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Engineering Specialist, Electrical
Title:Engineering Specialist, Electrical
Employment Group:Engineering
Location:Woodstock, Ontario

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada is committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities; please advise us if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) is a world-class automotive facility with manufacturing plants located in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario. We are one of the largest Toyota Motor Manufacturing facilities in North America and we produce the top quality Toyota Corolla, RAV4, and the Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h. We have been recognized as one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada for multiple years.


The world famous Toyota Production System, a philosophy of continuous improvement and on-going training, enables each Team Member to work towards their highest potential. The success of our company stems from hiring results-driven, self-motivated individuals, with the ability to work together to achieve team goals.


Role Overview – Engineering Specialist (Electrical/Controls), Assembly (19-023)


As an Engineering Specialist (Electrical/Controls), Assembly, you will be very hands-on in supporting the shop to achieve process and KPI improvements through problem solving and project work. You will be involved in capex projects that will involve planning, investigation, and execution of changes and of course, strong project management skills. Your critical thinking and focus on improvement will help you succeed in this role. You should also bring a strong team-first mentality and be able to work with cross-functional groups.


Position Summary

  • Provide, maintain, and audit technical standards for a designated area within the assembly shop
  • Support of yearly corporate objectives, CapEx projects and long term strategic planning
  • Lead daily troubleshooting activities for programming, network, controls, electrical, mechanical, provide solutions and support for process concerns or improvement
  • Make adjustments to machine programs to allow more parts to run, increase efficiency, decrease cycle time, improve throughput
  • Create and modify PLC programs and industrial networks programs to control of electro-mechanical systems
  • Ensure systems are conforming to engineering design standards (Ontario Electrical Safety Code, Electrical Safety Authority Standards, Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations of Ontario)
  • Analysis and implementation of countermeasures for safety, quality, & ergonomic concerns
  • Process equipment evaluation, specifications, procurement and implementation
  • Process simulation/bottleneck analysis
  • Provide solutions and support to manufacturing processes and Kaizen activity
  • Budget forecasting and control
  • Cost reduction identification and implementation
  • Co-ordination of external skilled trades/supplier activities


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Engineering Degree (P. Eng eligible) Electrical, Controls, Mechatronics, Mechanical
  • Ability to read, understand, modify & program PLC code
  • Experience with PLCs, controls, machine automation and robotic applications
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of SPC (Statistical Process Control) as an analytical tool for process improvement
  • Technical experience/knowledge with torque control, line control systems
  • Project Management skills and experience
  • Multi-disciplinary experience in process or equipment engineering
  • Flexible to accept and prioritize multiple challenges and quick change in priorities
  • Strong problem-solving skills related to quality and productivity KPIs in assembly (automotive preferred)
  • Strong leadership and technical skills
  • Service orientated, hands-on type individual
  • Strong understanding of equipment design and function
  • Experience in assembly plant manufacturing (automotive preferred) with a high emphasis on process, equipment design and system controls is an asset
  • Willing to support daily and weekend overtime requirements as needed
  • Possible travel requirements to USA and Japan, must be legally eligible to enter the USA
  • Must be flexible to work in Woodstock and/or Cambridge


TMMC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe in enabling people of different ages, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, colours, races, ancestries, citizenships, ethnic origins, places of origin, and creeds to work together and realize their full potential. TMMC is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation.

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