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Notice to all Employees

FCA Canada Inc. – Unifor Apprentice Program (Windsor)

Applications for the FCA Canada Inc. – Unifor Apprentice Program (“Apprentice Program”) will be available from the Windsor Assembly Plant Hourly Employment Department beginning Monday, December 3. The Application consists of an Applicant Information Form and a Background Information Form. Details regarding the Apprentice Program will also be included in the Apprentice Candidate Package.

 Employees must satisfy the following minimum requirements to apply: 

• Full time active hourly employee
• Successful completion of a Secondary School Diploma or equivalent (transcripts required)

Submission Deadline – The completed Applicant Information Form and Background Information Form (including your high school transcript) must be received by the Windsor Assembly Plant Hourly Employment Department no later than Friday December 14, 2018. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Completed forms and original transcripts will be maintained in the Hourly Employment Department and will remain valid for the life of the Apprentice Program. The Hourly Employment Department is open Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  

Selection Process

Applicants satisfying the minimum requirements and submitting required documentation as outlined above will be scheduled to complete the Apprentice Selection Program Pre-test (written exam)during the weeks of January 7 & 14, 2019. The Apprentice Selection Program Pre-test assesses relevant job-related skills and abilities. 

Test scores will determine which applicants will proceed to the next stage - The Apprentice Skills Test Battery (a comprehensive skills assessment battery testing skills in mathematics, trade science, reading and comprehension, mechanical problems and principles, visualization of objects and practical exercises). The Apprentice Skills Test Battery will be scheduled during the weeks of January 28 and February 4, 2019. 

Test scores will determine which applicants will proceed to the interview stage where applicants will be interviewed by the FCA Canada Apprentice Committee. Applicants with the highest scores will be eligible to be enrolled into the Apprentice Program based upon their seniority and preference of available apprentice trade openings.

Note: Applicants must be available beginning the weeks of January 7 or 14, 2019 and January 28 or February 4, 2019 to participate in the application process.

It is anticipated that approximately Twenty (20) opportunities under the FCA Canada Inc. – Unifor Apprentice Program will be scheduled for the Windsor Assembly Plant starting in March, and October 2019 as follows: 

Skilled Trades*: Electrical Apprentices

Millwright Apprentices

Pipefitter Apprentices

*Subject to change as required by the Company.

NOTE: EMPLOYEES ENTERING APPRENTICE PROGRAM WILL HAVE BASE RATE CHANGED TO APPROX. $24.50 PER HOUR AND WILL PROGRESS 5% FOR EVERY 1,000 HOURS OF WORK COMPLETED.

 

FCA Canada Inc. 

November 29, 2018

Labour Relations

 

Important Phone Numbers

Chrysler Canada 519-973-2000
Abensence / Call-In Line 1-866-515-5541
AOL Internet 1-888-265-6303
Benefits Link 1-877-854-5465-website link
Canada Pension / Old Age Security 1-800-277-9914
Unifor Group Insurance Program 1-877-229-4677
Unifor Legal Services 519-944-5222
Pension (retiree: address, tax and banking changes) 1-800-565-0479
Chrysler Customer Service (vehicles) 1-800-465-2001
Chrysler Financial 1-800-263-6920
Employee Family Assistance (Substance Abuse, Counselling) 519-258-3481
Green Shield Canada 519-739-1133
Manulife Financial (S+A Claims) 519-973-2887
New Vehicle Purchase 1-866-785-8783
EBonus Program 1-800-265-6908
Windsor Assembly Plant Union Office 519-973-2842 / 519-973-2843
In-plant Benefit Rep. 519-973-2845
Chrysler Optional Life Insurance: (Great West Life) - 1-800-724-3402 Plan Number (65159)

Important Links

Chrysler Production Seniority List
Dashboard Anywhere

Chairperson

Tony Greco

Tony Greco
(519)973-2846

Plant Address

2199 Chrysler Centre
Windsor, Ontario
N9C 1T6
Phone (519) 973-2000