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Maintenance Team Leader - 2nd or 3rd Shift

Job Number:  48205
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

To lead the department to successfully meet the divisions goals and objectives. Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering and maintenance projects at the facility by performing the following duties personally or through assigned direct or indirect team.

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. 
  • Drive uptime improvement efforts by implementing a preventive maintenance program and coordination all corrective maintenance activities.
  • Ensure that proper staffing, training, tools, and maintenance plans are in place to maximize equipment availability in the most cost efficient manner.
  • Work closely with other departments and member of the Press Team to drive root cause identification and maintenance reduction/elimination activities
  • Responsible for identification, implementation and verification of continuous improvement opportunities.   
  • Ensures accurate and timely KPI and performance reporting; derives and initiates permanent corrective actions in case of deviations and monitors the implementation and effectiveness.
  • Maintain Business Management System to support ISO/TS16949 System, as well as ISO 14001
  • Responsible for Plant and Equipment compliance with Environmental, O.S.H.A. and all other Federal or State requirements having to do with Health and Welfare.
  • Report to work 30 minutes prior to the start of scheduled shift. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

(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

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly leads Maintenance team members.

Additional Information

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have current job classification of a Maintenance Tech II or above
  • Minimum four (4) years Maintenance experience preferred
  • Minimum four (4) years of supervisory experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven knowledge of operations/manufacturing/engineering/quality assurance.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and presentation skills with the ability to respond to questions from internal and external customers.
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent at managing data at a detail level.
  • Business acumen and ability to exercise sound judgment in the course of executing daily responsibilities.
  • Creative thinker, able to define, implement and/or lead process improvement activity.
  • Able to address and resolve ambiguity; prioritize, multi-task and work independently.
  • Computer Skills.


  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Consistency
  • Deliverable
  • Accountable
  • Decision Making
  • Safety
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership


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.

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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