit form

PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES

When it comes time to promote, we always look in-house first. Advancement is based on merit and not simply seniority. You’re encouraged to take ownership of your career and chart your own course. For those who want it, there is opportunity to move to new areas and take on new challenges, from working on special projects to working on vehicle pre-production with colleagues in the United States and Japan.

Right from your start at TMMC, you can begin to learn and grow, building towards readiness for promotion opportunities. As your skills, knowledge, and experience grow, a structured career path planning process is here for you to support you with reaching your professional goals.

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