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Learn more about our Skilled Trades opportunities.
As a valued member of our maintenance team, you’ll play a vital role in maintaining our plant’s machinery and equipment while improving processes to streamline production and minimize disruptions to the line. With a focus on safety, cleanliness, and continuous learning, you’ll have the chance to take your problem-solving skills to the next level and become an integral part of our innovative team.
Our ideal skilled trades team members possess the following qualities:
We believe that the key to our success lies in the excellence and versatility of our team. That’s why we are committed to attracting and retaining the best and brightest skilled tradespeople in the industry. If you are ready to embrace a challenging and rewarding career with one of the most dynamic companies in Canada, we invite you to submit your application today.
Behind every Toyota vehicle lies a skilled trades team that is dedicated to maintaining our world-class manufacturing operations. In this exclusive look into a day in the life of a skilled trades team member at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), you’ll witness firsthand the challenges and rewards of a career that’s rooted in collaboration, innovation, and a passion for excellence.
Ontario 309A/442A Electrician or 426A/433A Millwright Certificate, Inter-Provincial or Red Seal Certificate of Qualification is required. Completion of Apprenticeship is preferred, or 5 years relevant work experience as a Licensed Skilled Team Member.
Ontario or Inter-Provincial Tool & Die Maker (430A)/Mould Maker (431A) Certificate of Qualification is required. Completion of Apprenticeship as a Tool & Die/Mould Maker is preferred, or 5 years relevant experience as a Licensed Tool & Die Maker.
2nd Class Operating Engineer Certificate of Qualification preferred, 3rd Class Operating Engineer Certificate of Qualification and currently working towards 2nd class qualifications will be considered.
At TMMC, we believe in the philosophy of continuous improvement/kaizen. From challenging your thinking to finding the reason for a problem using 5 why analysis, you’ll be part of a culture that’s committed to creating solutions and making improvements every single day. Here, everyone is encouraged to work proactively on projects to increase overall equipment effectiveness, breakdown recovery, quality improvements and cost savings.
Here’s a look at some of our kaizen opportunities:
Future opportunities for offline work centered around special projects, managing spare parts inventory, weekend work & shut down activity planning and pilot team (equipment buy-offs, safety confirmation, equipment integration and PLC programming)
(Compliance, Accountability, Reporting, Excellence and Sustaining)
The welfare of everyone across our organization remains our highest priority. That’s why we have standardized safety procedures and equipment to ensure our team members are empowered to succeed while staying safe. All equipment is labelled with personal protective equipment requirements, voltage rating and arc flash information, so all the information you need to work safely is easily accessible.
To help our team members perform their roles as safely as possible, our managers participate in a Safety Concentration hour each and every day. In addition, our safety training is structured to go beyond the industry standard.
On the Skilled Trades team, you’ll find a leadership team who is are committed to your success and professional development. We offer on-the-job training that continuously develops skills, knowledge and capabilities – no matter where you are in your career. From nonstop learning to company-wide support, you’ll get the knowledge you need to be successful in your role.
Here’s a look at our on-the-job training:
Here’s a look at our formal cross-training for mechanical and/or electrical skills:
Additional career support through reimbursement for professional development and personal interest tuition fees.
There’s nothing like the confidence of having detailed work plans that guide job performance. It not only keeps our team members informed, but it also gives them the tools they need to get the job done – and get it done right. From daily reporting about breakdowns, significant events, company communication and shift start meetings, we’re always finding new ways to be more efficient.
Maintaining equipment performance plays an important role in achieving equipment uptime and production line targets.
Here’s a look at the resources available to team members:
At TMMC, we care about each other’s well-being, goals and success. We’re a like-minded, passionate, knowledgeable and highly-experienced team that comes together to help solve problems wherever and whenever possible. It’s our all-hands-on-deck attitude that ensures no one team member is overburdened or feels alone. Our work is evenly distributed and our shift changes are standardized – all support smooth handovers, seamless transitions and excellent teamwork throughout the workday.
“I’m working with competent people. There are no communication barriers. You can build friendships here. Everyone has access to the same information. Team members document what they have figured out about the machine. No one has an advantage over another person. Everyone is equal.”
– Sandip, Maintenance Team Member
“This role is good for someone interested in learning and someone looking for a dynamic role. You get training for different things – high voltage systems, arc flash and building automation. You can get involved in kaizens and get introduced to new technologies. Technology changes quicker in manufacturing than other industries.”
– Gordon, Maintenance Team Member
“I like being multiskilled. By doing both mechanical and electrical you are able to see the big picture and understand the whole machine… I have the opportunity to work with different types of equipment that are unique to the automotive manufacturing industry, like the slush machine. It is an interesting machine – the manufacturing process and systems. “
– Natino, Maintenance Team Member