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Die Setter

Job Number:  39191
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  CCMi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 39191 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: CCMi 
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 support manufacturing by improving department efficiency in a safe, high quality and productive manner by ensuring die changes are made efficiently, and tools are maintained in a way that leads to effective manufacturing and quality product.                

Key Responsibilities

  • Insure quality of all parts produced in assigned work area
  • Move and set-up dies on bolsters
  • Perform all external set-up duties as required for presses, including prepare tools, bolts, hoses, lube systems.
  • Operate crane
  • Maintain tool inventory at presses for change-overs
  • Serve as integral part of change-over team; work on each change-over
  • Maintain dies in organized fashion
  • Perform minor routine maintenance around presses and dies
  • Perform preventative maintenance of components 
  • Attain safety, quality and productivity goals
  • Learn all aspects of all parts produced in assigned work area, including critical quality factors, customer needs, and acceptable standards
  • Fill in for vacationing and absent employees
  • Read and operate all appropriate measuring equipment
  • Attend training as required
  • Keep accurate records
  • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  • Participate in Continual Improvement activities
  • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive employee relations
  • Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees, suppliers and customers
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to work flexible hours to be available to three (3) shifts
  • Able to calculate inch to milometers or milometer to inches
  • Able to use technology and software as required
  • Able to operate tow motor
  • Self-motivated, “can do” attitude
  • Must be able to understand written instructions

Education and Experience Required

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience preferred
  • Prefer technical or trade school
  • Prefer experience with Die Setting and Tooling
  • Mechanical background

Additional Information

Magna Benefits
  • Profit-Sharing (i.e. Cash/Stock Options)
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance/Dependent (Spouse & Child) Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Perks @ Work Program include discounts on:
    • Recreation
    • Travel
    • Automotive
    • Apparel
    • Electronics
    • Fitness
We work hard to ensure our employees feel appreciated through engaging activities, friendly competitions, holiday parties, and cultural celebrations.

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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