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CNC Scanning Specialist

Job Number:  48765
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 48765 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Bowling Green Metalforming 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


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

Responsible for maintaining a safe and healthful workplace and keeping tooling maintained to produce quality products.  Also responsible for continuous improvement of tooling, housekeeping, making informed decisions, and having tooling ready for production runs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Know and understand Bowling Green Metalforming Quality and Environmental policies.
  • Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles, including:
  • Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
  • Abide by BGM policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Team Member Handbook.
    • Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
    • 5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
    • Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.  Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
    • Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.
    • Core values – Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values. 
  • Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required. 
  • Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility. 
  • Tig and Mig weld and hand working parts of die (heat treat of materials)
  • Assist in determining spare parts requirements
  • Maintain accurate documentation
  • Recommend modifications to existing tooling
  • Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes
  • Ensure quality product and know quality procedures
  • Program CNC Machines using offline G-Code software
  • Perform duties according to blueprints, CAD data, sketches and verbal instructions
  • Understand program format and work from operational data to set up and operate a CNC machine tool
  • Ability to cycle through CNC programs to check locations, tool clearances, fixture pick up locations and understand speeds and feeds tools are programmed to be appropriate for the working conditions
  • Make changes to programs to adjust for conditions
  • Read and understand complex blue prints
  • Use a variety of measuring instruments to inspect part at machine and record data on inspection document
  • Understand the required time needed to complete the job and be within specified routing time to ensure production efficiency
  • Operate manual machine
  • Be able to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to program and run at least two machines simultaneously
  • Experience with Mastercam
  • Proficient G Programming 
  • Produce Drawing from Scanned or Digitized Data
  • Proficient setting up and running, Bridgeport Mills, Manual Lathes, Pedestal and Surface Grinders
  • Perform additional duties to meet deadlines
  • Ability to lead and supervise employees
  • Ability to make Continues Improvement Suggestion for CNC Machining and Scanning of Details
  • CAD 
  • FARO Arm Scanning
  • Produce CAD Drawing
  • Perform other duties as required.

(This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. Team members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions or to perform other job duties requested by their leader)

Key Qualifications/Requirements


Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Post-secondary education preferred, or a minimum of 10 years’ experience
  • Previous set-up and programming experience a plus
  • Experience in Tig and Mig welding preferred
  • Ten (10) years minimum experience doing toolmaking/machining in a shop or production environment.
  • Experience building dies, tooling, precision machine parts, and doing custom machining.
  • High Scholl Graduate, GED
  • Vocational or Trade School
  • Journeyman’s card in Toolmaking or Tool & Die discipline
  • Completion of an Apprenticeship Program
  • Experience programming VMC's with Mastercam.
  • Must be able to attend CAD and FARO Arm Classes out of town

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, CAD/Blueprint reading and shop match preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Operate standard office equipment preferred
  • General knowledge of troubleshooting, materials and methods, machines and tools, practical application of Engineering Science preferred
  • Basic knowledge in automation
  • Ability to program, set-up and operate CNC vertical machining center  
  • Detail drawings and use shop math (Trigonometry).
  • Ability to select and properly use perishable tooling on mills and lathes.
  • Must have own tools.
  • 10 (10) years minimum experience doing toolmaking/machining in a shop or production environment
  • Ability to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to work on dies
  • Must have a strong understanding of Tool and Die



  • Safety
  • Quality of Work
  • Dependability
  • Productivity
  • 5S
  • Team Player
  • Communications
  • TWI

These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position. Team members will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently.

Additional Information

Physical Demands

  • Office and General factory environment 
  • Able to be flexible in hours of work on short notice in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
  • Possible Shift Work
  • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, and occasional bending and stooping.
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds

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: Bowling Green

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