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Die Cast Operator

Job Number:  42292
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  CCMi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN, US, 49037

Magna

 

Job Number: 42292 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: CCMi 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BATTLE CREEK 

 

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

 

Role Summary

Summary of Responsibilities
Positions involve the operation and set up of a die casting cell and all the related equipment in a safe and efficient manner. This person is also responsible for the quality of the product being produced within a team environment.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • All work will be performed with safety in mind for yourself, coworkers and equipment at all times
  • To work within guidelines of the company rules and guidelines to comply with MIOSHA standards
  • To maintain the equipment and work area in a clean and organized manner
  • Operation of the die cast cell and peripheral equipment in an efficient manner
  • Operator of this cell is responsible for the quality of the product that is produced at all times to meet our customer and Cosma expectations.
  • Load furnaces as needed
  • All quality checks must be completed actually and recorded at the time of inspection.
  • To have clear and open communications with peers and supervision in an efficient and courteous way
  • Perform routine PM’s to the equipment as assigned 
  • Process control of the cell must be maintained by the operators at all times
  • Identifying and tagging of all product
  • Documentation must be filled out in a legible and recorded at the time of completion
  • Will assist in tooling and maintenance repairs as needed
  • To have the ability to work weekends and over time as requested
  • To meet or exceed  production target
     

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications

  • Prior experience operating die cast machines and operation experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • Able to read, write and speak English without the aid of a translator
  • Able and willing to stand throughout shift
  • On-site attendance is essential function of this position
  • Working with safety in mind at all times
  • Past experience in SPC and quality systems is a plus
  • Being familiar with basic hydraulic and pneumatics system is required or the ability to learn 
  • The ability to trouble shoot equipment or quality problems as they would pop up
  • Basic mechanical skills and use of hand tools is required
  • Ability to use basic measuring devices
  • Basic PC knowledge would be helpful
  • Need the ability to learn quickly
  • Must be able to understand written instructions

Additional Information

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and previous die casting experience preferred.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language in both written and verbal forms. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds frequently during set up activity. 

Work Environment

  • Includes office and manufacturing plant
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with team members of all departments, management, customers and suppliers 
  • Flexible hours and able to work additional hours as required

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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