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Production Manager

Job Number:  47771
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Deco Automotive West
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 47771 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Deco Automotive West 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BRAMPTON 


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.


Your New Role

Manage area with respect to Employee Charter, Company operating policies, meet or exceed KPI’s, and Employee Opinion Survey requirements. 

What You Will Need to Succeed

•    Minimum 5 years work-related experience in an automotive environment.
•    Knowledge and experience with hydroforming and/or press operations is considered an asset. 
•    Excellent organizational, leadership, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
•    Able to work static or rotating shifts as required.
•    Able to work in various locations within and outside the plant.
•    Demonstrates ability to work effectively within team environment.
•    Good mathematical and communication skills required.
•    Mediation skills an asset.
•    Planning, budgets, quotations
•    Follow and comply with all Operational Procedures / Policies  (i.e. TS16949, ISO14001)
•    Must possess Human Relations, leadership skills and maturity of judgment
•    Must be proficient in computer use
•    Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.
•    Attention to detail, and able to work in a team environment.
•    Perform other duties as required.

What You Will Need to Succeed

•    Understand, promote and live by Magna’s philosophies and the Employee’s Charter
•    Establish and maintain effective communications with all Departments.
•    Conduct all business activity in a professional manner consistent with the positive leadership practices
•    Involved in recruiting for Department/Company.
•    Progressive Discipline
•    Formal performance feedback to all employees annually; informal feedback daily.
•    KPI, Management and Improvement
•    Training and coaching
•    Succession planning
•    Plans and directs the utilization and use of all equipment and manpower to achieve the most effective results.
•    Be responsible and accountable for meeting Company and departmental objectives.
•    Encourage professional development to enhance team performance.  Cross train employees to maximize flexibility and coverage to accommodate absences.
•    Supervise employees in accordance with the principles of the Magna Employee’s Charter and the policies and procedures set out in the Company Handbook.
•    Enforce company and safety rules, document violations and propose necessary disciplinary actions,
•    Perform regular workplace inspection
•    Conduct safety talks, staff meetings and department/line meetings
•    Conduct accident/incident investigations
•    Correct or commend health and safety performance
•    Commitment to work place safety,
•    Follow and comply with all Operational Procedures / Policies as stated in the Employee Handbook, 
•    Commitment and to promote continuous improvement and take advantage of cost reduction opportunities.
•    Team Player,
•    TS16949 awareness and adherence,
•    ISO14001 awareness and adherence,
•    Lean Manufacturing and 5S concepts awareness and adherence,
•    Other duties as may be required.



•    Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a Team Member
•    Adheres to the requirements of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and the regulations
•    Works in collaboration with the Health, Safety and Environmental Coordinator to ensure Deco Automotive Policies and Procedures are followed
•    Strong commitment to work place safety, which includes but is not limited to: ensures and instructs workers in safety (including the use of personal protective equipment), maintains proper housekeeping, and recognizes and amends unsafe work conditions.
•    Advises Team Members of any potential hazards and/or provide written instructions as to the measures to protect the Team Member
•    Ensures accurate and timely completion of accident/incident investigation reports.  
•    Administers first aid when necessary 
•    Verifies that all new employees are trained on department hazards and safe operations of equipment
•    Corrects or commends health and safety performance.   This includes, but is not limited to disciplining Team Members for failure to follow OHSA and/or Deco Automotive safety rules, policies or procedures.

What Deco Offers

At Deco Automotive, company culture is central to the work experience. Employees at Deco enjoy many different company benefits including:

  • A great work experience with a diverse and dedicated workforce
  • A strong focus on safety and health and wellness (fitness membership discounts, subsidized cafeteria, and year-round access to a private park)
  • Four (4) paid personal days
  • Seven (7) paid sick/emergency days
  • Three (3) paid family emergency days
  • Competitive extended health benefits
  • Group RRSP matching program
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Team appreciation lunches and events
  • Education Reimbursement Program 
  • Continuous Improvement and Development Culture

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.


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

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