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Quality Technician - 2nd or 3rd Shift

Job Number:  48545
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 48545 
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 assist  the Quality Department Leader and Quality Engineer in ensuring BGM and customer quality requirements are met by identifying and providing input to resolve quality problems. The Quality Technician will support the needs of internal and external customers, ensuring customer satisfaction.

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. 
  • Contribute to Continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Perform the First Layer of Control Plan Audit, Product Audits and LPA’s as required
  • Investigate/Contain Supplier Component Issues including Supplier Alerts and QPF
  • Perform receiving inspection per schedule and maintain records
  • Perform Quality inspection requirements IE: Line Inspections/Post Pierce, etc
  • Identify and troubleshoot internal quality issues including Writing Quality Notices and lead containment actions with the production teams
  • Support the Quality Engineer, Area and Department Leader. IE: PPAP, Collect Data for Capabilities Studies and Gage R&R, Create/Update line documentation, ETC
  • Support continues improvement and lean manufacturing processes and make/implement recommendations for system improvements
  • Maintain open communication and provide continued support to Quality and other departments regarding any changes, problems, or special projects 
  • Train team members on quality requirements for existing processes and process improvements
  • 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 required
  • 2 year associate degree preferred in a related Quality field
  • Quality experience 1 year preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Operate standard office equipment preferred


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

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.

Additional Information

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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