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Tooling Technician - 2nd Shift

Job Number:  49819
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KENTUCKY, US, 42103

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Job Number: 49819 
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

Maintain and troubleshoot assembly fixtures, performing preventative and predictive maintenance on all installed equipment to minimize downtime keeping safety as a priority. Provide training and technical support to assembly and maintenance team members.

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. 

Maintain assembly lines and other tooling to improve processes resulting in increased productivity and quality parts.
Monitor and maintain good housekeeping.
Tig and Mig welding and hand working parts of assembly line (heat treat of materials).
Establish and maintain communication with team members and other departments.
Ensure spare parts requirements and maintain correct inventory levels.
Maintain accurate documentation.
Recommend modifications to existing equipment. 
Monitor spare parts requirements to continuously improve process.
Maintain accurate documentation resulting in shared knowledge of issues and lessons learned.
Train and support assembly team members and lesser advanced Tool & Die team members.
Ensure equipment meets NEC, OSHA, and Magna regulations.
Perform PM inspections as required, complete with all repairs.
Minimize downtime by effective use of resources including response time, technical expertise, tools, spare parts and external contacts.
Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes.
Maintain and troubleshoot Cognex camera and Perceptron.
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:
Completed apprenticeship program in tool and die preferred
High School diploma or GED
Post-secondary education preferred, or related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to use all tool room equipment and measuring tools
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Must have a good understanding of assembly line operations and functions
Ability to weld and restore tooling to original condition
Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed
Must have basic knowledge of drafting (blueprint reading, dimension drawings, etc.)
Must be adaptable to change 
Must be able to provide own tools
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Quality of Work
Team Player

These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position. Team members will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently.

Additional Information

Physical Demands
Ability to lift 40 pounds
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.

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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