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Band Saw Operator (Day Shift)

Job Number:  47917
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Massiv Automated Systems
Job Type:  Contractor/Temporary Worker


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

MASSIV Automated Systems,  an advanced technology based division of Magna International Inc., specializes in the design and build of automated / robotic assembly lines for the automotive industry.   Our areas of expertise include hemming (robotic and table top), laser welding, and assembly line welding.  Our customers include other divisions within Magna and the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) such as General Motors, Chrysler and Ford. 
We are a true global supplier to the automotive industry!  Our assembly lines provide a diverse range of automotive products such as doors, hoods, liftgates and underbody parts to customers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Asia and Europe.

The Band Saw Operator is responsible to operate HYMECH horizontal band saw, will pull material from stock and cut material in preparation for welding and machining.

Key Responsibilities

•    Measure the blocks accurately and cut to size, identify cut details and place on pallets.
•    Maintain stock and identify and store steel in proper area
•    Unload steel off trucks safely
•    Maintain records of various materials ordered and received for special jobs
•    Report any maintenance problems to supervisor
•    Perform assigned tasks in a safe manner and know how to properly lock out all energy sources, including stored energy
•    Consult your Supervisor/Assistant Supervisor if you are not 100% sure of how to perform tasks in a safe manner
•    Follow all safety rules, standards and procedures at all times in all areas
•    Know what types of Personal Protective Equipment are required for the jobs in your area and always use them properly
•    Ensure that your work area is kept clean, tidy and organized at all times to prevent accidents and produce quality products
•    Report all unusual circumstances and actively participate in and support Continuous Improvements
•    Follow all ISO Standard Operating Procedures to ensure world class quality products are supplied to our customers
•    Perform other reasonable duties as assigned including general maintenance/clean up duties



•    Responsible to adhere to all Health and Safety programs in accordance with the O.H.S.A. 
•    Follow and ensure the company’s procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed  throughout the plant.
•    Ensure that you work and operate equipment according to Massiv Automated Systems’ safety rules and regulations.
•    Active role in keeping your area clean, tidy, organized and a safe workplace at all times.
•    Wear P.P.E.
•    Report all unsafe conditions.


•    Follow environmental protocol as prescribed by the Environmental Management System, (EMS).

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Experience working in a metal fabricating environment
•    Fork-lift and overhead crane licence is an asset but training can be provided. 
•    Capable of operating various tools and equipment in the department
•    Familiar with different types of steel 
•    Good organizational skills
•    Good communication skills
•    Must have own tools
•    Ability to work as a team member and individually

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Office and shop floor environment

Overtime hours may be required

Day/overnight and/or extended travel required to customers sites

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.

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