Niagara Piston Inc.

Niagara Piston Inc. is the leading producer of steel disc brake pistons in North America and is the only company worldwide producing OEM steel and phenolic pistons.

Niagara Piston Inc. Smithville, ON
Oct 24, 2018
Full time
Requirements: Must have an up-to-date Millwright License according to Ontario’s Law (#433A). Minimum five (5) years of experience in the industrial environment (preferably the automotive field). Shift work required (days, afternoon, midnights) Knows and understands all requirements related to millwright duties. Advanced ability to effectively problem-solve, communicate (orally and in writing), lead business discussions and train others. Team player within multi-disciplined team. Strong organizational skill set. Experience in cross functional team. Knowledge of supplies and equipment. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets. Qualified tradesperson with a strong troubleshooting ability in pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical equipment. Prior experience with fully automated systems including material handling. Must be able to weld for maintenance purposes. Should display a working knowledge of as many of the following systems as possible: Hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, ventilation, building facilities (power distribution, lighting, heating, etc.) Able to troubleshoot problems on equipment that is PLC controlled (automated) Ability to install and level equipment and machinery Should be familiar with and be able to use standard tool room equipment, lathe, mill, surface grinder, etc. for maintenance purposes only. Prior Experience with some or all of the following: Mechanical presses, CNC Lathes, Automatic transfer machines, Rectification, Centerless grinders, Gauging equipment, Boilers, Central coolant systems, filters, and pumps, Continuous flow through parts washer. Job Duties: Safety Complies with all safety rules as well as company policies. Applies all machinery and lockout procedures. Wears safety clothing and equipment. Reports all hazards. Performs all work in accordance to safety standards. Knows and understands situations that may be a source of danger or hazards to the workers. Make recommendations to Management and workers for improvement of the health and safety of workers. Can identify potential or existing hazards of materials, processes or equipment that may endanger workers. Maintain clean and tidy work area. Communications Able to receive oral and written communications. Write maintenance and job reports to company requirements. Able to read, interpret and revise schematic drawings. Able to read, interpret and revise plant drawings and documentation. Read and interpret plant layouts and offer recommendations. Read and interpret manufacturer’s manuals. Maintenance Machines Set up and use lathe. Set up and use milling machines. Set up and use surface grinders. Set up and use band saw. Set up and use cutting torch. Set up and use welding machine (stick, mig and tig). Set up and use brazing torch. Able to use charts and cutting speed tables. Materials and Fasteners Select and use proper materials and fasteners. Identify and use ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Identify and use alloy and non-metallic materials. Identify and use threading system. Properly identify and use nuts, bolts, screws as required and to specifications. Lubrication Select, identify and apply lubricant and greases for specific applications. Identify characteristics of lubricants. Select and use oils and greases to manufacturer’s specification. Install and maintain manual and automatic lubrications systems. Handle and store lubricants safely. Systems and Material Handling Install and maintain material handling systems such as conveyors, vibrators, install, align and maintain drive units. Inspect and maintain overhead cranes and hoists. Ensure that installation and maintenance are prescribed standards. Machine Elements Able to identify and apply bearing elements, fits and tolerances such as: plain bearings, thrust bearings, ball, roller, needle bearings etc. and know its design symbol. Identify, fit and maintain “O” ring and lip seal. Apply chemical sealant. Identify, install and maintain roller chains, sprockets, belts, and drive chains to prescribed standards. Ensure maintenance and installation procedures are to the prescribed standards. Pneumatic Elements Able to apply pneumatic principals and safety procedures. Able to fire and maintain pressure, direction and flow control valves. Install and maintain regulators and filters. Able to troubleshoot pneumatic system. Ensure that installation and maintenance procedures are to prescribed standards and specifications. Hydraulic Elements Able to apply hydraulic principals and safety procedures. Able to install and maintain power units, pumps, filters, accumulators, and heat exchangers. Able to install and maintain filters, strainers, and contamination controls. Able to fit and maintain pressure direction and flow control valves. Install and maintain systems to specifications. Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Able to perform preventative and predictive maintenance to company specifications.
