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Weld Technician - 2nd or 3rd Shift

Job Number:  48073
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KENTUCKY, US, 42103

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Job Number: 48073 
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

Assist the Maintenance Department by supporting BGM and customer quality systems, identifying and troubleshooting weld quality issues, and making recommendations for process improvements.

Key Responsibilities

(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)
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. 
  • Responsible for understanding the overall quality specifications and standards.
  • Must identify and troubleshoot weld quality issues, follow process control plans and inspection procedures resulting in recommendations for system improvements.  
  • Establish, maintain and implement welding parameters to support production and quality   assurance.
  • Maintain and improve weld quality.
  • Conduct weld inspection and analyze weld data.
  • Identify and troubleshoot weld quality issues.
  • Follow process control and inspection procedures.
  • Suggest and implement recommendations for system improvements.
  • Perform robotic weld touchups, create and modify welding programs.
  • Troubleshoot and install all applicable welding equipment.
  • Have the ability to fabricate.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 years with Associates degree in welding and/or 5 years work experience preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of GMAW welding processes and troubleshooting welding equipment
  • Robotics knowledge
  • AWS Certified
  • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Operate standard office equipment preferred

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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