Niagara Piston Inc. Smithville, ON
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Salary: $28.78 to $31.11 / hour Requirements: Must have an up-to-date Industrial Electrician License #442A according to Ontario’s Law. Minimum five (5) years of experience in the industrial environment (preferably the automotive field). Shift work required (days, afternoons, midnights) Knows and understands all requirements related to electrician duties. Advanced ability to effectively problem-solve, communicate (orally and in writing), and train others. Team player within multi-disciplined team. Strong organizational skill set. Experience in cross functional team. Knowledge of supplies and equipment. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets. Qualified tradesperson with a strong troubleshooting ability, both electrically and mechanically. Prior experience with full automated systems including material handling. Should display a working knowledge of as many of the following systems as possible: Hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, ventilation, building facilities (power distribution, lighting, heating, etc.) Able to troubleshoot problems on equipment that is PLC controlled Full conversant with relay logic controls. Prior Experience with some or all of the following: Mechanical presses, CNC Lathes, Rectification, Grinders, Gauging equipment, Boilers, and Pumps, Job Duties: Safety Complies with all safety rules as well as company policies. Applies all machinery and lockout procedures. Wears safety clothing and equipment. Reports all hazards. Performs all work in accordance to safety standards. Knows and understands situations that may be a source of danger or hazards to the workers. Maintain a clean and tidy work area. Communications Able to receive oral and written communications. Write maintenance and job reports to company requirements. Able to read, interpret and revise schematic drawings. Read and interpret manufacturer’s manuals. Electrical Elements Able to select, install, and repair: busways, flexible and rigid conduit, cable trough, wire and cables, communications cables in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code and Company Procedures. Install, maintain, and troubleshoot relay circuits. Install, maintain, and troubleshoot pilot devices. Install, maintain, and troubleshoot transducer/sensors and circuit boards. Install, maintain, and troubleshoot all of the above in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, government regulations, manufacturers’ specification and company standards and procedures. Electrical Element-Motors Install, maintain, and troubleshoot motors, brakes, and clutch systems. Install, maintain and troubleshoot motor drive systems such as DC constant voltage drives, solid state and variable AC drives and solid state DC drives in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, manufacturers specification, company standards and government regulations. Electrical Element-Computer Based Systems Install, maintain and troubleshoot computer based interfaced systems. Install, maintain and troubleshoot CNC's. Install, maintain and troubleshoot distributed control systems and alarm systems. Install, maintain and troubleshoot all of the above systems in accordance to the Canadian Electrical Code, manufacturer’s specifications and company procedures.
Niagara Piston Inc. Smithville, ON
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Salary: $15.00 to $18.80 / hour Requirements High school diploma, GED or equivalent. 3 shift rotation (midnights, afternoons, days). Know, understand, and meet specified production and quality standards through visual inspection and gauging processes. Production experience preferred. Advanced ability to effectively problem-solve. Communicate in English (orally and in writing). Team player within multi-disciplined team. Strong organizational skill set. Experience in cross functional team. Knowledge of supplies and equipment. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets. Job Duties Between racking sessions, must ensure all required empty dunnage is provided to final audit, and all full dunnage is removed in a timely manner. Between racking sessions, repack parts as necessary following repack priority schedule. Must be able to load and unload pistons from plating racks to required quality and production standards. When unloading the rack, start from bottom row up loading only one piston in each hand at a time. When loading racks ensure to load only one piston in each hand to prevent handling marks. Must be certified as a relief operator for Grinder Operator and Press Operator and follow safe operating procedures (specific to Maple Manufacturing). Assist pollution as required (Plater crashes). Rotate inventory to ensure First in First out (FIFO) prior to changeover. Assist with rack maintenance and repair or change damaged clips as required. Understand and adhere to the control and containment procedure for non-conforming or suspect non-conforming product. Understand and adhere to the scrap protocol procedure. Perform all related housekeeping procedures. Ensure Forklift pre-operational checklists done daily. Understand and adhere to Escalation Process. Follow rack and hanger condition/preventative maintenance process. Offload during break coverage is to be performed by utilizing one piston in each hand. There is to be no banging, knocking, or hitting of pistons while offloading. Compliance to all safety rules as well as company policies. Other duties as assigned by management. Start-Up Duties When requested, assist Line Lead in required duties: Waste treatment probe calibration. Nickel filter charge. Other duties as required by management. Hanger Preventative Maintenance: Wipe excessive grease form all hangers. Check all hangers on the hanger gauge; select the best conditions hangers for use on the line. The remaining hangers are to be sent to maintenance for service. Clean hangers to rack contacts on the hangers that are selected to be used in the plater at the four contact areas with emery cloth. Consult Line Lead if necessary. Rack Preventative Maintenance: Clean any grease from the racks, at hanger contact and from coating, to be run per production schedule. Clean matching hanger to rack contact point with emery cloth. Remove excess “treeing” from contacts, flags, or shields being careful not to further damage rack coating. Straighten and adjust any part pins requiring adjustment for proper part contact. Consult Line Lead if necessary. Set up racking/unracking area as necessary for next production run as per production schedule. Clean rust preventative spray unit, take special care when cleaning optic sensors. Sweep and mop floors in plating and final audit area. Empty garbage. Set up final audit area with required packaging as per production schedule. Flush eyewash stations and emergency showers until water runs clear at platers and parts washers. Clean fire extinguisher covers.